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Crossroads Guitar Fest review!

Crossroads Guitar Fest review!

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's Almost Over

June’s Almost Over

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.

90°? Rainy? Bring it indoors!

90°? Rainy? Bring it indoors!

Weekend preview 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.

It's Mobfest again!

It’s Mobfest again!

Mobfest 2010 The industry staple of Chicago music’s summer diet, Mobfest returns this weekend for self-help showcases and panels.

The Big 4 simulcast review

The Big 4 simulcast review

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.

Skinny dipping with Essex Chanel & more weekend fun

Skinny dipping with Essex Chanel & more weekend fun

Spring’s over Celebrate the end of spring with some wildly varied weekend shindigs.

Win a chance to see Somi tomorrow night!

Win a chance to see Somi tomorrow night!

Somi 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 . . . “

Still Hard, Still Haiti

Still Hard, Still Haiti

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.

Withdrawl Symptoms

Withdrawl Symptoms

June 17th-18th We searched the whole wide world just to find you these recommendations.

A Weekend From Your Weekend

A Weekend From Your Weekend

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 […]

Pleasure Or Pain?

Pleasure Or Pain?

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.

Blues Fest Periphery

Blues Fest Periphery

The city’s annual celebration has never been limited to Grant Park, and often the most memorable sets happen in the surrounding venues.

Matt Pond PA reviewed!

Matt Pond PA reviewed!

The Dark Leaves (Altitude) Persistent chamber-pop heartthrob Matt Pond pushes his band in the other direction on this spring-released autumn album.

What Final?

What Final?

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!”

Win tickets!

Win tickets!

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!

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