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Best Witches – Wishes – Album Review

Posted by on Sep 1, 2014 | 0 comments

Layered with rock riffs, punk beats, and psychedelic undertones, Chicago band, Best Witches showcase their strong new album Wishes. Melodic even at its heaviest crescendos, Best Witches were clearly mindful of creating an album devoid of monotony. The album opener “Orange Things” displays their solid rhythm section for the four piece band. With fairly straightforward lyrics (“Orange Things” is...

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Valo – Double Doors – Chicago, IL – 8-14-2014

Posted by on Aug 25, 2014 | 0 comments

Valo – Double Doors – Chicago, IL – 8-14-2014

Well…what a night. After almost getting hit by police squads who were making a blind turn, like a scene out of the Blues Brothers, (and who still managed to bluntly curse at me), a copious amount of adrenaline pumped in my bloodstream as I made  my way to the Double Door. Strolling across the always bustling Wicker Park neighborhood, the rumble of the Damen Blue Line train on the “L” tracks...

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Disclosure @ The Aragon 8.1.14

Posted by on Aug 6, 2014 | 0 comments

Disclosure @ The Aragon 8.1.14

Hello music lovers! I recently attended my first Lollapalooza Aftershow this past weekend and am so excited to finally be able to review this show. Disclosure is a fairly new act, an English duo consisting of brothers Guy and Howard Lawrence. They are complete geniuses! You have to see one of their shows to understand what I mean, the lighting and effects were absolutely incredible....

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See Q101’s Harold Wear Only Vans For Christmas

Posted by on Dec 7, 2012 | 0 comments

See Q101’s Harold Wear Only Vans For Christmas

  A very special holiday message from Harold, one half of the Q101 Super Computing Dynamic Duo:  When I was a kid, I wanted to be Jeff Spicoli.  There, I said it, and then my Dragon software typed it.  I had just moved to America in 1983 at the age of 8, and was the odd kid out at my new school.  This Asian kid was always the last kid picked in gym (in hindsight I can’t say as I...

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Local 101 Brings iPods, iTunes, Visa Gift Cards, Adam Carolla, Casinos and Prison Together

Posted by on Oct 13, 2012 | 0 comments

Local 101 Brings iPods, iTunes, Visa Gift Cards, Adam Carolla, Casinos and Prison Together

Adam Carolla was a hit in Joliet at the Rialto Square Theatre.  It was a packed house, people were drinking and laughing and WINNING. Adam Carolla did about 90 minutes on stage and stuck around afterward to meet Q101’s meet and greet winners. Ace also ventured into the lobby where hundreds of fans lined up to say hello and get a picture and authograph. Carolla probably spent a good hour or...

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Win Tickets To See Battleship!!!

Posted by on Apr 26, 2012 | 0 comments

You know the drill…First come, First serve.  Email jenn@q101.com, let her know what your favorite board game is.  Here are the details:   Thursday May 10 7:30PM AMC River East   About BATTLESHIP Peter Berg (Hancock) produces and directs Battleship, an epic action-adventure that unfolds across the seas, in the skies and over land as our planet fights for survival against a...

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