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Setlist / Stream / Download | Wilco @ The Riv 12/12/14

The exciting conclusion of Wilco Winterlude. Here's night six, which features some poignant stage banter from Mr. Tweedy and a warm acknowledgement for Mr. Stirrat from the crowd.The StreamDownload Entire Set (mp3 .zip)[/box]Setlist (as transcribed at viachicago.org) Red Eyed and Blue >I Got YouSecret of the SeaToo Far ApartVia...

Stream or Download: Damien Rice @ Athanaeum Theater 11/14/14

Damien Rices voice is one that has to be heard to be believed, and never is this more true than in the live setting.Touring in support of the excellent My Favourite Faded Fantasy, amongst the years most emotionally charged folk records, Rice played at Athenaeum Theatre. Despite the albums recent release, the set primarily...

Setlist / Recap / Full Show Stream & Download | Yusuf Islam @ Chicago Theater 12/9/14

Though remembered primarily for his tenure as Cat Stevens, Yusuf Islam has continued recording music since dropping the name, creating a string of often-political records since the early 90s that still spotlight the songwriters skill and craft. The singer is currently on his first tour in 35 years, with Chicago being his fourth stop.Yusufs performance...

Setlist / Photos / Video Playlist | Bob Seger & J Geils Band @ United Center 12/11/14

So, *ahem*, apparently two major concerts in Chicago last night featured the song "California Stars". Obviously, Wilco was one, but I best most readers may not have guessed that it would also rock the United Center.Bob Seger dropped the Guthrie/Bragg/Wilco cover in addition to tributes to Steve Earle, Otis Clay and John...

Setlist / Video Playlist | Rich Robinson @ City Winery 12/9/14

Since the Black Crowes can't keep their shit together, the brothers Robinson have gone their separate ways. Chris will front his jamband-esque Chris Robinson Brotherhood at Park West in February and in the meanwhile, Rich visited Chicago on a solo acoustic tour this week.Rich's set included a few Crowes tunes (highlighted in the videos...

Photos / Setlist / Recap | Blind Boys Of Alabama @ City Winery 12/11/14

[flbike]Photos: Hedi Peters | Additional Reporting: Mary Beth BusbyBlind Boys of Alabama first sang together in 1944, so when founding member Jimmy Carter speaks, people tend to listen. Carter introduced the show and spoke in between nearly every song, providing the connective tissue to the origin of this remarkable group for the crowd that gathered for...

Setlist, Video | Wilco @ The Riv 12/11/14

Last night's setlist direct from the instagram of Mikael JorgensonHere's the @wilco setlist from tonight. Now in focus!A photo posted by Mikael Jorgensen (@mikaeljorgensen) on Dec 12, 2014 at 9:44pm PST And for those of you more textually inclined (H/T viachicago.org). Check out the acoustic "Shot In The Arm" below.Sunken Treasure (acoustic...

Setlist / Stream / Download / Video | Wilco @ The Riv 12/9/14

We'll have Alex's review of this show up sometime this afternoon, but wanted to get this rarity filled setlist up ASAP. Tweedy before the encore, "I don't think you'll see another show like this again".Be sure to check out FM sourced audio from night two of the run HERE.And full stream and iPod...

Paul McCartney Hologram Appears in Promotional Video for Destiny Video Game

Sir Paul McCartney recently scored the soundtrack for the video game Destiny, which contains the single Hope For The Future.In a strange new video supporting the song, the Beatles singer wanders the virtual world of the video game as a hologram, singing amongst the games characters and war-filled, extraterrestrial settings.To say the least,...

Setlist, Full Show Audio Stream & Download | Wilco @ The Riv 12/8/14

Night three is in the books and the all out assault on the catalog continues, with minimal repeats so far over the run.The Total Pros horn section, veterans of previous Riviera residencies, also make their first appearance for a handful of songs and the entire first encore. The crowd also was treated to alternate...