By Sarah on April 7, 2012
How in the world is it April already, y’all? Hear my delightful music selections every Friday night on Chicagoâ€™s ownÂ CHIRP Radio, from 8 â€“ 10 pm Central time. 9:54 PM Mi Ami Bells from Decade (100% Silk) 9:50 PM Sufjan Stevens Chicago (Multiple Personality Disorder version) from The Avalanche (Asthmatic Kitty) 9:45 PM Jennifer O’Connor […]
Posted in Radio Playlists | Tagged a tribe called red, anais mitchell, andrew bird, ane brun, bobby conn, cains & abels, eisley, elephant and castle, first aid kit, hannah georgas, jennifer o'connor, kim taylor, lene marlin, lost in the trees, malajube, mariee sioux, matt pond pa, mi ami, retribution gospel choir, saybia, sidi toure, sufjan stevens, tinariwen, tom brosseau, zapruder point
By Sarah on January 22, 2012
9:53 PM Retribution Gospel Choir Poor Man’s Daughter from 2 (Sub Pop) 9:49 PM The Black Keys Little Black Submarines from El Camino (Nonesuch) 9:45 PM La Oreja de Van Gogh Cometas Por El Cielo from Cometas Por El Cielo (Sony) 9:41 PM The xx Crystalised from xx (Young Turks) 9:37 PM Chris Connelly Classically […]
Posted in Radio Playlists | Tagged 2cellos, amanda palmer, andre williams and the goldstars, booker t. jones, brown bird, chris connelly, cloudbirds, doomtree, frank carillo & the bandoleros, jakob olausson, jessica lea mayfield, john k. samson, justin townes earle, kim taylor, la oreja de van gogh, levon helm, murder by death, retribution gospel choir, simon & garfunkel, the black keys, the format, the handsome family, the magic numbers, the mountain goats, the pines, the wars of 1812, the xx, tiger bones, wooden wand & the briarwood virgins
By Sarah on November 1, 2010
Good morning, friends. While I’m still trying to process my Epic Mumford Roadtrip, have a list of great shows coming up this week. The list’s a little overwhelming to me right now, as I weigh my need for sleep against my need for More Live Music.
Posted in Upcoming Events | Tagged anais mitchell, azure ray, backyard tire fire, band of heathens, ben folds, bobby bare jr., boulder acoustic society, brent amaker and the rodeo, cary brothers, chicago winter, christie dupree, eisley, elbo room, evanston space, ezra furman, flame shark, greg laswell, harper blynn, holly conlan, horse feathers, house of blues, ives the band, jake shimabukuro, james husband, jay farrar, jenny owen youngs, junip, kate miller-heidke, kim taylor, kristen ford, lady danville, ligon and mcdonough, lincoln hall, los lobos, metro, old town school of folk music, park west, pretty good dance moves djs, reverend horton heat, richard thompson band, sara bareilles, schubas, sharon van etten, split lip rayfield, stephanie picarra, steven page, th' legendary shack shakers, the glorious veins, the riviera, the vic, tim fite, wakey!wakey!, yonder mountain string band, young buffalo
By Sarah on August 2, 2010
So, there’s this little festival called Lollapalooza rolling into Grant Park this weekend. Maybe you’ve heard of it? I’ll be there all weekend, Tweeting and taking bad photos bitching about the heat and the crowds, and hoping my phone doesn’t run out of battery.
Posted in Upcoming Events | Tagged andrew francis, apple store, aslyn, avi buffalo, blitzen trapper, ceiling stars, congress theater, devo, dirty projectors, donnie biggins, double door, edward sharpe and the magnetic zeros, empty bottle, freelance whales, gogol bordello, hideout, house of blues, j. tillman, kim taylor, lincoln hall, martyrs', matt crews, matthew perryman jones, melissa etheridge, metro, mgmt, millennium park, miniature tigers, minus the bear, nelken, phoenix, phosphorescent, portland cello project, rachele eve, robbie fulks, ryan olson, sabrina chap, schubas, subterranean, switchfoot, the antlers, the black keys, the boxer rebellion, the chicago theatre, the constellations, the dodos, the morning benders, the national, the new pornographers, the walkmen, toby lightman, toro y moi, tributosaurus, warpaint, wild beasts
By Sarah on May 10, 2010
This Week in Great Music: 5/10 – 5/16
Posted in Upcoming Events | Tagged brian wright, circa survive, coheed and cambria, colin hay, condo fucks, congress theater, donnie biggins, doug gillard, eleventh dream day, elliot brood, empty bottle, evanston space, ferraby lionheart, fitzgeralds, greg laswell, ha ha tonka, hideout, jc brooks & the uptown sound, jill hennessy, jimmy gnecco, joe pug, josh ritter, kevin andrew prchal, kim taylor, leslie and the badgers, lincoln hall, lindsey wilson, linfinity, murder by death, plants and animals, quenchers saloon, rachele eve, raul midon, rebirth brass band, reggie's rock club, robbie fulks, sarah holtschlag, schuas, the championship, the heligoats, the vic, torche, uncommon ground, verbow, will hoge, will phalen and the stereo addicts