Monthly Archives: April 2012

Katie Kickstarts the Tunes

I’ve been working on a feature story over the last month about Chicago musicians using Kickstarter–a crowd-sourced funding website. The article was finally published today on Gapers Block.

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Katie’s Great Fire

Going to start doing some music writing for Do312 from here out. Very excited about it. My first post is an interview with alt-country artist Paul Burch about his recent collaboration album with the Waco Brothers, The Great Chicago Fire. 

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Katie Right Now

My favorite local band The Right Now just put out a spanking new album. So, naturally, I was thrilled to have the chance to review it.

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Katie Gets Muddy

Remember that torrential downpour at Lollapalooza last year and the resulting mudpit? Did you know it costs $800,000 to fix Grant Park? Yep, read this.

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Katie’s Beach Rave

Festival season keeps getting better and better. This week a new electronic music festival was announced. I’ve got all the details on Wavefront Music Festival up on Gapers Block.

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Katie’s Cubs Opener Endeavor

Truth be told, I’m a Sox fan. That didn’t keep me from getting out and snapping some shots of the festivities at Wrigley Field on opening day.

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Katie’s Street Fest Previews

I love summer music festival season. It’s finally that time of year when fests start announcing their lineups . Last week, I previewed Green City Music Festival and Do Division Street Fest for RedEye. It’s gonna be a good summer, … Continue reading

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Say Katie

One of my favorite things about my chosen profession is that every once in awhile I get to write about some of my favorite bands of all time. Needless to say, I was psyched to review Say Anything’s headlining show … Continue reading

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Katie’s Hungry

I’m a little behind in posting. I’m also not really hungry. I just wanted you to check my review of Feed Me at Congress Theater last month.

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Katie’s April Fools’ Day Roundup

There were some good April Fools’ Day pranks made yesterday. Conan, I’m looking at you here. I put together a list of my favorite ones for RedEye. Read it now on the site.

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