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Audiovisual Stories

Talking Heads Tuesday: Video Rewind

Every Tuesday in January, The Barn will offer another feature about the incredible music and career of Talking Heads.2010 was an incredible year for the music video. From the Spike Jonze deliciousness of LCD Soundsystem's "Drunk Girls" and his secret film project with Arcade Fire to wonderful tongue-in-cheek rave-ups like The Black Keys' "Tighten Up"...

Donna The Buffalo @ Fitzgerald’s: Stream and Download

We're so glad that Donna has chosen the burbs for their last couple of visits to the area. And why not? Fitzgerald's is the venue equivalent of Donna's music: comfortable and integrity laden (and with beer). The band settled right in and delivered a beefy set of tunes that evoked mountains, back...

The Barn’s Holiday Mix: A Very Jamband Christmas

This is the 2010 holiday mix and the first in a trilogy. For more Christmas tunage, check out the 2011 and 2012 mixes.There's holiday music everywhere you turn this time of year. While sometimes it might be nice to drown it all out with the occasional 20 minute "Dark Star" or "Tweezer"; we've recently discovered that it's also...

Cornmeal at The Vic – Stream and Download

Hometown show. Big Holiday weekend. A historic venue in a great neighborhood. This gig had all the makings of one for the ages.Cornmeal has been playing Thanksgiving shows in Chicago for ten years, and according to our friends at Chicago Jam Scene, they delivered yet again in the big room.I've just got this...

Mike Gordon’s Video Idea – Live From Studio M in Madison

I thought this made a good companion piece to our stream and download of Mike's Lincoln Hall Show in Chicago.Filmed just the day before at 105.5 M in Madison, this video provides superb shots of and access to the band (dig that funky bass), nice sound and unique stripped down acoustic arrangement of the tune "...

The Prehistory of Furthur’s John Kadelick: A Hairball Willie Stream and Download

John Kadelick has been turning heads all over the country with Phil Lesh and Bob Weir in Furthur, and before that with Dark Star Orchestra. But those of us in Chicago have been seeing John perform from way back, some of us even before the days of $5 cover DSO at Martyr's on Tuesday nights.I...

Little Big Fat @ Brixie’s: Stream and Download

We are happy to provide streaming and iPod ready downloadable audio from the first of The Barn's Spotlight Shows featuring Little Big Fat.They came out of the gates swinging, debuting the Tom Petty classic "Running Down A Dream" and the new original instrumental "Wish" in the first set, and settling in for a cover-laden...

Little Big Fat – The Man From Bakersfield Exclusive Download From On A Stick

Exclusive Download! From Little Big Fat's new release "On A Stick"The Man From BakersfieldYou can purchase the entire album at amazon.com or cdbaby.

The Steepwater Band 6/19/2010 @ Brixies

6/19/2010The Steepwater BandSetlist1: Roadblock, Grace & Melody, Checkin' Up On My Baby, Wake Up and Walk Away, Steel Sky, Lord Knows, Healer, Stars Look Good Tonight, My Back Pocket, Honey Bee, What's This, Boom! Boom!, Bron-Y-Aur Stomp2: Intro, Fire Away, One Way Ride, Politician, All The Way To Nowhere, Gov't Grafitti > Mr. Big Jam,...

Big Sky Stringband 5/15/2010 @ Brixies

5/15/2010Big Sky StringbandSetlist1: Angel from Montgomery (Jay & Chris only), John Hardy (Jay & Chris only), Miss Ohio (Jay & Chris only), E Jam/Noise > Flying Blind, The Weight, Harlan's Theme > Red Clay Road*, Find You Gone, Della Vane, Lonesome Fiddler's Reel, Antonin, Going to New Orleans, Dialog with John, If I Had...