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Recap, Setlists & Audio: Shoe Groove, Afternoon Moon, Catfish & Dogstars, and Ed Anderson, Ace Bar, 6/15/12

Words and Photos: Dave WecksteinI have arrived at two certainties today. One: I have some new favorite grub -- I write this review after having experienced for the first time the splendor that is Kitschn Diners chicken and waffles. Two: I think my breakfast choice was influenced by hearing the debut of Shoe Groove, a...

Visual Setlists: Phish @ Bader Field, Atlantic City, NJ 6/17/12

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Visual Setlists: Phish @ Bader Field, Atlantic City, NJ 6/16/12

For a write-up on how to read and interpret visual setlists, click on over here.graph looks a little funny since The Horse was "aborted" and Manteca > Light are not listed as seperate tracks at livephish.comView Current RotationView All Summer Tour Visual Setlists

Visual Setlists: Phish @ Bader Field, Atlantic City, NJ 6/15/12

For a write-up on how to read and interpret visual setlists, click on over here.View Current RotationView All Summer Tour Visual Setlists

Preview: Shoe Groove, Ed Anderson, Afternoon Moon & Catfish & The Dogstars @ Ace Bar 6/14/12

Both Old Shoe and Family Groove Company will both be playing next weekend's Stranger Danger Festival, which means you won't be seeing the in Chicago this week. But when a good friend of the bands has a birthday that falls a week before the fest, what can they do?Super Group!Performing live for the...

Festival Preview In Chart Form: Stranger Danger @ Abbey Pub, June 23 & 24

Welcome to summer in Chicago. Nobody denies it's the best time of year and, of course, there are tons of musical options.We are home to mega-festivals in Grant and Union Parks -- offering intriguing lineups but lacking intimacy and coming with a commiserate ticket cost. Swing a dead cat and you'll hit a street...

Blottopia Moves Locations For 13th Annual Festival: Iron Horse in Sabula, IA

It appears that many people are finding this page when searching for information on 2013 Blottopia festival (Blottopia 14). Our post on that topic is here.Original PostSo it's seems like the biggest trend in Chicago area jam-focused festivals is finding new locations. The latest festival, is Blottopia, whose hosts Mr. Blotto are leaving Elgin's Vasa Park...

Setlist & Video: Radiohead @ First Midwest Bank Ampitheater, Tinley Park, IL 6/10/12

Radiohead took the artrock to the Chicago exurbs on Sunday night and even debuted two new songs cut recently at Jack White's studio in Nashville prior to their recent Bonnaroo appearance. Here's the setlist:RadioheadJune 10, 2012First Midwest Bank Ampitheater (aka "The World")Bloom, There There, 15 Step, Kid A, Staircase, Morning Mr. Magpie, The Gloaming, Codex,...

Visual Setlists: Phish @ Bonnaroo Festival, Manchester, TN 6/10/12

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Reviews: Roger Waters Performs The Wall At Wrigley Field 6/8/12

Two of Chicago's best rock journalists have weighed in with interesting takes on the Pink Floyd bassist's stadium sized spectacle at the historic ballpark. Here's Greg Kot's take from the Tribune.And another view from Thomas Conner at The Sun Times.