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    December isn't all sing-alongs and tree lightings. The holiday season also brings its share of drama (on stage in addition to your homes) and jazz performances. Lunch Alone, As Ever In the late 1970s, Lydia Lunch was an integral part of New York City'...
  • Tortuga Music Festival 2015: Zac Brown Band, Kenny Chesney

    Tortuga Music Festival 2015: Zac Brown Band, Kenny Chesney
    It would be hard to find two acts that better represent the laidback spirit and the outsized ambitions of the Tortuga Music Festival than the headliners announced for the 2015 event on Fort Lauderdale beach: the Zac Brown Band and Kenny Chesney. The two...
  • Weezer takes time on new music

    Weezer takes time on new music
    After releasing three albums between 2008 and 2010, power-pop veterans Weezer took a more deliberate approach to the creation of the new "Everything Will Be Alright in the End." The band's ninth studio album also reunited frontman Rivers Cuomo and his...
  • Signature Sounds Celebrates 20 Years Of Americana

    Signature Sounds Celebrates 20 Years Of Americana
    Four headliners and 17 bands in total help celebrate the impending 20th anniversary of Signature Sounds, a Northampton, Mass. label formed in 1995 by label president Jim Olsen and Mark Thayer, who launched Signature Sounds Recording Studio in 1982, across...
  • Gwendolyn Pippin, cabaret singer and music teacher, dies at 65

    Her voice and piano playing talent made Gwendolyn "Gwen" Pippin a popular figure in Chicago piano bars and clubs, but her greatest impact may have been on the hundreds of students she taught in voice and performance classes at Chicago's Old Town School of...
  • From Miles to Mancini, a sweeping range of jazz

    From Miles to Mancini, a sweeping range of jazz
    The stylistic breadth of material in this year's best boxed sets was vast: Miles Davis: "Miles at the Fillmore" (Columbia/Legacy; $49.98). Call it jazz, rock, fusion, whatever, the music that trumpeter Davis made in his "Bitches Brew" period changed the...
  • Brass Band of Central Florida plays at 3 free holiday concerts

    Brass Band of Central Florida plays at 3 free holiday concerts
    The St. Luke's Concert Series annual free holiday concert will feature the Brass Band of Central Florida in three performances this weekend, beginning at 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 5. Saturday's shows are at 2 and 7 p.m. Under the direction of Chad Shoopman,...
  • 'Gabba!' creator still rocking the cradle

    'Gabba!' creator still rocking the cradle
    As co-creator of the hit children's show "Yo Gabba Gabba!" and a founding member of the crime-fighting, guitar-strumming Aquabats, Christian Jacobs has been a robot, a superhero and a rock star. Fathers, take heed. This is the kind of résumé that you...
  • We felt caged: Seven stories of Rock River Academy

     We felt caged: Seven stories of Rock River Academy
    In its investigation of Rock River Academy in Rockford, the Tribune examined thousands of pages of confidential juvenile case files and other records but also interviewed 20 former residents for their recollections of life inside the facility. Those...
  • Violence at Rock River Academy: 'I was getting punched, kicked'

    Violence at Rock River Academy: 'I was getting punched, kicked'
    With her belongings in a backpack, 16-year-old Jessica McQueen described wandering the streets of Rockford, begging for food and money. It was a cold day in October, and she had no reliable place to stay. But McQueen told a reporter she was desperate to...
  • Naperville offers sounds of the season with holiday concerts

    Naperville offers sounds of the season with holiday concerts
    There's more to holiday music than relentlessly piped-in Christmas carols. Here's a list, ranging from the Caribbean to "Frozen" and from classical to jazz, on tap around Naperville. (Rumor has it Old St. Nick himself might even do some conducting.)...