In Concert

Wednesday, 01 April 2009 21:57

I’m a Believer in Davy Jones!

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I was happy to see that Davy’s set included the great Monkees songs that he is known most for like “I Want to Be Free” and “Valleri”, but was also pleased to hear him sing songs in which Mickey Dolenz sang the leads such as “Steppin’ Stone”, “Last Train to…
Fans dressed in gothic attire and many disguised as bloody nightmares entered the ballroom where a giant six-foot-high chainsaw was sitting atop a stage. Resembling something between The Night of the Living Dead and a Nine Inch Nails concert, the crowd was a big part of the show itself creating…
Friday night was a night to remember for music fans that like it hard and heavy, as the Allstate Arena shook nonstop from one thunderous act after another. Burn Halo, featuring singer James Hart (formerly of Eighteen Visions) played as the ticket’s opener and was quick to show they were…
Monday, 23 February 2009 21:57

Winter Fest 2009 Rocks West Suburbs

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On a snowy Saturday night on a distant back road in quiet West Chicago rock fans gathered in force for what turned out to be a night of partying and mayhem as Winter Fest 2009 tore the roof off Boondocks, a music venue seemingly in the middle of nowhere.
Tuesday, 27 January 2009 02:53

Metallica Invades Chicago

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This past Monday evening, January 26th, Metallica performed in front of a full house at the Allstate Arena in Rosemont located just outside Chicago, Illinois. If you are a fan of the 80’s version of Metallica, this show was as good as it could have gotten. Not only did they…
Tuesday, 20 January 2009 13:21

Dulcet Road Isn't Kidding

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Classifying themselves as "Adult-Alternative-Country-Funk-N-BluesRock!!", Dulcet Road isn't kidding. I've seen quite a few bands that consider their music to be a slurry of multiple genres, but most can eventually be pinned down to one or another. In this case, Dulcet Road really does ride the line between alternative, country and…
The Alan-Bailey Continuum celebrated a new CD Release and their first anniversary at Subterranean on December 10th. The new album, titled Can't Let Go, is a collection of nine of Alan's songs, each unique in their music, lyrics, and inspiration.
Thursday, 04 December 2008 20:45

Local Band Does OK North of the Border

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On a Friday night, Chicago’s Umphrey’s McGee stormed the Eagle’s Ballroom in Milwaukee for the third consecutive fall, and for the third time in a row, the focus of most discerning attendees was not how good the band was, but how bad the venue was. It’s not that it’s impossible...
Thursday, 22 March 2007 01:00

Ying Yang Twins: A Balance made in Ghetto Heaven

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“I'm really content with it [success] because we're going further then people thought and we're just going to keep rising.” says Kaine. D-Roc adds, “Like anybody would tell you, "It feels good". You work hard for something; you feel good when you get it. Creativity, you know? We do a…



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