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Chicago Concert Scene Heats Up

Posted by on Dec 1, 2012 | 0 comments

Chicago Concert Scene Heats Up

Have you heard about the amazing concerts and events happening in Chicago in the coming days and weeks?  A pretty solid lineup:         Of Monsters and Men:  The Riviera, December 16   SOLD OUT (Where there’s a will there’s a way:  Stubhub tix HERE) Of Monsters and Men:  The Riviera, December 17   SOLD OUT (Where there’s a will there’s a way:  Stubhub...

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See Yellowcard Next Week!

Posted by on Nov 17, 2012 | 0 comments

See Yellowcard Next Week!

Had enough of the family already and it’s only Friday of Thanksgiving weekend? There’s hope. Escape…to the House of Blues and catch Yellowcard, with special guests The Wonder Years and The In Crowd. They will be performing Friday and Saturday, 11/23 and 11/24.  Or…if the love has grown and you can’t bear to be apart from cousin Bob, grab a few extra tickets and add...

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Come Hungry, Ready to Taste

Posted by on Nov 5, 2012 | 0 comments

Come Hungry, Ready to Taste

The first ever Chicago Food & Wine Festival will take place at the Pheasant Run Resort in St. Charles, Illinois November 17 – 18, 2012. Tastings and celebrity chef demonstrations begin at 12 p.m. on November 17. St. Charles isn’t THAT far out of the city proper, about an hour west. This food and wine event will feature tastings from dozens of selected top chefs, restaurants,...

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The xx – New Video

Posted by on Oct 18, 2012 | 0 comments

The xx – New Video

The second album by The xx, “COEXIST”, was released last month. The second single from “COEXIST”, is titled “Chained”. The video was shot in slow motion, underwater, and beautiful and colorful graphics. “Spending two days underwater wasn’t quite as easy as we thought,” the xx say of their Young Replicant-directed video for ‘Chained,’ “We love how it turned...

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Worth Gets Scarier Than Normal This Weekend!

Posted by on Oct 15, 2012 | 0 comments

Lots of suburbs will be celebrating Halloween this weekend with events…Q101 is spotlighting one that has been especially supportive to us over the past 15 months (plus, Harold is a southsider at heart):  The Village of Worth.  They have an event called “Haunts Against Hunger” happening this Sunday, 10/28/12 at 5pm that you should check out with your kids!  First things first:...

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Morrissey Heads to Chicago

Posted by on Oct 7, 2012 | 0 comments

Morrissey Heads to Chicago

Morrissey doesn’t need your help. “It’s my life to wreck my own way,” he crooned languidly on “Alma Matters,” two songs into the kickoff date of his latest American tour in Boston last week. Contrary to that sentiment, however, the notorious malcontent seemed exceptionally at ease, both with himself and his audience. Over the course of a tidy, 100-minute set...

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