Posts tagged "Rock For Kids"

Concert Review: Sons of the Silent Age (Friday, 1.11.13 at Metro)

Concert Review: Sons of the Silent Age (Friday, 1.11.13 at Metro)
Friday night at a sold out Metro, Chris Connelly and Matt Walker (with help from friends like Shirley Manson of Garbage and more) became Sons of the Silent Age, covering David Bowie songs in an effort to raise money for Pablove Foundation and Rock For Kids...

Concert Preview: Sons of the Silent Age (A Benefit at Metro, Friday, 1.11.13)

Concert Preview: Sons of the Silent Age (A Benefit at Metro, Friday, 1.11.13)
Friday night at Metro, Sons of the Silent Age (Shirley Manson, Matt Walker, Chris Connelly and more) will perform a set of David Bowie covers in support of Pablove Foundation and Rock For Kids... ...

Rock For Kids - 23rd Annual Rock & Roll Auction - Friday, December 2 at Park West

Rock For Kids - 23rd Annual Rock & Roll Auction - Friday, December 2 at Park West
Tis the season for giving... And if you're a music fan in Chicago, there's no better way to do it than to help Rock for Kids help local kids this Friday at Park West at the twenty-third annual Rock for Kids Rock & Roll Auction.  This year's auction features items from Paul McCartney, Wilco and more... And live music fans will be drooling over contributions from Lincoln Hall, the Grammys and more...
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Freelance Whales Live at Empty Bottle - 9/17/11 Chicago "Concert Confidential" Live Review

Freelance Whales Live at Empty Bottle - 9/17/11 Chicago "Concert Confidential" Live Review
On Saturday, Freelance Whales performed in Chicago as part of Eventbrite's "Concert Confidential:  5 Cities. 5 Causes. 1 Night."  concert series with a free hour long set at Empty Bottle... and from the opening notes of "Generator First Floor" it was clear that this evening was going to be a celebration of music. ...
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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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