Category: Review

Kenny Chesney back on top at Solider Field

Kenny Chesney back on top at Solider Field
After a summer of Boy Scout camp, band camp, drum major camp and American Legion Auxiliary Girls State camp not to mention college tours, it feels good to be back behind the camera again and there is no better way than with Kenny Chesney’s Trip Around the Sun Tour. Kenny has been shattering his own attendance records since... Read more »

Joffrey Ballet rendition of The Nutcracker

Joffrey Ballet rendition of The Nutcracker
Review by: Eric Luczak With the holiday spirit in the air, and Christmas ornaments adorning bungalows all over Chicago, the city is fully embracing the season.  This time of year, people make time to see a rendition of The Nutcracker, and Christopher Wheeldon’s reimagining performed by the Joffrey Ballet is worthy of Chicago. The Nutcracker... Read more »

Weishfest Continues to "Pay It Forward"

Weishfest Continues to "Pay It Forward"
Weishfest turns heads again, and continues Andrews wishes and keeps paying it forward. Andrew Weishar was many things to many people.  Considered to be the “nicest kid I have ever known” by those privileged to meet him, with his faith installed at St. Damian Grammar School, a three sport athlete and all honor student at Brother... Read more »
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Lady A takes to the stage in Tinley Park

Lady A takes to the stage in Tinley Park
The “Heart Break” album has earn Lady Antebellum their fifth debut in the number 1 position in Billboard’s Top Country Album chart!  Their sixth studio album Heart Break sold over 53,000 copies at its release. Brett Young started the night with a short but powerful set to get the night of the a strong start.... Read more »

BARB WIRE DOLLS CD Review

Hailing from an artist commune on the island of Crete, BARB WIRE DOLLS sold everything they owned and left crisis-ridden Greece in 2010 for Los Angeles, at the invite of legendary KROQ DJ Rodney Bingenheimer. The band’s electrifying rock did not go unnoticed by the elder statesman of the Sunset Strip, the incomparable, irreplaceable Lemmy... Read more »

Aaron Lewis Sells Out in Rosemont

Aaron Lewis Sells Out in Rosemont
Confidence is defined as the feeling or belief that one can rely on someone or something; firm trust. Travis Marvin walked out onto a dark stage to a full house with just an acoustic guitar and talent. The confidence in his voice showed right from the start and the shoulder to shoulder crowd jumped right... Read more »
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Alter Bridge Breaking Out of the Midweek

Alter Bridge Breaking Out of the Midweek
On a Wednesday night in Chicago, most people are just starting to look to make it to the weekend, but for those who ventured out to the Riviera Theatre in Uptown the weekend started early.  Located in Chicago’s historic theatre district the Riviera has hosted it fair share of world class performers since it’s opening... 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 »

When songwriters get together to play it usually turns out to a creative explosion!

When songwriters get together to play it usually turns out to a creative explosion!
When Natalie Stovall, Kelleigh Bannen and Ruthie Collins started to play together they soon were playing to full houses! So what do you do next? You take the show on the road.  Joe’s Live in Rosemont was stop one of the first few stops on their tour dates. Natalie Stovall is from Columbia, Tennessee. She had performed on the Grand... Read more »
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Described as a cross between Toby Keith and Eric Church look out here comes Adam Fears.

Described as a cross between Toby Keith and Eric Church look out here comes Adam Fears.
Adam like most, figured he would follow in his father’s footsteps.  It was only after some long conversations with  “the man upstairs” that got him into the music business. While attending Texas A&M he began to draw a following but not until his final year that his opportunity in country music arose.  “We [the band] were all about... Read more »