Toyota Park, Bridgeview
Saturday, June 26, 2010
Eric Clapton called in enough favors Saturday to make Bridgeview the one-day center of the musical universe.
June 30th, 2010
June’s almost over, but life isn’t. To the contrary, a benefit concert at Double Door looks to ensure that the lives of troubled young girls don’t follow a predictable path.
The masses have to choose from the Pride Parade, Eric Clapton Crossroads Fest, Jimmy Buffett, Green Fest, Taste Of Chicago, and Fountain Square Arts, but we drag you indoors.
The industry staple of Chicago music’s summer diet, Mobfest returns this weekend for self-help showcases and panels.
After being broadcast live to a European audience, the Sonisphere “Big 4″ concert in Sofia, Belgium was hastily edited for broadcast in North American movie theaters on Tuesday.
Celebrate the end of spring with some wildly varied weekend shindigs.
The Shrine, Chicago
Friday, June 18, 2010
People unfamiliar might wonder why she topped the iTunes World Music chart when her latest album came out. “I thought she was from Illinois . . . “
Concert For The Women Of Haiti
Thursday, June 17th
The Wilmette Theater on Central Ave. will host a Hope For Haiti benefit concert Thursday night to avert the typical dry-up of recovery funds to the earthquake-torn Caribbean nation.
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The Week In Preview
There’s too much going on this weekend. Yeah, we said it. Some people were downtown at 6:30 this morning for the Blackhawks’ championship parade, and that’s before hooligans can disperse to Blues Fest, the Cubs/Sox series at Wrigley, and street fests including Old Town Art Fair, Lincoln Square Ribfest, Andersonville Midsummer Fest, [...]
Thursday, June 10th
We have no idea what the town will look like tomorrow. Maybe we’ll be covered in the blood-red water of Daley Plaza. Maybe nervousness will be pervasive. Our heads will hurt. But the shows go on.
The city’s annual celebration has never been limited to Grant Park, and often the most memorable sets happen in the surrounding venues.
The Dark Leaves
Persistent chamber-pop heartthrob Matt Pond pushes his band in the other direction on this spring-released autumn album.
Wednesday, June 10
So you’ve had a week to digest our June issue and each tasty morsel that fell in your lap. Unbowed, you rotate your head slowly each direction and drool, “More!”
Freelance Whales at Schubas on Friday!
Right now we have two tickets for Freelance Whales! The first person to successfully guess our favorite track from this spring’s Weathervanes (Frenchkiss) gets ‘em for Friday’s (June 11th) Schubas show with Peter Wolf Crier!