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  • Lady Gaga postpones concerts in Chicago

    Lady Gaga postpones concerts in Chicago
    Lady Gaga announced Tuesday that she’s postponing shows Wednesday and Thursday at the United Center, as well as subsequent concerts in Detroit and Hamilton, Ontario, because of an injury. “I am completely devastated and heartsick,” the...
  • Concert review: Paul McCartney at Wrigley Field

    Concert review: Paul McCartney at Wrigley Field
    Paul McCartney could not just let it be Sunday in the first of two concerts at Wrigley Field. He played for nearly three hours and broke into a James Brown-worthy sweat, wringing new rivers of passion from songs he’s played hundreds of times. The...
  • Rolling Stones concert review at United Center

    Rolling Stones concert review at United Center
    In the midst of another-night-at-the-office greatest hits show for the Rolling Stones, the eternal drummer Charlie Watts kept things swinging. He smashed a cymbal so hard it looked as if it had been cracked by a two-by-four. And he even allowed himself...
  • Grammy nominations 2012: Kanye West, R. Kelly, Numero Group get multiple nods

    Grammy nominations 2012: Kanye West, R. Kelly, Numero Group get multiple nods
    Kanye West wasn’t the only artist with Chicago connections to receive plenty of attention Wednesday at the 54th annual Grammy Award nominations. West, who grew up in Chicago and is in the midst of a two-night stand at the United Center with Jay-Z,...
  • 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...
  • Concert review: Mary J. Blige and D'Angelo at the United Center

    Concert review: Mary J. Blige and D'Angelo at the United Center
    Mary J. Blige and D’Angelo -- two performers who at various points in their careers threatened to disappear -- made a night of it Thursday at the United Center. A couple decades ago, Blige was so volatile there was some question whether she might...
  • Roger Waters expected to bring 'The Wall' to Wrigley Field

    Roger Waters expected to bring 'The Wall' to Wrigley Field
    Roger Waters is expected to bring his massive tour of Pink Floyd’s “The Wall” to Wrigley Field next summer. Live Nation has scheduled an announcement for Tuesday at the venerable North Side park, which has hosted a series of concerts in...
  • Don't care about music? You are not alone

    Don't care about music? You are not alone
    They are an elusive breed. Seemingly closer to myth than reality, a whisper heard in passing, a thought quickly discarded. When I told Anne Walters Robertson, chair of the Department of Music at the University of Chicago, about them, she replied,...
  • A peek into Prince's mind

    A peek into Prince's mind
    CHANHASSEN, Minn.— Prince is rolling his eyes. "The hardest thing with musicians," he explains to a visitor to his Paisley Park recording studio, "is getting them not to play." The quintuple-threat singer-songwriter-producer-performer-multi-...
  • Sighting: Katy Perry visits Art Institute of Chicago

    Sighting: Katy Perry visits Art Institute of Chicago
    The Art Institute of Chicago stayed open later than usual Tuesday for an extra special guest and nine of her friends. Pop star Katy Perry and her entourage took an after-hours tour of the Art Institute for about an hour and a half, according to an Art...
  • Sighting: Drake dines and DJs at Chicago Cut

    Sighting: Drake dines and DJs at Chicago Cut
    Drake’s dinner at Chicago Cut Steakhouse in the early hours of Monday was apparently BYODJ. The rapper/singer brought a laptop and speakers to the restaurant and DJed during his dinner with around 20 friends, according to Chicago Cut managing...