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  • Gary U.S. Bonds and friends celebrate the musical roots of Church Street.

    Gary U.S. Bonds and friends celebrate the musical roots of Church Street.
     Gary U.S. Bonds is the host with the most.
  • Monday: Eat. Drink. Do.

    Monday: Eat. Drink. Do.
    EAT New Specials O'Donovan's 2100 W. Irving Park Road 773-478-2100 Finish off your Monday with a wallet-friendly menu that includes $2 half-pound burgers and $4 turkey or veggie burgers (add fries for $2). Wash it down with $1 off local brews from...

    Bobby Womack dies at 70; soul singer and song writer

    Bobby Womack dies at 70; soul singer and song writer
    Bobby Womack, a prolific gospel-soul singer who also wrote songs recorded by the Rolling Stones, Janis Joplin, George Benson and others, died Friday. He was 70. A representative from his label, XL Recordings, confirmed the death of the longtime Los...

    Dave Specter and Otis Clay partner up for SPACE show

     Dave Specter and Otis Clay partner up for SPACE show
    What happens when an ace Chicago blues guitarist meets up with a scorching Chicago soul singer? Fire meets fire. You can hear it on the key tracks of Dave Specter's deeply satisfying, jazz-tinged new album, "Message in Blue" (on Chicago's Delmark...

    Soul poet Bobby Womack dead at 70

    Soul poet Bobby Womack dead at 70
    Bobby Womack, the revered “poet” of soul music for his prowess as a songwriter as well as singer and guitarist, died Friday at 70. Representatives of Womack’s label, XL Recordings, confirmed the death. The cause wasn’t...