Posts in category "North Coast Music Festival"

Joe Russo on Life after Furthur, Why You Should Catch JRAD While You Can and How He's Ready for the Duo to Reunite (!!!!)

Joe Russo on Life after Furthur, Why You Should Catch JRAD While You Can and How He's Ready for the Duo to Reunite (!!!!)
Early on in their Deadicated bromance, the five members of Joe Russo’s Almost Dead said they’d only keep the project going if it was fun.  I guess that means it  must be good times for them, as they’ve been successfully touring since January 2013  and only improving improvised communication and evolving their way through the... Read more »

Turbo Suit + Joel Cummins Forecasted to Meld the Musical Colors of the Rainbow at NCMF '15

Turbo Suit + Joel Cummins Forecasted to Meld the Musical Colors of the Rainbow at NCMF '15
Diverse, hometown music festivals like North Coast don’t typically stack up this phat and honestly it’s a blessing.  Labor day gives us that perfect stretch back into real life, only after experiencing some of that existential new-new with the homies over the summer.  But , one challege we’ve all faced in the trying times of... Read more »

Heineken House: The Double Entendre of Your Drink-Drank-Dance Dreams

Heineken House: The Double Entendre of Your Drink-Drank-Dance Dreams
If you’re an O.G. Coastie, I think it’s fair to say, “We’ve come a long way, baby.”  What was once just a few pop-up stages in our ole’ kickball fields, this fest has become quite expansive. In its sixth year running, North Coast welcomes new-ish addition The Heineken House into its grasps as a spot... Read more »
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Four Reasons to Check out Galactic's "Into the Deep" Release Party Next Weekend

Four Reasons to Check out Galactic's "Into the Deep" Release Party Next Weekend
There are a lot of solid acts to choose from over Labor Day weekend where North Coast after-parties are concerned.  They are pretty diverse across the 16-show-gamut, so I guess one could say there is something for everyone. One of my top show choices is definitely Galactic, as they bring the funky fonky heat, and... Read more »

5 Reasons to go to Spring Awakening

5 Reasons to go to Spring Awakening
If you are a hardcore EDM fan, this list does not apply to you.  You already bought your tickets months ago and requested Friday, June 14th as well as Monday, June 17th (recovery day) off of work in preparation for this weekend.  This list is for those of you that are on the fence and not sure if you... Read more »

What I Learned at North Coast: 5 Moves Every DJ Makes

What I Learned at North Coast: 5 Moves Every DJ Makes
Over Labor Day weekend I luxuriated in the VIP of the North Coast Music Festival thanks to my press pass. One of the perks was access to the VIP section in the crowd for every stage. You can see it on the map displayed here- it’s basically the front left (if you’re standing on the... Read more »
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5 Reasons to go to North Coast Music Festival

5 Reasons to go to North Coast Music Festival
“Like” us on Facebook It’s that time of the year again when LTAM gives its annual “5 reasons” to attend the best concert in Chicago, North Coast Music Festival.  Some things on this list are the same as last year and some are new because while North Coast makes sure to reinvent itself each year,... Read more »

Gino's East or Giordano's? Wrigley Field or Soldier Field? Google Results Declare Winners in 20 Chicago Rivalries

Gino's East or Giordano's? Wrigley Field or Soldier Field? Google Results Declare Winners in 20 Chicago Rivalries
We Chicagoans love to compare.  We will always  compare our city to New York, just like we’ll always debate  who serves  the best deep dish pizza and which side of town hosts the superior baseball team. I thought Google results could be one simple metric to declare a winner, and while I was a it... Read more »

8 Reasons I Will Be Back at North Coast Music Festival Next Year

8 Reasons I Will Be Back at North Coast Music Festival Next Year
Last year we were all younger. North Coast Music Festival debuted, as well as Lists That Actually Matter, and some people were a decade younger in 2010- Like Mike Raspatello. Also last year I published 8 Types of People That Annoy you at Concerts after attending North Coast Music Festival.  But this year I have no complaints... Read more »
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Top 5 Obscure North Coast Rivalries

“Like” us on Facebook. Back in the old days of Rivalfish, I used to do a weekly piece called “Ladies Love Obscure Rivalries”.  It tackled ground breaking  topics such as: “College vs. The Real World”, “Ultimate Frisbee vs. Hacky Sack” and “Baseball Players vs. Water Coolers.”  You can’t see any of these old Hemingway-esque pieces... Read more »