Archive for November 2018

Concert Review: Echo & The Bunnymen and Jonathan Jackson Of Enation (Saturday, November 24, 2018 At The Vic Theatre)

Concert Review: Echo & The Bunnymen and Jonathan Jackson Of Enation (Saturday, November 24, 2018 At The Vic Theatre)
Following successful recent area appearances at Riot Fest in 2015 and at Northerly Island alongside the Violent Femmes in 2017, Echo & The Bunnymen returned to Chicago Saturday night for a headlining set at the Vic Theatre. While the group is touring in support of their new album The Stars, The Oceans & The Moon (October, BMG),... Read more »

Photo Gallery And Review: J Mascis And Luluc (Tuesday, November 20, 2018 At City Winery)

J. Mascis of Dinosaur Jr. live at City Winery Chicago (photo by Philamonjaro Studio)
Guitar stalwart J. Mascis performed a rare solo set Tuesday night at City Winery with opening act, Australian indie duo Luluc... ...

Photo Gallery: Thievery Corporation (Wednesday, November 7, 2018 At House Of Blues)

Thievery Corporation live at House of Blues Chicago (Photo by Philamonjaro Studio)
Thievery Corporation performed their first of two shows in Chicago Wednesday night in front of a full house at House of Blues. A Thievery Corporation performance is more than merely a concert – it’s a celebration of life through music. Founding members Eric Hilton and Rob Garza, along with their usual live musical entourage, delivered a high energy 1... Read more »

Photo Gallery: The Joy Formidable (Saturday, November 3, 2018 - Acoustic Duo At JBTV, Electric Trio At Lincoln Hall)

Ritzy Bryan of The Joy Formidable live at Lincoln Hall (Photo by Philamonjaro Studio)
Welsh alternative power trio The Joy Formidable, featuring vocalist/guitarist Rhiannon “Ritzy” Bryan, Rhydian Dafydd Davies on bass, and drummer Matthew James Thomas, hit Chicago Saturday for a full schedule of performances. Starting at 12:30 in the afternoon, Saturday’s slate began at JBTV for an acoustic taping and continued with another unplugged set as the pre-show teaser/meet-and-greet prior to a sold-out... Read more »

Photo Gallery: Ghost (Thursday, November 1, 2018 At The Aragon Ballroom)

Ghost (Nameless Ghouls) live at the Aragon Ballroom (Photo by Philamonjaro Studio)
One night removed from Halloween, Ghost celebrated for over two-and-a-half hours on stage in Chicago...