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Setlist / Poster | Trey Anastasio Band @ Aragon 11/28/14

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Setlist: Johnny Marr @ The Vic 11/25/14

Johnny Marr played The Vic November 25 in support of his newest solo album, Playland.The Smiths guitarist first ventured into solo territory in 2013 with The Messenger and shows no signs of stopping. Playland, his second record in two years, boasts a consistent alternative rock sound while Marr proves to still have a knack for well-composed...

Map Of Businesses Named After Grateful Dead References

So Many Roads is an academic symposium held at San Jose State University that focuses on Grateful Dead phenomemon.As you might expect, there's some data driven research as well.Had to share this one that popped up on my Twitter feed via Jesse Jarnow (@bourgwick), who attended the conference and shared a picture of...

Jack White Covers Bandmate on "Parallel" B-Side

Jack White recently released a cover of Dean Fertitas Parallel as the B-side to Lazaretto single Would You Fight For My Love?A longtime collaborator with White, Fertita plays lead guitar in The Dead Weather and toured with The Raconteurs. He is also currently member of Queens Of The Stone Age.Parallel was originally released...

Setlist / Full Show Video | Greensky Bluegrass Halloween 2014 @ Spirit Of Suwanee Music Park

There's been lots of hay made with the various Halloween shows of 2014, but one that's been somewhat overlooked was performed by one of our favorite bands.It was a holiday of road-warrior heroics for Greensky Bluegrass -- supporting String Cheese Incident at their Hulaween Festival, then hopping a plane for a pair of Las Vegas...

Setlist: Smashing Pumpkins at Thalia Hall 11/26/14

Smashing Pumpkins played Thalia Hall as a surprise show on Wednesday, November 26. The set included five songs from upcoming album Monuments To An Elegy amongst classic tracks and a David Bowie cover.We have more coverage on the way, but read the setlist below: Setlist:1. One And All (We Are) (Live debut)2. Being Beige (Live...

Full Show Video: Kung Fu @ Martyrs' 11/21/14

Huge congratulations go to Kung Fu, who sold out this Friday night gig at Martyrs' -- sort of a coming out party in Chicago for this hard jamming fusion group.Adam Huston was on hand to capture the full set from a camera clamped by the soundboard and man does it look and sound great....

Run The Jewels Rapper Killer Mike Addresses St Louis Audience Night Of Ferguson Grand Jury Decision

Last night, a Ferguson, Missouri grand jury decided against indicting Officer Darren Wilson in the death of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown. Following the decision, protests and riots broke out in Ferguson and across the country.Run The Jewels, the hip-hop duo consisting of rappers Killer Mike and El-P, happened to be playing at the...

Setlist / Video: First Aid Kit @ The Vic 11/22/14

Swedish sisters Johanna Soderberg and Klara Soderberg have been performing as First Aid Kit since 2008. The folk duo recently played The Vic in support of their newest record, Stay Gold, and the set contained some interesting surprises, including two covers and a guest.The band infamously gained fame from a cover of Fleet Foxes Tiger...

Interactive Graph: The History Of Lollapalooza

Lollapalooza has experienced huge growth since its incarnation as a touring festival in 1991. As the festival settled solely in Chicago in 2005, the costs of touring were no longer an issue, allowing the curators to schedule more artists. With an increased number of artists came a more diverse range of musical genres.Chicago Tribune recently assembled...