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
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.
Underground Bee, January 10, 2017 — Read my blog post about my favorite concerts of 2016. Photo of Bill Callahan by Robert Loerzel
The A.V. Club, August 1, 2016 — See my photos of Lollaplaooza 2016 at The A.V. Club.
The A.V. Club, July 18, 2016 — See my photos of the 2016 Pitchfork Music Festival for The A.V. Club.
June 1, 2016 — My photos and writing are included in The Empty Bottle Chicago: 21+ Years Music / Friendly / Dancing, a book edited by John E. Dugan and published by Curbside Splendor. Find out more about the book — or buy a copy — at the publisher’s website.
Underground Bee, May 19, 2015 — Blackout Fest, an annual showcase of garage, punk and power pop music curated by Chicago’s HoZac Records, returned to the Empty Bottle May 15 and 16… See my review and photos at Underground Bee. On Thursday, May 14 — the night before Blackout Fest began at the Empty Bottle — HoZac Records… Continue reading Blackout Fest review and photos
Crain’s Chicago Business, May 8, 2015 — My picks for the top pop music concerts this summer — plus a profile of Chicago band Twin Peaks. Read more at Crain’s Chicago Business. Photo of Twin Peaks by Pooneh Ghana
January to April 2015 concert reviews and photos at Underground Bee: — The Vaselines at the Empty Bottle — DRMWPN and Chicago Psych Fest at the Hideout — Mid-February Concert Recap: Olivia Chaney, Mark Dvorak, Sleater-Kinney, Lizzo, the Western Elstons, Greil Marcus with John Langford and Sally Timms, Swans, Xylouris White — Robyn Hitchcock at Space — A new home… Continue reading Concert reviews and photos