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John Lennon - Thirty Years Gone

Today marks thirty years that the world has been without John Lennon.We choose to remember him on this day and honor the duality of his legacy: the Working Class Hero, artist and poet who put aside his ego and declared his principles on the world's stage......and the rock star that found redemption in...

Going Furthur In New York - Phil's East Coast Crash Pad

Phil always seems to bring the jams when he visits the Big Apple. Maybe its because he knows he'll be chillaxing at his sweet Soho second home. At just a touch shy of $1.8 million (indications are that this was a cash transaction), this condo is nice "home away from home" in the city. It's convenient...

The Art Of The Sit-in

When I interviewed The Steepwater Band's Jeff Massey soon after they came of the road with Gov't Mule, one the things I was most interested in was the process and logistics of the intra-band jamming that seems to occur whenever Warren Haynes is in the building. His answer was enlightening and thoughtful.Recently, Warren spoke...

Furthur Chicago Night Two – Setlist, Stream and More

Another smoker in Chicago last night. Here's what what down:11/13/10UIC Pavillion, Chicago, IL1:New Minglewood Blues, Dire Wolf, Mama Tried, Doin' That Rag > Mason's Children > Passenger > Caution > Get Back2:Lost Sailor > Saint of Circumstance > Mountain Song > I Know You Rider > Morning Dew, Unbroken Chain > Terrapin...

Furthur Chicago Night One – Setlist, Recap, Stream and More

Great night in the UIC Pavillion last night as long as you didn't leave your seat. Here's what went down:Friday 11/12/10UIC Pavillion - Chicago, IL1: Jack Straw, Mississippi Half Step, Ramble On Rose, Big River, Just Like Tom Thumbs Blues, Dear Prudence, Alligator, Hard To Handle2: Viola Lee Blues > Dark Star > Shakedown...

It's Furthur Friday In Chicago: WWFJD

What would Fake Jerry do?I don't know, but if you were at the spring shows at the Auditorium, its likely you'll be heading down the to the UIC Pavillion tonight and / or tomorrow.Here's a little taste of what went down last time: The Barn has launched it's Furthur Rotation InfoGraphic series just in...

Chicago Furthur Shows: Eye Candy

Had enough candy for Halloween? There is more coming to Chicago as Furthur rolls to the UIC Pavillion this weekend with a new backdrop that should provide an extra helping of eye candy for concert goers.The band announced today that they will be bringing along a huge new tie dyed tapestry for this November...

Rocking The Suburbs

As evangelists of rock in the burbs, imagine our delight that one of most buzzed about albums of 2010 is Arcade Fires The Suburbs.Aside from being another standout set from a band that pushes some cool sonic buttons, its release was packaged with one of the most innovative videos ever created. Entitled The Wilderness Downtown...

The Barn 2.0

After a four month hibernation, we are getting ready to bring you The Barn 2.0.Wait. What?!?We launched The Barn (1.0) at about this time last year with a mission to produce and promote high quality live music events for adults in Chicagos Western Suburbs. Five events into our enterprise, we decided to pause and evaluate...

Change Of Address.... Hell Yes!

Sometimes we even surprise ourselves. On the heels of three great shows at the Mambo Room, The Barn is preparing to bring the party to a new venue this spring.Starting in May, we cross the border into Brookfield and plan two shows at the legendary Brixie's. Quite simply, this venue is an institution. For 76...