Posts tagged "JC Brooks & The Uptown Sound"

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... ...

"Funk Rock Soul" Concert Preview: funky METERS, The Greyboy Allstars and JC Brooks & The Uptown Sound Live at Congress Theater (Friday, April 19)

"Funk Rock Soul" Concert Preview: funky METERS, The Greyboy Allstars and JC Brooks & The Uptown Sound Live at Congress Theater (Friday, April 19)
Friday night, in conjunction with CIMMfest, check out an eclectic evening of live music as New Orleans' funky METERS descend upon the Congress Theater alongside local soul-punks JC Brooks & The Uptown Sound, San Diego jazz/funk outfit The Greyboy Allstars and more...

Concert Review: Day 2 of Lollapalooza 2012 - Saturday, 8/4/12 in Chicago

Concert Review: Day 2 of Lollapalooza 2012 - Saturday, 8/4/12 in Chicago
Rain fell on day two of Lollapalooza and with it came mud.  And while Saturday featured performances by artists like FUN, Bloc Party and Red Hot Chili Peppers, the real story was the cancellation of sets by acts like Alabama Shakes and The Temper Trap as well as the subsequent evacuation of the festival as storms rolled in... ...
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Concert Preview: Lollapalooza 2012 - 140 Artists on 8 Stages over 3 Days in Chicago

Concert Preview:  Lollapalooza 2012 - 140 Artists on 8 Stages over 3 Days in Chicago
Perusing the Lollapalooza schedule can be a daunting task... Here are some helpful hints on bands that, while not necessarily household names... yet, might just be worth your time this weekend...

An Interview With Jayson Brooks: A JC Brooks & The Uptown Sound Lollapalooza Concert Preview (Saturday, 8/4/12 in Hutchinson Field)

An Interview With Jayson Brooks: A JC Brooks & The Uptown Sound Lollapalooza Concert Preview (Saturday, 8/4/12 in Hutchinson Field)
Having just returned from a two week tour, I spoke last week with JC Brooks & The Uptown Sound frontman Jayson Brooks about his feelings on a huge year for the band that continues with an appearance at noon this Saturday on the Sony stage in Hutchinson Field at Lollapalooza...

Friday "On Shuffle" - Random Musings On The Rock Week That Was: 5/4/12

Friday "On Shuffle" - Random Musings On The Rock Week That Was: 5/4/12
This week, random thoughts on a stellar lineup for the Do-Division street festival headlined by Besnard Lakes and The Hold Steady's Craig Finn and details on a performance by onetime American Idol runner-up Crystal Bowersox for a great cause as part of Chicago Cubs pitcher Ryan Dempster's third annual Dempster Family Foundation Casino Night on Wednesday, May 9th...
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Friday "On Shuffle" - Random Musings On The Rock Week That Was: 3/9/12

Friday "On Shuffle" - Random Musings On The Rock Week That Was: 3/9/12
This week, random thoughts on the new Springsteen album, 311 Day, the 2012 Green Music Fest, South By Southwest, a Radiohead Chicago concert announcement and the death of Ronnie Montrose... ...
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