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Recap & Photos | Cherry Poppin' Daddies @ Navy Pier

By: Philamonjaro Studio Cherry Poppin' Daddies wrapped up a handful of Midwest dates over Labor Day weekend as they continue to tour in celebration of the 20th anniversary of their debut release Zoot Suit Riot.Sharp-dressed and ready to play, there was plenty to see as well as hear.Performing at Navy Pier's...

Late Night Roundup | The National, U2, Pete Townshend, Gary Clark Jr. & More

Watch some of Tomorrows Verses favorite bands hit the promotional late-night television circuit. The National on The Late Show With Stephen Colbert Shortly after releasing the excellent new album Sleep Well Beast, Ohios The National stopped by Colberts show to perform the solemn track The Day I Die. With a giant backing band adding a...

This Week’s Shows | September 11 – September 17

The music scene in Chicago never slows down, and were here to keep you on track. Here is a list Tomorrows Verses favorite shows in town this week. Pete Townshends Classic Quadrophenia @ Rosemont Theater 9/13The Whos Pete Townshend is set to play an extremely special performance in Chicago on Wednesday. Joined by Pearl Jams Eddie...

Dylan and Staples To Kickoff Concert Program At New Chicago Arena

Wintrust Arena, a 10,000-capacity venue, still unfinished, sits on the Near South Side as part of the McCormick Place Convention Center awaiting its grand unveiling this fall.  In addition to supplienting the already vast convention space in the complex, it will serve as a venue for DePaul Universitys basketball teams as well as...

Friday Album Reviews | 10 New Records You Need To Know

The National Sleep Well BeastOhios The National return with the much-anticipated follow-up to 2013s Trouble Will Find Me, and dont disappoint. Sleep Well Beast is another set of gorgeous, solemn songs, understated but affecting, conscious in every way. Production is flawless, and the lyrics are as personal and gorgeous as ever. Yet Sleep Well Beast...

FESTIVAL WATCH | Fulton Market Harvest Fest

 Festival Watch is a Tomorrows Verse feature where we break down festival news into the facts you need to know.Fulton Market Harvest Fest September 30-October 1Headliners To WatchTortoise Chicago post-rock legends Tortoise will headline the festival Sunday. Truly one of the citys most talented group of musicians, their instrumental capabilities and creative compositions...

On TV | David Rawlings' 'Cumberland Gap'

On TV features a quick recap of what we've been listening to at Tomorrow's Verse headquarters. Who: Songwriter and guitarist David Rawlings, joined by Gillian Welch and moreWhat: Rawlings performs Cumberland Gap for Minneapolis public radio station The CurrentYou Need To Know: The excellent album Poor Davids Almanack came out earlier this month,...

Review / Video | Depeche Mode @ Hollywood Casino Amphitheater 8/30/17

Words: Alex Wood | Photo: DM FacebookThis was my first time seeing Depeche Mode, and it was immediately apparent I had a lot to learn.Ive listened to every Depeche Mode record and know their music well enough, but wasnt the same kind of diehard fan as the people I met in the parking lot, spouting...

Review / Photos | John Butler Trio @ Ravinia 8/30/17

Words & Photos: Zach StoneThe John Butler Trio blew my mind.It's that feeling when after pursuing live music actively for over a decade, something that was hiding in plain sight comes rushing into focus.Kicking off their set with "Cold Wind" from their 2014 album Flesh + Blood, Butler noted that Nicky Bomba is currently...

Album Reviews | August 2017 Releases

Randy Newman Dark Matter [8/4]It only makes sense for Randy Newman to return in 2017 with his first new material in nine years. The songwriters knack for cynical and sarcastic songwriting fits perfectly with the political climate, a fact not lost on Newman, who delivers songs like Putin with a firm tongue-in-cheek cleverness. The record still...