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Hurray For The Riff Raff Stories

Photos / Video / Recap | Hurray For The Riff Raff @ Thalia Hall 4/28/17

Photos: Phillip Solomonson | Videos: Dan Bejarano | Words: Alex WoodHurray For The Riff Raffs Alynda Segarra has a back story that has become a vital part of the music she creates.The singer-songwriter and guitarist was raised in the Bronx, notably of Puerto Rican decent, but left home at 17 to travel the country, riding greyhounds,...

Millenium Park Summer Music Series Announces Performers

By: Alex WoodAfter previous reports that city officials would combine the Downtown Sound and Made In Chicago: World Class Jazz free concert series, the official lineup has arrived. With 18 concerts and more than 28 artists from around the world, Millenium Parks Pritzker Pavilion will be packed with good music in 2017.Beginning June 12 and running through August 21,...

Album Reviews | March 2017 Releases

By: Alex WoodGrandaddy- Last Place [3/3]Jason Lytles Grandaddy returned for Last Place, the bands first studio album in more than a decade. The record remains within the boundaries previously established on the bands older work, with layers of keyboards, swirling effects and a keen sense of melody. Lytles lyrics are quirky throughout, but more personal...