Summer ending performance by Chicago

Summer ending performance by Chicago
The annual triple play concert series in New Lenox, IL ended the summer on a high note. Chicago the band performed the final show for New Lenox to a near capacity crowd. Fans sang and danced with their favorite hits spanning nearly 50 years. Photos and copyright by Matthew Medlen Photography

The new face of Blues sets Reggie's Rock club a blaze

The new face of Blues sets Reggie's Rock club a blaze
Thursday night Joanne Shaw Taylor took to the stage of Reggies in Chicago. Right from the start of her set she was ready to play and loves what she does! British blues rock guitarist she has been called “the new face of blues” by British publication Blues Matters! Growing up in Wednesbury, England she became... Read more »

Parmalee Rolls into Joe's in Rosemont

Parmalee Rolls into Joe's in Rosemont
Parmalee took the stage and the energy level went up a notch!  The band who took their name from their small town in North Carolina.  Parmalee’s country rock sound is based in bluegrass, traditional country, and southern rock and blues all the music they heard their families play. Matt and Scott Thomas grew up near Greenville, NC.  They... Read more »
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Morgan Wallen Radio Tour make a stop in Chicago

Morgan Wallen Radio Tour make a stop in Chicago
Morgan Wallen may be new to the Nashville arriving in July of 2015 and has quickly made it his home.  Morgan seems to be on the fast track, in less than a year and he has landed a record deal with Big Loud Records, and started to set some tracks with producer Joey Moi (Florida Georgia Line, Jake Owen) and is... Read more »

Morgan Evans takes the stage at Joe's Live in Rosemont

Morgan Evans takes the stage at Joe's Live in Rosemont
Friday night Morgan Evans took to the stage last night at Joe’s Live in Rosemont, IL.  Who is Morgan Evans you ask? Evans is a Australian singer/ Songwriter has only been in Nashville for little more than a year. But is no new comer to the music industry. Evans released two EP’s in 2013 and from them three #1... Read more »

After 15 years of headlining, Toby Keith still packs a punch!

After 15 years of headlining, Toby Keith still packs a punch!
The 2016 Interstates & Tailgates tour pulled into Tinley Park’s Hollywood Casino Amphitheater. Along with Toby Keith was Eric Paslay. But as the show was about to kick off, the rains began to come down.  With the chance of showers forecasted, the amphitheater had been watching the weather. When the storm blew up on the radar... Read more »
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The Gamble's Last Deal

The Gamble's Last Deal
Sunday night at Ravinia Festival Associates Kenny Rogers made his last concert appearance. For me it was a chance to take a step back, to my very first concert as I started out to be photographer.  It was 1985 and Sawyer Brown had just won Star Search and was opening for Kenny Rogers at Brookfield... Read more »

Chicago Open Air - Day 3 (Gallery)

Chicago Open Air - Day 3 (Gallery)
CHICAGO OPEN AIR WRAPS ITS INAUGURAL WEEKEND WITH OVER 75,000 IN ATTENDANCE OVER THREE DAYS AT TOYOTA PARK JULY 15, 16 & 17 IN BRIDGEVIEW, IL   FEATURING RAMMSTEIN’S ONLY U.S. PERFORMANCE OF 2016 WITH SLIPKNOT, DISTURBED, KORN, FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH, CHEVELLE, BREAKING BENJAMIN AND MORE   The first-ever Chicago Open Air brought more than 75,000 fans to Toyota... Read more »

Chicago Open Air - Day 2 (Gallery)

Chicago Open Air - Day 2 (Gallery)
Chicago Open Air featured performances by more than 40 bands, including Rammstein (the group’s only 2016 U.S. performance and first Chicago show since 2012), Chicago’s own Disturbed (who recently returned from a 4-year hiatus with their #1 album Immortalized), global rock juggernauts Slipknot, Chevelle, Korn, Five Finger Death Punch, Ministry, Breaking Benjamin, Marilyn Manson, Of Mice & Men, and many more. The festival will also include Gourmet Man Food featuring... Read more »
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Chicago Open Air - Day 1 (Gallery)

Chicago Open Air - Day 1 (Gallery)
Chicago Open Air featured performances by more than 40 bands, including Rammstein (the group’s only 2016 U.S. performance and first Chicago show since 2012), Chicago’s own Disturbed (who recently returned from a 4-year hiatus with their #1 album Immortalized), global rock juggernauts Slipknot, Chevelle, Korn, Five Finger Death Punch, Ministry, Breaking Benjamin, Marilyn Manson, Of Mice & Men, and many more. The festival will also include Gourmet Man Food featuring... Read more »