Posts in category "Concert Reviews"

Q&A Interview With Jimmy Smith - A Foals Concert Preview (Wednesday, November 9, 2016 At The Riviera Theatre)

Q&A Interview With Jimmy Smith - A Foals Concert Preview (Wednesday, November 9, 2016 At The Riviera Theatre)
Headed back to town for a concert Wednesday night at the Riv, I spoke with Foals guitarist Jimmy Smith about avoiding expectations, the importance of maintaining a strong live set in the internet era and much more... ...

Concert Review: Jane's Addiction and Red Hot Chili Peppers Live At Lollapalooza (Saturday, July 30, 2016 in Grant Park)

Concert Review: Jane's Addiction and Red Hot Chili Peppers Live At Lollapalooza (Saturday, July 30, 2016 in Grant Park)
Saturday, on a sunny afternoon in Grant Park, Lollapalooza celebrated 25 years with performances by the Red Hot Chili Peppers and Jane's Addiction with guest appearances by Prophets of Rage guitarist Tom Morello and Smashing Pumpkins drummer Jimmy Chamberlin...

Concert Review: Lollapalooza - Saturday, July 30, 2016 in Grant Park - X Ambassadors, The Joy Formidable, Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats, Big Grams

Concert Review: Lollapalooza - Saturday, July 30, 2016 in Grant Park - X Ambassadors, The Joy Formidable, Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats, Big Grams
Saturday, Lollapalooza finally got off to a dry start with performances by X Ambassadors, The Joy Formidable, Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats, Big Grams and more with a surprise guest appearance by Prophets of Rage guitarist Tom Morello... ...
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Concert Review: Lollapalooza - Friday, July 29, 2016 in Grant Park - Frightened Rabbit, M83, Wolf Alice, Radiohead

Concert Review: Lollapalooza - Friday, July 29, 2016 in Grant Park - Frightened Rabbit, M83, Wolf Alice, Radiohead
Despite more rain, day two of Lollapalooza 2016 went off without a hitch in Grant Park featuring performances by Frightened Rabbit, M83, Wolf Alice, Radiohead and more... ...

2016 Lollapalooza Aftershow Roundup: City and Colour, Matt and Kim, Dinosaur Jr.

2016 Lollapalooza Aftershow Roundup: City and Colour, Matt and Kim, Dinosaur Jr.
Lollapalooza got off to a soggy start Thursday in Grant Park... But the city's club scene has been in full swing since Tuesday night with aftershows by City and Colour, Marrow, Wild Child, Matt and Kim, Dinosaur Jr., NE-HI, Arbor Labor Union and more... ...

Concert Review: Panic! At The Disco and Weezer (Sunday, July 10, 2016 at Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre in Tinley Park, IL)

Concert Review: Panic! At The Disco and Weezer (Sunday, July 10, 2016 at Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre in Tinley Park, IL)
Sunday night in Tinley Park, Panic! At The Disco and Weezer performed to a nearly sold out suburban Chicago crowd... But Panic! At The Disco stole the show...
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Concert Review: Riot Fest - Sunday, September 13, 2015 in Douglas Park - Hum, Dwarves, De La Soul, Less Than Jake, Yelawolf, Andrew W.K., Cypress Hill, L7, Jimmy Cliff, The Airborne Toxic Event, Tommy Stinson, Tenacious D, Snoop Dogg, Modest Mouse, Damian Marley, The Prodigy and more

Concert Review: Riot Fest - Sunday, September 13, 2015 in Douglas Park - Hum, Dwarves, De La Soul, Less Than Jake, Yelawolf, Andrew W.K., Cypress Hill, L7, Jimmy Cliff, The Airborne Toxic Event, Tommy Stinson, Tenacious D, Snoop Dogg, Modest Mouse, Damian Marley, The Prodigy and more
The third and final day of Riot Fest 2015 in Chicago’s Douglas Park featured the best, driest conditions of the weekend and live performances by Hum, Dwarves, De La Soul, Less Than Jake, Yelawolf, Andrew W.K., Cypress Hill, L7, Jimmy Cliff, The Airborne Toxic Event, Tommy Stinson, Tenacious D, Snoop Dogg, Modest Mouse, Damian Marley, The Prodigy and more… ...

Concert Review: Riot Fest - Saturday, September 12, 2015 in Douglas Park - GWAR, The Joy Formidable, Babes in Toyland, The Dead Milkmen, The Damned, Echo and The Bunnymen, Bootsy Collins, Merle Haggard, Billy Idol, System of a Down, Taking Back Sunday, Iggy Pop and more

Concert Review: Riot Fest - Saturday, September 12, 2015 in Douglas Park - GWAR, The Joy Formidable, Babes in Toyland, The Dead Milkmen, The Damned, Echo and The Bunnymen, Bootsy Collins, Merle Haggard, Billy Idol, System of a Down, Taking Back Sunday, Iggy Pop and more
Rain continued again Saturday morning as a saturated Douglas Park hosted Riot Fest sets by GWAR, The Joy Formidable, The Dead Milkmen, Babes in Toyland, Pennywise, Thurston Moore, Echo and the Bunnymen, Bootsy Collins, Merle Haggard, Teenage Bottlerocket, Billy Idol, System of a Down, Taking Back Sunday, Iggy Pop and more… ...

Concert Review: Riot Fest - Friday, September 11, 2015 in Douglas Park - Death, Fishbone, Living Colour, Against Me!, Anthrax, Flogging Molly, Eagles of Death Metal, Faith No More, No Doubt, Ice Cube, Motörhead and more

Concert Review: Riot Fest - Friday, September 11, 2015 in Douglas Park - Death, Fishbone, Living Colour, Against Me!, Anthrax, Flogging Molly, Eagles of Death Metal, Faith No More, No Doubt, Ice Cube, Motörhead and more
Friday afternoon, for the first time in its new home of Douglas Park on the city’s west side, recently embattled Riot Fest got off to a soggy start with performances by Death, Fishbone, Living Colour, Against Me!, Anthrax, Flogging Molly, Eagles of Death Metal, Faith No More, Motörhead, No Doubt, Ice Cube and more… ...
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Concert Review: The End Times - Smashing Pumpkins and Marilyn Manson Live (Friday, August 7, 2015 at FirstMerit Bank Pavilion)

Concert Review: The End Times - Smashing Pumpkins and Marilyn Manson Live (Friday, August 7, 2015 at FirstMerit Bank Pavilion)
Friday night at a near capacity FirstMerit Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island, both Marilyn Manson and the Smashing Pumpkins made the case for their latest releases, refusing to rely solely on nostalgia over the course of nearly three hours… ...