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  • Four difficult Pitchfork 2013 conflicts

    Four difficult Pitchfork 2013 conflicts
     This year’s Pitchfork Music Fest (July 19-21) lineup is the best it’s been in a long time, which comes at a cost: The inevitable scheduling conflicts. Here are the four biggest question marks posed by the Pitchfork schedule, announced...
  • Q&A: Jessie Ware

    Q&A: Jessie Ware
    London native Jessie Ware first visited America in 2009 as a backup singer for friend Jack Penate. By the time Ware returned for a second visit last December, she had moved into the starring role. The singer's rapid ascent, which included the August 2012...
  • Top concerts of 2012

    Top concerts of 2012
    Here are my favorite concerts from 2012: 1. Neutral Milk Hotel at Athenaeum Theatre, Feb. 6: After releasing two acclaimed albums in the ‘90s, Neutral Milk Hotel’s Jeff Mangum drifted away for more than a decade. His return stacked up as...
  • My favorite moments of 2012

    My favorite moments of 2012
    Years ago when I was a student at Northwestern University, a handful of executives at America Online came to my class and explained that you, I and everyone we know would soon find ourselves pleasantly stranded on "information islands." We nodded,...
  • Pitchfork Music Festival 2013 tickets on sale today

    Pitchfork Music Festival 2013 tickets on sale today
    No use waiting to look ahead: 2013 and everything that comes with it is almost here, so the folks behind the Pitchfork Music Festival are giving you a chance to check something off your to-do list now. Beginning today, the fest offers a $95 three-day...
  • R. Kelly, Bjork, Belle & Sebastian to headline Pitchfork

    R. Kelly, Bjork, Belle & Sebastian to headline Pitchfork
    Stop what you're doing, take a deep breath, and absorb this news: R. Kelly a.k.a. The King a.k.a. Kelz a.k.a. the Poet Laureate of the People, will be one of the headliners at this year's Pitchfork Music Festival in Union Park. The three-day festival...
  • Bjork, R. Kelly, Belle and Sebastian to headline Pitchfork Music Festival

    Bjork, R. Kelly, Belle and Sebastian to headline Pitchfork Music Festival
    Bjork, R. Kelly and Belle and Sebastian were announced Friday as headliners for the 2013 Pitchfork Music Festival. The Chicago summer fest will have a little “je ne sais what” from its headline acts, which span a range of tastes and sounds,...
  • Lolla 2013 headliners: Re-run

    Lolla 2013 headliners: Re-run
    Did you miss Lollapalooza 2010? Then you may (or may not) be thrilled that some of that fest’s biggest acts will return this summer. As reported Tuesday by the Tribune, headliners at Lolla 2013, Aug. 2-4 in Grant Park, will include recent,...
  • Pitchfork Music Festival completes lineup

    Pitchfork Music Festival completes lineup
    M.I.A., Low, Solange, Wire, Savages and Parquet Courts will be among the artists rounding out the Pitchfork Music Festival on July 19-21 at Union Park. The festival announced Tuesday that Lil B, Yo La Tengo, Toro Y Moi, Phosphorescent, Metz, Autre Ne...
  • Pitchfork 2013 offers best Chicago music day ever

    Pitchfork 2013 offers best Chicago music day ever
    Mine eyes have seen the glory. On July 21, the Pitchfork Music Festival will host its third and final day with a lineup that some are (OK, I am) calling the best day of live music Chicago has ever seen. Now, I’m sure there have been days where...
  • Great expectations for Constellation

    Great expectations for Constellation
    For anyone who values innovation in music, the next few days could mark the beginning of a significant era in Chicago. On Monday, Chicago jazz drummer and music producer Mike Reed will launch Constellation, a performing arts center that will feature...