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Photos / Setlists | Pink Talking Fish & Crosseyed & Phishless @ Park West 3/11/17

By: Tara Gracer PhotographyPink Talking Fish are exactly as advertised. and sometimes a little more.As implied by their name, the band delivered a roller coaster mix of Pink Floyd, Talking Heads and Phish covers over two big sets in Chicago on Saturday night.Tara Gracer was on hand to capture all the action from...

Recap | Start Making Sense @ Martyrs'

By: Jesse McMahan - @JesseMixManThere's been a littlehole in Chicago left when This Must Be The Bandcalled it quits.Luckily, one of their old stomping grounds, Martyrs', played host to Start Making Sense and the warm feelings came rushing back.I walked into the venue just asStart Making Sense had taken the stage --immediately the...

Preview | Start Making Sense @ Martyrs' 4/16/16

Once upon a time, Chicago had it's very own Talking Heads tribute band that it exported to venues across the country.Sadly, This Must Be The Band is no more but, hey, we can import talent to fill that hole they left. Bethlehem, PA's Start Making Sense will play Martyrs' on Saturday, April 16th, andare...

Photos: This Must Be The Band @ Abbey Pub 4/19/20

This weekend marks the 30th anniversary of Stop Making Sense, easily one of the greatest concert films in history. To celebrate, Chicago Talking Heads Tribute band This Must Be The Band are recreating the film as a live stage act at the Pageant in St. Louis tonight. As a bit of warm-up, and a treat...

This Must Be The Band Get Horny At Double Door 1/31/13 [Video]

This Must Be The Band provides a first class Talking Heads experience -- they even go beyond, tapping into TH solo projects and other themes for certain shows. For something really special, you gotta catch them with a horn section, something they wrangled for two shows at the Double Door last weekend.Most shows at...

News Bites: UM Bowl Prep, Jamband Reality Show, Dave Schools On A Plane, More...

News Bites for April 16. 2012Looking to prep for UM Bowl? Here are some snippets of the Jimmy Stewarts on the ballot for the Raw Stewage quarterIt can use some snappier editing, but I found myself pretty intrigued by this television pilot featuring noted festival photographer Rex ThomsonWould you like to sit next to Dave Schools...

Win Tickets To See Terrapin Flyer with Mark Karan & Melvin Seals + This Must Be The Band on March 2nd at The Abbey

Grateful Dead and Talking Heads on the same bill? It never happened when these bands were together, but Chicagoans get a chance to see some of the foremost re-creators of this music on the same stage -- Friday March 2nd at The Abbey. This Must Be The Band plays a two hour set starting at 9...

Spotlight Show: This Must Be The Band @ Brixie's 5/6/11

We're always happy to give a shout to a band that brings the funk as long and as hard as these guys. This Must Be the Band returns to Brixie's in Brookfield for another Barn Spotlight show this Friday, May 6th.To celebrate, let's revisit the five posts that made up our popular Talking Heads...

Talking Heads Tuesday: Odds & Ends

Today, we say goodbye to Talking Heads Tuesday with a few odds and ends collected from the web.1.Would you like to know David Byrne's take on the current situation in Egypt? Now you don't have to wonder.2.From the very timely, to an idea whose time may never come...I've always thought of Talking...

Talking Heads Tuesday: Jambands Celebrate Talking Heads

More than just about any band (and I'll throw the Beatles, Dead, and Zappa in there too), Talking Heads have provided direct inspiration to the jamband community. Attribute it to their rhythmic ideals, engaging melodies or passion for innovation, but with only 8 studio albums to draw from, the variety of tunes covered and interpretations that...