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Friday Album Reviews | Seven New Records You Need To Know

As every Friday brings new music, Tomorrow's Verse brings you our top picks for the week. Here are our favorite albums from April 27. By: Alex WoodDr. Dog Critical EquationPhiladelphia indie-rockers Dr. Dog remain busy as ever, releasing their tenth studio album, Critical Equation, and embarking on yet another tour. The band has garnered serious...

Festival Watch | Americana Music Fest

Festival Watch is a Tomorrows Verse feature where we break festival news into the facts you need to know. Americana Music Fest July 14 @ Acorn Theater, Three Oaks MichiganHeadliners To WatchChicago Farmer A staple of the central Illinois and Midwestern folk and Americana scene, Chicago Farmer has remained prolific for more than a decade, gaining a...

On TV | Del McCoury Band’s Acoustic Guitar Session

On TV features a quick recap of what weve been listening to at Tomorrows Verse headquarters. Who: The Del McCoury BandWhat: A short session recorded for Acoustic Guitar MagazineYou Need To Know: This early morning session wound up capturing a special moment, as the band decided to only record instrumentals. Consisting of bluegrass pioneer Del...

Toyota Park Becomes SeatGeek Stadium, Promises Renewed Music Focus

Most Chicagoans know Toyota Park as the home of the MLS Chicago Fire (or the newer women's Red Stars team).But most of our readers will associate it with a pair of Phish concerts at the Bridgeview venue in 2009.  It was also the home for Eric Clapton's Crossroads Guitar Festival in 2007 & 2010.Those events...

Toyota Park Becomes SeatGeek Stadium, Promises Renewed Music Focus

Most Chicagoans know Toyota Park as the home of the MLS Chicago Fire (or the newer women's Red Stars team).But most of our readers will associate it with a pair of Phish concerts at the Bridgeview venue in 2009.  It was also the home for Eric Clapton's Crossroads Guitar Festival in 2007 & 2010.Those events...

Photos & Video | Michael McDermott Kicks Off Tour At City Winery

By: John 'Nunu' ZomotMichael McDermott is looking to spread the vibes his hometown audiences have given him for 20 years to audiences everywhere.So he used Chicago's City Winery as a beachhead, launching a tour in support of Out From Under (out on April 27th) with a pair of shows that also had the support of...

PHOTOS & VIDEO | Matador! Soul Sounds & Hartswick/Cassarino Duo @ Martyrs' 3/22/18

By: John 'Nunu' ZomotIn this age of funk-and-soul supergroups, it seems like a pick-up band can materialize -- full of a handful of musicians sourced from a pool of well-known jammers -- at any time and for any reason.This group of road warriors is ready to be drawn into battle at...

Late Night Roundup | Jack White, Jamiroquai, John Prine & More

Watch some of Tomorrows Verses favorite bands hit the promotional, late-night television circuit.By: Alex Wood1. Jack White on Saturday Night LiveAfter releasing the rather divisive Boarding House Reach, Jack White brought his new band to SNL for their television debut. Performing Over and Over and Over and Connected By Love, the band rips through...

Setlist, Video, Recap | Margo Price & Blackfoot Gypsies @ Thalia Hall 4/13/18

Photos & Video: Wyatt Brake (zepcowboy)Margo Price delivered a little bit of everything in her Friday The 13th Thalia Hall appearance.Want to see her behind the drums, at the piano, wielding a guitar or being a rave-up front woman?It's all in this package and it is all smoldering.Just as you can't...

FULL SHOW VIDEO | TAUK at Concord Music Hall 4/13/18

[instagram id="Bhip2pBDvZX"]TAUK has a full length coming later in the year, but is touring behind an excellent EP, Shapeshifter I: Construct.Chicago fans may be familiar due to association with (and side projects containing members of) Umphrey's McGee.  And a few more may have become aquainted on Friday as they...