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  • Reckless Records hosts ’30 Rock’ comedian

     
    Comedy, music intertwine at Hannibal Buress' free performance. Were you there?...
  • The first day

    The  first day
    No other milestone provides a snapshot of a child's life like the first day of school. It's a tangible reflection of the child moving away from the parent and into the adult he or she will become. Unlike graduation, where success is celebrated and...
  • Saturday: Spoon, Grizzly Bear, Rogue Wave, Stars, Dan Black, Cut Copy, Green Day, and Phoenix

    Saturday: Spoon, Grizzly Bear, Rogue Wave, Stars, Dan Black, Cut Copy, Green Day, and Phoenix
    Saturday was not quite the day of surprises, though there were a few, that Friday turned out to be. The bands that were supposed to be great were great. The bands that were supposed to be good were good, with only a couple exceptions. It was more...
  • Top weekend shows: Fleet Foxes, Oval, Diane Izzo Memorial Concert

    Fleet Foxes: The Seattle group’s pristine multi-part harmonies are now augmented by a more powerful sense of instrumental dynamics, as its headlining set last July at the Pitchfork Music Festival affirmed, 7:30 Friday-Saturday at the Chicago...
  • Concert review: Fleet Foxes at Chicago Theatre

    Concert review: Fleet Foxes at Chicago Theatre
    “Why in the night sky are the lights hung?/Why is the Earth moving around the Sun?” So many questions, so few answers. At the Chicago Theatre on Friday in the first of two-sold-out concerts, Robin Pecknold and his band Fleet Foxes stood in...
  • Pitchfork Music Festival 2011: Day 2 in review

    Pitchfork Music Festival 2011: Day 2 in review
    Day 2 of the Pitchfork Music Festival in Union Park is at an end, with another sell-out Saturday. Here’s how it went down, with reports from me (GK), my hard-working colleague Bob Gendron (BG) and video and editing from Kevin Pang. 12:48 p.m....
  • Music goers, sun seekers, brave high, humid temps

    Music goers, sun seekers, brave high, humid temps
    Hundreds of teenagers and 20-somethings queued up along Ashland Avenue before the gates opened at the Pitchfork Music Festival, enduring a relentless midday sun in exchange for the best vantage points around the festival stages. Though Pitchfork's crowds...
  • Top weekend shows: Pitchfork, Chaka Khan, Z-Trip

    Pitchfork Music Festival: The seventh annual gathering of the indie tribes will be headlined by Feist, Godspeed You! Black Emperor and Vampire Weekend, with much-anticipated sets by Wild Flag, Danny Brown, Willis Earl Beal, Big K.R.I.T and the Olivia...
  • Rain delays Pitchfork opening; Outer Minds, Lower Dens kick off fest

    Rain delays Pitchfork opening; Outer Minds, Lower Dens kick off fest
    Even as gray skies, muggy atmosphere and rain made for a bleak opening Friday to the Pitchfork Music Festival in Union Park, the crowd waiting to enter the event was thousands deep along Ashland Avenue. Inside, puddles formed on the field and crews...
  • Pitchfork Day 1 wrap-up: Feist, Japandroids, Big K.R.I.T., rain

    Pitchfork Day 1 wrap-up: Feist, Japandroids, Big K.R.I.T., rain
    Here’s an hour-by-hour rundown of how Day 1 of the seventh annual Pitchfork Music Festival went down Friday in Union Park, with contributions from my colleague Bob Gendron (BG) and yours truly (GK): 3:15 p.m.: Midafternoon downpour dissipates.  The...
  • Rain returns, but can't slow down Pitchfork rockers Atlas Moth and Cloud Nothings

    Rain returns, but can't slow down Pitchfork rockers Atlas Moth and Cloud Nothings
    For the second straight day we’ve got rain at the Pitchfork Music Festival in Union Park, and lots of it. What was shaping up as a hugely entertaining set Saturday by Cleveland quartet Cloud Nothings turned to silence as the downpour soaked the...