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Concert Preview: Julie Meckler - Queenshead Release Party (Thursday, September 26 Live at The Hideout)

Concert Preview: Julie Meckler - Queenshead Release Party (Thursday, September 26 Live at The Hideout)
Local (by way of France) singer-songwriter Julie Meckler celebrates the release of her debut, full-length album Queenshead Thursday night at The Hideout... ...

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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The Best Chicago Concerts of 2011

The Best Chicago Concerts of 2011
I truly believe it when I say that Chicago is one of the greatest live music cities in the country.  Memphis?  Nashville?  Austin?  New Orleans?  All great... But I'd put Chicago right there with any of them.  As Chicagoans, we truly are lucky to have the opportunity to see so much great live music night in and night out at scores of oustanding and unique venues.  From Paul McCartney to Ben Harper (and everywhere in between), here are the concerts that moved me in 2011 and made me consistenly remember why live music is my favorite thing in the world.  ...

Back in Black: A Guide To Catching The Best Live Black Wednesday Music In Chicago On A Budget

Back in Black: A Guide To Catching The Best Live Black Wednesday Music In Chicago On A Budget
Black Wednesday... one of the biggest bar nights of the year in the city of Chicago. Tired of amateur hour at the bars?  Well, here are ten great ways to catch live music within the confines of some of the city's finest clubs.  Check out Flosstradamus at Lincoln Hall, Naked Raygun at Metro and much more... And in case that's not enough, how about five ways to get awfully drunk, awfully cheap, throughout Chicago, via trolley crawls, moustache parties, a turkey testicle festival, charity benefits and more...

The Hideout Block Party, 9/24/11, Chicago Concert Review

The Hideout Block Party, 9/24/11, Chicago Concert Review
Kids These Days, Booker T. Jones, Mavis Staples, Andrew Bird and more performed as The Hideout Block Party returned from a two year hiatus to celebrate its fifteenth anniversary... ...
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A.V. Fest - Concert Review - 9/10/11, Chicago

A.V. Fest - Concert Review - 9/10/11, Chicago
Day 1 of this festival debut featured a rare live set from Champaign's Hum as well as live music from Disappears, The Thermals and more...
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