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Live Review: Cheap Trick at Metro • Chicago

Live Review: Cheap Trick at Metro • Chicago

| July 17, 2023 | 0 Comments

Cheap Trick with Brokeback Sunday, July 16, 2023 Metro, Chicago, IL Review by Jeff Elbel The 40th-anniversary celebration at Chicago’s venerable Metro continued on Sunday by welcoming Rockford’s finest rock and roll export, Cheap Trick, for a sold–out show. The Rock and Roll Hall of Famers maintain a regular presence in the area, but Sunday’s show […]

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Feature: From Bauhaus to Love And Rockets, and the new Night Crickets, David J always delivers

Feature: From Bauhaus to Love And Rockets, and the new Night Crickets, David J always delivers

| December 13, 2022 | 0 Comments

Man of many bands, David J, is no stranger to iconic songwriting and inventive bass parts, dating all the way back to post-punk/gothic architects Bauhaus, continuing with alternative rockers Love And Rockets and now starting an entirely new chapter fronting the Night Crickets, all while juggling a slew of solo and passion projects. Along with […]

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Stage Buzz: Local and Livestreams • March 2 – March 5 • Gang of Four, Slash with Myles Kennedy, Tibet House Benefit, Lion Trod

Stage Buzz: Local and Livestreams • March 2 – March 5 • Gang of Four, Slash with Myles Kennedy, Tibet House Benefit, Lion Trod

| March 2, 2022

British post-punk legends Gang of Four are carrying on without their co-founder, the late Andy Gill, and will appear at Bottom Lounge on Wednesday, March 2. Original members John King and Hugo Burnham concentrate on a setlist from the classic 1977-1984 period. David Pajo guests on guitar with Sara Lee on bass. Tickets are available […]

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Cover Story: Local H • “Navigating The Maze”

Cover Story: Local H • “Navigating The Maze”

| September 30, 2021 | 0 Comments

  Local H are lifers. That much should be evident to even those with only a casual knowledge of the band’s career over their 30-plus year history. The band consists of singer/songwriter/guitarist Scott Lucas and drummer Ryan Harding, who released their debut record Ham Fisted back in 1995, followed by As Good As Dead a […]

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Stage Buzz: TNK Fest at Various Venues; Denny Laine at Arcada Theatre and Evanston Rocks

Stage Buzz: TNK Fest at Various Venues; Denny Laine at Arcada Theatre and Evanston Rocks

| January 17, 2019 | 0 Comments

TNK Fest – January 16 – 20, 2019 Originally founded in 2005 as a live musical oasis in a slow winter music period (past performers include Father John Misty and Bon Iver), Tomorrow Never Knows Fest is back with a bit more competition in a traditionally slow concert month in Chicago. Curated by the talent […]

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Live Review and Gallery: Alkaline Trio at Metro

Live Review and Gallery: Alkaline Trio at Metro

| January 6, 2019 | 1 Comment

Alkaline Trio Metro Thursday, January 3 Alkaline Trio played the first of four consecutive sold-out nights Thursday at Metro, marking their first hometown club show since the release of their latest album, 2018’s Is This Thing Cursed? The record represents arguably the band’s strongest output in over a decade, as it captures the spirit of […]

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Photo Gallery: Wolf Alice at Metro

Photo Gallery: Wolf Alice at Metro

| April 3, 2018 | 0 Comments

The British quartet Wolf Alice simply eviscerated Chicago’s Metro during their sold-out show on Friday night. The band has not so quietly become one of the finest live bands from the UK, powered by their stunning 2017 top ten critics album “Visions of a Life. Curt Baran powered through the impossibly crowded Metro photo pit […]

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Updated: Live Review/Stage Buzz – Mastodon at  Metro

Updated: Live Review/Stage Buzz – Mastodon at Metro

| September 8, 2017 | 1 Comment

Live Review Mastodon Metro, Chicago Sept. 9, 2017 Mastodon rarely plays an encore. Instead, the band merely thanks the crowd and walks offstage. Saturday night at Metro, though, the band’s parting words carried more weight as they played an intimate benefit concert for Hope For The Day, a Chicago-based mental health education and suicide prevention […]

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Photo Gallery: Bob Mould @ Metro

Photo Gallery: Bob Mould @ Metro

| May 8, 2016 | 0 Comments

Husker Du’s legendary co-founder impresses ’em again at Metro…

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Stage Buzz: The Smart Studios Story @ Music Box & Metro

Stage Buzz: The Smart Studios Story @ Music Box & Metro

| April 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

Documentary on Madison’s legendary recording studio is on our CIMMfest bucket list…

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Stage Buzz: Dropkick Murphys @ Aragon Ballroom

Stage Buzz: Dropkick Murphys @ Aragon Ballroom

| February 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

St. Paddy’s starts early with DKM at The Aragon…

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Stage Buzz: Tomorrow Never Knows Winter Music Fest

Stage Buzz: Tomorrow Never Knows Winter Music Fest

| January 11, 2016 | 0 Comments

January heats up with TNK…

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Stage Buzz: Royal Blood @ Metro

Stage Buzz: Royal Blood @ Metro

| June 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

Straight outta Worthing…

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Stage Buzz: Nelarusky

Stage Buzz: Nelarusky

| July 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

Lollapalooza preshow features Imagine Dragons and Icona Pop

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Q&A: Tony Duggins of The Tossers

Q&A: Tony Duggins of The Tossers

| March 14, 2013 | 0 Comments

It’s the most wonderful time of the year

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