Tag: Lincoln Hall

Photo Gallery: The Joy Formidable (Saturday, November 3, 2018 - Acoustic Duo At JBTV, Electric Trio At Lincoln Hall)

Ritzy Bryan of The Joy Formidable live at Lincoln Hall (Photo by Philamonjaro Studio)
Welsh alternative power trio The Joy Formidable, featuring vocalist/guitarist Rhiannon “Ritzy” Bryan, Rhydian Dafydd Davies on bass, and drummer Matthew James Thomas, hit Chicago Saturday for a full schedule of performances. Starting at 12:30 in the afternoon, Saturday’s slate began at JBTV for an acoustic taping and continued with another unplugged set as the pre-show teaser/meet-and-greet prior to a sold-out... Read more »

Speak: A Q&A Interview With Kristina Cottone and Jon Gould Of Honey & The 45s (Friday, January 5, 2018 at Lincoln Hall)

Speak: A Q&A Interview With Kristina Cottone and Jon Gould Of Honey & The 45s (Friday, January 5, 2018 at Lincoln Hall)
Back with their first new music since 2015, I spoke with Kristina Cottone and Jon Gould of local blues/soul/rock and roll quintet Honey & The 45s about recording the new EP Speak, taking control of their sales and distribution and much more... ...

Concert Preview: Lollapalooza 2017 (Thursday, August 3 - Sunday, August 6, 2017 in Grant Park)

Concert Preview: Lollapalooza 2017 (Thursday, August 3 - Sunday, August 6, 2017 in Grant Park)
Lollapalooza gets started Thursday in Grant Park featuring headlining performances by Muse, Lorde, The Killers, Blink-182, Chance the Rapper, Arcade Fire and more throughout the weekend. Check out our full weekend preview for under the radar picks, a look at the local Chicago artists performing, plus a rundown of the hottest after shows... ...
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Q&A Interview With Kristina Cottone - A Honey And The 45s Concert Preview (Saturday, January 10, 2015 at Lincoln Hall)

Q&A Interview With Kristina Cottone - A Honey And The 45s Concert Preview (Saturday, January 10, 2015 at Lincoln Hall)
Performing Saturday at Lincoln Hall in support of their latest release, MAD, I spoke with Honey and the 45s vocalist/guitarist Kristina Cottone about Jack Kerouac and direction as a theme, the difficulty of boiling down a wide range of musical influences on their latest EP and just what 2015 holds for the local quintet... ...

A Q&A Interview With Camila Grey - An Uh Huh Her Concert Preview (Tuesday, May 6 at Lincoln Hall)

A Q&A Interview With Camila Grey - An Uh Huh Her Concert Preview (Tuesday, May 6 at Lincoln Hall)
Headed to town for a show Tuesday night at Lincoln Hall, I spoke with multi-instrumentalist and Uh Huh Her co-founder Camila Grey about the electro-pop duo's new album Future Souls and the future of music itself from somewhere in Iowa amidst an Uh Huh Her spring tour of the midwest... ...

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... ...
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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...

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...
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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. ...