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On Shuffle - The Week In Rock: May 3, 2014

On Shuffle - The Week In Rock: May 3, 2014
The week in rock:  Random thoughts for the music fan on CIMMfest 2014 and Lucha VaVOOM... Plus the official 2014 lineup for the "Downtown Sound" series of FREE Monday night concerts featuring Bob Mould, Richard Thompson, Maps & Atlases and more... ...

On Shuffle - The Week In Rock: 2.22.13

On Shuffle - The Week In Rock: 2.22.13
The week in rock:  Random thoughts for the music fan on the passing of Chicago blues legend Magic Slim (and a great Pearl Jam story), information on a new initiative from P-Funk legend George Clinton aimed at raising awareness toward copyright issues, details on the 2013 Spring Awakening Festival, plus weekend on sale info for shows by Leon Russell, Alkaline Trio, Johnny Marr and Rush.  All of this plus much more... ...

On Shuffle - The Week In Rock: 2.15.13

On Shuffle - The Week In Rock: 2.15.13
  The week in rock:  Random thoughts for the music fan on Valentine's Day plus my take on the best and worst moments of The Grammy Awards broadcast on CBS... And weekend on sale info for Garbage, Scott Weiland and Bob Seger... All of this plus much more...
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Friday "On Shuffle" - Random Musings On The Rock Week That Was: 5/4/12

Friday "On Shuffle" - Random Musings On The Rock Week That Was: 5/4/12
This week, random thoughts on a stellar lineup for the Do-Division street festival headlined by Besnard Lakes and The Hold Steady's Craig Finn and details on a performance by onetime American Idol runner-up Crystal Bowersox for a great cause as part of Chicago Cubs pitcher Ryan Dempster's third annual Dempster Family Foundation Casino Night on Wednesday, May 9th...

Friday "On Shuffle" - Random Musings On The Rock Week That Was: 4/20/12

Friday "On Shuffle" - Random Musings On The Rock Week That Was: 4/20/12
This week, random thoughts on the passing of both Dick Clark and Levon Helm...  The summer festival season continues to take shape with announcements regarding the music lineups for both Taste of Chicago and North Coast Music Fest... Plus, information regarding several cool events taking place this weekend throughout Chicago as part of "Record Store Day." ...

Friday "On Shuffle" - Random Musings On The Rock Week That Was: 3/9/12

Friday "On Shuffle" - Random Musings On The Rock Week That Was: 3/9/12
This week, random thoughts on the new Springsteen album, 311 Day, the 2012 Green Music Fest, South By Southwest, a Radiohead Chicago concert announcement and the death of Ronnie Montrose... ...
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Friday "On Shuffle" - Random Musings On The Rock Week That Was: 3/2/12

Friday "On Shuffle" - Random Musings On The Rock Week That Was: 3/2/12
Trying a new segment this week and one that I hope will become a weekly feature... In this space, I'll attempt to write in slightly shorter fashion about more timely topics that I wouldn't ordinarily get to and I hope to create a bit of a dialogue with you in the process (so feel free to chime in in the "comments" section and tell me that I'm an idiot in regards to any topic you may happen to disagree).  This week, random thoughts on the new Van Halen album and last week's show at the United Center, as well as musings on Lenny Kravitz, Blues Traveler, Pitchfork and the passing of Davy Jones. ...
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