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Photo Gallery: Metallica at The Kohl Center

Photo Gallery: Metallica at The Kohl Center

| September 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

Ed Spinelli brought his all-weather gear to a rain soaked Kohl Center in Madison for Metallica’s North-American tour, Fall kick-off. Heavy effects and pyro complimented a set balancing old classics and newer material, including a surprise cover of “Stupid Girl” by Garbage. Set List Hardwired Atlas, Rise! Seek & Destroy Cyanide Fade to Black Now […]

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Photo Gallery: Govt Mule, Avett Brothers, Magpie Salute at Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre

Photo Gallery: Govt Mule, Avett Brothers, Magpie Salute at Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre

| September 3, 2018 | 0 Comments

Ed Spinelli captured an evening of roots and jam bands in the shadow of Interstate 80 in Tinley Park with 3 bands that also seem to enjoy each other’s company.   Govt Mule Avett Brothers Magpie Salute

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Photo Gallery: Breaking Benjamin and Five Finger Death Punch with Nothing More and Bad Wolves at Hollywood Casino Amphitheater

Photo Gallery: Breaking Benjamin and Five Finger Death Punch with Nothing More and Bad Wolves at Hollywood Casino Amphitheater

| September 2, 2018 | 0 Comments

Ed Spinelli captured nearly 5 hours in Tinley Park Wednesday with one of the most acclaimed metal tours of the summer featuring Breaking Benjamin, Five Finger Death Punch with Nothing More and Bad Wolves. All photos by Ed Spinelli Breaking Benjamin Five Finger Death Punch Nothing More   Bad Wolves

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Recap & Photo Gallery: Pearl Jam at Wrigley Field

Recap & Photo Gallery: Pearl Jam at Wrigley Field

| August 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

When Pearl Jam last played Wrigley Field in the summer of 2016, something was missing. In fact, that something had an absence that was entering its second century. But when Eddie Vedder, the Seattle quintet’s lead singer, brought Tom Ricketts out midway through their Saturday night performance at the historic ballpark, the Chicago Cubs owner […]

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Live Review & Photo Gallery: Jeff Lynne’s ELO at Allstate Arena

Live Review & Photo Gallery: Jeff Lynne’s ELO at Allstate Arena

| August 18, 2018 | 1 Comment

Jeff Lynne’s ELO Allstate Arena, Rosemont, IL Wednesday, August 15, 2018 The famous Electric Light Orchestra jukebox spaceship descended upon the Chicago area for the first time in 37 years on Wednesday, when Jeff Lynne brought his innovative fusion of rock, pop and classical elements to Rosemont. Generations of fans packed Allstate Arena to capacity, […]

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Photo Gallery: Lollapalooza Chicago 2018 – Day One

Photo Gallery: Lollapalooza Chicago 2018 – Day One

| August 8, 2018 | 0 Comments

The granddaddy of all festivals arrived in Chicago this past weekend, kicking off its annual residency in Grant Park. Tens of thousands of music fans infested the city’s spectacular front yard, faced with the daunting task of choosing between an upwards of fifty or so acts on a daily basis. It makes a music junkie […]

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Photo Gallery: Lollapalooza Chicago 2018 – Day Two

Photo Gallery: Lollapalooza Chicago 2018 – Day Two

| August 8, 2018 | 0 Comments

Lollapalooza showed no signs of slowing down on Day Two, with early performances from Dream Wife, Mobley and Clairo as proof that music’s future is in excellent shape. And there were continued affirmations from Post Animal, Dermot Kennedy, Lizzo, Lauv, Bebe Rexha, The Neighbourhood, Post Malone, Grew Van Fleet and north end headliners The National. […]

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Photo Gallery: Lollapalooza Chicago 2018 – Day Three

Photo Gallery: Lollapalooza Chicago 2018 – Day Three

| August 8, 2018 | 0 Comments

Grant Park started to resemble a Steinbeck novel on Day 3. July’s lack of rain and Saturday’s suffocating heat and stiff wind gusts turned a previously lush oasis into a dust bowl. Bandannas were repurposed into Bandido-style face masks (including those inspired by anti-violence protests on Lake Shore Drive), and sunglasses became makeshift ski goggles […]

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Photo Gallery: Godsmack with Shinedown and Like A Storm at HCA

Photo Gallery: Godsmack with Shinedown and Like A Storm at HCA

| August 6, 2018 | 0 Comments

Ed Spinelli made the trek to his summer home in Tinley Park to capture the more anticipated hard rock triple bill shed tours of the summer.  

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Photo Gallery: Jeff Beck, Paul Rodgers and Ann Wilson at HBP at Northerly Island

Photo Gallery: Jeff Beck, Paul Rodgers and Ann Wilson at HBP at Northerly Island

| August 6, 2018 | 0 Comments

Rock royalty landed at the former Meigs field Sunday. Guitar pioneer Jeff Back along with Bad Company and Free vocalist Paul Rodgers, plus Ann Wilson of Heart. Ed Spinelli was on the runway (and the photo pit) next to the big X.

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Photo Gallery: Greta Van Fleet and Dorothy and the Vic

Photo Gallery: Greta Van Fleet and Dorothy and the Vic

| August 6, 2018 | 0 Comments

Ed Spinelli caught up with two of Lollapalooza’s most rocking organic bands at a Lolla aftershow at Belmont and Sheffield in Lakeview on Friday.  

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Photo Gallery: Sylvan Esso at the Vic Theatre

Photo Gallery: Sylvan Esso at the Vic Theatre

| July 31, 2018 | 0 Comments

It may not have been an actual weekend evening, but Amelia Meath and Nick Sanborn sure made it feel like one. The Durham, North Carolina duo collectively know as Sylvan Esso sold out two shows in Chicago earlier this week. One at the Riviera in the city’s Uptown neighborhood and night two at The Vic […]

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Photo Gallery: Foo Fighters at Wrigley Field

Photo Gallery: Foo Fighters at Wrigley Field

| July 31, 2018 | 0 Comments

Dave Grohl was quite the congenial host on Sunday night. The Foo Fighters’ frontman had gathered tens of thousands of guests and welcomed them into what felt like his backyard. It’s just that on this particular evening his playground was the baseball temple that is Chicago’s Wrigley Field. The former Nirvana drummer played the role […]

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Photo Gallery: Pitchfork Music Festival 2018 – Day One

Photo Gallery: Pitchfork Music Festival 2018 – Day One

| July 24, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Pitchfork Music Festival 2018 officially arrived this past weekend in Union Park on Chicago’s West Side to celebrate what is both new and old in music. Cultural and business participants included CHIRP’s massive record fair – as well as a bevy clothing, art and book booths. But the emphasis is always music at Pitchfork […]

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Photo Gallery: Pitchfork Music Festival 2018 – Day Two

Photo Gallery: Pitchfork Music Festival 2018 – Day Two

| July 24, 2018 | 0 Comments

At Day Two of the Pitchfork Music Festival the rain moved out and the park was in surprisingly good condition. Great news, because it was a day packed with performances from Paul Cherry, Berhana, Zola Jesus, Nilufer Yanya, Circuit des Yeux, Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith, Kelela, Moses Sumney, This Is Not This Heat, Raphael Saadiq, Blood […]

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