| Sep 25, 2012
| 9:31 AM
In our time, few musicians have addressed the classic American pop song with the scholarly attention of Michael Feinstein – and few scholars have performed this repertory with Feinstein's panache.
So Feinstein's performance this weekend at the...
| Jul 13, 2012
| 9:26 AM
About a decade ago, Cody ChesnuTT surprised and thrilled music lovers with "The Headphone Masterpiece," an ambitious, low-fi album that reminded listeners of the psychedelic soul classics of the 1970s.
Some considered it an over-hyped oddity. Others were...
| Aug 5, 2012
NEWPORT NEWS — The blues bug has chomped down on Robert Martin Walters and William "MoBetta" Ledbetter, a pair of talented local teenagers.
Watch them jam together on a rollicking blues classic like "Messin' With the Kid," and you might assume...
| Aug 8, 2012
| 1:31 PM
“Dhoom 3: Back in Action” -- the latest sequel in the popular Bollywood buddy cop series -- will shoot on and around lower Michigan Avenue Thursday and Friday.
There will be street closures from 9:30 am to 4 pm both days on lower Michigan...
| Aug 18, 2012
| 10:51 PM
5:30 - 9 a.m. Jonathon Brandmeier
8:35 a.m. Chicago's Very Own Art Smith of Top Chef Masters joins Johnny B in studio.
9 a.m. - 12 p.m. Mike McConnell
9:05 a.m. Ever wonder how different accents evolve across the country? Mike McConnell...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 4:31 PM
It is a pleasurable thing to have drinks with Randy Albers and we have done so over the years at such saloons as, of course, the Billy Goat, as well as Stefani's 437, the Underground Wonder Bar and some joint in the South Loop whose name escapes me at the...
| Feb 27, 2013
| 4:54 AM
Got the wintertime blues? Try curing them Thursday, March 7, with the 2013 Cabin Fever Blues Bash at The Maryland Theatre.
This year’s headliners, Moreland & Arbuckle, perform at 7 p.m.
“Blues Bash is to get people in the mood for (Western...
| Mar 7, 2013
| 5:47 AM
Josh Groban, the multimillion-selling pop-classical artist, will make his Ravinia debut Aug. 10 with the Ravinia Festival Orchestra.
Also making their first appearances at the venue will be David Byrne and St. Vincent, playing songs from their 2012...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 1:48 PM
Guitar giant Eric Clapton and the Guitar Center have teamed to produce and sell the Eric Clapton Crossroads Guitar Collection, featuring replicas of some of his most famous guitars. Proceeds will benefit the Rock and Roll Hall of Famer’s...
| Feb 14, 2013
| 7:29 AM
These days, Dar Lopez approaches the Riverwalk Blues and Music Festival with a degree of humility. It's rooted, perhaps, in the organizer's abiding respect for the event's late founder, Don Cohen, who inaugurated the all-day party in the parking lot of...
| Jan 20, 2013
| 9:13 AM
Little starlight shone on the Sunshine Blues Festival Saturday at Boca Raton’s Mizner Park Amphitheater, inclement weather graying the skies and softening the ground, leaving no foot — clad or otherwise — free of mud. Star power, on...