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Lollapalooza Photo Exhibit To Come To South Loop

[Photo of Le Butcherettes by Curt Baran]For a week in August, the work of four Chicago photographers will be displayed in a South Loop gallery, featuring retrospective images from some of Lollapaloozas biggest acts of the past.Taking place between August 1 and August 9, the pop-up installation, titled "Rock & Roll Summer," can be...

On TV | Cris Jacobs’ City Winery Sessions

On TV features a quick recap of some of the music were playing at Tomorrows Verse headquarters. Who: Cris JacobsWhat: Backed by his band, Jacobs performs an intimate One On One Session at City Winery in New York City.You Need To Know: An up-and-coming artist blending country, blues and roots music with a soulful...

Double Door Lawsuit Headed To Federal Court

The story of venerable Chicago music venue the Double Door didnt end with its closing, with a serious fight between the buildings owner and the neighborhoods Alderman continuing to plague the currently empty Wicker Park space.Now, the argument will officially move to federal court.Brian Strauss, the owner of the building, is seeking $9.6 million...

Roger Waters Welcomes Eddie Vedder At Second Chicago Show | Setlist + Video

Roger Waters largely stuck to the script at his second show at Chicago's United Center -- filling two sets with Pink Floyd classics amidst a stage setup that evokes as massive mutlimedia anti-Trump rally as much as a rock show.But for the encore, there was a little something extra -- a visit by Pearl...

Friday Album Reviews | Eight New Records You Need To Know

 As every Friday brings new music, Tomorrows Verse brings you our top picks. Here are the highlights for July 21.Nine Inch Nails- Add ViolenceThe newest EP from Nine Inch Nails is the second in a trilogy that began with Not The Actual Events, released in December, and offers a straight shot of everything fans...

FESTIVAL WATCH | Peoria Blues & Heritage Festival

Festival Watch is a Tomorrows Verse feature where we break down festival news into the facts you need to know.Peoria Blues & Heritage Festival September 1-2Headliners To WatchDr. John New Orleans Night Tripper Dr. John will bring his funky, voodoo style to the festival for a set sure to impress. Infectious and endlessly...

Trump vs. Daft Punk | Watch The President Frown Through Bastille Day Parade Performance

President Trump joined French President Emanuel Macron for the nations celebration of Bastille Day.Amongst the most important holidays for France, the parade ended with a celebration of their hometown musical heroes, Daft Punk, where a marching band played a medley of Get Lucky, Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger, and One More Time.With the American...

Setlist / Photo / Video | Graham Parker Duo @ City Winery 7/12/17

Photos & Video: Nunu ZomotBritish singer-songwriter Graham Parker is keeping the flame burning on the road in 2017.His July stop at Chicago's City Winery, as a duo with guitarist Brinsley Schwartz of The Rumour, strips down the sound from the recent reunion of their shared band.And yes, Graham was happy...

On TV | Fleet Foxes Perform KEXP Session

On TV features a quick recap of some of the music were playing at the Tomorrows Verse headquarters.Who: Fleet FoxesWhat: The Seattle folk-rock pioneers performed a full session for the local and infamous radio station KEXP.You Need To Know: Within months of releasing their excellent new record Crack-Up and returning to the stage...

Late-Night Roundup | Sufjan Stevens, Jason Isbell, Chris Stapleton & Lumineers

Watch some of Tomorrows Verses favorite artists hit the promotional late-night television circuit.Sufjan Stevens, Nico Muhly, Bryce Dessner & James McAlister on The Late Show with Stephen ColbertSufjan Stevens teamed up with The Nationals Bryce Dessner, composer Nico Muhly and drummer James McAlister for a new, interstellar album Planetarium. The artists gave fans a...