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Review / Videos / Setlist | Rivers Cuomo @ Beat Kitchen 4/10/18

Words: Alex Wood | Photo: @comedyjunkie1Weezer frontman Rivers Cuomo announced an intimate, one-off acoustic performance at Beat Kitchen last week, with tickets selling out instantly the next morning.Though Weezer will perform at Hollywood Casino Amphitheater with Pixies this summer, this 300-capacity performance naturally felt like the polar opposite, an extremely rare opportunity to see...

Millennium Park Announces Free Summer Concert Series

Millennium Parks Summer Concert Series has become a beloved tradition for Chicago summers, offering a wide variety of talented musicians performing free concerts throughout June, July and August. Concertgoers can bring their own food and alcohol and relax on Pritzker Pavilions lawn, beneath one of the citys best sound systems.This years lineup is eclectic...

Friday Album Reviews | 11 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 records from April 6.By: Alex WoodBlackberry Smoke Find A LightNearly two decades into their musical career, Blackberry Smoke remain a beacon of creativity and inspiration in the Southern rock scene, using blues and classic rock...

Late Night Roundup | Ben Harper, Kacey Musgraves, The Breeders & More

Watch some of Tomorrows Verses favorite bands hit the promotional, late-night television circuit. By: Alex Wood1. Ben Harper & Charlie Musselwhite on The Late Late Show with James CordenAfter releasing another excellent set of blues songs, No Mercy In This Land, guitarist Ben Harper and harmonica expert Charlie Musselwhite performed a track on The Late...

Festival Watch | Out Of Space

Festival Watch is a Tomorrows Verse feature where we break festival news into the facts you need to know.Out Of Space 6/21 8/26Renowned Evanston venue SPACE is celebrating its 10th year this summer, and will celebrate by hosting outdoor concerts throughout the summer. The performance will take place at Temperance Beer Company, Canal Shores golf...

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 records from March 30.By: Alex WoodBen Harper & Charlie Musselwhite No Mercy In This LandAfter winning a Grammy for 2013s Get Up!, Ben Harper and Charlie Musselwhite team up once more for No Mercy In...

Festival Watch | Mamby On The Beach

Festival Watch is a Tomorrows Verse feature where be break festival news into the facts you need to know.Mamby On The Beach June 23 & 24Headliners To WatchSpoon Indie-rock legends Spoon return to Chicago to headline the festival Saturday night. Their last record, Hot Thoughts, incorporated New Wave influences that only furthered the bands rocking...

Studio Verse | Funk & Soul 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 funk and soul driven sessions that have surfaced recently. George Clinton & The P-Funk All Stars NPR Tiny Desk ConcertP-Funk founder George Clinton brought his current...

Friday Album Reviews | Seven New Records You Need To Know

As every Friday brings new music, Tomorrows Verse brings you our top picks for the week. Here are our favorite records from March 22.By: Alex WoodJack White Boarding House ReachIn a move that none of his fans expected, Jack White recorded his most recent album differently than ever before, using a computer and ProTools instead...

Late Night Roundup | Arcade Fire, Decemberists, Of Montreal & More

Watch some of Tomorrows Verses favorite artists hit the promotional, late-night television circuit.1. Arcade Fire on Saturday Night LiveCanadian indie-rock icons Arcade Fire brought their glamorous live show to SNL this weekend, performing two songs from their recently released record Everything Now. Using the break between songs to change outfits, the band doesnt hold back...