I'm With Her
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Photos: I’m With Her performs to a sold out Thalia Hall

This was a night filled with folk and bluegrass that had the audience captivated throughout the night. I’m With Her returned to Chicago and closed out their winter tour at Thalia Hall. They brought along Chapel Hill natives Mipso to kick off the sold out night. Both groups put on beautiful sets with both bands joining forces at the end of the night to bring the show to a close. I’m With Her is a fantastic trio that I would consider a super group. These three ladies have come together…

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STS9
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Photos: Sound Tribe Sector 9 epic 3 night run at House of Blues

This past weekend Sound Tribe Sector 9 returned to Chicago for a Sold Out 3 night run at the House of Blues. This group has been around for quite a long time and built a large following all on their live shows being absolutely amazing. Some of the best lighting in the industry and it is overall an audio visual journey that will leave you in awe and thirsting for more. The 3 night run was one for the books and fans were blown away by the song selections. This…

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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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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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Garbage
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Garbage celebrates Version 2.0 to a packed house at The Riviera

Garbage has been a big part of the music scene in the Midwest since they formed back in 1993 in Madison. Over the years they were one of the biggest bands in the world performing at some of the biggest venues around the world. Then they faded a bit into the background of the music scene putting out solid music and touring here and there. Over the past 5 years they have seen a new resurgence with the trend of 90’s acts becoming a hot commodity on tours. Garbage has…

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