Posts tagged "rock"

Interview: Mars Williams - A Liquid Soul 20th Anniversary Concert Preview (Sunday, 1.20.13 at Double Door)

Interview: Mars Williams - A Liquid Soul 20th Anniversary Concert Preview (Sunday, 1.20.13 at Double Door)
What began over twenty years ago comes full circle this weekend as Liquid Soul prepares for a twentieth anniversary party, fittingly enough, Sunday night at Double Door.  Founder and musical director Mars Williams checked in this week with his thoughts on the anniversary as well as news on the possibility of new Liquid Soul music and the chances of resurrecting the band's fabled Sunday night residency series... ...

Concert Preview: The Outfit Live at Cubby Bear (Friday, 1.11.13)

Concert Preview: The Outfit Live at Cubby Bear (Friday, 1.11.13)
Local rock quintet The Outfit returns to the Cubby Bear stage this Friday alongside Fletcher Rockwell and more...

Concert Review: The Smashing Pumpkins - Oceania Live (Friday, 10/19/12 at Allstate Arena With Setlist)

Concert Review: The Smashing Pumpkins - Oceania Live (Friday, 10/19/12 at Allstate Arena With Setlist)
Friday night in Rosemont, the Smashing Pumpkins returned to the arena concert setting with a full performance of their new album Oceania along with other Pumpkins favorites at Allstate Arena...
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Interview: A Q&A With Tom Conrad and Max Steger of Empires (A Lincoln Hall Concert Preview - Friday, 9/21/12 in Chicago)

Interview:  A Q&A With Tom Conrad and Max Steger of Empires (A Lincoln Hall Concert Preview - Friday, 9/21/12 in Chicago)
Before storms forced a temporary evacuation of Grant Park on the second day of Lollapalooza 2012 (ultiamtely postponing the much anticipated set of Chicago's own Empires until the next day), I sat down with guitarists Tom Conrad and Max Steger to chat about returning home to play one of America's most influential rock festivals, Empires' excellent sophomore album Garage Hymns as well as performing Friday night at Lincoln Hall...

An Interview with Scott Lucas of Local H: A Hallelujah! I'm a Bum Album Preview

An Interview with Scott Lucas of Local H: A Hallelujah! I'm a Bum Album Preview
Tuesday, September 18, 2012 saw the release of Local H's seventh studio album Hallelujah! Im a Bum.  I chatted last week over the phone with frontman Scott Lucas abut the new album and the way Chicago is used as a backdrop for it as well as the band's foray into politically charged fare only months before the upcoming 2012 election this November...