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Photo Gallery: Dead and Company at the Rauf Home Mortgage Music Center

Photo Gallery: Dead and Company at the Rauf Home Mortgage Music Center

| September 16, 2021 | 0 Comments

Well, we went from famine to feast. The concert landscape has become so overpopulated that it has become the norm that multiple shows occur on the same day. Since cloning technology has yet to be perfected, the alternative is to hit the road. Dead & Co. arrives this weekend at Wrigley Field, which also coincides […]

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Stage Buzz: Livestream Buzz September 14-20 • Damon Albarn, Supernova Ska Festival, Sheryl Crow, The String Cheese Incident, The Zombies

Stage Buzz: Livestream Buzz September 14-20 • Damon Albarn, Supernova Ska Festival, Sheryl Crow, The String Cheese Incident, The Zombies

| September 13, 2021 | 0 Comments

  Sheryl Crow and special guest Lucie Silvas perform live from Capitol Theatre for an unforgettable show this Tuesday, September 14, at 7 PM. Tickets are available now. Dead and Company wraps up their 2021 virtual tour with shows in Noblesville, Indiana (Sept. 15) and a two-night stint in Chicago (Sept. 17 & 18) at […]

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Spins: Vanishing Shores • “Maps”

Spins: Vanishing Shores • “Maps”

| September 13, 2021 | 0 Comments

Vanishing Shores Maps (independent) Vanishing Shores has made a swift ascent toward their summit of song. Kevin Bianchi established a compelling sonic identity for the group with 2018’s self-titled debut EP, but he strides forward with this full-length release. Maps finds Bianchi’s artistry expanding while offering a more focused and personal portrait. Elements of Laurel Canyon […]

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Photo Gallery: Pitchfork Festival 2021 • Day One

Photo Gallery: Pitchfork Festival 2021 • Day One

| September 13, 2021 | 0 Comments

When COVID-19 shuttered the 2020 Pitchfork Music Festival, it left in its wake a deafening “what could have been.” The good news is that over the past weekend, P4K returned, salvaging a sizable chunk of its previously planned lineup, and mighty shored up the gaping wounds of the artists that were unable to make it […]

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Photo Gallery: Pitchfork Music Festival 2021 • Day Two

Photo Gallery: Pitchfork Music Festival 2021 • Day Two

| September 13, 2021 | 0 Comments

Day Two of the 2020 Pitchfork Music Festival could have, arguably, been the greatest single-day lineup in the fest’s already storied history. The undercard boasted a cavalcade of names that, judging by their performances and the receptions they were greeted with, all but assured they’ll return to grace the larger stages in the future. Who […]

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Photo Gallery: Pitchfork Festival 2021 • Day Three

Photo Gallery: Pitchfork Festival 2021 • Day Three

| September 13, 2021 | 0 Comments

Day Three was certainly the most eclectic day of the Pitchfork Music Festival. So it says a lot about its attendee’s discerning taste that it was also the first day to sell out. Those who hopped in the virtual queue that has now become the box office were treated to performances by Tomberlin, Special Interest, […]

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Stage Buzz: Livestream Buzz Sept 7-12 • Billy Bragg, Death Cab for Cutie, My Morning Jacket, 311, Otis Redding, Bela Fleck and more

Stage Buzz: Livestream Buzz Sept 7-12 • Billy Bragg, Death Cab for Cutie, My Morning Jacket, 311, Otis Redding, Bela Fleck and more

| September 7, 2021 | 0 Comments

Embracing the livestream trend, Dead & Company stream live performances from Hartford, Connecticut (Sept. 5), Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio (Sept. 7), Clarkston, Minnesota (Sept. 10), Cincinnati, Ohio (Sept. 11), and St. Louis, Missouri (Sept. 13) as part of their virtual summer tour. Tickets are on sale now. Join Sneaker Pimps as they preview their new album, […]

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Stage Buzz: Preview • Pitchfork Festival 2021 Undercard Picks

