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Fifteen Chicago Area Theaters To Host Special Grateful Dead Movie Screening 4/20/17

You may have seen the The Grateful Dead Movie before, but in honor of it's 40th anniversary, it's being packaged like never before.Fifteen Chicago area theaters and about 500 nation wide will particpate in the annual Grateful Dead Meet Up At The Movies on April, 20th.The Jerry Garcia and Leon Gast-directed film, was filmed...

Tedeschi Trucks Band Members To Release All-Improv Album

Tedeschi Trucks Band just released an incredible live album and is touring Europe, while some of its individual members (who are not named Tedeschi or Trucks), are getting out there and releasing music and gigging on their own.Whose Hat Is This? was recorded live in Berlin in 2015, a totally improvised set led by...

Taking A Punch | The Charlie Hunter Interview

By: Carmel O'Farrell - @carmelocornCharlie Hunter.  The man has been a music world game-changer and for 20 years he has crafted a meaningful career, chock-full of collaborations and improvisation. His journey began in Berkeley, California and has brought him all around the world as he has fined-tuned his vision as an artist and...

LISTEN | Greensky Bluegrass Performs Latest Album, Covers Set In Aspen

 A post shared by Belly Up Aspen (@bellyupaspen) on Mar 23, 2017 at 9:26am PDTWednesdays are always casual in the land of Greensky, but yesterday was -- as they say --  casual af.  After all, they were at the notoriously casual Belly Up in Aspen, Colorado.After a happy birthday to Monica Bruzza,...

The Zombies Celebrate 50th Anniversary of Landmark Album at Thalia Hall in April

By: Robin ZimmermanIt would be easy to publish a puff piece on the Zombies' upcoming tour with a time of the season reference or two. But that would be doing the band a huge disservice. If recent reviews hold true, theyll be putting on a pair of stellar shows at Thalia Hall in April. ...

Photos / Recap | Big Sam's Funky Nation @ Martyrs' 3/17/17

By: Michael LepekNew Orleans may be a long way from the Emerald Isle, Martyrs' went the funk route with Big Sam's Funky Nation for their St. Patrick's Day celebration.Big Sam got his start as a member of The Dirty Dozen Brass Band.  With this band, Sam is always high energy with his...

Summer Camp Music Festival Announces Late Night

Summer Camp Music Festival has officially announced the late night acts performing in the renowned Red Barn at this year's 2017 event. Also released are VIP packages (for those who want to experience #SCamp17 on a more exclusive level). Thursday night will feature TAUKing McGee (members of TAUK & Umphrey's McGee) and more, Friday...

On TV | Greenksy Bluegrass & Friends "After Midnight" @ Strings & Sol '16

On TV features a quick recap of some of the music we're playing at Tomorrow's Verse Headquarters.Who: Greensky Bluegrass with special guests The Infamous Stringdusters and Nicki BluhmWhat: Pickin' party on J.J. Cale's "After Midnight"When: December 12th, 2016You Need To Know: Strings & Sol is a jamgrass fans paradise --...

Umphrey's McGee Milwaukee umVIP Ultimate Giveaway

It seems like it was just yesterday that we were ringing in the new year with Umphrey's McGee in Chicago.That was one hell of a run. The band has logged many miles in three short months since then, and now find themselves just 87 miles North of Chicago at one of the premier&...

Phish Announces Chicago 2017 Run At Northerly Island, But What's Up With The Venue?

Photo: Dave VannSome rumored additional summer Phish dates have been officially announced, including three right here in Chicago.We've spilled plenty of ink on the merits of the venue at Northerly Island (now called Huntington Bank Pavilion), but the saga continues into this year.Phish played the venue for three night runs in 2013 and 2014...