Monthly Archives: June 2014

Groovin’ With The Fishies

One of my favorite summer live music series Jazzin’ at the Shedd is back for the summer! Here’s my preview for the 2014 season.  Advertisements

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Get Up And Dance!

We’re highlighting three of Chicago’s best dance floors today on Choose Chicago’s blog, including a newcomer to the city’s bar/club scene that just opened this summer!

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Summer of House

It’s been a great summer for house music in Chicago already, especially the newer class of the genre. First, Disclosure came to town and got wild at the Lincoln Park Zoo. Next, a brand new music festival was announced for … Continue reading

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Tuesday Is Jazz Day

One of Chicago’s favorite summer series Tuesdays on the Terrace returns to the Museum of Contemporary Art tonight! I wrote about this year’s season on Choose Chicago. 

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On My WorseBehavior

Had a chance to take to local filmmaker and music video director Peter Collins Campbell this week about his Indie GoGo campaign. He’s raising money to create his first short film in several years. He reached his goal of $6,500 … Continue reading

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Chicago Blues Festival Guide (2014 Edition)

As per usual, I’ve put together a lil’ guide to the Grant Park blues music celebration this upcoming weekend. If you’re planning on heading out, please give it a quick read.

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Street Fest Round, pt. 2: June Has Arrived

June is in full swing and so is another month of street festivals in Chicago. Read my insider’s guide on Chicago Like A Local.

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Summer Entertainment Is Here!

If there is one thing I adore about Chicago, it’s the city’s dedication to making sure its residents and visitors are well entertained in the summer. We’ve been highlighting a good handful of fun (and mostly free) music series that … Continue reading

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Local Beats and Singer/Songwriter Treats

Last week, I wrote about a couple of great projects on Chicagoist. First, a free mixtape presented by NYC clothing company Mishka highlighting Chicago’s great contemporary production minds and, secondly, a new EP from “the Patti Smith of Logan Square” Sima … Continue reading

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Watching The Throne (in Lakeview)

Last month saw the grand opening of a new music venue in Lakeview and I highly recommend checking it out. Read my feature on The Throne Room and its husband and wife owners on Chicagoist.

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