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Photo Gallery: Sarah McLachlan • Huntington Bank Pavilion • Chicago

Photo Gallery: Sarah McLachlan • Huntington Bank Pavilion • Chicago

| June 12, 2024 | 0 Comments

Sarah McLachlan Huntington Bank Pavilion Chicago, IL June 11, 2024 Recap and photos by Curt Baran If you closed your eyes, it was as if you’d been transported back to 1994. Sarah McLachlan began singing “Possession” from her Fumbling Toward Ecstasy album from that year and it sounded as if her voice had been cryogenically […]

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Stage Buzz: The Dead Daisies with Enuff Z’Nuff, Lyrical Lemonade Summer Smash, PVRIS

Stage Buzz: The Dead Daisies with Enuff Z’Nuff, Lyrical Lemonade Summer Smash, PVRIS

| June 11, 2024 | 0 Comments

Heavy rock supergroup The Dead Daisies, led by ex-Motley Crue vocalist John Corabi, arrive at Arcada Theatre on Wednesday, June 12. Touring in support of their new single “Light Em Up” (and new album in September), expect an evening of classic tracks (“Rise Up,” “Long Way to Go”) from their decade together. Local glam rockers […]

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Photo Gallery:  Khruangbin  • June 7 • Chicago

Photo Gallery: Khruangbin • June 7 • Chicago

| June 9, 2024 | 0 Comments

Khruangbin The Salt Shed Chicago, IL June 7, 2024 Recap and photos by Curt Baran Few celebrate summer like Chicago. It seemingly takes forever to arrive and vanishes in an eye blink. So, when an evening presents itself as the perfect combination of weather and soundtrack, it feels like an absolute victory. Such was the […]

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Feature: Kula Shaker • Spiritual Relationships

Feature: Kula Shaker • Spiritual Relationships

| June 8, 2024 | 0 Comments

         “Not dead YET.”         For better or worse, that has become my patented gallows-humored, post-pandemic response to anyone who casually inquires how I’m doing. Based on the hilarious Monty Python Death Cart scene in The Holy Grail, I’ve found it to be a good way of underscoring the […]

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Stage Buzz Q & A: Jon Anderson at Copernicus Center • Chicago

Stage Buzz Q & A: Jon Anderson at Copernicus Center • Chicago

| June 5, 2024 | 0 Comments

Jon Anderson is in love with life. At 79 years old, he’s still doing what makes him happy: making and playing music. Not only is he prepping a summer tour with The Band Geeks, but he’s also getting ready to release his 16th solo album, True. With a career spanning several decades, it would be […]

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Stage Buzz: Alien Ant Farm, Allie X, Rick Springfield, Kim Gordon

Stage Buzz: Alien Ant Farm, Allie X, Rick Springfield, Kim Gordon

| June 4, 2024 | 0 Comments

  Alien Ant Farm, the band known for giving Michael Jackson’s “Smooth Criminal” a hard rock makeover, returns with Mantras, their first new album in nine years. Though a lot has changed in that time, the band is still unapologetically their brash, high-energy, abrasive selves. Hear fan favorites along with new songs at their Bottom […]

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Photo Gallery: The Damned at Concord Hall • Chicago

Photo Gallery: The Damned at Concord Hall • Chicago

| June 4, 2024 | 0 Comments

The Damned Concord Music Hall Chicago, IL June 2, 2024 Recap and photos by Curt Baran Although they’ve maintained a core of usual suspects, The Damned have certainly endured a revolving door of both personnel changes and musical directions. This is not entirely surprising, considering the UK band is now entering its FIFTH decade as […]

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