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Wednesday, February 3 2010

Jann Klose: 16 November 2009 - Chicago

Klose has the classically incandescent look of a young James Taylor. Wavy brown hair frames his chin and ocean-blue eyes sparkle as he strums.


Tuesday, February 2 2010

Josephine Foster: Graphic As a Star

The Snow White of freak-folk gets her Emily Dickinson on.


Wednesday, January 27 2010

Umphrey’s McGee: 29 December 2009 - Chicago

Live shows aren’t simply a promotional tool for the six laid-back musicians from the Midwest. They are mechanisms by which to display their passion for music-plain and simple.


Wednesday, January 20 2010

American Idol: Chicago Auditions


Tuesday, January 19 2010

Grant Lee Phillips: 6 December 2009 - Chicago

It’s much easier to write about unrequited love and cheating liars. It’s hard to sing happy, but Phillips does it well.


Wednesday, January 13 2010

The Pillowman: Extended Through 6 February 2010 - Chicago

The play leaves the audience questioning their reactions, while the in-your-face staging leaves hearts pounding and palms sweating.


Friday, January 8 2010

Kid Sister: 25 November 2009 - Chicago

All the buildup and excitement surrounding Ultraviolet made her show at the House of Blues in Chicago a celebratory homecoming. But something else was revealed too.


Wednesday, December 2 2009

Peaches + Amanda Blank: 20 November 2009 - Chicago

Peaches – a Canadian tour de force whose recent Chicago stop on the I Feel Cream Tour proved that nobody in today’s musical nomenclature sells sex better.


Sunday, November 15 2009

Joe Bonamassa: 24 October 2009 - Chicago

Like those around me I’m pinned to my chair. It’s just Joe and an acoustic and I’m astonished. In fact, I’ve never heard anything like it.


Monday, November 2 2009

Bell X1: 25 September 2009 - Chicago

Far beyond the end of the show and into the night, the songs continued to burrow deep and swift -- these Irish lads know exactly how our hearts and minds are wired.


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