Posts tagged "Chicago Theatre"

A Little Respect: An Interview With Vince Clarke - An Erasure Concert Preview (Friday, October 3 and Saturday, October 4 at Chicago Theatre)

A Little Respect: An Interview With Vince Clarke - An Erasure Concert Preview (Friday, October 3 and Saturday, October 4 at Chicago Theatre)
Headed to town for a pair of shows Friday and Saturday at Chicago Theatre, I spoke with Erasure multi-instrumentalist, Vince Clarke about his band's sxteenth studio album The Violet Flame and the bond he's forged over nearly thirty years alongside Andy Bell as one of synth pop's most enduring acts... ...

Chloe Chaidez Interview - A Kitten Concert Preview (Thursday, May 9 at Chicago Theatre with Paramore)

Chloe Chaidez Interview - A Kitten Concert Preview (Thursday, May 9 at Chicago Theatre with Paramore)
Headed to town as the opening act for Paramore this Thursday at the Chicago Theatre, I spoke with Kitten frontwoman Chloe Chaidez about her energetic live show, Kitten's forthcoming album and more... ...

The Worst Chicago Concerts of 2011

The Worst Chicago Concerts of 2011
I try to stay away from dwelling on the negative in this space.  There are already plenty of places on the internet where one can go to find bitter, vitriolic music writing.  That said, while I saw an amazing amount of great live music in 2011... there were a few duds.  So from Chuck Berry to Charlie Sheen, here are the concerts that made me cringe in 2011... ...
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The Best Chicago Concerts of 2011

The Best Chicago Concerts of 2011
I truly believe it when I say that Chicago is one of the greatest live music cities in the country.  Memphis?  Nashville?  Austin?  New Orleans?  All great... But I'd put Chicago right there with any of them.  As Chicagoans, we truly are lucky to have the opportunity to see so much great live music night in and night out at scores of oustanding and unique venues.  From Paul McCartney to Ben Harper (and everywhere in between), here are the concerts that moved me in 2011 and made me consistenly remember why live music is my favorite thing in the world.  ...