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Live Review: Slayer At Riot Fest

Live Review: Slayer At Riot Fest

| September 15, 2019 | 0 Comments

Slayer at Riot Fest Douglas Park, Chicago, Sept. 14, 2019 Slayer killed during a 90-minute headlining set that seemed to be cut short on a perfect late-summer evening in Douglas Park. At 9:56 p.m., minutes before the 10 p.m. curfew for music, singer-bassist Tom Araya told the crowd: “They are making us cut it short. […]

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Cover Story: Tynan

Cover Story: Tynan

| July 31, 2019 | 0 Comments

Following the blueprint of innovative hometown bands like Chicago, The Flock, and Ides of March, local ten-piece outfit Tynan is a band where horns are also de rigueur. Led by founder/guitarist/vocalist Tom Tynan, along with keyboardist/vocalist Ted Phillips, bassist/vocalist Hank Fields, guitarist/vocalist George Lemperis, drummer Derek Bernal, trumpeter Jeff Redmann, trombonist Ty Staehlin, saxophonist Doug […]

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Media: March 2019

Media: March 2019

| February 28, 2019 | 0 Comments

  When WDRV’s Sherman and Tingle were first put together as a team more than a decade ago, it wasn’t exactly considered a long term plan. “I came here from Phoenix to be a part of a show called The Morning Fix which is the show that replaced Mancow on Q-101,” Steve Tingle explains. “After […]

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Live Review: Nathaniel Rateliff and the Night Sweats

Live Review: Nathaniel Rateliff and the Night Sweats

| December 3, 2018 | 0 Comments

Nathaniel Rateliff and the Night Sweats Aragon Ballroom Thursday, November 29, 2018 On Thursday, radio station WKQX closed the first of five nights of its “The Nights We Stole Christmas” series at the Aragon Ballroom with a sold-out headlining set by Denver’s Nathaniel Rateliff and the Night Sweats. The sweat-soaked performance began with the deep […]

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Photo Gallery: Elton John at United Center

Photo Gallery: Elton John at United Center

| November 4, 2018 | 0 Comments

Elton John delivered two nights at The United Center last week,  shedding a few tears along the way. Though it wasn’t his final, final performance in the area (he’ll be back in Rosemont in February), for many fans it will be the last chance to see him perform again. “Reg” recruited longtime band members Davey […]

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Live Review: Ariana Grande at The Vic Theatre

Live Review: Ariana Grande at The Vic Theatre

| August 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

Towards the end of Ariana Grande’s performance at the Vic Theater Wednesday,  her manager, Scooter Braun, came onstage and interrupted the singer’s rendition of “God Is a Woman,” from Grande’s just released Sweetener (Republic Records) album. Bragging like a proud parent, Braun informed Grande that she had the number one song (“Woman”) from the number […]

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Recap & Photo Gallery: The Smashing Pumpkins at United Center

Recap & Photo Gallery: The Smashing Pumpkins at United Center

| August 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

Earlier this year, rumors began to swirl that Billy Corgan was “getting the band back together” to borrow a phrase from The Blues Brothers. Although the Smashing Pumpkins frontman had always continued to tour and record with different musical configurations under the same moniker, this loose talk concerned the four original members: Billy, drummer Jimmy […]

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Live Review: Jay-Z and Beyoncé at Soldier Field

Live Review: Jay-Z and Beyoncé at Soldier Field

| August 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

Jay-Z and Beyoncé Soldier Field, Chicago Friday, August 10, 2018 “What’s better than one billionaire?” rapped Jay-Z during “Family Feud” at the first of two Soldier Field stops for the “On The Run II” Tour (that continues Saturday, August 11), before answering with an emphatic “two!” He was, of course, referring to “the most incredible […]

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Eddy “The Chief” Clearwater: 1935-2018

Eddy “The Chief” Clearwater: 1935-2018

| June 3, 2018 | 0 Comments

Blues legend Eddy “The Chief” Clearwater, who passed away on June 1 of heart failure, towered over the Chicago music scene both literally and figuratively. At six feet four, he cut a striking figure, slashing his left-handed guitar with his signature blues, rock and funk riffs. Born in a Mississippi cotton field and nurtured by […]

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Live Review & Gallery: Chicago and Earth, Wind & Fire @ United Center

Live Review & Gallery: Chicago and Earth, Wind & Fire @ United Center

| April 4, 2016 | 0 Comments

Heart And Soul Tour 2.0 in full effect…

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Cover Story – Next Wave: The Emerging Sounds Of Chicago

Cover Story – Next Wave: The Emerging Sounds Of Chicago

| February 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

Celine Neon, Saba, Louis The Child

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Stage Buzz – Live Shots: Kraftwerk

Stage Buzz – Live Shots: Kraftwerk

| March 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

Legendary godfathers of EDM…

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Stage Buzz – Live Shots: Lorde

Stage Buzz – Live Shots: Lorde

| March 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

‘Twas in the darkest depths of Mordor, we met a girl so fair…

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Lollapalooza live shots: Day three

Lollapalooza live shots: Day three

| August 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

Photos of The Cure, Alex Clare, Grizzly Bear, and more

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Lollapalooza live shots: Day one

Lollapalooza live shots: Day one

| August 6, 2013 | 1 Comment

Photos of Nine Inch Nails, Jessie Ware, Ghost B.C., and more

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