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Late Night Roundup | Smashing Pumpkins, Neko Case, M. Ward & More

Watch as some of Tomorrow's Verse's favorite artists hit the promotional, late-night television circuit. The Smashing Pumpkins on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy FallonReturning with a lineup close to their original, the Smashing Pumpkins are bringing back old songs while also writing new. The band performed Zero from Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness...

Festival Watch | West Fest

Festival Watch is a Tomorrows Verse feature that breaks festival news into the facts you need to know.West Fest July 6-8 Headliners To WatchKevin Morby Though long known as the previous bassist of Woods that left the band to embrace a solo career, Kevin Morby has truly flourished as an artist of his...

Friday Album Reviews | Eight 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 June 15. By: Alex WoodBuddy Guy The Blues Is Alive And WellAs most Chicagoans know, Buddy Guy is stilling sounding as great as ever at 81 years old. Still performing regularly after more than...

Festival Watch | Fitzgerald's American Music Festival

Festival Watch is a Tomorrows Verse feature that breaks festival news into the facts you need to know.Fitzgeralds 37th Annual American Music Festival June 29-July 3Headliners To WatchNick Lowe with Los Straitjackets Esteemed English singer-songwriter returns to Fitzgeralds on Tuesday, July 3 for a performance with Nashville instrumentalists Los Straitjackets. Combining Lowes powerful songwriting with...

Late Night Roundup | Ray Lamontagne, Courtney Barnett, Brandi Carlile & More

Watch some of Tomorrows Verses favorite artists hit the promotional late-night television circuit. Ray Lamontagne on Jimmy Kimmel Live!Backed by My Morning Jacket guitarist Carl Broemel and members of Floating Action, songwriter Ray Lamontagne performed two songs on Kimmels show, showcasing the spacey sound of more recent recordings.Ray Lamontagne on Later with Jools...

Friday Album Reviews | 10 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 new records from June 1.By: Alex WoodFather John Misty Gods Favorite CustomerThe fourth record from Father John Misty may be the songwriters most direct yet. Without losing the clever and witty aspect of his lyricism,...

Riot Fest Announces Initial 2018 Lineup

Riot Fest returns to Douglas Park September 14-16, and, as always, boasts an impressively eclectic lineup.Though this is only the initial lineup, it contains most of the bands that will appear at the event.Headliners include Beck, Elvis Costello & The Imposters, Father John Misty, Interpol, Jerry Lee Lewis, Incubus, Blink-182, Young The Giant...

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...