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Memphis in May - The Beale Street Music Festival: Sunday, May 5 Concert Review

Memphis in May - The Beale Street Music Festival: Sunday, May 5 Concert Review
Rain continued to fall and despite obvious attempts by organizers at cleaning up/drying festival grounds, Sunday made for the sloppiest day yet as artists like the Flaming Lips, The Black Crowes, Phoenix, the Smashing Pumpkins and more closed out the 2013 Beale Street Music Festival in Memphis... ...

Memphis in May - The Beale Street Music Festival: Saturday, May 4 Concert Review

Memphis in May - The Beale Street Music Festival: Saturday, May 4 Concert Review
Rain continued to fall on Memphis as artists like Patti Smith, Jerry Lee Lewis, Mavis Staples, The Black Keys, ZZ Top, The Roots, Porter Robinson and more performed on the second day of the Beale Street Music Festival...

Memphis in May - The Beale Street Music Festival: Friday, May 3 Concert Review

Memphis in May - The Beale Street Music Festival: Friday, May 3 Concert Review
Friday afternoon along the flooded banks of the Mississippi River in Memphis's Tom Lee Park, Hall & Oates, Alice in Chains, The Wallflowers, Yngwie Malmsteen, Sheryl Crow, Deftones, The Joy Formidable and more performed on a cool and rainy first day of the Beale Street Music Festival... ...
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The Rock n' Roll Roadtrip I: A Kansas Concert Review. Saturday, 3/10/12 at Blue Chip Casino (With Setlist)

The Rock n' Roll Roadtrip I:  A Kansas Concert Review. Saturday, 3/10/12 at Blue Chip Casino (With Setlist)
There's nothing better than a rock n' roll roadtrip.  It was with that in mind that I hit I-94 Saturday bound for beer, gambling and a little prog rock in Michigan City...
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    Jim Ryan has written about music in print and online for a variety of Chicagoland publications for over fifteen years. In addition to duties filling in as Traffic Anchor on CLTV or in the helicopter on NBC 5, you can also catch him Sunday nights at 6PM central as host of "The Rock N' Roll Radio Program" on AM 1420 WIMS and AM 1060 WHFB (streaming at wimsradio.com and via the TuneIn Radio app for the smart phone or tablet). Jim has also worked locally for WXRT-FM, lives within walking distance of the Metro and is an avid White Sox and Blackhawks fan whose first live concert experience came at Comiskey Park in 1984 during the Jacksons' "Victory" tour.

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