Posts tagged "Ravinia"

Part Two: Q&A Interview With Billy Corgan of Smashing Pumpkins - A Ravinia Concert Preview (Saturday, August 30, 2014 in Highland Park)

Part Two: Q&A Interview With Billy Corgan of Smashing Pumpkins - A Ravinia Concert Preview (Saturday, August 30, 2014 in Highland Park)
In part two of my interview with Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan, we delve into the ongoing series of Smashing Pumpkins album reissues and discuss the future of rock and roll in the social media era.  Billy Corgan performs a rare solo set Saturday night at Ravinia... ...

Part One: Q&A Interview With Billy Corgan of Smashing Pumpkins - A Ravinia Concert Preview (Saturday, August 30, 2014 in Highland Park)

Part One: Q&A Interview With Billy Corgan of Smashing Pumpkins - A Ravinia Concert Preview (Saturday, August 30, 2014 in Highland Park)
Gearing up for a show Saturday night in Highland Park, I spoke with Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan about what it's like to look back on his work with Smashing Pumpkins, Zwan and more over the course of the last twenty-five years as he prepares for a rare solo performance at Ravinia... ...

Hall & Oates with Company of Thieves Live at Ravinia - 6/26/11

Hall & Oates with Company of Thieves Live at Ravinia - 6/26/11
Sunday night featured an interesting mix of people in the lawn section at Ravinia.  From twenty-something hipsters wearing t-shirts displaying their typically ironic brand of “humor” (at Ravinia the shirts featured Hall & Oates influenced phrases like “Haulin’ Oats” and “Oates > Hall”) to babyboomers and beyond, Sunday’s show ran the gamut.  The “Live in ’85!” themed wearables were surely selling well. With a lack of recent material, Hall & Oates stuck to the hits on Sunday night… and the hits were plenty. ...
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