Posts tagged "rock and roll hall of fame"

Concert Review: Leon Russell Live At City Winery (Wednesday, February, 25, 2015)

Concert Review: Leon Russell Live At City Winery (Wednesday, February, 25, 2015)
Over the course of ninety minutes Wednesday evening, Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Leon Russell proved why he's one of his generation's most underrated storytellers during the second of two sold out concerts at City Winery... ...

Q&A Interview With Steve Nieve (Concert Preview: Steve Nieve Plays Elvis Costello - Tuesday, September 30 at City Winery)

Q&A Interview With Steve Nieve (Concert Preview: Steve Nieve Plays Elvis Costello - Tuesday, September 30 at City Winery)
Gearing up for a show Tuesday night at City Winery in which he'll reinterpret the music of Elvis Costello solo on the piano, I spoke with longtime Attractions member and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer, Steve Nieve about the unique sound of his playing on the vox organ and what exactly it is that has allowed the music he's created with Elvis Costello to remain so relevant after nearly forty years... ...

Q&A Interview With Dave Mason (A "Traffic Jam" Concert Preview - Friday, February 7th at Beverly Arts Center)

Q&A Interview With Dave Mason (A "Traffic Jam" Concert Preview - Friday, February 7th at Beverly Arts Center)
Headed to town for a pair of shows, I spoke with Traffic co-founder Dave Mason about what it's like to re-work classic Traffic songs on his current "Traffic Jam" tour, the thought process behind his new album Futures Past and his experiences in the studio with Jimi Hendrix, The Rolling Stones, Michael Jackson and more... ...
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Concert Review: Elton John (Saturday, November 30 at Allstate Arena - With Setlist)

Concert Review: Elton John (Saturday, November 30 at Allstate Arena - With Setlist)
Flanked by an eleven piece backing band, Elton John performed primarily a greatest hits set to a sold out crowd Saturday night at Allstate Arena... ...

Flashlight 2013: Q&A Interview With George Clinton (A Concord Music Hall Concert Preview - George Clinton and Parliament Funkadelic - Friday, November 29, 2013)

Flashlight 2013: Q&A Interview With George Clinton (A Concord Music Hall Concert Preview - George Clinton and Parliament Funkadelic - Friday, November 29, 2013)
In town for a concert this Friday, November 29th at the new Concord Music Hall, I spoke with funk legend and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer George Clinton about the state of the music industry in the internet age, artist rights and just what the word "funk" means to him in 2013 after nearly fifty years in music at the helm of both Parliament and Funkadelic... ...

On Shuffle - The Week In Rock: 2.22.13

On Shuffle - The Week In Rock: 2.22.13
The week in rock:  Random thoughts for the music fan on the passing of Chicago blues legend Magic Slim (and a great Pearl Jam story), information on a new initiative from P-Funk legend George Clinton aimed at raising awareness toward copyright issues, details on the 2013 Spring Awakening Festival, plus weekend on sale info for shows by Leon Russell, Alkaline Trio, Johnny Marr and Rush.  All of this plus much more... ...
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Concert Review: "Official Purple After Jam" - Prince & The NPG with Special Guests Andy Allo, Maceo Parker and Janelle Monáe (Wednesday, 9/26/12 at House of Blues - "Welcome 2 Chicago" Residency Finale)

Concert Review: "Official Purple After Jam" - Prince & The NPG with Special Guests Andy Allo, Maceo Parker and Janelle Monáe (Wednesday, 9/26/12 at House of Blues - "Welcome 2 Chicago" Residency Finale)
Wednesday night became Thursday morning as Prince took the stage at House of Blues joined by the New Power Generation and Andy Allo... as well as unannounced guests Maceo Parker and Janelle Monáe capping the third installment of the “Official Purple After Jam” and closing out The Artist’s six concert, “Welcome 2 Chicago” residency…...

Concert Review: Prince - Welcome 2 Chicago - Night 1 of 3, Live at United Center - A Frustrating Evening of Entertainment and Antagonism (Monday, 9/24/12 at United Center)

Concert Review: Prince - Welcome 2 Chicago - Night 1 of 3, Live at United Center - A Frustrating Evening of Entertainment and Antagonism (Monday, 9/24/12 at United Center)
Prince covered ample musical ground Monday night at United Center aiming for more than your average concert experience on the first of his three night, "Welcome 2 Chicago" residency... But ultimately fell short of that goal due to a frustrating finish that proved to be only the beginning of an antagonistic evening and early morning The Artist had in store for his fans...

Concert Review: Bruce Springsteen & The E-Street Band - Wrecking Ball Tour Live at Wrigley Field (Friday, 9/7/12 From The Upper Deck and Saturday 9/8/12 From The Wrigleyville Rooftops)

Concert Review: Bruce Springsteen & The E-Street Band - Wrecking Ball Tour Live at Wrigley Field (Friday, 9/7/12 From The Upper Deck and Saturday 9/8/12 From The Wrigleyville Rooftops)
Friday and Saturday, Bruce Springsteen & The E-Street band were joined by what "The Boss" referred to as "A cavalcade of stars" as Pearl Jam's Eddie Vedder and Rage Against the Machine's Tom Morello joined the band for two sold out shows at Wrigley Field.  Friday, I ventured inside the park for night one, catching the show from the Wrigleyville Rooftops at 1032 W. Waveland on night two...
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Concert Review: George Clinton and Parliament Funkadelic Live at the African Festival of the Arts (Saturday, 9/1/12 at Washington Park in Chicago)

Concert Review: George Clinton and Parliament Funkadelic Live at the African Festival of the Arts (Saturday, 9/1/12 at Washington Park in Chicago)
In town as part of the African Festival of the Arts (continuing through Monday), George Clinton and Parliament Funkadelic performed Saturday night in Washington Park...