Posts tagged "Lincoln Hall"

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. ...

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...

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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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... ...
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