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Rolling Stones Stories

18 Artists Performing 18 Different Chuck Berry Songs

Chuck Berry passed away on Saturday at age 90.  It may be easier for him to stake the claim as the "inventor of rock and roll" than any other musician.Look no further than the artists who have adopted his songs into their own repertoire.  And it's not just one tune.  Sure there...

Navy Pier Will Host Huge Rolling Stones Exhibit This Spring, Summer

Photo: Philamonjaro StudioWith 2014's David Bowie exhibit and the MCA, a short-run Grateful Dead retrospective during Fare Thee Well at the Field Museum, and an upcoming Bill Graham event at the Skokie Holocaust Museum, Chicago has been host to several rock collections of note.But a forthcoming multimedia collection of Rolling Stones...

RIP Double Door 1994-2017

It's been a long, protracted battle, but it appears the Double Door has finally lost its battle with its landlords.DNAInfo.com is reporting that police have slapped a "No Trespassing" sign on the door of the iconic Wicker Park club, while moments later a locksmith was seen changing the locks.While a judge...

VIDEO | Chuck Leavell & Members of Rolling Stones Touring Band Drop Some Jazz on Martyrs'

Chuck Leavell has been the somewhat unsung glue that holds together Rolling Stones tours for some time now. As musical director and keyboardist, his influence is always felt, even when attention is directed on the big boys.He'll occasionally drop by clubs on Stones off days, off which there are many, to jam with other...

Setlist / Video / Recap: The Rolling Stones @ Milwaukee Summerfest

The Rolling Stones performed a career spanning set for the opening night of Milwaukees Summerfest, complete with surprise guests and a tour debut.The band opened with Jumpin Jack Flash, pairing the song with the title track from Its Only Rock n Roll, an unexpected choice.Though the band is currently promoting a reissue of...

Setlists / Video / Audio / News | Bob Dylan @ Cadillac Palace Theater - November 2014

Bob Dylan decamped for three shows in Chicago just as things are exploding in his corner of the universe.The Bootleg Series Volume 11, a six CD complete recording of all the music made with The Band during the historic sixties sessions. Here's a track-by-track breakdownA Bob Dylan Bootleg Series iOS app is now availableLost On...

The Covers Of Karl Denson

Read closely for a chance to win tickets!Karl Denson's Tiny Universe hits Park West this Saturday (4/5), touring in Chicago for the second time behind his latest release New Ammo. The album features some hot new Denson compositions, but also finds a lot of it's life in a handful of covers, both obscure and beloved....

Mass Giveaway: Four Holiday Shows at Cubby Bear

2013 has seen the re-emergence of the Cubby Bear as a relevant venue for music in Chicago. They are wrapping up the year in supercharged fashion and we're helping them celebrate by sending a bunch of our readers to one of four year-end shows that put the exclamation mark on a remarkable year.Here's what's on...

Another Phil Lesh Poster Reveals Setlist Themes For Best Buy Theater Run In Times Square (11/5, 11/6, 11/7, 11/8, 11/9, 2013)

After treating Capitol Theater attendees to healthy helpings of The Band, Neil Young and Lynyrd Skynyrd over four nights, Phil and Friends curiously left the stage with Rolling Stones' "Gimme Shelter". Would it be a bridge to the next set of themes for the Times Square run, starting just a few miles away in two...

Setlist / Stream / Download / Video: Rolling Stones with Taylor Swift @ United Center 6/3/13

Here's Monday night's set list. Taylor Swift rounds out the guest list that featured Taj Mahal (first night...listen here) and Sheryl Crow (Friday). Read my review or listen to Friday's show here.Rolling StonesUnited Center - Chicago, ILJune 3, 2013Get Off My Cloud, It's Only Rock N Roll (But I Like It), Paint It Black,...