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Stage Buzz: Riot Fest 2018 – Sept 14-16 Douglas Park, Chicago: First Wave

Stage Buzz: Riot Fest 2018 – Sept 14-16 Douglas Park, Chicago: First Wave

| June 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

Riot Fest continues its tradition of solid, left of center bookings for the 2018 version of the hometown festival that returns to Douglas Park September 14-16. This year’s fest brings a bevy of artists across dozens of genres on five stages including “First Wave” headliners including Blink-182 and Beck (with a third to be revealed […]

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Turn Of The Century

Turn Of The Century

| April 26, 2012 | 0 Comments

Personally, we think the “turn of the century” was accomplished by Dale Earnhart back in ’88, but not many others think of the phrase that way. Tim Eriksen, The Crickle, JD McPherson, and Joel Henderson all transport us to times passed this weekend.

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Studiophile: September 2011

Studiophile: September 2011

| August 31, 2011 | 0 Comments

Recording In Hi-Style With a voice that channels the spirit of Little Richard and James Brown, JD McPherson recorded his debut album, Signs & Signifiers, for Hi-Style Records, in the local label’s hometown studio.

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Around Hear: January 2011

Around Hear: January 2011

| January 3, 2011 | 0 Comments

Local Band Reviews Where some faith-based acts shroud their lyrics in metaphor to broaden their appeal, DeKalb’s Fue instead blanket their brooding alt-pop in mystery.

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