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La Vuelta Ensemble, Numero Group warehouse sale, concerts, and more

There’s two opportunities to spend all your money today if you’re a music lover! Delmark Records (the oldest continuously operating jazz and blues independent record label in the U.S.) opens the vaults for a warehouse sale today, offering vintage office and recording equipment, CDs, vinyl, and more (open until 5 PM, 4121 N. Rockwell). And […]

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A tribute to Syl and Jimmy Johnson

Chicago shaped Jimmy and Syl Johnson, and the brothers stayed grounded here even as they became global heroes. The singer-guitarists moved up from Mississippi after World War II and played blues and R&B, carving out their own spaces within those sounds. They had outwardly contrasting personalities and their careers took different paths; they worked together […]

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Chicago soul dynamo Renaldo Domino breaks out his sugary sweet pipes on “Never Thought”

Correction: This item has been updated to include details about Renaldo Domino’s new Colemine Records single “No Laggin’ and Draggin’,” whose upcoming release the show celebrates. In a just and perfect world, Renaldo Domino would be as widely revered as legendary Chicago soul greats Curtis Mayfield, Jerry Butler, and Gene Chandler. In my opinion, the […]