Archive for July 2017

Q&A Interview With Tim Kinsella - A Cap'n Jazz Concert Preview (Saturday, July 29, 2017 at House of Vans)

Q&A Interview With Tim Kinsella - A Cap'n Jazz Concert Preview (Saturday, July 29, 2017 at House of Vans)
In the midst of their first run of shows since a 2010 reunion, Chicago emo quintet Cap'n Jazz heads home for an 18+ free show (with online RSVP) Saturday night at House of Vans...

Q&A Interview With Rich Robinson - A Magpie Salute Concert Preview (Friday, July 28 and Saturday, July 29, 2017 at Metro)

Q&A Interview With Rich Robinson - A Magpie Salute Concert Preview (Friday, July 28 and Saturday, July 29, 2017 at Metro)
Headed back to town as part of the new Magpie Salute for Friday and Saturday shows at Metro, I spoke to guitarist Rich Robinson about the live Woodstock performances that spawned his new band, working again with guitarist Marc Ford and revisiting his work with the Black Crowes... ...

Q&A Interview With Johnny Rzeznik: A Goo Goo Dolls Concert Preview (Monday, July 24, 2017 With Phillip Phillips At Huntington Bank Pavilion At Northerly Island)

Q&A Interview With Johnny Rzeznik: A Goo Goo Dolls Concert Preview (Monday, July 24, 2017 With Phillip Phillips At Huntington Bank Pavilion At Northerly Island)
Headed back to town Monday night for a show at Northerly Island with special guest Phillip Phillips, I spoke with Goo Goo Dolls guitarist and vocalist Johnny Rzeznik about fond memories performing at Cabaret Metro, his band's latest EP You Should Be Happy, and managing expectations after the crossover success of singles like "Name" and "Iris...
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Concert Review: Chicago Open Air 2017 - Korn, Godsmack, Seether, Clutch, Body Count And More (Saturday, July 15, 2017 at Toyota Park in Bridgeview)

Concert Review: Chicago Open Air 2017 - Korn, Godsmack, Seether, Clutch, Body Count And More (Saturday, July 15, 2017 at Toyota Park in Bridgeview)
A decidedly more crowded affair than Friday, day two of Chicago Open Air 2017 featured performances by Korn, Godsmack, Seether, Clutch, Body Count, Steel Panther, Dragonforce and more at Toyota Park in south suburban Bridgeview... ...

Concert Review: Open Air Chicago 2017 - KISS, Rob Zombie, Megadeth, Anthrax And More (Friday, July 14, 2017 at Toyota Park in Bridgeview)

Concert Review: Open Air Chicago 2017 - KISS, Rob Zombie, Megadeth, Anthrax And More (Friday, July 14, 2017 at Toyota Park in Bridgeview)
Open Air Chicago is bigger than ever in 2017 and got underway Friday morning in south suburban Bridgeview with performances from KISS, Rob Zombie, Megadeth, Anthrax, Dillinger Escape Plan, Meshuggah and more... ...

Q&A Interview With Joel Amey - A Wolf Alice Concert Preview (Wednesday, July 5, 2017 at Schubas)

Q&A Interview With Joel Amey - A Wolf Alice Concert Preview (Wednesday, July 5, 2017 at Schubas)
Kicking off their North American tour with a sold out show Wednesday night at Schubas, I spoke with Wolf Alice drummer Joel Amey about the band's 2016 Lollapalooza performances in Chicago, recording their second studio album Visions of a Life and avoiding the sophomore slump... ...
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