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Festival Watch | Logan Square Arts Festival

Festival Watch is a Tomorrows Verse feature that breaks festival news into the facts you need to know.Logan Square Arts Festival - June 28-30 Headliners To WatchHop Along - The musical project of songwriter Frances Qunilan, Hop Alongs clean and breezy indie sound will fit the festivals vibe well. Attendees looking for laid-back...

Chicago Blues Fest 2019 In Review [Photos & Recap]

By: Howard GreenblattThe City of Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events hosted the 36th annual Chicago Blues Festival in Millennium Park. The weather was mostly beautiful, the crowds were enthusiastic and the music was hot.Across multiple stages and three packed days, there was so much action, we couldn't contain it all ...

Chicago Blues Fest 2019 In Review [Part Two]

By: Howard GreenblattIf you're starting here, you came in the middle of the story.  Check out Part One here.Born in 1935, Mary Lane knew (and sang with) greats like Howlin Wolf, Otis Rush and Elmore James, but her greatest success may be yet to come with the recent release of her hot...

Late Night Roundup | The National, Vampire Weekend, Bruce Hornsby & More

Watch as some of Tomorrow's Verse's favorite artists hit the promotional, late-night televison circuit.The National on The Late Show with Stephen ColbertShortly before releasing their next full-length, I Am Easy To Find, The National stopped by Colbert. Performing lead single You Had Your Soul With You, the track has the same driving energy and...

Review | Andrew Bird @ The Green Mill 4/2/19

Words: Alex Wood | Video: the1stMikeC | Photo: @andrewbirdmusicAndrew Birds Chicago roots ensure that his shows in the city are always more than simply another performance. The songwriter is notorious for choosing some of the citys best venues, from 4th Presbyterian Church to Chicago Theatre to the Hideout, and delivering an unparalleled live experience regardless....

Late Night Roundup | Karen O & Dangermouse, Strand Of Oaks, Jenny Lewis & More

Watch as some of Tomorrows Verses favorite artists hit the promotional, late-night television circuit.Compiled by Alex WoodStrand Of Oaks featuring Jason Isbell, Amanda Shires and members of My Morning Jacket on The Late Show with Stephen ColbertDense guitar-rock songwriter Timothy Showalter recently revived his Strand Of Oaks project to record with all members of...

Pitchfork Music Festival Announces 2019 Lineup

Pitchfork Music Festival announced the full lineup to their 2019 festival, which takes place at Chicagos Union Park from July 19 to July 21.The eclectic lineup features headliners HAIM, Robyn, and The Isley Brothers, the last of which are celebrating their 60th anniversary in a set featuring special guests. Other highlights include Stereolab, who will be...

Late Night Roundup | Claypool Lennon Delirium, Gary Clark Jr., Anderson .Paak & More

Watch some of Tomorrows Verses favorite artists hit the promotional, late-night television circuit.Claypool Lennon Delirium on The Late Show with Stephen ColbertHaving just released their absurdly trippy sophomore release, South of Reality, Les Claypool and Sean Lennons collaborative project stopped by Colberts show for an equally weird performance of Blood and Rockets. Backed by...

The 10 Best Concerts In Chicago - March 2019

While you can always check our Events Page for upcoming live music in Chicago, here's Tomorrow's Verse's picks for the best shows to catch in the month of March. 1. Phil Lesh & The Terrapin Family Band - March 7 & 8In a rare chance to catch the Deads bassist in Chicago, Phil Lesh will perform...

REVIEW | Dr. Dog @ The Majestic - Madison, WI 2/22/19

Words: Ryan Mannix | Photos: Faraz ChaudryMadison, Wisconsin is one of my favorite towns to visit and a phenomenal place for live music.  I drove up from Chicago last Friday to see one of the great touring rock bands of our era, Dr. Dog. As I pulled up, I realized this is maybe the tiniest...