Posts tagged "Viper Alley"

An Interview With Queensrÿche's Geoff Tate: A Viper Alley Concert Preview (Friday, 5/4/12 in Lincolnshire)

An Interview With Queensrÿche's Geoff Tate: A Viper Alley Concert Preview (Friday, 5/4/12 in Lincolnshire)
Headed to town for a pair of area shows this weekend, I spoke recently with Queensrÿche's Geoff Tate about touring, wine and his current acoustic tour... ...

All For You: An Interview With Sister Hazel's Ken Block (Concert Preview: Sister Hazel Live at Viper Alley in Lincolnshire. Saturday, 3/24/12)

All For You:  An Interview With Sister Hazel's Ken Block (Concert Preview: Sister Hazel Live at Viper Alley in Lincolnshire. Saturday, 3/24/12)
Headed to town for a show this Saturday at Viper Alley in Lincolnshire, I chatted with Sister Hazel frontman Ken Block earlier today about the band's rabid Chicago fanbase, its considerable charitable efforts as well as work on the band's first new studio album since 2010.  ...

An Interview With Rachelle Ferrell - A Chicagoland Concert Preview (Saturday, 3/3/12 at Viper Alley in Lincolnshire)

An Interview With Rachelle Ferrell - A Chicagoland Concert Preview (Saturday, 3/3/12 at Viper Alley in Lincolnshire)
Heading to town for two shows this Saturday at Viper Alley in Lincolnshire, I had the opportunity to chat with Rachelle Ferrell last week about the state of the music industry, the role of music in today's society, her forthcoming album Art and Soul and much more...
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The Worst Chicago Concerts of 2011

The Worst Chicago Concerts of 2011
I try to stay away from dwelling on the negative in this space.  There are already plenty of places on the internet where one can go to find bitter, vitriolic music writing.  That said, while I saw an amazing amount of great live music in 2011... there were a few duds.  So from Chuck Berry to Charlie Sheen, here are the concerts that made me cringe in 2011... ...

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.  ...