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Setlist / Videos | Jeff Tweedy @ Vic Theatre April 2017

 A post shared by Jam Productions ???? (@jamusa) on Apr 22, 2017 at 9:17am PDTIf it's springtime that means it must be Jeff Tweedy time in Chicago.This year's show come on the heels of the announcement that the Wilco front-man will release a solo acoustic album, and come sandwiched around Record Store Day for good measure....

Photos / Recap | The New Pornographers @ Metro 4/19/17

Photos: Zach StoneChicago's Metro and The New Pornographers may in fact be the perfect match.The Canadian super-group has embodied indie-rock spirit for over 20 years and while the venerable Chicago venue has been around a bit longer, thye certainly embrace the same sense of fun and talent.The mix was not lost on the more...

Full Show Audio | Bob Weir Welcomes George Porter Jr. In New Orleans 4/18/17

 A post shared by Matt Busch (@mattbusch28) on Apr 18, 2017 at 9:14pm PDT  It's hard to top Bob Weir when it comes to inspring the next few generations of jammers, but Meters bassist George Porter Jr. likely gives him a good challenge.That's why it was so satisifying to hear when Bobby hooked...

Review & Photos | The Zombies @ Thalia Hall 4/13/17

Words: Robin Zimmerman | Photos: Howard GreenblattIt seemed fitting that historic Thalia Hall played host to the Zombies Odessey and Oracle tour dates in Chicago. As they celebrated the 50th anniversary of this iconic album, Pilsens beautifully refurbished venue was the perfect place for a still-vibrant band to showcase their timeless masterpiece.They kicked things off...

REVIEW / PHOTOS / VIDEO | The Last Waltz 40 @ Chicago Theatre 4/9/17

Words: Tim Kelly | Photos: Howard Greenblatt | Video Nunu ZomotThe Last Waltz was The Bands swan song.  The legendary final concert for a band so elemental that they simply called themselves The Band took place on Thanksgiving Day 1976 at the Winterland Ballroom in San Francisco.  The show included guest appearances by...

Full Show Video / Setlist | Paul Hoffman / Anders Beck Quartet (PHAB4) In Frisco 4/7/17

 A post shared by Filippelli Photos (@filippelliphotos) on Apr 8, 2017 at 10:32am PDTThankfully, Greensky Bluegrass still plays a lot of shows.  But with a growing fanbase and national profile, they can actually get by playing a few less shows.Which means more time for other stuff.Paul Hoffman and Anders Beck are recontextualizing...

On TV | Jimmy Cliff Joins Widespread Panic For "I Can See Clearly Now" At LOCKN" 15

On TV features a quick recap of some of the music we're playing at Tomorrow's Verse Headquarters.Who: Widespread Panic backing reggae legend JImmy Cliff with keyboard Chuck Leavell on piano.What: A joyous one-time collaboration on Johnny Rivers' "I Can See Clearly Now".  When: September 12th, 2015You...

LISTEN | Jeff Tweedy Meets Chikamorachi - An All Improv Set From Big Ears

Jeff Tweedy contains multitudes.  Even within a single Wilco show, he can jump between art-rock provocatuer, emotional songwriter, and stand-up comedian.  But untether him completely from the band, or his side projects, or his solo gigs, and even more is revealed.At March's Big Ears Festival in Knoxville, TN, Joel Berk (@pfcidb) ...

VIDEO | Jerry Garcia's Only Solo Performance As A Member Of Grateful Dead

Jerry Garcia peformed thousands of shows with the Grateful Dead, hundreds more with various configuration of the Jerry Garcia Band, and when you throw in NPRS, Garcia / Grisman, Old & In The Way, and duo gigs with John Kahn, he was thankfully no stranger to the stage.But solo and acoustic Jerry was rare indeed....

LISTEN | Hiss Golden Messenger Releases Live Set From Austin

I presume you've heard of Dick's Picks.  But if you're a Deadhead who is searching for newer tunes, perhaps you'll appreciate the name of Hiss Golden Messenger's first band-recorded live set:  Parker's Picks Volume One.Named for Warren Parker, who joined the band for their fall tour to archive the band's live sound. &...