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Photo Gallery: Phoenix at Aragon Ballroom

Photo Gallery: Phoenix at Aragon Ballroom

| June 11, 2017 | 0 Comments

  French popsters Phoenix are just one of many bands to grace the pages of the June 2017 issue of Illinois Entertainer. They recently hit the road in support of their latest release Ti Amo. Curt Baran rolled into Chicago’s Uptown neighborhood to snapped off some shots at the band’s sold out show at the […]

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Live Review and Gallery: U2 at Soldier Field

Live Review and Gallery: U2 at Soldier Field

| June 5, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Joshua Tree Tour 2017 Soldier Field, Chicago, IL Saturday, June 3, 2017 Reviewed by Jeff Elbel Veteran Irish rockers U2 took a detour from the road to their upcoming Songs of Experience project in order to revisit the “desert songs” that put them firmly on the map. The band’s first night at Soldier Field […]

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Photo Gallery and Show Review: Radiohead at Sprint Center, Kansas City

Photo Gallery and Show Review: Radiohead at Sprint Center, Kansas City

| April 7, 2017 | 0 Comments

If you scanned the parking lots at Kansas City’s Sprint Center on Wednesday night, you would have noticed something peculiar about the motionless cars. For each Missouri license plate, there were as many, if not more, vehicles adorned with placards from neighboring States and beyond. It would certainly seem to infer that if Radiohead doesn’t […]

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Photo Gallery: Tove Lo at HOB Chicago

Photo Gallery: Tove Lo at HOB Chicago

| February 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

  IE’s Curt Baran hit the pit at Chicago’s House of Blues to capture Tove Lo, who currently graces the cover of our February 2017 issue. She’s currently on the road in support of her sophomore release Lady Wood, while gearing up for stadium dates as the opening act for Coldplay. This time around, she […]

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Recap and Gallery: Future Islands at House Of Vans Chicago

Recap and Gallery: Future Islands at House Of Vans Chicago

| February 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

In a city filled with storied musical venues, the prevailing attitude seems to be that there’s always room for more. So this past weekend, the creative community welcomed House of Vans Chicago. Situated on the city’s near west side, the new venture is a bit of an anomaly. On its first official night, it was […]

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Recap and Gallery: Frank Turner at HOB Chicago

Recap and Gallery: Frank Turner at HOB Chicago

| January 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

How fortuitous that Frank Turner’s 2017 tour would kick off just as this country faces the aftermath of one of the most contentious elections in our nation’s history. The English folk-punker’s musings have always leaned toward the political, so it seemed all to apropos that he’s still out supporting his most current release Positive Songs […]

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Photo Gallery: Riot Fest Chicago 2016 – Day 3

Photo Gallery: Riot Fest Chicago 2016 – Day 3

| September 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

If the amount of face paint, black leather and studded jean vests are a barometer of the excitement surrounding The Misfits’ first Chicago show in three decades, then enthusiasm in Douglas Park is redlining. But there’s still no shortage of Riot Fest Day 3 to be had before the reunited ghouls take their headlining spot […]

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Photo Gallery – Counting Crows with Rob Thomas @ FMBV

Photo Gallery – Counting Crows with Rob Thomas @ FMBV

| August 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

We captured Counting Crows, Rob Thomas and K Phillips at First Merit Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island on another great summer night…

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Live Review and Gallery: Pearl Jam @ Wrigley Field

Live Review and Gallery: Pearl Jam @ Wrigley Field

| August 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

Night one of PJ – reviewed and photographed at the Friendly Confines…

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Photo Gallery – Gwen Stefani @ HCA

Photo Gallery – Gwen Stefani @ HCA

| August 10, 2016 | 0 Comments

Gwen Stefani touched down in Tinley Park Saturday…

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Lollapalooza Chicago 2016 – Day 1

Lollapalooza Chicago 2016 – Day 1

| August 5, 2016 | 0 Comments

Despite the rain, Day 1 at #Lolla coaxed some great performances from Autoux, The 1975, Bastille and Lana Del Rey…

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Lollapalooza Chicago 2016 – Day 2

Lollapalooza Chicago 2016 – Day 2

| August 5, 2016 | 0 Comments

Day 2 at #Lolla2016, “festival rain” gives way to great performances by The Struts, Wolf Alice, Joey Purp and Radiohead…

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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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Photo Gallery: Twenty One Pilots @ Allstate Arena

Photo Gallery: Twenty One Pilots @ Allstate Arena

| June 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

Darlings of alt-rock radio, invade Rosemont…

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Photo Gallery: At The Drive-In @ Riviera Theatre

Photo Gallery: At The Drive-In @ Riviera Theatre

| May 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

At The Drive-In return to Chicago, in incredible form…

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