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  • Grateful Dead original surviving members plan final shows in July

    Grateful Dead original surviving members plan final shows in July
    Deadheads, prepare for one final pilgrimage. The surviving members of the stalwart classic-rock band -- Mickey Hart, Phil Lesh, Bill Kreutzmann and Bob Weir -- have booked their final concerts together at Chicago's Soldier Field on July 3, 4 and 5....
  • Review: Muti begins CSO residency with warming Tchaikovsky

    Review: Muti begins CSO residency with warming Tchaikovsky
    You might call it the lull before the storm, except that nothing is exactly quiet around Orchestra Hall when Riccardo Muti is back leading his Chicago Symphony Orchestra. Next week's subscription concerts will bring a big choral splash of Scriabin and...
  • Weekend preview: Beer, blues, sneakers and a whale

    Weekend preview: Beer, blues, sneakers and a whale
    Last Sunday evening, I had my first sip of South End Session Ale, a gentle and perfectly satisfying pale ale from SaltWater Brewery in Delray Beach that did the job while allowing me to maintain my paternal bearing on an afternoon spent with kids watching...
  • A transcendent Bruckner 8th from Gunther Herbig, BSO

    A transcendent Bruckner 8th from Gunther Herbig, BSO
    A Cole Porter line popped into my head throughout Friday night's deeply fulfilling Baltimore Symphony Orchestra concert: "How strange the change from major to minor." Harmonic shifts, both subtle and startling, provide a key structural and emotional...
  • Grateful Dead to celebrate 50 years at Soldier Field this summer

    Grateful Dead to celebrate 50 years at Soldier Field this summer
    Phish’s Trey Anastasio will join the remaining members of the Grateful Dead to celebrate the band's 50th anniversary and pay final tribute to the band’s gray-bearded leader and guitarist, Jerry Garcia, July 3-5 at Soldier Field. ¬† The...
  • Country Outsider: Eric Church blends rock, country worlds on arena tour

    Eric Church remembers his first arena tour, and not so fondly. His 2011 album "Chief" had reached No. 1 on the Billboard Top 200 chart and spawned two No. 1 singles for the country singer. The success gave his band an instant upgrade. "When 'Chief' came...
  • Guide: West Suburban 2015 major venue preview

    The weather outside is frightful, but local stages are heating up for the second halves of their season. Everyone from legendary acts like Natalie Cole to up-and-comers like comedian Mike Birbiglia will be in the area this winter and spring, and you&...
  • Guilford Singer Nick Fradiani Is An 'American Idol' Hopeful This Week

    Guilford Singer Nick Fradiani Is An 'American Idol' Hopeful This Week
    In July, when The Courant last checked in with Nick Fradiani, he was competing on the TV reality show "America's Got Talent" with his band, Beach Avenue. The band got eliminated early on in the competition, during "Judgment Week." Don't count Fradiani...
  • Chris Brown's probation revoked in San Jose nightclub shooting

    Chris Brown's probation revoked in San Jose nightclub shooting
    A judge revoked singer Chris Brown's probation Thursday after learning that he had violated orders by leaving Los Angeles County and was present at a nightclub when people were shot. The singer has already spent several months in jail for prior...
  • Other bookings

    Other bookings
    RALPHIE MAY: 8 p.m. Feb. 13; Hard Rock Live, Universal CityWalk, Orlando; $35; 407-351-5483. THROUGH THE ROOTS: with New Kingston. 8 p.m. Feb. 19; The Social, 54 N. Orange Ave., Orlando; $10-$13 (18 or older); 407-246-1419. RL GRIME: 8 p.m. Feb. 27;...
  • Chicago-area classical music recommendations

    Chicago-area classical music recommendations
    'The Magic Victrola': Lyric Unlimited's third annual presentation designed to introduce youngsters 5-10 and their families to the joys of opera takes two children on a journey through famous opera scenes, courtesy of an old record player in their...