Posts tagged "Michele McGuire"

Concert Preview: The 2013 World's Largest Block Party (Friday, June 28 and Saturday, June 29 at Old St. Pat's)

Concert Preview: The 2013 World's Largest Block Party (Friday, June 28 and Saturday, June 29 at Old St. Pat's)
Looking for a way to keep celebrating the Blackhawks Stanley Cup win this weekend?  Join nearly twenty thousand Chicagoans and head downtown for the 29th annual "World's Largest Block Party" at Old St. Pat's (featuring performances by Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros, Phil Vassar, Gretchen Wilson and more).  Earlier this week, I talked with Old St. Pat's pastor, Father Tom Hurley and Vintage Blue frontman, Ben Bassett in an effort to figure out what it is exactly that makes the block party an annual stand out in an increasingly crowded Chicago summer festival landscape... ...

The Drive-By Truckers, Dawes, Joe Pug, Paper Thick Walls, Great Divide and More... A Chicago Bluegrass and Blues Fest Concert Review - Live at the Congress Theater, Saturday 1/28

The Drive-By Truckers, Dawes, Joe Pug, Paper Thick Walls, Great Divide and More... A Chicago Bluegrass and Blues Fest Concert Review - Live at the Congress Theater, Saturday 1/28
"A summer festival brought indoors for the Chicago winter."  That's what was listed on the poster for Saturday's event and it served as kind of a lofty mission statement in a way. Well... as seventeen acts (including the Drive-By Truckers, Dawes, Joe Pug, Paper Thick Walls and more) took to the stage Saturday night at the Congress Theater, I'd say the event was an overwhelming success.  ...

Great Divide and Paper Thick Walls - A Chicago Bluegrass and Blues Festival Concert Preview (Saturday, 1/28 at Congress Theater)

Great Divide and Paper Thick Walls - A Chicago Bluegrass and Blues Festival Concert Preview (Saturday, 1/28 at Congress Theater)
As the 2012 Chicago Bluegrass and Blues Fest draws to a close, fans have one more night of music to look forward to when 17 bands (including Great Divide, Paper Thick Walls, Joe Pug, Dawes, The Drive-By Truckers and more) perform on three stages Saturday night at the Congress Theater.  ...
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