Archive for April 2012

Chicago Weekend Music Spotlight: City and Suburban Live Music Highlights, Friday 4/27/12 to 4/29/12

Chicago Weekend Music Spotlight:  City and Suburban Live Music Highlights, Friday 4/27/12 to 4/29/12
This is your guide to catching the best live music in Chicago this weekend both in the city and throughout the suburbs.  After a few slow weeks, things really start to pick up this weekend with a bunch of great shows (especially on Friday)... Crüe fans get up close and personal with Vince Neil at the Cubby Bear, the Gipsy Kings heat things up at the Chicago Theatre while legends like Diana Ross and James Cotton make their way through the burbs.  All of this plus much more...

Concert Preview: Blane Fonda Live at Reggie's Music Joint (Friday, 4/27/12 - A Concert to Support the Now Hear This! Fund)

Concert Preview: Blane Fonda Live at Reggie's Music Joint (Friday, 4/27/12 - A Concert to Support the Now Hear This! Fund)
Following a sold out show earlier this month at Schubas, local indie-rock, power pop quintet Blane Fonda return to raise money in support of children's hearing therapy this Friday at Reggie's...

Friday "On Shuffle" - Random Musings On The Rock Week That Was: 4/20/12

Friday "On Shuffle" - Random Musings On The Rock Week That Was: 4/20/12
This week, random thoughts on the passing of both Dick Clark and Levon Helm...  The summer festival season continues to take shape with announcements regarding the music lineups for both Taste of Chicago and North Coast Music Fest... Plus, information regarding several cool events taking place this weekend throughout Chicago as part of "Record Store Day." ...
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Chicago Weekend Music Spotlight: City and Suburban Live Music Highlights, Friday 4/20/12 - Sunday 4/22/12

Chicago Weekend Music Spotlight: City and Suburban Live Music Highlights, Friday 4/20/12 - Sunday 4/22/12
This is your guide to catching the best live music in Chicago this weekend both in the city and throughout the suburbs.  This weekend, Nick Lowe brings pop to Park West, Johnny Winter rocks the south side, Snow Patrol and Counting Crows kick things up a notch in Uptown, while the BoDeans and Mason Jennings make their way through the 'burbs.  All of this plus much more...

Chicago Weekend Music Spotlight: City and Suburban Live Music Highlights, Friday 4/13/12 - Sunday 4/15/12

Chicago Weekend Music Spotlight: City and Suburban Live Music Highlights, Friday 4/13/12 - Sunday 4/15/12
This is your guide to catching the best live music in Chicago this weekend both in the city and throughout the suburbs.  This weekend, Creed returns to perfrom in front of fans who once sued them, Roberta Flack seduces Hammond and the party rages on in Bucktown as Bassnectar arrives for two sold out shows at the Congress Theater.  All of this plus much more...

An Open Letter From Axl Rose to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

An Open Letter From Axl Rose to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
Received an interesting email this afternoon regarding the upcoming Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony set to take place this Saturday, April 14, 2012 in Cleveland, Ohio… specifically in regards to the participation, or lack thereof, of Guns N’ Roses frontman Axl Rose.  Scheduled to be inducted on Saturday, Rose and his former... Read more »
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