Posts tagged "Passion Pit"

An Interview with Ayad Al Adhamy - A Team Spirit Concert Preview (Friday, October 11 at Bottom Lounge - With Surfer Blood and Andy Boay)

An Interview with Ayad Al Adhamy - A Team Spirit Concert Preview (Friday, October 11 at Bottom Lounge - With Surfer Blood and Andy Boay)
Headed back to town for a show Friday night in support of Surfer Blood at Bottom Lounge, I chatted via email with former Passion Pit multi-instrumentalist and current Team Spirit vocalist/guitarist Ayad Al Adhamy about making the transition from supporting player to frontman and the guitar work that sets Team Spirit's self-titled debut EP apart from other bands in the garage rock/power pop realm... ...

Concert Review: Day 1 of Lollapalooza 2012 - Friday, 8/3/12 in Chicago

Concert Review: Day 1 of Lollapalooza 2012 - Friday, 8/3/12 in Chicago
Day one of Lollapalooza 2012 featured the high temperatures that concertgoers have come to expect over the years alongside performances by Black Sabbath, Black Angels, The Afghan Whigs, Sharon Van Etten and more… ...

Concert Preview: Lollapalooza 2012 - 140 Artists on 8 Stages over 3 Days in Chicago

Concert Preview:  Lollapalooza 2012 - 140 Artists on 8 Stages over 3 Days in Chicago
Perusing the Lollapalooza schedule can be a daunting task... Here are some helpful hints on bands that, while not necessarily household names... yet, might just be worth your time this weekend...
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    Jim Ryan has written about music in print and online for a variety of Chicagoland publications for over fifteen years. In addition to duties filling in as Traffic Anchor on CLTV or in the helicopter on NBC 5, you can also catch him Sunday nights at 6PM central as host of "The Rock N' Roll Radio Program" on AM 1420 WIMS and AM 1060 WHFB (streaming at wimsradio.com and via the TuneIn Radio app for the smart phone or tablet). Jim has also worked locally for WXRT-FM, lives within walking distance of the Metro and is an avid White Sox and Blackhawks fan whose first live concert experience came at Comiskey Park in 1984 during the Jacksons' "Victory" tour.

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