Stage Buzz: Preview • Pitchfork Festival 2021 Undercard Picks

| September 6, 2021 | 0 Comments

  Canceled and delayed by the pandemic in 2020 and 2021, Pitchfork Fest returns to Union Park September 10. 11 and 12  on a crowded fall festival weekend. You’ve read about their celebrated headliners (St.Vincent, Phoebe Bridgers, Erykah Badu); now take a look at some of our favorite undercard performers.   DEHD On their 2020 […]

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Stage Buzz: Live Review and Photo Gallery • Colin Hay at Park West

Stage Buzz: Live Review and Photo Gallery • Colin Hay at Park West

| September 6, 2021 | 0 Comments

Colin Hay Park West, Chicago, IL Sunday, August 29, 2021 Review by Jeff Elbel, photos by Philamonjaro   Colin Hay has spent decades building his brand as one of popular music’s premier solo acoustic entertainers and all-around raconteurs. His performance benefits from a miraculously ageless voice, fluid and dexterous guitar playing, and stories that overflow […]

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Cover Story: Ministry • “My House is My Art”

Cover Story: Ministry • “My House is My Art”

| August 31, 2021 | 0 Comments

  Any other modern bandleader would be a tad nervous, if not downright filled with floor pacing anxiety. But not calm, cool, and collected Svengali Al Jourgensen. Sure, his notorious, pioneering industrial outfit Ministry is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year by — gulp! — heading out on post-lockdown, but mid-Delta-variant tour, which hits Chicago […]

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Media: September 2021 • “The Big ’89 to Hollywood”

Media: September 2021 • “The Big ’89 to Hollywood”

| August 31, 2021 | 0 Comments

  Kris Erik Stevens’s arrival in Chicago in the late ’60s involved a bit of serendipity. “I was on my way from San Francisco to a gig I had just taken in Pittsburgh, and I stopped in Chicago along the way to see an old buddy of mine, Lyle Dean, who I had worked with […]

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Stage Buzz: Livestream Buzz – August 31-September 5 • Björk, Pinegrove, 311, Hanson

Stage Buzz: Livestream Buzz – August 31-September 5 • Björk, Pinegrove, 311, Hanson

| August 30, 2021 | 0 Comments

  Phish’s “I Saw It Again” virtual tour continues this week with two shows from the Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountainview, California (August 31 and Sep. 1) and a three-night stint at Dicks Sporting Goods Park in Commerce City, Colorado (Sep. 3 – 5). Get tickets and details for all shows here. Old Crow Medicine Show […]

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Photo Gallery: Doobie Brothers at Huntington Bank Pavilion

Photo Gallery: Doobie Brothers at Huntington Bank Pavilion

| August 30, 2021 | 0 Comments

 Ed Spinelli captured the 5oth anniversary tour of The Doobie Brothers birthday tour that yolked two eras of the band — the Tom Johnston-led band of the early 1970s, and the even more popular R&B influenced Michael McDonald-led version of the late ’70s. The near sell-out performance was as inspired as you might expect (perhaps […]

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Stage Buzz: Review and Photo Gallery • Wilco, Sleater-Kinney at Pritzker Pavillion

Stage Buzz: Review and Photo Gallery • Wilco, Sleater-Kinney at Pritzker Pavillion

| August 29, 2021 | 0 Comments

Wilco, Sleater-Kinney, Nnamdï Jay Pritzker Pavilion, Millennium Park, Chicago, IL Saturday, August 28, 2021 Review by Jeff Elbel Photo Gallery by Curt Baran Saturday’s performance at Pritzker Pavilion was Wilco’s first hometown show since December 2019, when the band supported 2019’s Ode to Joy album at the Chicago Theatre. After 20 months of waiting, Jeff […]

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Stage Buzz: Photo Gallery • Korn with Staind at Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre

Stage Buzz: Photo Gallery • Korn with Staind at Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre

| August 28, 2021 | 0 Comments

Two titans of hard rock’s Nu Metal movement descended on Tinley Park’s Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre Friday. Korn and Staind, torchbearers that flat out owned the genre in the late 90’s, have hit the road together for a tour that’s bringing the down tuned heaviness to the late summer Shed’s across the country. The two acts […]

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