Tag: City Winery

Photo Gallery: Chick Corea And The Akoustic Band (Thursday, August 23, 2018 At City Winery)

Photo by Philamonjaro Studio
Chick Corea & The Akoustic Band - featuring John Patitucci  (bass) and Dave Weckl (drums) - performed two shows Thursday, August 23rd to sold out audiences in Corea's first appearance at City Winery....

Q&A Interview With Kevin Martin - A Candlebox Acoustic Concert Preview (Sunday, April 15 And Monday, April 16, 2018 At City Winery)

Q&A Interview With Kevin Martin - A Candlebox Acoustic Concert Preview (Sunday, April 15 And Monday, April 16, 2018 At City Winery)
Headed back to town for a pair of acoustic performances Sunday and Monday at City Winery, I spoke with Candlebox frontman, and Elgin native, Kevin Martin about emerging from the Seattle scene, moving on from the 90s major label boom, the band's sixth studio album Disappearing In Airports and much more... ...

We All Want The Same Things - A Q&A Interview With Craig Finn

We All Want The Same Things - A Q&A Interview With Craig Finn
Before an October solo performance at City Winery, I spoke with Hold Steady frontman Craig Finn about his latest solo album We All Want The Same Things, connecting with an audience despite divisive times, Chicago as a recurring character/setting in his work and much more. As we look back on a turbulent year and ahead to a new one, Finn's observations on characters simply trying their best to get by, and the positive message at the core of We All Want The Same Things, seem like a fitting way to close 2017... ...
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Q&A Interview With Herb Alpert - An Evening With Herb Alpert And Lani Hall Concert Preview (Monday, November 6 and Tuesday, November 7, 2017 At City Winery)

Q&A Interview With Herb Alpert - An Evening With Herb Alpert And Lani Hall Concert Preview (Monday, November 6 and Tuesday, November 7, 2017 At City Winery)
Headed back to town for a pair of performances alongside his wife Lani Hall this week at City Winery, I spoke with Herb Alpert about cultivating an artist friendly vibe as the co-founder of A&M Records, his series of "Spirit Totem" sculptures on permanent display at the Field Museum, the importance of music and arts in the classroom and much more... ...

Q&A Interview With Jim Heath - A City Church Of The Reverend Horton Heat Concert Preview (Wednesday, October 11 - Sunday, October 15, 2017 At City Winery)

Q&A Interview With Jim Heath - A City Church Of The Reverend Horton Heat Concert Preview (Wednesday, October 11 - Sunday, October 15, 2017 At City Winery)
In the midst of a five night Chicago residency at City Winery, I spoke with Reverend Horton Heat vocalist and guitarist Jim Heath about the storytelling and collaboration that make this residency unique and the idea of freedom and escape embodied by both music and cars... ...

Q&A Interview With Arsenio Hall (A Stand-Up Comedy Preview - Saturday, April 29, 2017 at City Winery)

Q&A Interview With Arsenio Hall (A Stand-Up Comedy Preview - Saturday, April 29, 2017 at City Winery)
Headed to town for two stand-up sets Saturday night at City Winery, I spoke with Arsenio Hall about getting his comedy start in Chicago, fond memories of both Don Rickles and Charlie Murphy, rumors of a Coming to America sequel and his mindset upon creating a late night talk show that would go head-to-head with Johnny Carson and the establishment in the early 90s... ...
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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... ...

Man At Work - Q&A Interview With Colin Hay (Concert Preview - February 20th - 22nd At City Winery)

Man At Work - Q&A Interview With Colin Hay (Concert Preview - February 20th - 22nd At City Winery)
Gearing up for the Tuesday release of his twelfth solo album Next Year People and a series of three live shows at City Winery, I spoke with singer-songwriter Colin Hay about the level of difficulty involved with forging ahead in a solo career following time in a band like Men At Work as well as the level of exposure brought to his solo career by appearances in the hit sitcom Scrubs... ...

Q&A Interview With Mike Doughty - A "Question Jar Show" Concert Preview (Thursday, November 20, 2014 at City Winery)

Q&A Interview With Mike Doughty - A "Question Jar Show" Concert Preview (Thursday, November 20, 2014 at City Winery)
Bringing the "Question Jar Show" back to town Thursday night at City Winery, I spoke with singer-songwriter Mike Doughty about his new album Stellar Motel and the level of audience interaction that sets this tour apart from the typical concert experience... ...
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Q&A Interview With Steve Nieve (Concert Preview: Steve Nieve Plays Elvis Costello - Tuesday, September 30 at City Winery)

Q&A Interview With Steve Nieve (Concert Preview: Steve Nieve Plays Elvis Costello - Tuesday, September 30 at City Winery)
Gearing up for a show Tuesday night at City Winery in which he'll reinterpret the music of Elvis Costello solo on the piano, I spoke with longtime Attractions member and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer, Steve Nieve about the unique sound of his playing on the vox organ and what exactly it is that has allowed the music he's created with Elvis Costello to remain so relevant after nearly forty years... ...