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Awolnation: “Like water in a desert”

Posted by on Jan 26, 2014 | 0 comments

Awolnation: “Like water in a desert”

 Q101 listeners voted Awolnation as one of the three bands they were most excited to see at Jamboree. From 1995, Jamboree has been hosted by Q101 and is one of the top annual outdoor music festivals in Chicago. In 2011 Jamboree came to the First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre and saw artists such as Sum 41, Thirty Seconds to Mars and Adelitas Way all take the stage. To see the full line up, view...

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Q101.com – Electra Interviews Jared Leto & 30 Seconds to Mars at Jamboree 2011

Posted by on Jan 14, 2014 | 0 comments

Q101.com – Electra Interviews Jared Leto & 30 Seconds to Mars at Jamboree 2011

Electra Interviews Jared Leto & 30 Seconds to Mars at Jamboree 2011 Electra talks with Shannon, Tomo and Jared Leto (aka the men of 30 Seconds to Mars) about such wonderful things as Chicago, the Aragon, Lolla, and Jared’s penchant for climbing things in front of large groups of onlookers.  If you were at Lollapalooza in 2006 you may recall Jared climbed the Q101 stage…and people...

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Q101.com – Tim Virgin Interviews Seether at Q101 Jamboree 2011

Posted by on Jan 13, 2014 | 0 comments

Q101.com – Tim Virgin Interviews Seether at Q101 Jamboree 2011

Q101.com – Tim Virgin Interviews Seether at Q101 Jamboree 2011 Tim Virgin brings his funny hat and gabs with Seether backstage at the Tweeter Center, er New World Music Theatre…I mean First Midwest Bank Amphitheater…during the alternative music festival known to people in the know simple as: Jamboree. This conversation took place in 2011, but just like Virgin…it’s...

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Thinking of Using Kickstarter? See This First!

Posted by on Apr 10, 2012 | 0 comments

Gapersblock.com did a nice story about Kickstarter (and interviewed us about our Jamboree 2012 project for this article, which we thank them for!)   Below that are a few items from our own experience you can use to further investigate whether Kickstarter is right for you, including our cautionary tale, and a video to help you see more of the behind the scenes of this powerful tool.  First, Katie...

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UPDATE: What bands at Jamboree? Survey Says…

Posted by on Apr 4, 2012 | 7 comments

UPDATE:  What bands at Jamboree?  Survey Says…

UPDATE 05/03/12:   We’re in the homestretch and it looks bleak for a fan-funded Jamboree.   The reasons seem clear:  People want to know a headliner or lineup before they jump in.   We understand.   We tried to get bands to agree to come “if” we could raise the dough.  No one bit on that dubious offer.  We understand the drawbacks of that for them, though we also wish many of...

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