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VIDEO | Seven Recent Chicago Shows That Have Us Looking Forward To 2020

Though the Chicago concert schedule can slow down a little in wintertime, theres always a good show going on somewhere. Watch some of Tomorrows Verses favorite recent live memories, and check out our events calendar for upcoming events.Wilco at Chicago TheatreWilcos annual Winterlude found the band performing four nights at Chicago Theatre, including collaborations...

Friday Reviews | The Seven Best Albums Out January 31

Drive-By Truckers - The UnravelingAlternative-country pioneers Drive-By Truckers return with another politically-poised studio album, The Unraveling, more than three years since their last release. With layers of powerful guitars, emotional vocal deliveries and a rock-solid rhythm section, its obvious that theyre still rocking as hard as ever. Destroyer - Have We MetSongwriter Dan Bejar,...

Goose Island Announces “312 Day” Concerts For 2020

Iconic Chicago brewery Goose Island has announced their annual concerts for 312 Day, taking place on March 12. The invented holiday brings seven bands of diverse styles to different venues across the city of Chicago.This year will feature the following:The Allah-Las @ SchubasProtomartyr @ Sleeping VillageDurand Jones & The Indications @ Thalia HallRich The Kid @ House Of VansAvail @...

Video | Six Incredible Recent Collaborations

Watch as some of Tomorrows Verses favorite artists come together in these 10 amazing videos. Marcus King & Dan AuerbachSouthern-rock revivalist Marcus King released his debut solo record, El Dorado, last week. The bluesy, soulful album was produced by the Black Keys Dan Auerbach, and the two guitarists jammed out gorgeous renditions of Beautiful...

Friday Reviews | The Nine Best Albums Out January 17

Marcus King - El DoradoSouthern-rock revivalist Marcus King releases his first solo record, El Dorado, produced by the Black Keys Dan Auerbach. Dialing back on the guitar soloing that Marcus King Band has become known for, the record focuses on Kings songwriting and blue-eyed-soul vocal delivery.  Rooted heavily in 70s rock, its a hard...

In Chicago Return, Dopapod Has Transformed [REVIEW / PHOTOS / VIDEO]

Words: Ryan Mannix | Photos: Billy AndresFor many in Chicagos jam scene, Dopapods return was an important night. A band that has word-of-mouth built a following by combining technical precision and explosive creativity, it had been two years since they have been in town. The band seems to like Bottom Lounge a whole lot, playing there...

PHOTOS / RECAP / VIDEO | James 'Blood' Ulmer @ Promontory

By: Michael LepekIn a rare solo performance at the intimate Hyde Park listening room, The Promontory, James "Blood" Ulmer enchanted the audience with a 90 minute set of captivating music.Born in North Carolina as Willie James Ulmer, his career began in the 1960s, playing soul-infused jazz with progressive jazz legends such as Art Blakey, Larry...

The Jauntee Strut Their Stuff At Martyrs'

Words & Photos: Ryan MannixStop me if you've heard this one: the Jauntee is a Boulder by-way-of-the-East-coast jam band. Yes, they are one of dozens.  But the buzz surrounding this group suggests they have something more to offer.  I saw it first hand at Martyrs on a weekday during...

PHOTOS / RECAP | Voice Of Wetlands Festival 2019

By: Howard GreenblattSurrounded by beautiful massive trees dressed in draping Spanish moss, the 16th Annual Voice of the Wetlands Festival was held in Houma Louisiana on October 11-13.Organized by Tab Benoit, the Voice of the Wetlands Festival seeks to call attention to the disappearing swamp habitats in Southern Louisiana. Benoit says that the issue...

PHOTOS / VIDEO / SETLIST | Gov't Mule @ The Riv 9/27/19

By: Howard GreenblattGov't Mule stopped into an old Chicago haunt in the midst of a fall tour which showed great love for the Midwest.The Riv has a perfect rock room vibe for the blues-based grind of Warren Haynes and company.The vibes flowed through the night's setlist, including an encore that paid tribute to...