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New Music Venue Proposed For Downtown Aurora

The Fox Valley Music Foundation wants to turn an unused, city-owned building in downtown Aurora into a music venue and event space.Steve Warrenfeltz, president of the foundation, pitched the idea to Aurora City Councils Finance Committee during discussions of how to use the vacant building at 19 to 21 S. Broadway.He described his plans as...

Late Night Roundup | Foo Fighters with Alice Cooper, Thundercat, Fleet Foxes & More

Watch some of Tomorrows Verses favorite bands hit the promotional late-night television circuit. 1. Fleet Foxes on The Late Show with Stephen ColbertHaving released one of the best albums of 2017, Seattle progressive-folk pioneers Fleet Foxes continue a lengthy tour and stopped by Colberts show to promote Crack-Up. The band brought a gorgeous rendition of Fools Errand,...

This Week’s Shows | October 31 – November 6

The music scene in Chicago never slows down, and were here to keep you on track. Here is a list of Tomorrows Verses favorite shows in town this week.Terrapin Flyer @ Chop Shop 10/31Chicagos favorite Grateful Dead cover band Terrapin Flyer will perform a free show at 1st Ward / Chop Shop in Wicker Park on...

Friday Album Reviews | Nine New Records You Need To Know

Bootsy Collins World Wide Funk [10/27]Parliament leader and bassist Bootsy Collins returns with World Wide Funk, which may be one of his funkiest records yet. Joined by a slew of stars and admirers including Victor Wooten, Stanley Clarke and Buckethead, each song is offers a different side of the funk spectrum without losing its party-ready...

Full Show Video | Pixies @ Chicago Theatre 10/8/17

Pixies put on a show like nobody else.During the first incarnation, the band released an EP and four albums that literally changed the course of music, influencing the alternative and indie genres infinitely, creating songs that quickly became timeless classics.When the band returned to recording in 2014, reviews were mixed. In truth, this was...

Buddy Guy Announces 2018 Legends Residency

Buddy Guys residency at his blues club, Legends, is a Chicago institution at this point, drawing music fans from around the city and world throughout the month of January.This year should be no different, with 16 Buddy Guy concerts stretching across the month, every show featuring a different opener. Guy performs Thursday through Sunday each...

Smithsonian Releases Crowd-Sourced Rock ‘N Roll Photo Book

The Smithsonian Institution has completed its massive rock n roll project, publishing a photo book that chronicles rock history in a truly unique way.Smithsonian Rock and Roll: Live and Unseen is out today, collecting photos from hundreds of photographers.In 2015, the institution launched a crowd-sourcing website that asked fans to submit their rock-related photography,...

Review / Setlist | Daniel Johnston with Jeff Tweedy & Friends @ The Vic 10/18/17

By: Alex Wood | Photo: @mgnstrSongwriter Daniel Johnston is currently embarking on his final tour, the 12-date trek including two shows at The Vic last week.Amongst rock historys most creative figures, Johnston naturally wouldnt settle for simplicity, instead creating a star-studded tour where each citys stop would be backed by a popular musician or band...

Photos / Recap / Video | Moon Taxi & Too Many Zooz @ Concord Music Hall 10/13/17

By: Zach StoneForgive me... there are a lot of "Moon" bands out there.  I had Moon Taxi pegged for a brass band when I went to cover their October 13th show at Chicago's Concord Music Hall.And what they delivered was something wholly their own -- merging a chill, jammy rock vibe with...

This Week's Shows | October 23 - October 30

The music scene in Chicago never slows down, and were here to keep you on track. Here is a list of Tomorrows Verses favorite shows in town this week.Hiss Golden Messenger @ Lincoln Hall 10/24Hiss Golden Messenger has become a staple in the Americana scene and remains one of the most underrated acts around. Led...