UPDATE: the Thursday March 12 show has been canceled and rescheduled for Tuesday, 10/20/20 at 7 PM. It will remain at the Chicago Theatre. Tickets for March 12 will be honored for the new date. Refund information is available at point of purchase. Every member of the Grateful Dead played a vital role in the […]
This week’s featured gig poster was created by Nashville artist Dean Tomasek.
And now for a statement I never thought that I, a grown adult man, would ever put on the record: John Mayer rips. I know, I know, but bear with me here. For the past four years, three of the four surviving founding members of the Grateful Dead—drummer Bill Kreutzmann, drummer and percussionist Mickey Hart, […]
The Jazz Festival honors organ quartet Sabertooth for 25 years of midnight Green Mill gigs with a Pritzker Pavilion set in broad daylight.
On the Bobby & Phil duo tour, the two founding Grateful Dead members stripped the band’s songbook down to acoustic simplicity.
Current musical obsessions of Nikki Hartel of Audiotree, Mike Gebel of the Empty Bottle, and Luca Cimarusti of the Reader
Dan Berg, Dan Haligas, and Joe Gloor released two songs in 1975 and split up in ’80, but now they’re back to writing, recording, and gigging.
This week’s featured gig poster was designed by Austin-based artist Derek Hatfield.
Current musical obsessions of Meat Wave drummer Ryan Wizniak, Meg MacDuff of Bleach Party and Montrose Man, and the Reader’s Luca Cimarusti
Bad Axe got a regular gig thanks to Rahm Emanuel’s mom and a belated vinyl release thanks to Permanent Records.
Grateful Dead Brunch, Open house Chicago, and other happenings from October 14-16.
Current musical obsessions of Pelican’s Trevor de Brauw, Anatomy of Habit’s Kenny Rasmussen, and the Reader’s Luca Cimarusti
“I‘m still 35, as far as I’m concerned,” Barb Jonesi says.
Current musical obsessions of Pressure Group co-owner Tom Kenneally, Moniker Records co-owner Jordan Reyes, and Reader music listings coordinator Luca Cimarusti
Plus: Steven Hess of Locrian on mind-bending death metal, the Reader‘s Luca Cimarusti on Jandek and John Mayer, and more