Posts tagged "Kids These Days"

Concert Review: Lollapalooza 2014 (Saturday, August 2, 2014 - Outkast, Jenny Lewis, Vic Mensa, Spoon, Nas, Foster the People and more)

Concert Review: Lollapalooza 2014 (Saturday, August 2, 2014 - Outkast, Jenny Lewis, Vic Mensa, Spoon, Nas, Foster the People and more)
Day two of Lollapalooza 2014 featured outstanding sets from artists like Jenny Lewis, Nas, Spoon and Foster the People as well as one of the year's most anticipated reunions in Outkast... ...

Concert Review: Taste of Chicago - Death Cab for Cutie, Calexico and Kids These Days - Thursday, 7/12/12

Concert Review: Taste of Chicago - Death Cab for Cutie, Calexico and Kids These Days - Thursday, 7/12/12
A solid Thursday afternoon of live music at The Taste as Kids These Days headlined the Bud Light Stage early before a WXRT concert featuring the stylings of Calexico and Death Cab for Cutie at Petrillo Music Shell...

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... ...

SXSW Send Off Party - A South By Southwest Chicago Concert Preview (Saturday, 3/10 at The Hideout)

SXSW Send Off Party - A South By Southwest Chicago Concert Preview (Saturday, 3/10 at The Hideout)
It's that time of year again.  South By Southwest 2012 takes place in Austin, Texas starting on March 13th... And while odds are you won't be in attendance for Bruce Springsteen's keynote address at noon on March 15th, you don't have to head south to catch some of the great bands that will be performing.  Paper Thick Walls, Redgrave, the Waco Brothers, Kids These Days and more will be performing all day this Saturday right here in Chicago starting at 1:30PM at The Hideout.  ...

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.  ...
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The Hideout Block Party, 9/24/11, Chicago Concert Review

The Hideout Block Party, 9/24/11, Chicago Concert Review
Kids These Days, Booker T. Jones, Mavis Staples, Andrew Bird and more performed as The Hideout Block Party returned from a two year hiatus to celebrate its fifteenth anniversary... ...
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