Monthly Archives: June 2016

Why You Should Go To ‘Mamby On The Beach’ This Weekend

By |June 29th, 2016|

2 days of chilling on the beach, watching great concerts, with great people and beautiful sunsets of the city and Lake Michigan...what else do you need? Check out the full 2-day lineup for Mamby On The Beach, taking place this 4th of July weekend.

Guns N’ Roses Live at Soldier Field (2 Days)

By |June 29th, 2016|

Guns N’ Roses will be taking over Soldier Field this weekend for 2 days of hard rock and good times. Tickets for the shows are going fast, so if you plan on going I’d suggest grabbing them today. Don’t miss your chance to see this wonderful performance, they’ll be performing on Friday July 1 and Sunday July 3.

Concerts in Chicago week of June 27, 2016

By |June 28th, 2016|

Plenty of great concerts in Chicago this week including: The Wailers, Steve Miller Band, Bruce Hornsby & The Noisemakers, Talib Kweli, James Taylor, Boy & Bear, and plenty more.

New Music Releases for July 1, 2016

By |June 27th, 2016|

This week will see the release of the highly anticipated projects from Blink 182, Maxwell, Metronomy, Blood Orange, and many more. Check out the full list and pre-order the new albums here.

Essential Albums: 1981

By |June 23rd, 2016|

In 1981 Raider of the Lost Ark debuted, Reagan was voted into office, Muhammad Ali retired from boxing, and researchers found the Titanic. While all of those things were happening, the musicians of the early 80's were busy setting the tone for generations to come. Check out the 10 most essential albums from 1981.

First Listen: ‘Into The Light’ by Marisa Anderson

By |June 22nd, 2016|

On her newest release, ‘Into the Light’ Anderson leaves Appalachia and the Delta blues behind as she journeys west, into the heart of the sun. Written as the soundtrack to an imaginary science-fiction western film, the record’s ten songs trace the story of a visitor lost and wandering on the shifting borderlands of the Sonoran desert

Music Documentary Must Watch: A Skin Too Few – The Days of Nick Drake

By |June 21st, 2016|

At the beginning of June, we published the article "Throwback Thursday: 1969" that featured an appearance from Nick Drake. Now, I'll admit that I was neither very familiar with his music, nor his backstory. However, after writing the article, I became fascinated with both his tragic story and his music. WATCH the documentary here.

Concerts in Chicago week of June 20, 2016

By |June 21st, 2016|

We've got a list of concerts in Chicago for the rest of June! Bob Dylan, James Taylor, Boy & Bear, Phish, Steve Gunn, Felix Da Housecat, and plenty more.

New Releases for Friday June 24, 2016

By |June 20th, 2016|

This week we have releases from The Avett Brothers, Neil Young, Cassius, and the last ever album from Hot Hot Heat. Check out the full list.

Essential Albums: 1965

By |June 17th, 2016|

When musicians can harness the the spirit of the people, and the times in which they’re living, often what results are some of the most meaningful and influential songs of all time. That’s exactly what happened in 1965. Check out our top 10 essential albums of 1965.