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Lollapalooza Announces 2018 Aftershows

For many Chicagoans, Lollapaloozas official aftershows are as exciting as the festival announcement itself. Today, the festival announced more than 50 aftershows taking place at 16 different local venues between Tuesday, July 21 and Sunday, August 5.Amongst the highlights are folk-rock favorites Houndmouth at Metro, Zeppelin-esque rockers Greta Van Fleet at The Vic, alternative rock pioneers Franz...

Festival Watch | Taste Of Randolph

Festival Watch is a Tomorrows Verse feature that breaks festival news into the facts that you need to know. Taste Of Randolph June 15-17Headliners To WatchThe Devil Makes Three California bluegrass and folk trio The Devil Makes Three are known for their raucous live shows, featuring an old time sound with the energy of...

Friday Album Reviews | Six New Records You Need To Know

As every Friday brings new music, Tomorrow's Verse brings you our top picks. Here are our favorite records from May 25. By: Alex WoodWood Shjips VFew modern bands have perfected a brand of dense psychedelic music the way that Wooden Shjips have. The San Francisco band takes the late 60s psych scene to the next...

Late Night Roundup | Jim James, Courtney Barnett, MGMT & More

Watch some of Tomorrow's Verse's favorite artists hit the promotional, late-night television circuit.Jim James on The Late Show with Stephen ColbertMy Morning Jacket frontman Jim James stopped by Colberts show to perform the first single off his upcoming solo album, Uniform Distortion. Flaunting a guitar-centric, psychedelic sound that should appease fans of the band...

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 are our favorite records from May 18.By: Alex WoodParquet Courts Wide Awake!With Wide Awake, New York post-punks Parquet Courts changed their sound and created one of the best records of the year. With the help of producer Danger Mouse,...

Studio Verse | Acoustic Sessions

Studio Verse is a Tomorrows Verse feature that collects the best television and radio station recording sessions from our favorite musicians. In todays edition, we explore a collection of acoustic sessions from various genres that have surfaced recently. By: Alex WoodSt. Vincent - KEXPSongwriter Annie Clark shed the electronic sound and backing tracks from her...

Late Night Roundup | Foo Fighters, Nathaniel Rateliff, Leon Bridges & More

Watch some of Tomorrows Verse's favorite bands hit the promotional late-night television circuit.1. Foo Fighters on EllenDave Grohl and his band stopped by Ellen to deliver a scorching performance of The Line. Demonstrating how theyve become the alternative rock powerhouse they are, this is about as hard as a television performance can rock.2. Leon Bridges...

Festival Watch | North Coast Music Festival

North Coast Music Festival August 31 September 2 @ Union ParkHeadliners To WatchJamiroquai Easily the biggest name in this announcement, the British funk act will perform its first Chicago show in more than a decade. Performing Sunday night, its the perfect headliner for this show, combining fun, funky vibes with enticing visuals.Miguel R&B mainstay Miguel...

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 are our favorite records from May 11. By: Alex WoodJerry Garcia Before The DeadThis massive box set compiles most known recordings from Garcia between 1961 and 1964 before the formation of the Grateful Dead. Ranging from birthday parties to coffee house performances to...

Late Night Roundup | Father John Misty, Childish Gambino, Steep Canyon Rangers & More

Watch some of Tomorrows Verses favorite bands hit the promotional late-night television circuit. Father John Misty on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy FallonKnown for theatrical and clever late-night performances, Father John Mistys recent stop by Jimmy Fallons studio is fairly straightforward in comparison. Performing recent single Mr. Tillman, he invited the New York City Gay...