Posts tagged "Lincoln Hall"

Concert Preview: Simpleton & Cityfolk Live at Lincoln Hall - Saturday, July 13 (An Interview with Geoff Glenn)

Concert Preview: Simpleton & Cityfolk Live at Lincoln Hall - Saturday, July 13 (An Interview with Geoff Glenn)
As local alt-roots quartet Simpleton & Cityfolk gear up for a record release party Saturday at Lincoln Hall, I chatted via email earlier this week with vocalist/guitarist Geoff Glenn about the local recording process for the No Man is an Island album, working with Grammy Award winner Lloyd Maines and much more... ...

An Interview with Nicki Bluhm - A Nicki Bluhm & The Gramblers Concert Preview (Friday, April 5 at Lincoln Hall)

An Interview with Nicki Bluhm - A Nicki Bluhm & The Gramblers Concert Preview (Friday, April 5 at Lincoln Hall)
Prepping for the release of her forthcoming fourth album later this summer, I spoke with Nicki Bluhm this week about what goes into a great cover song as she heads to town with her band The Gramblers for a show Friday night at Lincoln Hall...

A-Z: An Interview With Rick McMurray of Ash

A-Z:  An Interview With Rick McMurray of Ash
Currently in Texas for South By Southwest, drummer Rick McMurray of Ash checked in this week via email in advance of the Northern Ireland trio's St. Patrick's Day show this Sunday at Lincoln Hall for a chat about the U.S. release of the band's ambitious A-Z Series project...
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Interview: A Q&A With Tom Conrad and Max Steger of Empires (A Lincoln Hall Concert Preview - Friday, 9/21/12 in Chicago)

Interview:  A Q&A With Tom Conrad and Max Steger of Empires (A Lincoln Hall Concert Preview - Friday, 9/21/12 in Chicago)
Before storms forced a temporary evacuation of Grant Park on the second day of Lollapalooza 2012 (ultiamtely postponing the much anticipated set of Chicago's own Empires until the next day), I sat down with guitarists Tom Conrad and Max Steger to chat about returning home to play one of America's most influential rock festivals, Empires' excellent sophomore album Garage Hymns as well as performing Friday night at Lincoln Hall...

Concert Review: Fiona Apple Live in Chicago - Sunday, 3/18/12 at Lincoln Hall (With Setlist)

Concert Review: Fiona Apple Live in Chicago - Sunday, 3/18/12 at Lincoln Hall (With Setlist)
Getting ready for the supposed June release of her fourth studio album (The Idler Wheel is wiser than the Driver of the Screw, and Whipping Cords will serve you more than Ropes will ever do), Fiona Apple proved Sunday (in the first of two sold out shows at Lincoln Hall) that absence does indeed make the heart grow fonder. ...

Kathleen Edwards and Hannah Georgas Live at Lincoln Hall - Thursday, 1/26 Concert Review (With Setlist)

Kathleen Edwards and Hannah Georgas Live at Lincoln Hall - Thursday, 1/26 Concert Review (With Setlist)
Maybe it was the Templeton Rye... maybe it was an unusually attentive audience at what is quickly becoming one of my favorite venues in the city... Whatever it was, Kathleen Edwards was on fire Thursday night at Lincoln Hall...
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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.  ...

Wilco - 2011 Chicago Residency: Night 1 Concert Review - 12/12/11 at the Civic Opera House with Nick Lowe

Wilco - 2011 Chicago Residency: Night 1 Concert Review - 12/12/11 at the Civic Opera House with Nick Lowe
Monday night at the Civic Opera House, Wilco kicked off their sold out, five night run of December shows in Chicago in a grand fashion fitting of the venue with a little help from friends like Nick Lowe and Mavis Staples... ...

Rock For Kids - 23rd Annual Rock & Roll Auction - Friday, December 2 at Park West

Rock For Kids - 23rd Annual Rock & Roll Auction - Friday, December 2 at Park West
Tis the season for giving... And if you're a music fan in Chicago, there's no better way to do it than to help Rock for Kids help local kids this Friday at Park West at the twenty-third annual Rock for Kids Rock & Roll Auction.  This year's auction features items from Paul McCartney, Wilco and more... And live music fans will be drooling over contributions from Lincoln Hall, the Grammys and more...
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Back in Black: A Guide To Catching The Best Live Black Wednesday Music In Chicago On A Budget

Back in Black: A Guide To Catching The Best Live Black Wednesday Music In Chicago On A Budget
Black Wednesday... one of the biggest bar nights of the year in the city of Chicago. Tired of amateur hour at the bars?  Well, here are ten great ways to catch live music within the confines of some of the city's finest clubs.  Check out Flosstradamus at Lincoln Hall, Naked Raygun at Metro and much more... And in case that's not enough, how about five ways to get awfully drunk, awfully cheap, throughout Chicago, via trolley crawls, moustache parties, a turkey testicle festival, charity benefits and more...
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