For 50 years Thom Bishop has been writing songs, lyrics, plays, movies, and more—and his new novel (as Junior Burke) starts with James Dean shooting Ronald Reagan on live TV.
North Carolina guitarist Sarah Louise performs Wednesday at the Hideout as half of the duo House & Land.
C Joynes takes fingerpicked guitar in all sorts of directions—bluegrass, blues, folk, drone, gospel, African music—with production that borrows ideas from dub.
Guitarist John Hulburt was born on a Wisconsin dairy farm and died in Paris, but it was in Chicago that he made his one immortal album.
The guitarist plays tonight in support of his excellent new album.
Artist on Artist: Fingerstyle guitarist William Tyler talks to Douglas McCombs of Brokeback and Tortoise.
The second track off of Impossible Truth, the sophomore album from the instrumental guitarist, who plays at the Hideout Fri 4/26.
Our coverage of the Chicago International Movies & Music Festival
Rian Murphy of Drag City on publishing books that are right for your imprint
INDIE | A party for Implodes’ overdue debut It took them three and a half years, but on April 20 local four-piece Implodes finally released their debut album, Black Earth […]
A tribute to the late guitarist
Brilliant fingerstyle guitarist Jack Rose has died at 38.
British guitarist Ben Reynolds plays Heaven Gallery on Wednesday in one (or more) of his many musical guises.
This was impressive/horrifying enough to get my attention: “Hallmark Channel Adds Array of Digital Platforms to Enhance 450+ Hours of Holiday Programming” Actually, it’s probably unfair to lump this in […]
Fingerstyle guitarist Peter Lang plays in Chicago–where are the freak-folk minions?