Crain’s Chicago Business, November 19, 2015 — House concerts “used to be mostly local folk music or jazz societies. Now with social media and stronger artist fan clubs, they cover all kinds of entertainment.” Read the story.
Photo by Robert Loerzel
Crain’s Chicago Business, October 29, 2015 — 10 concerts you don’t want to miss this winter. Read the story.
Pioneer Press, October 19, 2015 — At the height of the grunge era, the Pennsylvania rock band Live’s second album, “Throwing Copper,” was on the Billboard charts for a year before it finally reached No. 1 — an unusually slow climb. Read the interview.
Blog posts at Underground Bee:
Circuit Des Yeux at the Hideout
Thee Oh Sees, the Blind Shake and Make-Overs at the Empty Bottle
Earth, Disappears and Holy Sons at Bohemian National Cemetery
Ultimate Painting, CoCoComa and the Runnies at the Empty Bottle
Eleventh Dream Day at Andersonville City Made Fest
Hailu Mergia at the Promontory
Mahmoud Ahmed and Aziz Sahmaoui at Millennium Park
World Music Fest: Ragamala, Tanya Tagaq and Zedashe
Low at Thalia Hall
Godspeed You! Black Emperor at the Bluebird
Great Chicago Fire Fest #2
Crain’s Chicago Business, September 10, 2015 — Chirp, an Internet station that champions Chicago musicians, is getting a place on the traditional radio dial, too. Read the story. (Note: The launch of the station’s FM signal has been postponed until 2016.)
Crain’s Chicago Business, August 27, 2015 — Read my choices for the season’s best concerts.
Crain’s Chicago Business, August 18, 2015 — One of the North Side’s best-known small clubs is opening a pop-up version of the venue this week on the Chicago Riverwalk. Read this story, which was the first to break the news.