Posts tagged "Dirty Dozen Brass Band"

Concert Review: 2013 North Coast Music Festival (Sunday, September 1 in Union Park)

Concert Review: 2013 North Coast Music Festival (Sunday, September 1 in Union Park)
For the second time this past weekend (and what feels like the umpteenth time this summer), inclement weather had an impact on the ending of a major Chicago, outdoor music festival.  Nevertheless, performances by the Dirty Dozen Brass Band, Danny Brown, Datsik, Rebelution, Gary Clark, Jr., Purity Ring, JC Brooks & The Uptown Sound, Wu-Tang Clan and more powered the third and final day of the 2013 North Coast Music Festival Sunday in Union Park... ...

Dave Matthews Caravan Day 1 of 3 Live at Lakeside - Chicago, 7/8/11

Dave Matthews Caravan Day 1 of 3 Live at Lakeside - Chicago, 7/8/11
Would tens of thousands of fans be able to make it into the venue in an efficient manner using only 79th and 87th streets (the Lakeside venue sits on a parcel of land along the lakeside between 79th and 87th)?  Would a venue that has sat largely vacant and covered in debris from an old steel mill for the past twenty years even be ready for tens of thousands of concertgoers? Amidst many questions concerning the first time venue, the Dave Matthews Caravan rolled into Chicago’s southside for day one of three on Friday...
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    Jim Ryan has written about music in print and online for a variety of Chicagoland publications for over fifteen years. In addition to duties filling in as Traffic Anchor on CLTV or in the helicopter on NBC 5, you can also catch him Sunday nights at 6PM central as host of "The Rock N' Roll Radio Program" on AM 1420 WIMS and AM 1060 WHFB (streaming at wimsradio.com and via the TuneIn Radio app for the smart phone or tablet). Jim has also worked locally for WXRT-FM, lives within walking distance of the Metro and is an avid White Sox and Blackhawks fan whose first live concert experience came at Comiskey Park in 1984 during the Jacksons' "Victory" tour.

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