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  • 40 years of 'Soul Train' celebrated with free Millennium Park concert

    40 years of 'Soul Train' celebrated with free Millennium Park concert
    "Soul Train," the televised house that Don Cornelius built on a bedrock of soul, funk and ahead-of-their time dance moves, will celebrate its 40th anniversary today with a free concert at Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park. Chicago soul greats Jerry...
  • Don Cornelius: Peace, love, soul -- and civil rights

    Don Cornelius: Peace, love, soul -- and civil rights
    Don Cornelius, who died Wednesday at 75, was a civil rights pioneer disguised as a dance-music-show host. He used to sign off the “Soul Train” show he founded in Chicago by wishing his viewers “love, peace and soul,” and devoted...
  • Dead Can Dance's Lisa Gerrard, the interview: 'It hurts, there is pain, there are blessings'

    Dead Can Dance's Lisa Gerrard, the interview: 'It hurts, there is pain, there are blessings'
    From the early ‘80s to the late ‘90s, Lisa Gerrard and Brendan Perry built their own niche in the independent music world as Dead Can Dance, releasing a series of albums on the 4AD label that turned them into one of the most celebrated cult...
  • Q&A: My Morning Jacket

    Q&A: My Morning Jacket
    My Morning Jacket frontman Jim James likes to keep himself busy. In addition to his work with the Louisville, Ky., rockers, who released their sixth album, "Circuital," last year, James has evolved into an in-demand collaborator, recording with...
  • Chicago Jazz Festival preferred seating for Trib Nation

    Chicago Jazz Festival preferred seating for Trib Nation
    The organizers of the Chicago Jazz Festival have made available some preferred seating for a few of the annual Festival's bigger acts on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The festival kicks off Thursday, Aug. 30 and continues through Sunday, Sept. 2. Here's a...
  • Two young blues musicians from the Peninsula, Logan Layman and William Ledbetter, to be part of Chicago Blues Festival

    Two young blues musicians from the Peninsula, Logan Layman and William Ledbetter, to be part of Chicago Blues Festival
    Two young blues musicians from the Peninsula, singing bassist Logan Layman and guitar player William "MoBetta" Ledbetter, have been picked to be part of an all-star youth band that will open the Chicago Blues Festival on June 6. Logan, a 12-year-old...
  • Must-see summer classical and jazz/blues concerts in Chicago

    Must-see summer classical and jazz/blues concerts in Chicago
    Tribune music critics John von Rhein (classical) and Howard Reich (jazz/blues) each pick 10 shows you shouldn't miss this summer: Classical: “The Circus Princess” and “The Cousin from Nowhere”: Emmerich Kalman's three-ring...
  • Tonight's top show: Chico Trujillo at Millennium Park

    Tonight's top show: Chico Trujillo at Millennium Park
    Chico Trujillo: This ensemble is part of a new movement of Chilean bands merging traditional elements of cumbia and other ethnic music with ska, hip-hop and rock, topped by lyrics that address contemporary life, 6:30 p.m. Monday with Occidental Brothers...
  • CHRP's Jubalee gala

    CHRP's Jubalee gala
    The sounds of tap dancing filled the air for Jubalee, a gala benefit that opened the 23rd season of the Chicago Human Rhythm Project at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park on Monday. Local and international tap and percussive dance stars filled...
  • Holiday Guide 2012: Dozens more concerts and 'Carols' for your Chicago December

    Love 'em or hate 'em, there's no avoiding the holidays, and that's true on local stages as well as the shopping malls. But even the Scroogiest of souls could find something to celebrate in the gifts of theater, dance, and music offered up this season by...
  • Jazz resolutions for a New Year

    Jazz resolutions for a New Year
    A new year brings new hopes for music in Chicago. Here are key resolutions for 2013: Create a concise Cultural Plan. After months of town hall meetings, the city's Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events last fall came up with a 48-page wish...