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On Jerry Garcia's 'Positively Fourth Street'

By: Joe SupanWhat is it about this song that delights me so intensely? I mean, I am the kind of weirdo who thinks Jerry Garcia has one of the loveliest voices of all time, but still. Theres something special here.I actually remember the moment I first heard it. Its not a very good story...

Photos / Recap | Karl Denson Closes Tour in Denver With Free Show

By: Zach StoneWhat's better than a Karl Denson's Tiny Universe show in Denver?  A free KDTU show in Denver -- which actually went down this past Saturday at Leavitt Pavilion.There was an incredible Colorado sunset just prior to the band going on stage, a sign of great things...

Photos / Recap | The North 41 @ Lincoln Hall

By: Zach StoneFor a young Chicago band, playing the beautiful Lincoln Hall is a feather in the cap.  Headlining is a prize.  Getting the Saturday night slot -- that's the stuff that dreams are made of.The North 41 brought an excited crowd to the room last Saturday to showcase everything they've been working...

On TV | Del McCoury Band & Friends Cover Buffalo Springfield

On TV features a quick recap of some of the music we're playing at Tomorrow's Verse Headquarters.Who: Del McCoury Band and a host of musicians including Sierra Hull, Justin Moses, Ethan Jodziewicz, Cody Kilby, and Dre AndersWhat: A bluegrass picking-party style cover of Buffalo Springfields For What Its WorthWhen: May 2017You Need To...

Violence At Northerly Island Prompts Security Review

Photos: Zach StoneYou may not have known it if you just came out to enjoy some music, but Northerly Island was the scene of a violent crime on the night of August 8th.Dropkick Murphys and Rancid were the headliners -- and though their music is on the aggressive side, our photographer Zach didn't...

The New Mastersounds Played Concord, Need Your Help

Photos: Zach StoneThis post was supposed to a straight recap of a funk filled Tuesday night in Chicago with The New Mastersounds.We'd share some of these photos, recap the show and generally recapture some of those good times.But yesterday, The New Mastersounds shared some emergency news via their Facebook page, and before we...

Tower Of Power Celebrates 49, One Special Fan

By: John 'Nunu" ZomotBelieve it or not, August 13th marked the 49th anniversary of Oakland, CA's Tower of Power.  That's an institution no matter how you look at it, but we're talking about a band who has made a name for itself and a horn section that has augmented some of the biggest names...

Photos / Video / Setlist | Billy Joel @ Wrigley Field 8/11/17

Photos: John 'Nunu' ZomotI'm not gonna lie, we haven't been kind to Billy Joel around these parts.  But I'm also gonna hand it to him, pretty sure Wrigley Field can be considered "his room" at this point, having played the venerable stadium more than any other act.So 2017, a year in which the ballpark...

PHOTOS | Summer Stomp Music & Camping Festival 2017

By: Zach Stone PhotographyThere's something about what Summer Stomp Music & Camping Festival is curating that just feels right.They are bringing people together for the right reasons, and celebrating a tight knit family of music and musicians, not to mention fans, up in McHenry County.It was my first time attending the festival,...

String Cheese Incident Celebrates Colorado at Red Rocks [Review / Video]

By: Carmel O'Farrell (@carmelocorn)[instagram id="BW7yRYoBHpX"]The String Cheese Incident continues to trek their own path in what seems to be a fractioned music industry. With more focus on quality over quantity, Cheese has cut back their touring schedule in exchange for multi-night runs at destinations like Red Rocks.The touring lifestyle...