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Notable Shows Stories

Retro Jamming: Medeski Martin & Wood with Oren Bloedow – Riviera 12/9/2000

Retro Jamming is a new feature in our Audiovisual section. While many of the shows we offer focus on local streams and downloads of recent vintage, these shows reach back to pick some choice recordings from classic Chicago area shows of old.Medeski, Martin & Wood is a band that doesn't make it around these...

Donna The Buffalo @ Fitzgerald’s: Stream and Download

We're so glad that Donna has chosen the burbs for their last couple of visits to the area. And why not? Fitzgerald's is the venue equivalent of Donna's music: comfortable and integrity laden (and with beer). The band settled right in and delivered a beefy set of tunes that evoked mountains, back...

Cornmeal at The Vic – Stream and Download

Hometown show. Big Holiday weekend. A historic venue in a great neighborhood. This gig had all the makings of one for the ages.Cornmeal has been playing Thanksgiving shows in Chicago for ten years, and according to our friends at Chicago Jam Scene, they delivered yet again in the big room.I've just got this...

The Prehistory of Furthur’s John Kadelick: A Hairball Willie Stream and Download

John Kadelick has been turning heads all over the country with Phil Lesh and Bob Weir in Furthur, and before that with Dark Star Orchestra. But those of us in Chicago have been seeing John perform from way back, some of us even before the days of $5 cover DSO at Martyr's on Tuesday nights.I...

Mike Gordon @ Lincoln Hall: Stream and Download

Among the many changes around here in the next several weeks will be an increased focus on offering more multimedia content, especially audio and video. Our goal is to be a hub of sorts for streams and iPod ready downloads for notable Chicago area shows -- both out in the burbs and all around town....

Furthur Chicago Night Two – Setlist, Stream and More

Another smoker in Chicago last night. Here's what what down:11/13/10UIC Pavillion, Chicago, IL1:New Minglewood Blues, Dire Wolf, Mama Tried, Doin' That Rag > Mason's Children > Passenger > Caution > Get Back2:Lost Sailor > Saint of Circumstance > Mountain Song > I Know You Rider > Morning Dew, Unbroken Chain > Terrapin...

Furthur Chicago Night One – Setlist, Recap, Stream and More

Great night in the UIC Pavillion last night as long as you didn't leave your seat. Here's what went down:Friday 11/12/10UIC Pavillion - Chicago, IL1: Jack Straw, Mississippi Half Step, Ramble On Rose, Big River, Just Like Tom Thumbs Blues, Dear Prudence, Alligator, Hard To Handle2: Viola Lee Blues > Dark Star > Shakedown...

Solo and Acoustic, The Jeff Massey Way

Update 6/15/10: Enjoy a stream of the entire show by clicking below, courtesy of Joe Perona. Solo and acoustic. A musician has got to have pretty big stones to pull it off. Without a band and effects for distraction, the audience can only focus on the artist, warts and all. They are laying it out there,...

Bob Marley: Live In Chicago

I wanted to write a little something for the blog that explored the connection between Bob Marley and the great city of Chicago. A man of the world, Bob did some seriously globe trotting in his years and spent time living in Europe and touring the world over. I was curious if there was any...