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Q&A and Gallery: Tedeschi Trucks Band

Q&A and Gallery: Tedeschi Trucks Band

| January 21, 2017 | 1 Comment

Florida’s legendary Tedeschi Trucks Band, led by married blues guitar greats Derek Trucks and Susan Tedeschi, are in the midst of a 3-night run at the Chicago Theater. IE’s Ed Spinelli talked to Derek as he readied his all-star band for their stay on State Street. IE: How was your approach on (the new album) […]

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Photo Gallery: Patti Smith at the Riviera Theatre

Photo Gallery: Patti Smith at the Riviera Theatre

| January 2, 2017 | 0 Comments

Photographing one of his most anticipated shows to close 2016, IE’s Ed Spinelli captured the poet of punk, Patti Smith Friday at the Riviera. On her birthday, performing her groundbreaking debut album Horses. Whoa. We’re going to need her wisdom more than ever in 2017. Here’s what he captured on night one of her two-night […]

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Media: January 2017

Media: January 2017

| January 2, 2017 | 0 Comments

  2016 was a rough year. We lost some of our favorite musical and pop culture icons. But we also lost some beloved members and former members of Chicago’s media community. I had the opportunity to interview a few of them, and for those I never met, I reached out to some of their former […]

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Photo Gallery: Bruce Springsteen Book Signing

Photo Gallery: Bruce Springsteen Book Signing

| November 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

Bruce Springsteen made a rare Chicago appearance Monday, but it was not for another sold-out show where 20,000+ fans left the United Center exhausted after a four hour rock celebration. Making an appearance at a Books A Million, a relatively small number of Bruce fans got a chance to share a moment and grab a […]

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Photo Gallery and Recap – Tedeschi Trucks at Riverside Theater

Photo Gallery and Recap – Tedeschi Trucks at Riverside Theater

| November 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

Tedeschi Trucks Band Riverside Theater Milwaukee, WI November 12, 2016 If Rock N’ Roll is your gospel then your church may be the venue hosting Tedeschi Trucks Band. IE’s Ed Spinelli got baptized crossing the Illinois/Wisconsin DMZ to capture TTB in all their glory in the Cream City. Milwaukee was spoiled Saturday night by a […]

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Photo Gallery – Carnival of Madness @ FMBP

Photo Gallery – Carnival of Madness @ FMBP

| August 19, 2016 | 0 Comments

It was a mad, mad, mad, mad carnival on the lakefront Tuesday with Shinedown and comrades…

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Lollapalooza Chicago 2016 – Day 4

Lollapalooza Chicago 2016 – Day 4

| August 5, 2016 | 0 Comments

Day 4: 120,000 steps of (mostly) musical bliss and highlight performances by Dreamers, Halsey and LCD Soundsystem…..

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Cover Story: Bastille

Cover Story: Bastille

| August 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

It was a summer ritual that British musician Dan Smith eagerly awaited every year – the Glastonbury Festival, a weekend in late June where he and his friends piled into a minivan and camped out on-site for three days of musical mayhem. And he was just as excited this year, even though he arrived in […]

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Media: August 2016

Media: August 2016

| August 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

Morning Shift Jason

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Photo Gallery: Chicago Open Air Festival – Day 1

Photo Gallery: Chicago Open Air Festival – Day 1

| July 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

Day 1 was dominated by Ministry, Chevelle and German metal giants, Rammstein…

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Photo Gallery: Kenny Rogers @ Star Plaza

Photo Gallery: Kenny Rogers @ Star Plaza

| December 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

Bringing the Christmas spirit to NWI…

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Photo Gallery – Widespread Panic @ Riverside Theatre

Photo Gallery – Widespread Panic @ Riverside Theatre

| October 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

3 Nights in Milwaukee, with Athens, GA’s WSP…

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Photo Gallery: Lollapalooza Chicago 2015 – Day One

Photo Gallery: Lollapalooza Chicago 2015 – Day One

| August 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

Lolla Day One…

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Stage Buzz – Ticket Giveaway: (Hed) PE at Brauerhouse

Stage Buzz – Ticket Giveaway: (Hed) PE at Brauerhouse

| November 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Win Tickets to See (Hed) PE

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Stage Buzz – Live Shots:  Riot Fest Chicago – Day Two

Stage Buzz – Live Shots: Riot Fest Chicago – Day Two

| September 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Riot Fest – Day Two: Sun is shining…

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