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  • New Chicago concerts on sale: Jimmy Buffett, The Replacements, METZ

    New Chicago concerts on sale: Jimmy Buffett, The Replacements, METZ
    ***= Josh Terry’s recommended shows On sale noon Thursday The English Beat, Monday, April 20 ($45-60, all ages) at City Winery. On sale 10 a.m. Friday Coasts, Monday, April 27 ($13-15, all ages) at Lincoln Hall. Jessie J, Thursday, April 9...
  • Bouldering helps former Borders building in Uptown climb out of vacancy

     Bouldering helps former Borders building in Uptown climb out of vacancy
    After sitting empty for four years, the Uptown building that once housed Borders bookstore is welcoming a new tenant. First Ascent, a budding Chicago-based climbing company, plans to open an indoor bouldering gym on the second floor of the 100-year-...
  • Celebrating the joyous music of Antonio Carlos Jobim

    Celebrating the joyous music of Antonio Carlos Jobim
    It would be difficult to overestimate the melodic grace, harmonic allure and lasting eloquence of the music of Antonio Carlos Jobim. Universally loved songs such as "Girl from Ipanema," "Desafinado" and "One Note Samba" only hint at the mountain of...
  • Piano great Robert Irving III nurtures the Generations

    Piano great Robert Irving III nurtures the Generations
    When he was 26 years old, Chicago pianist Robert Irving III joined the band of one of the most revered musicians in jazz: Miles Davis. Irving played with Davis from 1979 to 1988, serving as music director and foil for a profoundly creative jazz...
  • Chicago-area classical music recommendations

    Chicago-area classical music recommendations
    'The Magic Victrola': Lyric Unlimited's third annual presentation designed to introduce youngsters 5-10 and their families to the joys of opera takes two children on a journey through famous opera scenes, courtesy of an old record player in their...
  • Patricia Barber on the air: Welcome to 'MusicHeads'

    Patricia Barber on the air: Welcome to 'MusicHeads'
    We already knew she could sing, play the piano and write hyperliterate, musically sophisticated songs. But can Chicagoan Patricia Barber host a radio show? More specifically, can she preside over a program designed not merely to entertain listeners...
  • Review: The buoyant art of Sheila Jordan at the Green Mill

    Review: The buoyant art of Sheila Jordan at the Green Mill
    What's the sound of youth? On Friday night it was a voice that swooped and soared, a music that bounded from one offbeat to the next, an imagination that invented lyrics and melodies and riffs on the spot, just like that. In other words, it was the...
  • Tammy McCann settles into a new music venue

    Tammy McCann settles into a new music venue
    Tammy McCann's fans – and they are growing in number – long have wished there was a spot where the charismatic Chicago singer could be heard weekly. Not just periodically at festivals, concerts and club dates, but steadily in an engagement...
  • A rip-roaring start to a New Year in jazz

    A rip-roaring start to a New Year in jazz
    The first week of the year will be rich with jazz offerings. Following is a guide to the highlights: Ari Brown: A magisterial saxophonist, Brown carries forward the legacy of the Chicago tenor tradition in distinctive ways. The sheer heft of his sound...
  • Chicagoan of the Year in Jazz Music: George Freeman

    Chicagoan of the Year in Jazz Music: George Freeman
    Not everyone gets to celebrate an 87th birthday with throngs of admirers thundering their applause. But that's how Chicago guitarist George Freeman marked the occasion, cranking out great blasts of sound at the Green Mill Jazz Club to comparably noisy...
  • Roy Hargrove, Marquis Hill trumpet a joyous holiday weekend

    Roy Hargrove, Marquis Hill trumpet a joyous holiday weekend
    The tempo of Chicago jazz does not slow for the holidays. Among the highlights: Roy Hargrove: For the past several Decembers, Hargrove – a lyrically inspired trumpeter – has played an extended residency at the Jazz Showcase to ring in...