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Lollapalooza Announces Lineup, Sells Out Almost Immediately

Lollapalooza's 2015 lineup was announced via The Chicago Tribune this morning. The festival, which will take place July 31 through August 2 at Grant Park, will feature headliner Paul McCartney, the singer's first appearance at the festival. Other headliners include Metallica, Florence & The Machine, Sam Smith, Bassnectar and The Weeknd.Of course that was the DAY AFTER...

Setlist / Stream / Download | Greensky Bluegrass with Phil Lesh @ Terrapin Crossroads 3/24/15

Full Coverage | moe. Weekend in Chicago (Bottom Lounge / Concord) 3/19, 20, 21/15

Photos: Adam Miszewski - @adjomi Miseweski Creative | Audio via archive.orgmoe. breezed through the Midwest last week, touching down at the storied Barrymore in Madison and played three of their most intimate Chicago shows in years, including at the tiny Bottom Lounge which was exclusive to three day pass holders. As usual, the shows were...

Watch Robert Plant Join Jack White For "The Lemon Song" In Argentina

Though Jack White has occasionally covered Led Zeppelins The Lemon Song on the Lazaretto tour, he offered a special performance featuring Robert Plant on vocals at Lollapalooza Argentina.As one could expect, the songs energy couldnt be higher, with Whites band offering a massive reinforcement of the tracks classic riff. Plants vocals still sound outstanding,...

A Jazz, Soul & Funk Lovers Must Listen: Blue Mode "Space Race"

By @312mrgThe sound of a Blue Note Record is legendary. I've worn out plenty of discs -- even digital formats -- over the years. From Jimmy Smith to John Coltrane, Lou Donaldson to Wayne Shorter, and the thick grooves of Lonnie Smith, Rueben Wilson, Jimmy McGriff, and Grant Green.At the tender age of 16, I...

Setlist / Review | Brit Floyd @ Chicago Theater 3/21/15

By: Matt Fricks | Photos: Matt Fricks / Wyatt BrakeThe Chicago Theatre was graced with the aura of Pink Floyd on Saturday night with two full sets and an extended encore from Brit Floyd. Damian Darlington (guitar, vocals) and Ian Cattell (bass, vocals) front the nine-piece group and guided the band through a setlist that spanned the...

Setlists / Videos / Photos | Gregg Allman @ House Of Blues 3/19 & 3/20/2015

With Allman Brothers of the road and even sidelined from their annual March residency at the Beacon, Gregg's taken advantage and is taking his own band out, complete with horn section and a cabinet full of ABB tunes.While his summer jaunt will see some bigger venues with the Doobie Brothers, the spring tour found...

Setlist / Review | Railway Gamblers @ Horse Thief Hollow 3/14/15

By: @WeirScrewedWhile many Chicago's best venues for live music tend to skew north, some of the best local talent can be found south of Archer Avenue.Brown Bag, The Leadfoot Band, and Caution have made a circuit of Americana/alt-country/bluegrass/jam bands that has been entertaining fans on the South Side over the past...

Setlist / Recap / Video | Alabama Shakes @ Chicago Theater 3/14/15

Alabama Shakes newest single, Dont Wanna Fight, previews a dramatic change to the young bands sound, their second record, Sound & Color, coming in April amongst much hype. Those in attendance at their recent Chicago Theatre show got a preview of the new album in full.The band performed all twelve songs from Sound &...

Where Are The Phish Dates? Summer 2015 Edition

By this point, most Phish fans with a pulse and an Internet connection know that Summer 2015 tour dates are imminent. Most even have a reasonable idea about the touritinerary(see bottom of this post for reasonable guesses) and are dutifully planning their summer. But the suspense, the tension of knowing they're out there and just...