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Friday Album Reviews | Nine New Records You Need To Know

Bootsy Collins World Wide Funk [10/27]Parliament leader and bassist Bootsy Collins returns with World Wide Funk, which may be one of his funkiest records yet. Joined by a slew of stars and admirers including Victor Wooten, Stanley Clarke and Buckethead, each song is offers a different side of the funk spectrum without losing its party-ready...

Full Show Video | Pixies @ Chicago Theatre 10/8/17

Pixies put on a show like nobody else.During the first incarnation, the band released an EP and four albums that literally changed the course of music, influencing the alternative and indie genres infinitely, creating songs that quickly became timeless classics.When the band returned to recording in 2014, reviews were mixed. In truth, this was...

Buddy Guy Announces 2018 Legends Residency

Buddy Guys residency at his blues club, Legends, is a Chicago institution at this point, drawing music fans from around the city and world throughout the month of January.This year should be no different, with 16 Buddy Guy concerts stretching across the month, every show featuring a different opener. Guy performs Thursday through Sunday each...

Smithsonian Releases Crowd-Sourced Rock ‘N Roll Photo Book

The Smithsonian Institution has completed its massive rock n roll project, publishing a photo book that chronicles rock history in a truly unique way.Smithsonian Rock and Roll: Live and Unseen is out today, collecting photos from hundreds of photographers.In 2015, the institution launched a crowd-sourcing website that asked fans to submit their rock-related photography,...

This Week's Shows | October 23 - October 30

The music scene in Chicago never slows down, and were here to keep you on track. Here is a list of Tomorrows Verses favorite shows in town this week.Hiss Golden Messenger @ Lincoln Hall 10/24Hiss Golden Messenger has become a staple in the Americana scene and remains one of the most underrated acts around. Led...

Friday Album Reviews | Seven New Records You Need To Know

As every Friday brings new music, Tomorrow's Verse brings you our top picks. Here's are favorite albums from October 20.By: Alex WoodDestroyer kenCanadian songwriter Dan Bejar returns with another Destroyer album. As always, the record isnt quite the same as anything else hes created. His newest work, ken shares his similar influences, found in Bowie,...

Setlist / Video | Gov't Mule @ The Riviera 10/14/17

On one hand, Gov't Mule's set on Saturday night at The Riviera was a showcase of tunes from their latest LP Revolution Come... Revolution Go.  On the other, Warren was clearing making a statement on his days with The Allman Brothers Band, giving over the bulk of the second set to a trio of...

Late Night Roundup | LCD Soundsystem, Beck, Billy Corgan & More

Watch some of Tomorrows Verses favorite bands hit the promotional late-night television circuit. 1. LCD Soundsystem on Jimmy Kimmel LiveJimmy Kimmel is recording in Brooklyn this week, and what better way to celebrate the city than invite LCD Soundsystem? The band brought the massive sound of Tonite to the show with a performance that includes their...

Festival Watch | The All-Inn Festival On Halsted’s Music Mile

The All-Inn Festival October 19-20You Need To KnowThe All-Inn Fest takes place over two nights in October to celebrate the Halsted Street Music Mile featuring shows at aliveOne, Wild Hare, Kingston Mines, B.L.U.E.S., Tonic Room, and The Store. The shows are free with wristbands available at aliveOne, The Store and...

On TV | Landlady’s Tiny Desk Concert

On TV features a quick recap of what weve been listening to at Tomorrows Verse headquarters. Who: LandladyWhat: Brooklyn four-piece indie-rockers LandladyYou Need To Know: Landlady has emerged as one of the most interesting collectives in todays indie scene, writing creative and melodic tracks that span genres and influences. The band stopped by NPR for...