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IE Rewind: Prognosis

IE Rewind: Prognosis

| July 15, 2022 | 0 Comments

  Almost a year in the making, Deacon Productions founder Steve Kikoen has branched out from his musical tributes to ‘70s/‘80s stalwarts Steely Dan (and Santana) to even deeper AOR territory: Prog Rock. Kikoen’s newest project – Prognosis – is dedicated to progressive rock – which arguably exploded as a “genre” in 1968, powered by […]

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Cover Story: Tears For Fears • “Heritage This!”

Cover Story: Tears For Fears • “Heritage This!”

| June 30, 2022

After many years of touring with a bevy of classic pop hits from their ‘80s heyday, including “Change,” “Pale Shelter,” “Shout,” and “Sowing the Seeds of Love,” British band Tears for Fears have returned to the road with a powerful new album. With The Tipping Point, co-leaders Roland Orzabal and Curt Smith revisit the heady […]

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Live Review: Steve Hackett at Copernicus Center • Chicago

Live Review: Steve Hackett at Copernicus Center • Chicago

| May 7, 2022

Steve Hacket and his band (Photo: Steven Kikoen)     Steve Hackett Copernicus Center Chicago, IL Thursday, May 5, 2022 Reviewed by Steven Kikoen I first saw Steve Hackett live at The Auditorium Theatre in Chicago in the ‘70s. It was the first Genesis tour after the departure of Peter Gabriel. The previous year, I […]

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Live Review: Musical Box at Arcada Theatre • St. Charles

Live Review: Musical Box at Arcada Theatre • St. Charles

| November 26, 2021 | 0 Comments

  The Musical Box Saturday, November 20, 2021 Arcada Theatre, St. Charles by Steven Kikoen There’s an understanding among Genesis fans that when the time came where arguably the most prolific progressive rock ensemble that ever existed crossed the line into the pop microcosm, they would all secretly fain forgiveness and pretend to ignore this […]

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Live Review: Genesis at United Center • Chicago

Live Review: Genesis at United Center • Chicago

| November 16, 2021 | 0 Comments

  Genesis United Center November 15, 2021 Review by Andy Argyrakis Photo by Patrick Balls   When Phil Collins proved he was Not Dead Yet with a tell-all book and tour of the same name in 2018, speculation began swirling that another final hurrah with Genesis could be coming right around the corner. Though it […]

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Live Review and Gallery: U2 at Soldier Field

Live Review and Gallery: U2 at Soldier Field

| June 5, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Joshua Tree Tour 2017 Soldier Field, Chicago, IL Saturday, June 3, 2017 Reviewed by Jeff Elbel Veteran Irish rockers U2 took a detour from the road to their upcoming Songs of Experience project in order to revisit the “desert songs” that put them firmly on the map. The band’s first night at Soldier Field […]

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Live Review & Gallery – Sting and Peter Gabriel @ The United Center

Live Review & Gallery – Sting and Peter Gabriel @ The United Center

| July 11, 2016 | 0 Comments

Co-founders of The Police and Genesis team up for uber tour…

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Q&A – Hello, My Name Is: Daniel Lanois

Q&A – Hello, My Name Is: Daniel Lanois

| May 6, 2015 | 2 Comments

Uber producer and a musician’s musician comes to the Empty Bottle…

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Digital Divide: September 2012

Digital Divide: September 2012

| August 31, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Hunger Games Lionsgate Full disclosure: The latest and hottest young adult works of fiction have never quite been able to make an appearance on my reading list. Not because I’m a literary snob mind you (O.K., I’m a bit of a snob, sue me), but I stopped being the target audience more years ago […]

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Peter Gabriel at United Center!

Peter Gabriel at United Center!

| June 21, 2011 | 1 Comment

There’s never been a way to predict Peter Gabriel’s career and, at 61-years-old, chances are most wouldn’t have bet on a release covering everyone from Arcade Fire, Radiohead, Bon Iver, and Elbow to David Bowie, Paul Simon, Randy Newman, and Lou Reed. Not only is the track listing from last year’s Scratch My Back (Real […]

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