Posts tagged "Blondie"

Concert Review: Riot Fest 2013 (Day 2 - Saturday, September 14 in Humboldt Park)

Concert Review: Riot Fest 2013 (Day 2 - Saturday, September 14 in Humboldt Park)
Despite the late night arrival of about thirty ambulances to Humboldt Park, the music went off mostly without a hitch on day two at a jam packed Riot Fest 2013 that featured performances by Kitten, X, Dinosaur Jr., Pennywise, Guided By Voices, Blondie, Public Enemy, Rancid, Violent Femmes, Taking Back Sunday, Blink-182 and many more... ...

Halloween Happenings - 10 Great Ways To Catch Live Music in Chicago This Halloween (Monday, 10/31/11)

Halloween Happenings - 10 Great Ways To Catch Live Music in Chicago This Halloween (Monday, 10/31/11)
Just because the bulk of the celebratory Halloween debauchery generally takes place in Chicago the weekend before Halloween doesn't mean you can't make it a long weekend this year by catching great live music this Monday night.  So put your costume back on and head out to see GWAR, Widespread Panic, or any of the following ten shows this Halloween... ...

Blondie with The Handcuffs Live at House of Blues - 9/7/11 Chicago Concert Review

Blondie with The Handcuffs Live at House of Blues - 9/7/11 Chicago Concert Review
For the second time this summer, a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame approaching seventy years of age graced a Chicago stage live in concert.  In August, it was sixty-nine year old Paul McCartney.  In September however, it was Blondie's Deborah Harry. At sixty-six years of age, Harry seems to have defied time.  ...
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