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Full Show Audio | Bob Weir Welcomes George Porter Jr. In New Orleans 4/18/17

 A post shared by Matt Busch (@mattbusch28) on Apr 18, 2017 at 9:14pm PDT  It's hard to top Bob Weir when it comes to inspring the next few generations of jammers, but Meters bassist George Porter Jr. likely gives him a good challenge.That's why it was so satisifying to hear when Bobby hooked...

Chance’s Birthday Party Raises $100,000 For Chicago Kids, Features Best Cake Ever

By: Alex Wood | Photos: @batterbear91 & @chancetherapperAfter donating $1 million to Chicago Public Schools last month, Chance The Rapper continued his charitable streak by raising $100,000 for charity at a birthday event.The birthday party took place on April 16 at the trendy Studio Paris Nightclub, with performances from T-Pain, Ludacris and Chance throughout the night, where the...

Listen To Father John Misty and Foxygen's Jonathan Rado Cover The Velvet Underground

By: Alex WoodComposer and production duo Mondo Boys scored Eddie OKeefes film Shangri-La Suite last year, which featured contributions from Father John Misty and Foxygens Jonathan Rado, amongst others.Yesterday, the duo shared a 30-minute mixtape to Soundcloud containing selections used in the movie, including a number of 50s rock n roll tracks, trippy instrumentals,...

FESTIVAL WATCH | Riot Fest

Festival Watch is a Tomorrows Verse feature where we break down festival news into the facts you need to know. Riot Fest September 15-17 Douglas ParkHeadliners To Watch:Nine Inch Nails After releasing the excellent EP Not The Actual Events at the end of 2016, fans await Trent Reznors next record. For now, a tour is...

Review & Photos | The Zombies @ Thalia Hall 4/13/17

Words: Robin Zimmerman | Photos: Howard GreenblattIt seemed fitting that historic Thalia Hall played host to the Zombies Odessey and Oracle tour dates in Chicago. As they celebrated the 50th anniversary of this iconic album, Pilsens beautifully refurbished venue was the perfect place for a still-vibrant band to showcase their timeless masterpiece.They kicked things off...

FESTIVAL WATCH | Live On Lincoln

By: Alex WoodFestival Watch is a Tomorrows Verse feature where we break down festival news into the facts you need to know. Live On Lincoln  July 1 & 2 3200 N Lincoln AveHeadliners To Watch: The Motet Seven-piece funk band The Motet specializes in a smooth, jazz-influenced style that can be as rowdy as it can be...

On TV | Sigur Ros & Los Angeles Philharmonic Perform Full Set

On TV features a quick recap of some of the music were play at Tomorrows Verse Headquarters. Who: Sigur Ros performs with the Los Angeles Philharmonic.What: A sprawling, absolutely gorgeous full performance captured for a two-hour live stream.When: April 15, 2017You Need To Know: Sigur Ros have perfected a brand of post-rock that captures...

Grateful Dead’s “Long Strange Trip” Soundtrack Combines Unreleased and Classic Material

By: Alex WoodThe long-awaited Grateful Dead documentary Long Strange Trip will be released in select theaters on May 26 and on Amazon Prime Video on June 2. News and reviews have been slowly trickling in from advance screenings and this week, the details of the movies soundtrack were released, along with a full tracklist.The documentarys primary...

Chris Stapleton Announces New Albums, Releases First Single

By: Alex WoodChris Stapleton first made a name for himself as the leader of bluegrass group The SteelDrivers and as a prolific Nashville songwriter, but became a true country star with 2015s Traveller, his solo debut taking award ceremonies by storm and followed by a grueling, seemingly endless world tour.Now well established as one...

FESTIVAL WATCH | Do Division Announces Lineup

By: Alex WoodDo Division Festival takes over Ukrainian Village for a weekend every summer, featuring sidewalk vendors and two stages of live music, with artists booked by Empty Bottle and Subterranean.This years festival will take place June 2-4 on Division Street between Damen and Leavitt, and the majority of the music lineup was announced...