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Stage Buzz: Abbey Road at City Winery – October 23 • Chicago

Stage Buzz: Abbey Road at City Winery – October 23 • Chicago

| October 15, 2021 | 0 Comments

The timing couldn’t be more right. With this week’s anniversary edition of Let It Be dropping in stores and online, and the six-hour Peter Jackson Thanksgiving documentary Get Back slated for Disney streaming debut next month, Steven Kikoen’s debut of Beatles tribute band Abbey Road at City Winery on October 23 seems like it was […]

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Spins: Paul McCartney • McCartney III

Spins: Paul McCartney • McCartney III

| March 3, 2021 | 0 Comments

Paul McCartney III (Capitol) III is compelling and worthwhile, even if that’s more because of what the album represents as an artifact of its time and Paul McCartney’s artistic resilience than it is for the songs themselves. The album was built upon the back of its most fully-realized song, a lovely chestnut from the vault […]

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The Lockdown Interviews: Steven Van Zandt

The Lockdown Interviews: Steven Van Zandt

| February 18, 2021 | 0 Comments

As anyone familiar with his anecdote-spiked DJ sets on his retro-rocking Underground Garage Sirius XM station can attest, Little Steve — AKA E Street Band and Asbury Jukes guitarist Miami Steve Van Zandt — has got stories. LOTS of serpentining stories, probably more than Aesop, Uncle Remus, and Grandpa Simpson combined. So naturally, all the […]

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Spins: Paul McCartney • McCartney 50th Anniversary Half Speed Master

Spins: Paul McCartney • McCartney 50th Anniversary Half Speed Master

| November 10, 2020 | 0 Comments

  Paul McCartney McCartney 50th Anniversary Half-Speed Master (UMe/MPL/Capitol) Paul McCartney’s debut solo album McCartney followed releases by all three of his Beatles bandmates and arrived a month before the band’s 1970 swan-song release Let it Be. This 50thanniversary reissue made its own debut with September’s Record Store Day Drop and now remains available in a […]

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Stage Buzz: Livestream Buzz October 6th-11th

Stage Buzz: Livestream Buzz October 6th-11th

| October 6, 2020 | 0 Comments

Watch Gloria Estefan, and the cast of Hamilton perform at The Buoniconti Fund to Cure Paralysis’ 35th Annual “Great Sports Legend Dinner” on Thursday, October 8th at 6 PM. Grab tickets here. Teenage Cancer Trust is opening up their vault of never-before-seen archival footage of live performances at the Royal Albert Hall in support of […]

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Spins: Paul McCartney • Amoeba Gig

Spins: Paul McCartney • Amoeba Gig

| June 11, 2020 | 0 Comments

Paul McCartney Amoeba Gig (MPL/Capitol/UMe) Lots of artists play informal sets at record shops when promoting an album. These appearances offer the chance for fans to get up-close-and-personal with their favorites, but how memorable could they be without the pomp and production of a full-blown concert experience? If the artist in question is Paul McCartney, […]

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Stage Buzz:  Kris Kristofferson at The Chicago Theatre

Stage Buzz: Kris Kristofferson at The Chicago Theatre

| November 12, 2019 | 0 Comments

It’s like seeing Muddy Waters or Merle Haggard on the back forty of their final farewell tours (even Dylan, The Stones, and Paul McCartney are on those “what if” touring jaunts these days). Kris Kristofferson is a household name, but it may be as much for his film resume as for his music. True music […]

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Live Review and Photo Gallery: Paul McCartney at The TaxSlayer Center Moline, IL

Live Review and Photo Gallery: Paul McCartney at The TaxSlayer Center Moline, IL

| June 13, 2019 | 0 Comments

Paul McCartney TaxSlayer Center Moline Tuesday, June 11, 2019 If there’s anyone on earth who could kick up their feet and collect royalty checks until kingdom come, it’s Paul McCartney, who besides flying high with Wings and steadily cranking out solo material or duets with everyone from his late frenemy Michael Jackson to current conquerors […]

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Spins: The Beatles – The White Album at 50

Spins: The Beatles – The White Album at 50

| November 9, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Beatles The Beatles (aka The White Album) anniversary editions (Apple/Universal) Following 2017’s 50th anniversary retooling of Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, producer George Martin’s son Giles Martin takes a deep dive into the original White Album reels for a revelatory remix. Pepper’s remix incited heated debate. On one side were fans (and even […]

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Review and Gallery: Paul McCartney at Hollywood Casino Amphitheater

Review and Gallery: Paul McCartney at Hollywood Casino Amphitheater

| July 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

Paul McCartney Hollywood Casino Amphitheater, Tinley Park, IL Tuesday, July 25, 2017 Reviewed by Jeff Elbel. Photos by Curt Baran. Former Beatle Paul McCartney knows what people want. “We can tell what songs you like,” he said midway through a nearly three-hour show. “If it’s an old Beatles song, your phones light up. It’s like […]

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Spins: Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band Deluxe Edition Reviewed

Spins: Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band Deluxe Edition Reviewed

| June 4, 2017 | 0 Comments

  The Beatles Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band Deluxe Edition (Capitol) The 50th anniversary celebration for the Beatles’ Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band has sparked ample debate. The outpouring of opinion was inevitable, given the album’s status as the most universally-praised release of the rock era. Beatle diehards may argue whether Abbey Road […]

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Photo Gallery: Paul McCartney @ Marcus Amphitheater

Photo Gallery: Paul McCartney @ Marcus Amphitheater

| July 10, 2016 | 0 Comments

Macca in Milwaukee…again.

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Photo Gallery: Lollapalooza Chicago 2015 – Day One

Photo Gallery: Lollapalooza Chicago 2015 – Day One

| August 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

Lolla Day One…

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Stage Buzz – Live Review: Paul McCartney

Stage Buzz – Live Review: Paul McCartney

| July 11, 2014 | 2 Comments

Wednesday’s show at United Center made a basketball arena seem uncharacteristically intimate by compared to his last two “local” baseball park shows..

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Stage Buzz – Live Shots: Paul McCartney

Stage Buzz – Live Shots: Paul McCartney

| July 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

Macca at the UC on July 9th. There’s not much more to say…

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