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Late Night Roundup | Greta Van Fleet, Courtney Barnett, Leon Bridges & More

Watch as some of Tomorrows Verses favorite artists hit the promotional, late-night television circuit. Greta Van Fleet on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy FallonRetro rock n rollers Greta Van Fleet have a strikingly similar sound to classic Led Zeppelin, but their live shows have proven the band to be anything but copycats. This is...

PHOTOS / RECAP | The Stars Align Tour at Northerly Island 7/29/18

Words / Photos: Howard GreenblattJeff Beck, Paul Rodgers, and Ann Wilson joined forces to present the Stars Align tour at Chicagos Huntington Park Pavilion on July 29.Beck's closing set was nothing short of incendiary. The crowd stood and roared as he appeared and never sat, the stage bathed in smoke and colored lights.Beck's set contained...

Late Night Roundup | Jim James, Beck, Stephen Malkmus & More

Watch some of Tomorrows Verses favorite artists hit the promotional, late-night television circuit. Jim James on Jimmy Kimmel Live!Shortly after releasing his skuzzy, politically-driven new record Uniform Distortion, My Morning Jacket frontman Jim James headed to Kimmels show to perform a couple songs live. Unlike his upcoming solo tour, James using a full...

Festival Watch | 312 Block Party

Festival Watch is a Tomorrows Verse feature that breaks festival news into the facts that you need to know. Goose Island 312 Block Party - September 21 & 22 Headliners To WatchTV On The Radio - Brooklyn art-rock staples TV On The Radio are known for an impressive live show, making them a perfect headliner for...

PREMIERE | Chicago Farmer's 'I Need A Hit'

Cody Diekhoff -- known around these pages as Chicago Farmer -- has been a regular presence around our Chicago music scene for a number of years.  Whether as a solo performer or in the rarer-but-welcome full band format, downstate's Diekhoff brings life to his songs on stage, and he is finally ready to put...

Mavis Staples Narrates The Animated Story of Ben & Charlie

Maybe you've enjoyed one or both of Ben Harper & Charlie Musselwhite's collaborative albums (No Mercy In This Land is out this summer).  Maybe you weren't aware of them.  Or maybe the thought of this pairing -- two artists of different generations -- was a bit of a head-scratcher.Anti Records has got...

PHOTOS / RECAP | Howard Jones @ City Winery 7/9/18

By: Philamonjaro StudioWhile appearing most often in solo performance in the states, 80's synthpop star Howard Jones visited Chicago's City Winery for a unique concert with this electronic band. The trio featured two of his longstanding sidemen Robbie Bronnimann on synthesizer and keyboards and Robin Boult on guitar.Along with his expected hits, "...

PHOTOS / VIDEOS / AUDIO / RECAP | Dead & Company @ Alpine Valley 2018

Photos: Adjomi PhotographyThirty years ago (to the date) of this year's two night Dead & Company run, Alpine Valley was hosting its penultimate series of Grateful Dead concerts.Whether you were there for the '88 run, another of the now legendary Grateful Dead visits, or any number of concerts throughout the venues 80s and 90s...

REVIEW & GIVEAWAY | Fare The Well - The Final Chapter of The Grateful Dead's Long Strange Trip

Having not attended my first Grateful Dead show until the calendar flipped to the 90s, I was a little late to the game but went all-in regardless.Most biographies of the band gloss over the entirety of the band's late period and end, as the band did, with the ...

Chicago Blues Festival Proves Why It Remains The King [Photos / Recap]

Words: Robin Zimmerman | Photos: Howard GreenblattFrom living legends and dynamic dynasties to well-known national artists, the 35th Annual Chicago Blues Festival was jam-packed with talented acts.For the second straight year, Millennium Park was Ground Zero for the Windy Citys big blues blowout.While Chicagos spectacular skyline served as an impressive backdrop, music and kinship...