Posts tagged "Wicker Park"

Q&A Interview With Jim Heath of The Reverend Horton Heat

Q&A Interview With Jim Heath of The Reverend Horton Heat
Headed back to town for shows this weekend Friday night at Double Door and Saturday at Wicker Park Festival, I spoke with Reverend Horton Heat frontman Jim Heath about the influence that his home state of Texas has had on his music, as well as the impact former Sex Pistol Johnny Rotten had on the latest Reverend Horton Heat release, REV.. ...

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... ...

Elisa Grace - Saturday 1/21 at Subterranean - A Concert Preview

Elisa Grace - Saturday 1/21 at Subterranean - A Concert Preview
It's kind of hard to write about Elisa Grace without mentioning the fact that she's... um, gorgeous.  That said, touring in support of her self-titled, debut release, I can't wait to see her this Saturday (January 21, 2012) at Subterranean to see if her unique melding of rock and pop with a touch of country holds up as well live as it does on record. ...
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    Jim Ryan has written about music in print and online for a variety of Chicagoland publications for over fifteen years. In addition to duties filling in as Traffic Anchor on CLTV or in the helicopter on NBC 5, you can also catch him Sunday nights at 6PM central as host of "The Rock N' Roll Radio Program" on AM 1420 WIMS and AM 1060 WHFB (streaming at wimsradio.com and via the TuneIn Radio app for the smart phone or tablet). Jim has also worked locally for WXRT-FM, lives within walking distance of the Metro and is an avid White Sox and Blackhawks fan whose first live concert experience came at Comiskey Park in 1984 during the Jacksons' "Victory" tour.

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