Tag: music

Sunday Song of the Day- "Rich Kids Blues" By Lykke Li

Lykke Li’s latest album, “Wounded Rhymes” has been out for a while now and I have liked it for a while now, but lately this song has been stuck in my head non-stop. I really just love when she sings the line “Mama, I got your white lie ways. Mama, there’s nothing you can do... Read more »

The List: Chicago Concerts for the week of May 23

5.23- Lykke Li, Grimes @Metro. Starts at 8 p.m., $26. *V.C. Pick5.23-Bonnie Prince Billy feat. The Cairo Gang @Pritzker Pavillion in Millennium Park. Starts at 6:30 p.m., free! 5.24- Adele @The Riviera. Starts at 7:30 p.m., sold out.5.24- Zmick, Old Shoe, Seven Pines Circle @Lincoln Hall. Starts at 8:30 p.m., $8. 5.25-Nude Sunrise, I Love... Read more »

The List: Chicago Concerts for the week of May 16

5.16-Panda Riot, Michael Lux & The Bad Sons @Empty Bottle. Starts at 9:30 p.m., free!5.16-Jimmy Gnecco @Schubas. Starts at 8 p.m., $15. 5.17-Twilight Singers, Margot and the Nuclear So and Sos @Metro. Starts at 9 p.m., $21.5.17-The Foot, Moon Furies, Big Wig Mechanic @Subterranean. Starts at 8 p.m., $8. 5.18-Joe Purdy, The Milk Carton Kids... Read more »
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The List: Chicago Concerts for the week of May 9

The List: Chicago Concerts for the week of May 9
5.9-Hear We Go Magic, AroarA @Schubas. Starts at 8 p.m., $12.5.9-Malaikat dan Singa, Title Tracks @Empty Bottle. Starts at 9:30 p.m., free! 5.10- tUnE-YaRdS, Buke and Gass @Lincoln Hall. Starts at 9 p.m., $12adv/$14door. *V.C. Pick.5.10-The Fiery Furnaces @Schubas. Starts at 8 p.m., $10. 5.11-The Smith Westerns, Lionlimb @Lincoln Hall. Starts at 9 p.m., $15.... Read more »

The List: Chicago Concerts for the week of May 2

The List: Chicago Concerts for the week of May 2
5.2-John Vanderslice w. Damien Jurado @Schubas. Starts at 8 p.m., $15.5.2-Tiger Bones, Bare Mutants, La Snacks @Empty Bottle. Starts at 9:30 p.m., Free! 5.3-Tame Impala, Yuck, Yawn @Lincoln Hall. Starts at 9 p.m., $14. *V.C. Pick5.3-Lord Huron, This is Cinema, Dinosaur Bones @Schubas. Starts at  9 p.m., $10. 5.4- The Kills, Cold Cave @The Vic.... Read more »

Sunday Song of the Day- "Powa" by tUnE-yArDs

I’ll never forget my first introduction to Merrill Garbus, the mastermind behind the DIY, afro-art rock project, tUnE-yArDs, at the Bottom Lounge opening for Dirty Projectors in November ’09.  I was blown away by the power of her vocals and unique performance.  Though I love Dirty Projectors, their show didn’t hold a candle to the... Read more »
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The List: Chicago Concerts for the week of April 18

The List: Chicago Concerts for the week of April 18
4.18- Darling, Diamond Doves @Empty Bottle. Starts at 7 p.m., Free!4.18- Bass Drum of Death, Cool Devices, UH Bones @Empty Bottle. Starts at 10 p.m., Free!4.18- Song Circle Showcase hosted by Rachel Eve @Schubas. Starts at 8 p.m., $10. 4.19- Delorean, Yawn, Gemini Club @Lincoln Hall. Starts at 9 p.m., $15adv/$18door.4.19- Paper Mice, Trin Tran,... Read more »

The List: Chicago Concerts for the week of April 11

4.11-Health & Beauty, Nat Baldwin, Dan Mohr Trio @Empty Bottle. Starts at 9 p.m., Free!4.11-The Civil Wars, White Dress @Schubas. Starts at 8 p.m., $14.4.11-Phosphorescent, Evening Hymns @Lincoln Hall. Starts at 8 p.m., $12adv/$14door. 4.12-Starfucker, Champagne Champagne @Lincoln Hall. Starts at 8 p.m., $12adv/$14door.4.12-Elephant Gun, Benyaro, Scony Mack @Subterranean. Starts at 8 p.m., $10. 4.13-Skybombers,... Read more »

The List: Chicago Concerts for the week of April 4

4.4- Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue @Lincoln Hall. Starts at 8 p.m., $22.4.4- Patrick Stump, Rockie Fresh @Schubas. Starts at 7:30 p.m., $20.4.4- Electric Hawk, Arabot, Wizard Rifle @Empty Bottle. Starts at 9:30 p.m., free! 4.5- The Joy Formidable, Mona, The Lonely Forest @Lincoln Hall. Starts at 9 p.m., $13adv/$15door. * V.C. Pick.4.5- Toro y... Read more »
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TGIF Stuff

TGIF Stuff
Most of you know that I’m in New York right now feeling smug about having run around the city with my fabulous friends last night (tapas at Tia Pol followed by cocktails and beignets at Henry Public) and even more smug about the big LCD Soundsystem concert tomorrow. Speaking of the LCD concert- I learned... Read more »