Posts tagged "South By Southwest"

The Joy Formidable Concert Review - With Kitten, April 2 at the Vic Theatre

The Joy Formidable Concert Review - With Kitten, April 2 at the Vic Theatre
Following the January release of their second album Wolf's Law and recent appearances at the South By Southwest music festival in Austin, Texas, Welsh power trio The Joy Formidable arrived in Chicago Tuesday night for ninety minutes of unpredictability and unbridled rock emotion...

Shout Out Out Out Out Concert Review - March 27 at Schubas

Shout Out Out Out Out Concert Review - March 27 at Schubas
Riding the recent buzz of well-received performances at the South By Southwest music festival in Austin, Texas, six piece, Canadian, electronic outfit Shout Out Out Out Out arrived in Chicago for a Wednesday night performance at Schubas...

Local H Concert Preview - An Interview With Scott Lucas (Saturday, March 30 at The Montrose Room in Rosemont)

Local H Concert Preview - An Interview With Scott Lucas (Saturday, March 30 at The Montrose Room in Rosemont)
Following a string of rare concert cancelations (the result of an incident that took place following a February concert in Moscow), Local H returns to the stage this Saturday in Rosemont at The Montrose Room.  Temporarily left unable to sing after being choked out and mugged, Local H frontman Scott Lucas checked in this week via email to discuss the perils of finding yourself the unwitting victim of random crime in Russia...
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A-Z: An Interview With Rick McMurray of Ash

A-Z:  An Interview With Rick McMurray of Ash
Currently in Texas for South By Southwest, drummer Rick McMurray of Ash checked in this week via email in advance of the Northern Ireland trio's St. Patrick's Day show this Sunday at Lincoln Hall for a chat about the U.S. release of the band's ambitious A-Z Series project...

Ski Lodge Concert Review - With The Pear Traps, March 10 at Empty Bottle

Ski Lodge Concert Review - With The Pear Traps, March 10 at Empty Bottle
Headed to Texas for South By Southwest, indie-rock quartet Ski Lodge swung through Chicago and played alongside local trio The Pear Traps during an early set Sunday night at Empty Bottle...

Blah Blah Blah concert preview: February 9 at Double Door

Blah Blah Blah concert preview: February 9 at Double Door
Getting ready for an upcoming appearance this March at the South By Southwest music conference/festival in Austin, Texas, Chicago indie-rock quartet Blah Blah Blah joins a packed bill Saturday night at Double Door...
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Friday "On Shuffle" - Random Musings On The Rock Week That Was: 3/9/12

Friday "On Shuffle" - Random Musings On The Rock Week That Was: 3/9/12
This week, random thoughts on the new Springsteen album, 311 Day, the 2012 Green Music Fest, South By Southwest, a Radiohead Chicago concert announcement and the death of Ronnie Montrose... ...

SXSW Send Off Party - A South By Southwest Chicago Concert Preview (Saturday, 3/10 at The Hideout)

SXSW Send Off Party - A South By Southwest Chicago Concert Preview (Saturday, 3/10 at The Hideout)
It's that time of year again.  South By Southwest 2012 takes place in Austin, Texas starting on March 13th... And while odds are you won't be in attendance for Bruce Springsteen's keynote address at noon on March 15th, you don't have to head south to catch some of the great bands that will be performing.  Paper Thick Walls, Redgrave, the Waco Brothers, Kids These Days and more will be performing all day this Saturday right here in Chicago starting at 1:30PM at The Hideout.  ...
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