Posts in category "Concert Reviews"

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...

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… ...
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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… ...

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… ...

Concert Review: Lollapalooza - Saturday, August 1, 2015 in Grant Park - Charli XCX, Delta Spirit, White Sea, Tame Impala, Kid Cudi, Sam Smith, Metallica

Concert Review: Lollapalooza - Saturday, August 1, 2015 in Grant Park - Charli XCX, Delta Spirit, White Sea, Tame Impala, Kid Cudi, Sam Smith, Metallica
Some of the best Lollapalooza weather of the past several years continued Saturday afternoon in Grant Park as did performances by Django Django, Charli XCX, White Sea, The Tallest Man on Earth, Delta Spirit, Tame Impala, Kid Cudi, Sam Smith, Metallica and more… ...
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Concert Review: Lollapalooza - Friday, July 31, 2015 in Grant Park - Cold War Kids, The War on Drugs, Kaskade, The Weeknd, Paul McCartney

Concert Review: Lollapalooza - Friday, July 31, 2015 in Grant Park - Cold War Kids, The War on Drugs, Kaskade, The Weeknd, Paul McCartney
Friday afternoon in Grant Park, Lollapalooza got off to a sunny start with performances from Cold War Kids, The War on Drugs, alt-J, Kaskade, The Weeknd, Paul McCartney and more… ...

An Interview With David Lovering And Joey Santiago - A Pixies Concert Review (Wednesday, June 10, 2015 at Metro)

An Interview With David Lovering And Joey Santiago - A Pixies Concert Review (Wednesday, June 10, 2015 at Metro)
Following the unexpected cancellation of their scheduled Wednesday night set as the opening act for Robert Plant (who's currently battling a bout of laryngitis) at FirstMerit Bank Pavilion, the Pixies went on with the show performing instead a rare, small club gig within the intimate confines of Metro.  I spoke with Pixies drummer David Lovering and guitarist Joey Santiago about the influence of Led Zeppelin, the importance of road testing new material, why it's important to them to continue writing and recording new music, the creation of their most recent studio effort Indie Cindy and more... ...

Concert Review: Slash Featuring Myles Kennedy and The Conspirators (Monday, May 18, 2015 at Concord Music Hall)

Concert Review: Slash Featuring Myles Kennedy and The Conspirators (Monday, May 18, 2015 at Concord Music Hall)
Backed by Myles Kennedy and The Conspirators, former Guns N' Roses guitarist Slash performed in support of his latest project World on Fire Monday night at a sold out Concord Music Hall... ...
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Concert Review: Leon Russell Live At City Winery (Wednesday, February, 25, 2015)

Concert Review: Leon Russell Live At City Winery (Wednesday, February, 25, 2015)
Over the course of ninety minutes Wednesday evening, Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Leon Russell proved why he's one of his generation's most underrated storytellers during the second of two sold out concerts at City Winery... ...