Posts tagged "City Winery"

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... ...

Q&A Interview With John Doe of X (City Winery Concert Preview: Tuesday, September 2 through Friday, September 5)

Q&A Interview With John Doe of X (City Winery Concert Preview: Tuesday, September 2 through Friday, September 5)
In town this week for four shows at City Winery featuring the original lineup of L.A. punk band X, I spoke with actor/musician John Doe about the lasting influence of his band as well as the inception of punk music and whether we're capable, as a society, of having the type of collective reaction that punk music was born out of in the seventies... ...

Q&A Interview With Terri Nunn - A Berlin Concert Preview (Tuesday, July 1 at City Winery)

Q&A Interview With Terri Nunn - A Berlin Concert Preview (Tuesday, July 1 at City Winery)
Headed to town for a show Tuesday night at City Winery, I spoke with Berlin's Terri Nunn about her new, EDM influenced album Animal, Berlin's role at the forefront of American, electronic music in the late seventies, what can happen when a band places a song on one of the most successful soundtracks of all time and the legacy of "Take My Breath Away...
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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... ...

An Interview With Marshall Crenshaw - A City Winery Concert Preview (Thursday, June 6 with The Bottle Rockets)

An Interview With Marshall Crenshaw - A City Winery Concert Preview (Thursday, June 6 with The Bottle Rockets)
Spearheading an ambitious new EP release series, I spoke with pop songwriter extraordinaire Marshall Crenshaw last month amidst a tour with the Bottle Rockets that brings him back to Chicago on Thursday, June 6 at City Winery...

Red Light Saints Concert Review: February 15 at City Winery

Red Light Saints Concert Review: February 15 at City Winery
Over the course of about forty-five minutes Friday night at a sold out City Winery, Green Bay quintet Red Light Saints delivered a stripped down set focused less on hard rock and more on strength of songwriting throughout their acoustic, opening set for former Live frontman Ed Kowalczyk...
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Interview: Cathy Richardson - A City Winery Concert Preview (Tuesday, 1.22.13)

Interview: Cathy Richardson - A City Winery Concert Preview (Tuesday, 1.22.13)
Returning from a 2012 spent largely on the road as the frontwoman for Jefferson Starship, Cathy Richardson heads home to Chicago for a string of live dates in the area, one of which will see her perform solo this Tuesday at City Winery... ...