Posts tagged "Wrigley Field"

Mind Your Manners: Why Pearl Jam Fans at Wrigley Field Deserved Better

Mind Your Manners: Why Pearl Jam Fans at Wrigley Field Deserved Better
On Friday evening, July 19th, Pearl Jam went on "rain delay" during a scheduled concert appearance at Wrigley Field... and their fans deserved better...

Concert Review: Bruce Springsteen & The E-Street Band - Wrecking Ball Tour Live at Wrigley Field (Friday, 9/7/12 From The Upper Deck and Saturday 9/8/12 From The Wrigleyville Rooftops)

Concert Review: Bruce Springsteen & The E-Street Band - Wrecking Ball Tour Live at Wrigley Field (Friday, 9/7/12 From The Upper Deck and Saturday 9/8/12 From The Wrigleyville Rooftops)
Friday and Saturday, Bruce Springsteen & The E-Street band were joined by what "The Boss" referred to as "A cavalcade of stars" as Pearl Jam's Eddie Vedder and Rage Against the Machine's Tom Morello joined the band for two sold out shows at Wrigley Field.  Friday, I ventured inside the park for night one, catching the show from the Wrigleyville Rooftops at 1032 W. Waveland on night two...

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.  ...
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Paul McCartney "On The Run" Live at Wrigley Field Night 2 of 2 - 8/1/11

Paul McCartney "On The Run" Live at Wrigley Field Night 2 of 2 - 8/1/11
Monday saw another impressive night of music as Paul McCartney finished up the second of two Chicago shows at Wrigley Field, part of his “On The Run” tour. Once again playing 37 songs, Monday’s setlist saw the same solo and Wings material while several different Beatle songs were performed. Fans attending both shows and wondering if the setlist would be any different got their answer immediately as the band (which opened with “Hello, Goodbye” on Sunday night) opted to pick up the pace out of the gate on Monday starting the show with...

Paul McCartney "On The Run" at Wrigley Field Night 1 of 2 Live Review - 7/31/11

Paul McCartney "On The Run" at Wrigley Field Night 1 of 2 Live Review - 7/31/11
Paul McCartney is nearly 70 years old. Not that you would’ve known that Sunday night at Wrigley Field as McCartney brought his “On the Run” tour to Chicago for the first of two shows. ...