Archive for August 2013

Concert Review: Rival Sons (Friday, August 23 with Sammy Hagar and Michael Anthony Live at FirstMerit Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island)

Concert Review: Rival Sons (Friday, August 23 with Sammy Hagar and Michael Anthony Live at FirstMerit Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island)
Friday night, as part of the "Four Decades of Rock" tour, Rival Sons opened up for Sammy Hagar at the new FirstMerit Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island...

Concert Preview and Jim Beam Ticket Giveaway: Kid Rock's "$20 Best Night Ever" - Friday, August 30 at First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre in Tinley Park

Concert Preview and Jim Beam Ticket Giveaway: Kid Rock's "$20 Best Night Ever" - Friday, August 30 at First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre in Tinley Park
In an effort to revolutionize the concert industry, Kid Rock has launched one of the most interesting tours in recent memory, one that pairs him with corporate sponsors like Jim Beam and artists like Uncle Cracker and ZZ Top when the tour hits Chicagoland Friday night at the sold out First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre in Tinley Park.  What follows is the story of Kid Rock's ambitious efforts and the opportunity to win three tickets to Friday night's sold out show... ...

Concert Review: Rockstar Uproar Fest 2013 (Thursday, August 22 at First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre in Tinley Park)

Concert Review: Rockstar Uproar Fest 2013 (Thursday, August 22 at First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre in Tinley Park)
Thursday afternoon in Tinley Park, rain ended early and festivalgoers stayed dry during afternoon performances by Danko Jones, Walking Papers, Circa Survive, Coheed and Cambria, Jane's Addiction and Alice in Chains at the 2013 Rockstar Energy Drink Uproar Festival at First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre in Tinley Park...
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Concert Review: Day 3, Lollapalooza 2013 (Sunday, August 4 in Grant Park)

Concert Review: Day 3, Lollapalooza 2013 (Sunday, August 4 in Grant Park)
More great weather, along with performances by Jake Bugg, Wild Nothing, Alex Clare, Two Door Cinema Club, Tegan and Sara, 2 Chainz, Grizzly Bear, Beach House, Major Lazer, Vampire Weekend, Phoenix, Cat Power, Knife Party and The Cure provided the end to Lollapalooza 2013 Sunday afternoon in Grant Park... ...

Concert Review: Day 2, Lollapalooza 2013 (Saturday, August 3 in Grant Park)

Concert Review: Day 2, Lollapalooza 2013 (Saturday, August 3 in Grant Park)
Gorgeous weather made for a stellar day of live music Saturday in Grant Park as the second day of Lollapalooza 2013 featured the weekend's best schedule, including performances by Local Natives, Charles Bradley, Matt & Kim, Eric Church, Foals, The National, Heartless Bastards, Kendrick Lamar, The Lumineers, Steve Angello, The Postal Service, Mumford & Sons and many more... ...

Concert Review: Day 1, Lollapalooza 2013 (Friday, August 2 in Grant Park)

Concert Review: Day 1, Lollapalooza 2013 (Friday, August 2 in Grant Park)
It wouldn't be Lollapalooza without rain... though that didn't stop performances from Band of Horses, Imagine Dragons, Chance the Rapper, New Order, Nine Inch Nails and more as Lollapalooza 2013 officially got underway in grant park...
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Concert Review: Queens of the Stone Age (Lollapalooza Pre-Show - Thursday, August 1 at Metro)

Concert Review: Queens of the Stone Age (Lollapalooza Pre-Show - Thursday, August 1 at Metro)
Queens of the Stone Age kicked off Lollapalooza weekend a bit early with a special pre-show Thursday night at Metro...