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Andrew Bird Announces Intimate Green Mill Concerts, Shares New Single

Originally from Chicago, acclaimed multi-instrumentalist and songwriter Andrew Bird has a history of playing some of the citys best venues, regardless of size. From intimate shows at the Hideout to his notorious Gezelligheid shows at 4th Presbyterian Church to headlining Millennium Parks Pritzker Pavilion, Bird certainly knows his way around the city.Bird has now...

Late Night Roundup | Margo Price, Beck, Phosphorescent & More

Watch some of Tomorrows Verses favorite artists hit the promotional, late-night television circuit.Margo Price on Jimmy Kimmel Live!Even at six months pregnant, country songwriter Margo Price is rocking harder than the rest. Her recent appearance on Kimmels show featured two tracks from All American Made, including an extended take on Cocaine Cowboys where...

Susan Tedeschi Performed With Buddy Guy At Legends

Though Tedeschi Trucks Band wrapped up their Chicago residency on Saturday night, guitarist Susan Tedeschi wasnt done yet.The singer and guitarist stopped by Buddy Guys Legends to sit in on a portion of the blues legends set on Sunday night, surprising Guy and joining on guitar for a few songs.Stage techs began setting...

Late Night Roundup | Conor Oberst’s Better Oblivion Community Center, Greta Van Fleet, Leon Bridges & More

Watch some of Tomorrow's Verse's favorite artists hit the promotional, late-night television circuit.Better Oblivion Community Center on The Late Show with Stephen ColbertA new and excited project from Bright Eyes songwriter Conor Oberst and boygenius Phoebe Bridgers emerged this week after much speculation as Better Oblivion Community Center. The band released an incredible eponymous...

Late Night Roundup | Jeff Tweedy, Gary Clark Jr., Margo Price & More

Watch some of Tomorrow's Verse's favorite artists hit the promotional, late-night television circuit.Jeff Tweedy on Jimmy Kimmel Live!Having recently released a solo album, Warm, as well as a memoir, Wilco frontman Jeff Tweedy has had a very busy year. He recently stopped by Kimmel's show, backed by his sons, Spencer...

Alex's Top 100 Albums Of 2018

For the last decade, Ive compiled a list of my favorite studio albums at the end of each year. It gives me a reason to go back and listen to everything again, and lays out a sort of pattern that helps me comprehend the year in music on some larger scale.2018 was an interesting year,...

Review | Ryley Walker @ The Empty Bottle 12-28-18

By: Alex WoodA large part of Ryley Walkers appeal is his level of unpredictability. Each studio record from the Chicago songwriter shifts sounds dramatically. Each tour features a different band delivering a different sound, even for the same old songs.Walkers an example of an artist simply following his heart and mind wherever they wander,...

Setlist / Video / Audio | Bob Weir & Wolf Brothers Celebrate Halloween In Chicago

[instagram id="Bpn7L7-ny7I"]Bob Weir brought his trio to the Chicago Theatre for a Halloween night performance that was also webcast around the world.In nineteen songs that covered Grateful Dead, Ratdog and other tunes from the Dead Family songbook, Weird, bassist Don Was and drummer Jay Lane primed the sold-out crowd,...

The Incredibly Wild Ride of White Denim [House Of Blues Chicago 2018]

[instagram id="Bn0-ZVkAUUr"]Smoking hot take:  theres more noise in music circles around what White Denim once was (a lightning-in-a-bottle classic-indie-jamband mega-hybrid supernova of brilliance) than what they currently are (the picture of arty yet tuneful, rock-n-roll consistency).  I think we can still celebrate the shining moment of D without discounting the...

West Loop Dance Club and Venue The MID To Close In 2019

The coming months will host the final shows at The MID, a longtime staple of Chicagos nightlife and club scene.But the venue wont go out without a bang.In the coming weeks, the MID will announce One Last Song, a closing party lineup that will allow its patrons final opportunities to dance at the...