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AUDIO: Black Keys @ United Center 9/27/14

With so many sites dedicated to sharing live music recordings, it's not often that you find a complete audience recording of a recent show posted up to YouTube. But that's the medium that Tim Newell of Paper Dolling Films used to share his pull of the first night of Black Keys two nights at Chicago's...

Widespread Panic Reveals Complete Three Poster Triptych for Milwaukee 2014 Run (AJ Masthay)

The crew at Brown Cat have been dropping posters for each night of the run exactly two days ahead of each show.When the first of the AJ Masthay prints was revealed on Thursday, and it was just for Friday's show, I had a sneaking suspicion that we were going to get a full and...

VIDEO: Rodrigo Y Gabriela @ Chicago Theater 10/24/14

There is nobody quite like Rodrigo Y Gabriela, the hybrid folk / acoustic / metal guitar heroes from Mexico City. The returned to Chicago Theater on Friday night and YouTuber Sojahsey1 captured a trio of amazing tunes from this duo.

Setlist: Widespread Panic @ Riverside Theater 10/24/14

Night one comes out of the gates screaming...Ain't No Use >RockC BrownHolden >Stop Go >Up All NightWalkinWeight Of The WorldGiveRadio Child >Gimme >Nobody's Fault But Mine >Imitation Leather ShoesRebirtha >Porch SongRed Hot Mama >Bass & Drums >Drums >End Of The ShowYou Got YoursClimb to...

Photos / Setlist / Stream / Download | Bruce Hornsby @ Thalia Hall 10/23/14

Photos By: Heidi Peters | Audio: Z-ManBruce Hornsby has been going it alone recently in support of a new solo LP Concerts. Everybody at Thalia Hall last night took home a copy on CD, a nice bonus after two hours of non-stop playing and singing from the piano man.The CD, like the show, covers an...

Stream or Download: Sinead O'Connor @ City Winery 10/20/14

We thought it was a pretty good coup when Heidi got us some incredible photos of the intriguing Sinead O'Connor. Her intensity and passion comes through in every shot.Now some audio has emerged from O'Connor's second night of her Chicago run. Have a listen... a nice complement to her photo essay.The StreamDownload Entire...

Panic Fans Guide To Milwaukee: 2014 Edition

The first time I ventured north to Milwaukee to see a Widespread Panic show was over the Fourth of July, 1997. The band was playing a rare two night stand at a smaller stage of the city's famed Summerfest. The pair of one-setters were at the Miller Oasis Stage, which featured metal bleacher-style seats. Oddly, rather...

Under The Willow Breaks Down In Tupelo, Seeking Help From Fans

Every now and then, all of us get smacked around by a bit of bad luck. When this happens to young bands on the road, without their support system and commitments to perform far from home, it can be an even bigger challenge.Chicago area upstarts in Under The Willow make some great music, so...

Photos: Creature Carnival featuring Beats Antique, Emancipator, Shpongle & Lafa Taylor @ The Riv 10/18/14

Photo Set By: Rickie KostinerRickie K. checks in with a huge photo set from Saturday's show, the second of a two night stand at The Riv. With 36 shots, there was certainly plenty to see and capture. We'll have her explain a bit of went down:This show was everything that it was promised to be:...

Setlist / Stream / Download / Video: Pearl Jam @ BMO Harris Bradley Center 10/20/14 [Yield In Entirety!]

Leg two of the "not quite Chicago" Pearl Jam run continued last night in Milwaukee. After playing the entirety of No Code in Moline, Milwaukee got 1998's Yield with just a slight interruption.Not many of the Chicagoans who made the trek up appreciated the shout out to Aaron Rodgers, who was in attendance. But...