Greta Van Fleet
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Greta Van Fleet rock the first night of their 3 night sold out run at the Aragon

Greta Van Fleet have quickly become a massive success in the industry and giving a new generation a reason to fall in love with Rock N Roll. It’s not with out criticism as well.  Being a band that has burst onto the scene so rapidly, you really want to know more about them and who influenced them. Some who criticize GVF say that they are copying Led Zeppelin, but if you ever go to see them live, you will know that is not the case. Their influences span many legends…

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Thom Yorke
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Thom Yorke performs Tommorrow’s Modern Boxes at Chicago Theatre

Thom Yorke returned to Chicago for his solo tour after a very successful two night run at the United Center with Radiohead this Summer. Tuesday night’s sold out show at the Chicago Theatre was a sight to behold.  Very much a departure from what you would expect from a Radiohead show.  Much darker in tone and way more ambient. Thom Yorke brought along the longtime Radiohead producer, Nigel Godrich, and visual artist Tarik Barri for this tour. The tour is in support of Tomorrow’s Modern Boxes, which was released back…

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Tenacious D
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Tenacious D brings Post-Apocalypto to The Riviera for 2 sold out shows

Tenacious D made their triumphant return to Chicago with two face melting nights of rock.  This was a hot ticket and both nights sold out rather quickly. Jack Black and Kyle Gass brought their Post-Apocalypto tour in all it’s glory along with a slew of hits from their previous albums. Jack and Kyle had Wynchester along for the ride to open up the nights and this duo hit it out of the park on the 2nd night. Wynchester consists of Mike Bray and John Konesky. They have been apart of The Kyle…

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Joy Formidable
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The Joy Formidable sells out Lincoln Hall in support of their album ‘Aaarth’

The Joy Formidable made their way back to Chicago with a fun and energetic night that began with Tancred kicking off the night with a solid set. Tancred is the stage name of Jess Abbott, formerly the guitarist of the indie rock band Now Now. She and her touring band fit in perfect to set the tone of the evening. With 4 albums under her belt, Jess has a plethora of songs to choose from and her set was fantastic. Listening to her perform live, the music is very reminiscent…

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Nas. Wintrust Arena. Photo: Jeremy Franklin
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Photos: Red Bull Music Festival Chicago Opens with Nas, Pusha T, Teyanna Taylor, Valee and more

Red Bull Music Festival Chicago brought together legends, luminaries, and rising stars from both genres for one incredible star-studded night at Wintrust Arena. Performances from Nas, Pusha T, Valee, Teyana Taylor, Desiigner and 070 Shake. Red Bull Music Festival Opening Night will celebrated the past, present, and future of rap and R&B. Check out the photos and recap video of seeing these entertainers take stage to open Red Bull’s Music Festival. For more information about the concerts this month visit here. Red Bull Music Festival Photos Wintrust

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Masego.Photo By: Brandon Jones @renavision. Chicago, IL
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Photos: Masego Brings Silky Smooth Tunes to the Metro

On October 25th, Masego arrived in Chicago and put on quite an explosive show of smooth tunes and moves at Metro Chicago. His debut album, ‘Lady Lady,’ is one of the best and most standout albums of 2018. A masterful fusion of R&B, jazz, trap, and sensual and reliable skits. With his first international tour running smoothly and selling out everywhere, there isn’t a doubt that 2018 has been quite a special one for the rising star.  Photos by Brandon Jones

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Gregory Alan Isakov
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Gregory Alan Isakov gave an absolutely beautiful sold out show at The Vic

Gregory Alan Isakov packed The Vic Theater for a night of mesmerizing folk music. Touring in support of his new album Evening Machines, fans filled the venue early to pick the best spot to see this memorable show. Greg brought Haley Heynderickx along to open the evening and she wowed the crowd with her solo performance.  She entered the NPR tiny desk concert 3 years in a row and gained a lot of notoriety in the process. Hailing from Portland, Oregon, she is a singer songwriter that is gaining popularity…

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Siouxsie Sioux
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Samantha Bennett’s ‘Peepshow’ unravels the hidden filmic influence of Siouxise and the Banshees

In 1988, post-punk rockers Siouxsie and the Banshees released their ninth album, Peepshow. Upon release, it was met with widespread acclaim from critics and fans alike and helped to break them in America. 30 years later it’s still their most ambitious, nuanced record to date. It’s also the subject of the latest book in the 33 1/3 series. Instead of delving into making the album, writer Samantha Bennett presents the album in the context of film arguing it represents the movie the band never made. Using numerous film theories from…

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