Tag: City Winery

Bill Cunningham Looks Back On 'The Letter' As Box Tops Head To City Winery

Bill Cunningham Looks Back On 'The Letter' As Box Tops Head To City Winery
In the early 60s, bassist Bill Cunningham performed at home in Memphis, Tennessee alongside guitarist Chris Bell and vocalist/guitarist Alex Chilton in the British Invasion-influenced group The Jynx. Chilton would go onto form The DeVilles, who would cut the early demos for tracks like “The Letter,” one made famous shortly thereafter as Cunningham and guitarist... Read more »

Rhett Miller Looks Back On Nearly 30 Years Performing In Chicago Ahead of Sunday Set At City Winery

Rhett Miller Looks Back On Nearly 30 Years Performing In Chicago Ahead of Sunday Set At City Winery
For Old 97’s songwriter, vocalist and guitarist Rhett Miller, a career which began in 1993 has brought with it a variety of highs and lows. A number of the highs have come right here in Chicago, one of the first major markets the Dallas group was able to crack outside Texas, thanks to a ravenous... Read more »

Tiffany Revisits 'I Think We're Alone Now,' Preps New Album, Ahead Of Two Shows At City Winery

Tiffany Revisits 'I Think We're Alone Now,' Preps New Album, Ahead Of Two Shows At City Winery
Heading into sessions for her 11th studio album Shadows, the goal for pop star Tiffany was to push her music forward while reconnecting with the fun, celebratory tone that defined some of her most well-known songs in the 1980s. Working with producer Mark Alberici at Rockfield Studios in Wales, Tiffany enlisted friends Johnny Martin (bass)... Read more »
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Robert Randolph On Brighter Days, The Staple Singers And More (Concert Preview: Thursday, February 6, 2020 At City Winery)

Robert Randolph On Brighter Days, The Staple Singers And More (Concert Preview: Thursday, February 6, 2020 At City Winery)
Over the course of six studio albums since 2003, Robert Randolph & The Family Band have used their music to pick people up. Coming out of the Pentecostal church, pedal steel guitarist Robert Randolph entered the non-secular world alongside keyboardist John Medeski and members of the North Mississippi Allstars on the self-titled 2001 album The Word, exposing... Read more »

Glen Phillips Of Toad The Wet Sprocket Explains Just What Happened In Schaumburg (Concert Preview: January 16, 2020 With Chris Barron At City Winery)

Glen Phillips Of Toad The Wet Sprocket Explains Just What Happened In Schaumburg (Concert Preview: January 16, 2020 With Chris Barron At City Winery)
During the 90s alternative music boom period, Toad the Wet Sprocket was making introspective music that dealt with life’s larger issues at a time when angst and edge made for a more popular facade. Singer, songwriter and guitarist Glen Phillips has taken that a step further in his solo career, particularly on his most recent... Read more »

Nicholas Tremulis On Turning 60 And The Importance Of Improvisation (A Nicholas Tremulis And The Prodigal 9 Concert Preview - January 9, 2020 At City Winery)

Nicholas Tremulis On Turning 60 And The Importance Of Improvisation (A Nicholas Tremulis And The Prodigal 9 Concert Preview - January 9, 2020 At City Winery)
While it’s a steadfast desire to push his music forward that’s defined the career of Chicago’s Nicholas Tremulis, turning 60 has provided a good reason for a rare look back. Since his debut on a pair of major label albums released by Island Records in 1985 and ’87, Tremulis has worked with an impressive array of... Read more »
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Photo Gallery: City Winery Chicago Best of 2019 (Featuring: Booker T. Jones, Dave Davies, Brie Darling, Joan Osborne, Digable Plantets, Dave Mason, Robbie Fulks, Luther Dickinson, Amy Helm And More)

Booker T. Jones Live at City Winery Chicago (Photo by Philamonjaro Studio)
A 2019 City Winery Chicago Concert Photo Gallery. Some Favorite Moments (By Philamonjaro Studio) City Winery Chicago had a memorable year of live performances ranging anywhere from Joan Osborne and Rhiannon Giddens to Booker T. Jones and 10,000 Maniacs, alongside local favorites like Funkadesi, Toronzo Cannon, Corky Siegel, Robbie Fulks and more. More about the photography: www.philamonjaro.com https://www.facebook.com/philamonjarostudio https://www.instagram.com/philamonjaro/... Read more »

Photo Gallery: City Winery Best of 2018 (Featuring: John Hiatt, Howard Jones, Joe Pug, Alejandro Escovedo, Brian McKnight, Terri Nunn, Dennis Quaid, Graham Parker, Keb' Mo', Taj Mahal, Max Weinberg And More)

Photo Gallery: City Winery Best of 2018 (Featuring: John Hiatt, Howard Jones, Joe Pug, Alejandro Escovedo, Brian McKnight, Terri Nunn, Dennis Quaid, Graham Parker, Keb' Mo', Taj Mahal, Max Weinberg And More)
Contributing photographer, and City Winery Chicago house photographer, Philamonjaro shares a few images representing a cross section of artists who performed at City Winery in 2018. Featuring: A.J. Croce, Terri Nunn of Berlin, Brian McKnight, Chick Corea, Dennis Quaid, Howard Jones, Keb’ Mo’, James Hunter Six, Keller Williams Duo, Sérgio Mendes, The English Beat, The Zombies... 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... ...
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Photo Gallery: Chick Corea And The Akoustic Band (Thursday, August 23, 2018 At City Winery)

Photo by Philamonjaro Studio
Chick Corea & The Akoustic Band - featuring John Patitucci  (bass) and Dave Weckl (drums) - performed two shows Thursday, August 23rd to sold out audiences in Corea's first appearance at City Winery....