Tag: Chicago

  • Courtney Barnett @ The Chicago Theatre

    Courtney Barnett @ The Chicago Theatre

    @colekincart Last Sunday, the city of Chicago was blessed with a long-awaited Courtney Barnett concert at the Chicago Theater. Hailing from Australia, Courtney Barnett is an indie-rock singer, songwriter and musician. Most fans, including myself, gravitate towards Barnett’s music for many reasons. However, her lyrical delivery is always a personal spectacle. Her sly dead-pan and […]

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  • The Rapture @HouseofVans

    The Rapture @HouseofVans

    The Rapture @HouseofVans By @Nic.jwill @RichJacobs Rich Jacobs decorated House of Vans with blue lines and balloons. The scene reminded me of an ocean of balloons. In the middle of the venue stood a giant wave-like balloon structure. Throughout the show, balloons were tossed around and the crowd truly resembled an ocean of fans. @MrLukeJenner […]

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  • Party WIIT @Anderson.Paak @HouseofVans

    Party WIIT @Anderson.Paak @HouseofVans

    Nic (@Nic.jwill) A night to remember as House of Vans hosts Anderson.Paak  @DeweySaunders Before anyone graced the House of Vans stage art installations by Dewey Saunders greeted guests. Orange, blue, green, and yellow posters screamed take me home a put me on your wall and many concert-goers obliged. House of Vans itself is a piece […]

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  • Party Wiit Vans @HouseofVans

    Party Wiit Vans @HouseofVans

    Nic (@Nic.jwill) On West Randolph Street you can find House of Vans Chicago the home of creativity and Vans House Parties. For Music This summer House of Vans has put together an electric lineup of artists curating nights for free. You can RSVP for free on the Vans website about a week before each event. […]

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  • Pitchfork Festival 2018

    As a precursor to this review, here are what our volunteer attendees expected when going to the festival: Sid was more focused on the vibe of the show, while Mike was more concerned with how the artists sounded. Sid (@fflowerdogg) Before going to Pitchfork Fest at Union Park, I planned on focusing on a few […]

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  • Pre-Pitchfork Fest 2018 Prep

    This year, our festival attendees will be Sid (@fflowerdogg) and Mike (@mikedmachesky). Here are their pre-fest playlist: Mike:“The playlist I have created here reflects the acts that i am personally most excited to see this weekend. Taking up a decent chunk of the list are tracks by Courtney Barnett and Fleet Foxes, two contrasting indie/alternative […]

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  • Lollapalooza, August 3-6th 2017

    Review by Rob Waite and Derek Jones, hosts of Da’ Booth, airing weekly on Sunday from 2 pm-5 pm on WIIT.  Lollapalooza came in with a BANG! And left a lot of people wet for more after the first day. As the lines staggered in there were threats of storms being sent out, but this wasn’t […]

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  • Andrew Bird, Esperanza Spalding @ Ravinia Festival, 7/23/17

    Andrew Bird is a popular violinist, singer-songwriter, guitarist, glockenspielist, expert whistler, and, perhaps more importantly to some, a son of Chicago and its prominent folk-indie music scene. His critically acclaimed solo career has spanned over 20 years with 12 studio albums and several other live and compilation recordings. This is, of course, in addition to […]

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  • The Orwells, The Walters @ Metro 3/16/17

    So first I should come clean, before this I had never been to a rock concert. It isn’t that I don’t like rock music – , though I’m more of an a fan of alternative rock fan than the classic but the genre certainly isn’t lost on me. It’s just when it came to live […]

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  • Honeyblood at Subterranean on 2016/10/28

    Although the crowd gave them little to work with, Scottish duo Honeyblood put on a formidable performance at Chicago’s Subterranean to round out October. Opener Jay Som, a slowcore band from San Francisco, started the show on a reflective note. Jay Som is the musical pseudonym of multi-instrumentalist and songwriter Melina Duterte, who has supported […]

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  • Mr. Automatic @ the Bog

    Thanks to Mr. Automatic for coming out to The BOG a couple weekends ago with a fantastic Electro Swing DJ set!

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  • Bon Iver opens up a new world on long-awaited third album “22, A Million” This article originally appeared in TechNews In the time that Bon Iver has lain dormant, it’s clear the Justin Vernon has been paying close attention to the masters of modern songcraft. It seems strange to say such a thing about somebody who […]

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