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On TV | Jeff Tweedy And More Guest With Big Star On New DVD

This week, a new CD and DVD release hit] stores that celebrates the musical legacy of Big Stars Third.When songwriter and guitarist Alex Chilton passed away two days before he was scheduled to perform at SXSW with Big Star in 2010, a multitude of famous friends and collaborators traveled to Texas to perform the show...

Roger Waters Details New Album “Is This The Life We Really Want?”

Roger Waters is gearing up to release his first solo album since 1992s Amused To Death. The Pink Floyd bassist has now given press additional details on the album.The appropriately titled  Is This The Life We Really Want? was produced by Radiohead production mastermind Nigel Godrich, and will be released May 19.A pairing...

Photo Gallery | Split Single and R. Ring @ Schuba's 4/22/17

By: Philamonjaro StudioChicago's own Jason Narducy proves to be a formidable frontman and songwriter with his current band Split Single.They appeared on Saturday night a Schuba's as a part of a mini tour with R. Ring featuring Kelley Deal of The Breeders.Yes, Kelley is Kim's identical twin sister and onetime bandmate... but on...

Photos / Video / Setlist | Flaming Lips @ The Riviera 4/17/17

By: John "Nunu" ZomotIf you can look past the spectacle, the confetti, the balloons and smiling faces, there's music at a Flaming Lips show, too.Wayne Coyne and crew touched down in Chicago for a big, bright and beautiful night at The Riviera on April 17th.With banks of electronics and costumes and all manner...

FESTIVAL WATCH | North Coast Music Festival

Festival Watch is a Tomorrows Verse feature where we break down festival news into the facts you need to know.North Coast Music Festival September 1-3 Union Park, Chicago Headliners To Watch:Ween The obvious choice for us at Tomorrows Verse, Ween will return after their triumphant two nights at Aragon for a...

Here's The Grateful Dead: Cornell '77 Mini Documentary

Last week, when Deadheads nationwide gathered in movie theaters to watch a remastered version of the classic The Grateful Dead movie, ticket holders were treated to a mini-documentary on the legendary Cornell 77 shows.Now, with only two weeks to go before the 40th anniversary of the famed Barton Hall show, and its long-awaited official...

These Official Wanee 2017 Videos Are Incredible

The Southern USA is the place to be this weekend.  With Sweetwater 420 Fest in Atlanta and Wanee in Florida, jam acts are making the festival rounds.Wanee has seen several of our favorites on the same days, and they've not been shy about doing a little collaboration.The official YouTube channel of the fest (...

WATCH | Pakistani Musicians Play Bluegrass, Henhouse Prowlers Come Home

There was a time when Henhouse Prowlers belonged to Chicago... now they belong to the world.Spanning the globe as a part of cultural exchange tours set up by the U.S. State Department, they have spread the gospel of bluegrass to unlikely places, and have uncovered just how similar the human family is in...

Setlist / Videos | Jeff Tweedy @ Vic Theatre April 2017

 A post shared by Jam Productions ???? (@jamusa) on Apr 22, 2017 at 9:17am PDTIf it's springtime that means it must be Jeff Tweedy time in Chicago.This year's show come on the heels of the announcement that the Wilco front-man will release a solo acoustic album, and come sandwiched around Record Store Day for good measure....

Review / Photos / Setlist | Of Monteral @ Thalia Hall 4/22/17

Words: Alex Wood | Photos: Zach StoneAn unpredictable band with a definite attention to detail, Of Montreal has remained a relevant and exciting live act for more than a decade, carving out a much needed niche freak scene in the world of live music.The bands performance at Thalia Hall showcased their glam-rock and electro-pop sensibilities,...