Posts tagged "Martyrs'"

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.  ...

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...