Tag: rock and roll hall of fame

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...

Concert and Venue Review: Lindsey Buckingham Live at City Winery (Sunday, 8/26/12 in Chicago)

Concert and Venue Review: Lindsey Buckingham Live at City Winery (Sunday, 8/26/12 in Chicago)
In town for a pair of sold out shows at Chicago's newest venue, Lindsey Buckingham brought his one-man show to City Winery on the west side Sunday night...

Concert Review: Day 2 of Lollapalooza 2012 - Saturday, 8/4/12 in Chicago

Concert Review: Day 2 of Lollapalooza 2012 - Saturday, 8/4/12 in Chicago
Rain fell on day two of Lollapalooza and with it came mud.  And while Saturday featured performances by artists like FUN, Bloc Party and Red Hot Chili Peppers, the real story was the cancellation of sets by acts like Alabama Shakes and The Temper Trap as well as the subsequent evacuation of the festival as storms rolled in... ...
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Concert Review: Bootsy Collins Live at Cubby Bear (Thursday, 6/21/12 - With Setlist)

Concert Review: Bootsy Collins Live at Cubby Bear (Thursday, 6/21/12 - With Setlist)
The Mothership made an encore appearance Thursday night in Lakeview as Bootsy Collins took to the Cubby Bear stage for a night of P-Funk, solo hits and more...