Archive for February 2015

2015 Kennedy Cup Championship games begin in the Chicago

2015 Kennedy Cup Championship games begin in the Chicago
2015 Kennedy Cup Championship Ice Hockey playoffs first game was played on February 26, at Seven Bridges Ice Arena in Woodridge. Benet Academy has the best record of 20 wins and only 1 loss, and they have not lost a game since early November. They face off against Providence Catholic High School who comes in to... Read more »

Tom Paxton to perform final tour with stop in Chicago

Tom Paxton to perform final tour with stop in Chicago
Tom Paxton, legendary singer/songwriter is going out on the road one last time, his new CD “Redemption Road” due to released March 10th on Pax Records. He is coming to Chicago, IL on Saturday, March 21 & Sunday, March 22 at Old Town School of Folk Music. In advance of his tour stop here in... Read more »

Thalia Hall host trio of performers - Cary Brothers, Andrew Belle, Joshua Radin

Thalia Hall host trio of performers - Cary Brothers, Andrew Belle, Joshua Radin
Historic Thalia Hall in the Pilsen neighborhood of Chicago hosted Friday nights performances by Cary Brothers, Andrew Belle and Joshua Radin. Cary Brothers, indie rock singer-songwriter performed his indie rock style. He is a Platinum-selling, Grammy-winner and has become one of the most-licensed artists in film and television. Andrew Belle, a Chicago native and winner of the 2009 MTV... Read more »
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Greensky Bluegrass play sold-out show at House of Blues

Greensky Bluegrass play sold-out show at House of Blues
Review by: Ethan Chivari Saturday night, Greensky Bluegrass played the House of Blues in front of a sold out crowd at the Chicago venue.  The five piece Michigan-based band is currently on their Winter Tour and is accompanied by Rayland Baxter who opened the show just after 8:30 p.m.  Greensky Bluegrass has developed its fanbase... Read more »

David Dunn on the ice, a Faith and Fellowship Night concert

David Dunn on the ice, a Faith and Fellowship Night concert
Singer/songwriter David Dunn took to the ice for a concert at Allstate Arena Saturday night after the Chicago Wolves beat the San Antonio Rampage 3-2 in an intense, down-to-the-wire, overtime game. The concert by the K-LOVE Radio artist was part of the Wolves sixth Faith and Fellowship Night presented by Judson University. It was a... Read more »

Sami Grisafe releases two new tracks for Valentines Day

Sami Grisafe releases two new tracks for Valentines Day
We recently received two new tracks to review from Sami Grisafe’s released on February 14, 2015 called “Brand New Fairytale” and “Tiny Victories.” Last November, we had the opportunity to see a live performance of Grisafe and Eric Himan who performed several songs together. In our previous review of the live performance we gave them... Read more »
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Historic Thalia Hall host Jeff Austin Band bluegrass concert

Historic Thalia Hall host Jeff Austin Band bluegrass concert
Historic Thalia Hall in the Pilsen neighborhood of Chicago Friday night hosted the Jeff Austin band with openers Pert Near Sandstone. Both groups performed their bluegrass musical styles to a psyched group of fans. Pert Near Sandstone, hail from Minneapolis/St. Paul area, they have recorded 7 albums since 2005 and they are currently on tour and... Read more »

Nick Lynch Band rocks the new Rocking Horse Saloon in Oak Forest

Nick Lynch Band rocks the new Rocking Horse Saloon in Oak Forest
Review by guest reporter: Mary Compton Nick Lynch, makes you wanna roll your windows down and take a listen. Lynch and his band performed at the new Rockin Horse Saloon and Grill in Oak Forest for Valentines night. The crowd of about 300, some dressed in cowboy gear, some in suits, came together to hear... Read more »

2015 Auto Show draws big crowds

2015 Auto Show draws big crowds
Presidents’ Day meant no work for me and no school for my 11-year-old son, so we boarded the train in the south suburbs and headed to the 107th Annual Chicago Auto Show, which ran Feb. 14-22. A brutally cold day outside, it was nice to take the warm Metra Electric Line, which dropped us off... Read more »
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Chicago Wolves host Faith and Fellowship Night Game & Concert

Chicago Wolves host Faith and Fellowship Night Game & Concert
Chicago Wolves host Faith and Fellowship Night, presented by Judson University. The Chicago Wolves invite you to join hundreds of other churches from the Chicago area for the Wolves’ sixth Faith and Fellowship Night, presented by Judson University, on Saturday, Feb. 21. This night is dedicated to providing church groups a memorable night of fun,... Read more »