Posts tagged "Metro"

An Interview With Courtney Barnett - A Metro Concert Preview (Monday, October 27, 2014)

An Interview With Courtney Barnett - A Metro Concert Preview (Monday, October 27, 2014)
Riding high on the success of her 2013 effort The Debut EP: A Sea of Split Peas, I spoke with Australian singer-songwriter Courtney Barnett about work on a new studio album with her band and the effort involved in capturing the feel of a live set in the studio as she arrives in town for a co-headlining set alongside San Fermin Monday night at Metro... ...

Q&A Interview With Brian Harding - An Ex Cops Concert Preview (Friday, October 24 at Metro)

Q&A Interview With Brian Harding - An Ex Cops Concert Preview (Friday, October 24 at Metro)
Gearing up for a show Friday night at Metro in support of Dum Dum Girls, I spoke with Ex Cops vocalist/multi-instrumentalist Brian Harding about the band's new Billy Corgan produced album Daggers... ...

Q&A Interview with Bill Giricz of The Bishop's Daredevil Stunt Club (A Metro Concert Preview - Saturday, September 13, 2014)

Q&A Interview with Bill Giricz of The Bishop's Daredevil Stunt Club (A Metro Concert Preview - Saturday, September 13, 2014)
Getting ready to celebrate the recent release of their new EP, Veva, Hold On, Saturday night at Metro, I spoke with Bill Giricz of The Bishop's Daredevil Stunt Club about the power pop sounds on the local quintet's latest project... ...
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Concert Review: Brian St. Clair's Final Chicago Show as Local H Drummer - With Setlist (Saturday, September 7 at Metro with Purple Apple)

Concert Review: Brian St. Clair's Final Chicago Show as Local H Drummer - With Setlist (Saturday, September 7 at Metro with Purple Apple)
Saturday night at a crazy, sweaty, sold out Metro, Scott Lucas and Brian St. Clair tore through a ninety minute set in celebration of one of St. Clair's final shows after fourteen years as Local H drummer, joined in the process by a slew of special guests for the sendoff... ...

Concert Preview: Local H (Saturday, September 7 with Purple Apple at Metro - A Farewell to Brian St. Clair)

Concert Preview: Local H (Saturday, September 7 with Purple Apple at Metro - A Farewell to Brian St. Clair)
Continuing a busy year that has seen them tour in support of their seventh studio album as well as a recent EP, local alt-rock duo Local H returns home to Chicago for a special show Saturday night at Metro to recognize the forthcoming departure of longtime drummer Brian St. Clair...

Concert Review: Queens of the Stone Age (Lollapalooza Pre-Show - Thursday, August 1 at Metro)

Concert Review: Queens of the Stone Age (Lollapalooza Pre-Show - Thursday, August 1 at Metro)
Queens of the Stone Age kicked off Lollapalooza weekend a bit early with a special pre-show Thursday night at Metro...
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Concert Review: Crocodiles Live at Metro (Tuesday, June 11 with Japandroids)

Concert Review: Crocodiles Live at Metro (Tuesday, June 11 with Japandroids)
Tuesday night at Metro, San Diego based lo-fi, indie rock outfit Crocodiles opened up for Japandroids at a sold out Metro... ...

Wyeth Is: An Interview With Hockey's Ben Wyeth (Concert Preview: Tuesday, June 4 at Metro with The Hush Sound)

Wyeth Is: An Interview With Hockey's Ben Wyeth (Concert Preview: Tuesday, June 4 at Metro with The Hush Sound)
Earlier this week, I spoke via email with Hockey's Ben Wyeth about the transformation of Hockey, the writing and recent release of the band's sophomore album Wyeth Is and a tour that brings Hockey to Metro Tuesday night amidst a packed bill that also includes The Hush Sound, River City Extension, Genevieve Schatz and Lucas Carpenter... ...

Sláinte - A 20th Anniversary Toast to The Tossers (An Interview With Tony Duggins)

Sláinte - A 20th Anniversary Toast to The Tossers (An Interview With Tony Duggins)
The Tossers have a lot to celebrate this St. Patrick's Day.  I spoke over the phone earlier this week with frontman Tony Duggins about the band's twentieth anniversary, the recent release of their new album The Emerald City and their annual St. Patrick's Day show Saturday at Metro... ...
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Simpleton & Cityfolk Concert Review - With Deanna Devore, March 8 at Metro

Simpleton & Cityfolk Concert Review - With Deanna Devore, March 8 at Metro
Friday night at Metro, Simpleton & Cityfolk headlined a bill that included Deanna Devore and several other local artists...