The recording career of Lee Fields extends at least as far back as 1969, but he was considered little more than a footnote in R&B history until the late 1990s and early 2000s, when he emerged as a latter-day roots-soul celebrity. Cast initially as a James Brown-style funk artist, Fields landed his sole chart hit, […]
Kathleen Rooney at Curbside Books and Records, stand-up from Megan Gailey, and more happenings from February 27-March 2
I don’t think veteran soul singer Lee Fields foresaw an increasingly divided and polarized United States when he recorded “Make the World,” a song from last fall’s terrific Special Night (Big Crown). Over a hard, almost martial groove inspired by vintage James Brown, Fields urges unity, deploying military cadences to suggest the potential destruction awaiting […]
The city’s new free summertime concert series replaces Downtown Sound and Made in Chicago.
Between now and Wednesday, your live-music options include Kwaidan, the Evens, Lee Fields, Burning Love, and FitzGerald’s American Music Festival.
What’s scheduled for some of this summer’s best free concert series.
Some imminent concert picks from the Soundboard page: P.G. Six, Lee Fields, Black Dice, and Schoolboy Q
A song from the killer new Lee Fields album
Now hosted by both Schubas and Lincoln Hall, Tomorrow Never Knows returns with an impressive lineup featuring Atlas Sound, Bowerbirds, Lee Fields, Surfer Blood, Neon Indian, and others.
Critics’ Choices and other notable concerts: Freelance Whales, Omar S, Jacob Wick, Lee Fields, the Necks, and more