Audiovisual Stories

Review / Photos / Setlist | Andrew Bird @ 4th Presbyterian Church 12/11/17

Words: Alex Wood | Photos (from 12/12): Zach StoneFor a number of reasons, Andrew Birds Gezelligheid performances at 4th Presbyterian Church have become a holiday tradition for me.From the gorgeous, decorated church setting on Michigan Avenue to the intimate, warm performances from the native-to-Chicago violinist, the unpredictable setlists, guest musicians and natural sound quality form an...

Photos / Video / Setlist / Recap | Joe Marcinek's Dead Funk Summit @ Martyrs' 12/9/17

Photos: John 'Nunu' ZomotGuitarist Joe Marcinek is the chef who is always cooking up something special with whatever ingredients are on hand.As luck would have it, the cupboard happened to have a little from two separate camps for a December run.  Melvin Seals, the longtime Jerry Garcia Band organist was available for...

Whose Hat Is This? The All-Improvised TTB Offshoot Is At It Again

[Update 12/13 - Some pretty good media was captured from the Philly show, scroll down to check it out below]We were pretty excited when Whose Hat Is This? released their improvised album earlier this year, so why not crank up the hype again as they are about to play a string of dates in the...

When Boogie Meets Boogaloo | Karl Denson Eats A Bunch Of Peaches In Chicago

By: @312mrg | Photos/Video: John 'Nunu' ZomotAll of music is a whirling blender which incorporates elements of performers that swirl around each creator orbit.  Labels are always difficult, often times meaningless, but occasionally offer a window into how to process invdidual pieces of art.Paraphrasing from good ole wikipedia, Boogie is a term...

Photo Gallery | Sons & Daughters Of The Blues @ Buddy Guy's Legends

By: Howard GreenblattThey say the apple doesn't fall far from the tree.  The Sons and Daughters of the Blues Jam at Buddy Guy's Legends on September 18 proved that old adage.Coming together to support prostate cancer education and awareness, the offspring of Blues legends are Blues Royalty in their own right.Hosted by Wayne...

Review / Photos | The Record Company @ Thalia Hall 5/24/17

By: Robin Zimmerman | Photos: Howard Greenblatt_DSC5226Explore tomorrowsverse's photos on Flickr. tomorrowsverse has uploaded 2780 photos to Flickr.The Record Company proved Chicago is second-to-none during a recent pair of sold-out shows at Thalia Hall. Following their fiery opener, Youve Got Me on the Move, lead singer Chris Vos proclaimed that This is the first...

On TV | JRAD's "Here Comes Elizabeth Reed"

On TV features a quick recap of some of the music we're playing at Tomorrow's Verse Headquarters.Who: Joe Russo's Almost Dead with special guest Oteil Burbridge on bass.What: The band squeezes a little Allman's ("In Memory Of Elizabeth Reed") into an all-time underrated Dead cover, "Here Comes Sunshine".When: March 18...

Photos / Recap | Chicago Blues Reunion @ Arcada Theater 5/12/17

By: Howard Greenblatt_DSC4598Explore tomorrowsverse's photos on Flickr. tomorrowsverse has uploaded 2729 photos to Flickr.In the early 60s,  a bunch of young, middle-class musicians who were interested in the Blues, quietly slipped into clubs on the South and West sides of Chicago to learn from the masters: Howlin' Wolf, Muddy Waters, Little...

REVIEW / PHOTOS | Spafford & Mungion at Bottom Lounge 4/8/17

Photos: Tara Gracer2017-04-08-SPAFFORD-Chicago-104Explore tomorrowsverse's photos on Flickr. tomorrowsverse has uploaded 2734 photos to Flickr.It's time to talk about the J word again.Unlike many publications, we're happy to acknolwedge jambands -- to keep our finger on the pulse and look twice at the last few lines of festival bills.  ...

Photos / Video | The Meters Celebrate 50 at Jazz Fest

By: John "Nunu" ZomotDSC_2788.NEFExplore tomorrowsverse's photos on Flickr. tomorrowsverse has uploaded 2729 photos to Flickr.I can't imagine the conversation lasted very long when trying to determine a a location to celebrate the 50th anniversary of The Meters.The Fairgrounds at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival -- specifically the Gentilly Stage on the...