Posts tagged "St. Patrick's Day"

Sláinte - A 20th Anniversary Toast to The Tossers (An Interview With Tony Duggins)

Sláinte - A 20th Anniversary Toast to The Tossers (An Interview With Tony Duggins)
The Tossers have a lot to celebrate this St. Patrick's Day.  I spoke over the phone earlier this week with frontman Tony Duggins about the band's twentieth anniversary, the recent release of their new album The Emerald City and their annual St. Patrick's Day show Saturday at Metro... ...

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...

Chicago Weekend Music Spotlight: St. Patrick's Day Edition! Live Music Highlights, Friday 3/16/12 - Sunday 3/18/12

Chicago Weekend Music Spotlight: St. Patrick's Day Edition!  Live Music Highlights, Friday 3/16/12 - Sunday 3/18/12
This is your guide to catching the best live music both in the city and throughout the suburbs.  This weekend, the green beer will be flowing with a bunch of live music to catch on St. Patrick's Day as artists like Gaelic Storm, The Tossers, Flatfoot 56 and Ike Reilly perform throughout Chicago.  Elsewhere, Levon Helm arrives in Lincoln Square for a benefit, a rare pair of appearances in the city from Fiona Apple, and even William Shatner gets in on the fun.  Things continue on Monday with The Black Keys so there's really no reason not to make it a long weekend... ...
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