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Bill Mackay Stories

New Tunes | This Week’s 10 Best Songs [8/10/17]

With a neverending flow of good music constantly being released, Tomorrow's Verse will keep you up to date on our favorite new tracks released this week. Queens Of The Stone Age The Evil Has LandedThe second track released from QOTSAs upcoming album is a lengthier psych-rock track that owes more than a little to...

The Hideout To Host "Picnics On The Porch" Series Throughout Summer

The Hideouts Picnic On The Porch series returns this summer, bringing eight shows to the beloved venues front patio.Focusing primarily on local acts, the lineup includes a set from Ryley Walker and Bill MacKay, folk trio Big Sadie, and multiple performances from The Flat Fives Kelly Hogan, including one with Nora OConnor.These shows...

Recap / Audio | Mute Duo with Ryley Walker, Bill Mackay & Matt Lux @ The Burlington 3/21/17

Sam Wagster (pedal steel) and Skyler Rowe (drums / percussion) are the Mute Duo.  This spring, they have a Tuesday night residency at Chicago's Burlington Bar, where they welcome guest musicians into their experimental jazz realm.Since they kicked off the series in March with Ryley Walker, Bill Mackay and Matt Lux -- basically musicians...

Review / Audio | Ryley Walker @ SPACE 2/1/17

By: @WeirScrewedIn these uncertain days, we need escape more than ever.Few artists can elevate and transport the listener nowadays as much as Ryley Walker and the rotating cabinet of genius that accompanies him on stage. On the heels of his brief trio show over the weekend at The Hideout, Walker came to SPACE...

AUDIO | Ryley Walker / Bill MacKay / Michael Zerang @ The Hideout 1/28/17

Guitarist Ryley Walker hits Evanston's SPACE this coming Wednesday with his trio, but a trio of a different sort stopped by the The Hideout on Saturday night.  Joel Berk (@pfcidb) was on hand and captured audio of the appearance.  He has offered a stream of the show to accompany the download hosted at...