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Lee Fields & The Expressions

March 30 • 20th Century Theater

0 Comments · Monday, March 25, 2013
In this age of disposable music and equally ephemeral careers, longevity of any kind should be celebrated. And Lee Fields should be the grand marshal of that parade.  A Soul shouter with the  

Music: Frank Bang & The Secret Stash

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 20, 2013
For Chicagoan Frank Blinkal, a day-and-night club job at Buddy Guy’s Legends gave him a front row seat and unprecedented access to some of the greatest names in Blues — Otis Rush, Lonnie Brooks an  

Music: Scott Weiland and the Wildabouts

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 20, 2013
Scott Weiland, former frontman for Stone Temple Pilots and Velvet Revolver, has fired himself from his solo career. Although no official confirmation has come from Weiland’s camp, it’s been widely  

Frank Bang & The Secret Stash

March 22 • Southgate House Revival (Lounge)

1 Comments · Tuesday, March 19, 2013
For Chicagoan Frank Blinkal, a day-and-night club job at Buddy Guy’s Legends gave him a front row seat and unprecedented access to some of the greatest names in Blues — Otis Rush, Lonnie Brooks and Junior Wells, not to mention Legends’ illustrious owner. 
  

Scott Weiland and the Wildabouts

March 22 • Bogart's

0 Comments · Tuesday, March 19, 2013
In 1998, Weiland began his solo run with 12 Bar Blues followed a decade later by the stylistically diverse “Happy” in Galoshes and then two albums in 2011, A Compilation of Scott Weiland Covers (which he described as his version of David Bowie’s Pin-Ups) and the holiday themed The Most Wonderful Time of the Year, which now appear to be the final two missives in Weiland’s solo catalog.
  

Music: Chevelle

0 Comments · Thursday, March 14, 2013
When people of a certain age hear the name Chevelle, they typically think of Chevrolet’s high performance sports coupe from the ’70s. Oddly enough, the brothers Loeffler (Pete on lead vocals/guita  

Music: The Ready Set

0 Comments · Thursday, March 14, 2013
The one-man-basement/bedroom-band project has become a contemporary Pop staple of late and one of the sub-genre’s highest profile acts over the past decade has been Jordan Mark Witzigreuter’s ener  

The Second Coming of the Family

Kopecky Family Band signs with ATO, reissues Kids Raising Kids to the wider audience they deserve

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 13, 2013
A new deal with Dave Matthews’ label, ATO Records, puts Kopecky Family Band closer to their goal of becoming career artists.  

Chevelle

March 18 • Bogart's

0 Comments · Monday, March 11, 2013
When people of a certain age hear the name Chevelle, they typically think of Chevrolet’s high performance sports coupe from the ’70s. Oddly enough, the brothers Loeffler had the same thought when naming their band in 1995; the Chevelle was their father’s favorite car.    

The Ready Set

March 19 • Madison Theater

0 Comments · Monday, March 11, 2013
The one-man-basement/bedroom-band project has become a contemporary Pop staple of late and one of the sub-genre’s highest profile acts over the past decade has been Jordan Mark Witzigreuter’s energetic Synth Pop contribution, The Ready Set.