Posts tagged "Drive-By Truckers"

The Drive-By Truckers, Dawes, Joe Pug, Paper Thick Walls, Great Divide and More... A Chicago Bluegrass and Blues Fest Concert Review - Live at the Congress Theater, Saturday 1/28

The Drive-By Truckers, Dawes, Joe Pug, Paper Thick Walls, Great Divide and More... A Chicago Bluegrass and Blues Fest Concert Review - Live at the Congress Theater, Saturday 1/28
"A summer festival brought indoors for the Chicago winter."  That's what was listed on the poster for Saturday's event and it served as kind of a lofty mission statement in a way. Well... as seventeen acts (including the Drive-By Truckers, Dawes, Joe Pug, Paper Thick Walls and more) took to the stage Saturday night at the Congress Theater, I'd say the event was an overwhelming success.  ...

Great Divide and Paper Thick Walls - A Chicago Bluegrass and Blues Festival Concert Preview (Saturday, 1/28 at Congress Theater)

Great Divide and Paper Thick Walls - A Chicago Bluegrass and Blues Festival Concert Preview (Saturday, 1/28 at Congress Theater)
As the 2012 Chicago Bluegrass and Blues Fest draws to a close, fans have one more night of music to look forward to when 17 bands (including Great Divide, Paper Thick Walls, Joe Pug, Dawes, The Drive-By Truckers and more) perform on three stages Saturday night at the Congress Theater.  ...

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.  ...
Advertisement:

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...
  • ChicagoNow is full of win

    Welcome to ChicagoNow.

    Meet our bloggers,
    post comments, or
    pitch your blog idea.

  • Advertisement:
  • Meet The Blogger

    Jim Ryan

    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.

  • Categories

  • Tags

  • Monthly Archives

  • Latest on ChicagoNow

  • Advertisement:
  • Fresh Chicago News