Posts in category "Entertainment-Music"

Mass shooting during final act of Las Vegas country music festival, Route 91 Harvest: Artists share their thoughts on social media

Mass shooting during final act of Las Vegas country music festival, Route 91 Harvest: Artists share their thoughts on social media
To be honest, I have no idea how to start this blog. What an absolute terrible tragedy. Route 91 Harvest is a country music festival that takes place in Las Vegas every year. It is sister festivals with Chicago’s own Lakeshake Festival that takes place in June every year for the past three years. All... Read more »

Hotel Amarillo by Caroline Spence -- A song that's been missing from our playlists

Hotel Amarillo by Caroline Spence -- A song that's been missing from our playlists
For my first featured weekly song, I wanted to find something special.  A song I didn’t even know up until the day I wrote this here blog. I found myself perusing YouTube for a few hours when I stumbled upon a song called Hotel Amarillo.  Initially, I was drawn to click on it as I grew... Read more »

Troll calls Kelly Clarkson fat on Twitter -- Her response was perfect.

I don’t understand what tolls are trying to accomplish by calling celebrities, or anyone for that matter, names on twitter. On Tuesday, the Fourth of July, a Twitter member, Cliff Cherokee @Euger23, decided to troll Kelly Clarkson’s twitter with a simple message. “You’re fat” I have a few thoughts. 1. The only positive thing I... Read more »
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Chase Rice performs at Lakeshake Festival – Chicago IL 2017

Chase Rice performs at Lakeshake Festival – Chicago IL 2017
I think my favorite aspect of festivals such as Lakeshake, Windy City Smokeout and Fair St. Louis, is hearing music from artists I wasn’t familiar with prior to the event. Sure, you are going to hear great music from favorites like Miranda Lambert, Rascal Flatts and Thomas Rhett, but I get more excited about the... Read more »

Miranda Lambert puts on an amazing show at Country Lakeshake Festival 2017 -- Chicago, IL

Miranda Lambert puts on an amazing show at Country Lakeshake Festival 2017 -- Chicago, IL
I’ve written about her before, and this won’t be the last time. There’s a reason. She kicks ass. Seriously. She put an amazing show on at the third annual Country Lakeshake Festival at Huntington Bank Pavilion at Northerly island in Chicago Illinois. There was no doubt in my mind that I was going to Lakeshake this year.... Read more »

Country Lakeshake Festival 2017 in Black & White -- Chicago, IL

Country Lakeshake Festival 2017 in Black & White -- Chicago, IL
This year’s Country Lakeshake did not disappoint.  For their 3rd year, they even had a few upgrades including free trolley’s to and from major train hubs around Chicago and tiered ticket levels making the event more accessible. Another addition to the event? Budweiser Clydesdale horses. The event had between 12,500 and 16,500 attendees each day, and... Read more »
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Traveling by way of Music

Traveling by way of Music
You know why I love music? It has the ability to transport you. You see, I would rather be traveling than anything else I am doing at any time. If someone would just give me enough money to pay off my debt and free me, I think I would live a nomadic lifestyle. No real... Read more »

Why Do Country Fans go Crazy for Rascal Flatts? Rhythm and Roots Tour 2016 -- Chicago

Why Do Country Fans go Crazy for Rascal Flatts? Rhythm and Roots Tour 2016 -- Chicago
So I’m recently, within the last two to three years, a country fan. One band I’ve never really gotten on board with is the Rascal Flatts.  I mean, their songs are fun but never felt the need to buy their music or go to a concert.  Well this summer I bought the Mega Pass to country... Read more »

Chicago Bears, Yoga, Movies, Music & More -- Free Admissions and Activities in August 2016

Chicago Bears, Yoga, Movies, Music & More -- Free Admissions and Activities in August 2016
Looking for things to do that are a little easier on the wallet this month? Check the list out below! Looking for something different?  Check this list out.   Monday, August 01, 2016 Music in the Park, Jose Gonzalez + Tall Heights, Millennium Park, 6:30 PM Chicago Bears Training Camp, Olivet Nazarene University Tuesday, August... Read more »
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August Music, Sports, Movies, Trivia, and More: What to do in Chicago every day in August

It appears the July list of things to do was a hit so here I am again with my top suggestions for August 2016. Let me know what you go to, how you liked it and what your excited for this summer in the greatest city in the world! Looking for things to do that... Read more »