Crain’s Chicago Business, May 4, 2018 — Read my recommendations for concerts, movies and outdoor events.
Crain’s Chicago Business, March 9, 2018 — Read my recommendations for the spring’s rock, folk and world music concerts. Photo by Robert Loerzel
Crain’s Chicago Business, November 2, 2017 — Read my recommendations for the season’s best concerts, plus my contributions to a preview of holiday shows. Photo: Robert Loerzel
Pioneer Press/Arlington Heights Post, September 21, 2017 — Two filmmakers are working on a documentary about Jay Bennett, the multitalented musician from Arlington Heights who died in 2009, eight years after leaving the Chicago band Wilco. … Read my story for Pioneer Press. Photo: Michael Walker/Chicago Tribune
Crain’s Chicago Business, August 26, 2017 — Read my story on “How to navigate the season’s big cultural fests” and my recommendations for the season’s concerts. Photo: Robert Loerzel
Crain’s Chicago Business, May 6, 2017 — Read my previews of Lollapalooza and Pitchfork; outdoor summer concerts; and recommended indoor concerts.
Pioneer Press, February 9, 2017 — When Robbie Fulks began making his 12th studio album, he set a lofty goal for himself. The country-folk singer-songwriter-guitarist, who lives in Wilmette, recalls saying: “It’s boring doing the same thing over and over again. So how can we raise the game?” That’s when he decided he’d try to… Continue reading Wilmette’s Robbie Fulks up for first two Grammy Awards on Sunday
Underground Bee, January 10, 2017 — Read my blog post about my favorite concerts of 2016. Photo of Bill Callahan by Robert Loerzel
Underground Bee, December 31, 2016 — Read my blog post about my favorite albums of 2016.
Crain’s Chicago Business, November 7, 2016 — Read about “The 52 Must-Do Events in Chicago This Season,” including my previews of the Tatsu Aoki, Aretha Franklin, Patti Smith, the Chicago Podcast Festival and Henry Darger exhibits.