Porches at Bottom Lounge 4/9/2016

Had the great pleasure of seeing Porches perform yesterday at Bottom Lounge in Chicago. Their latest record Pool is currently just inside my top ten for the year so far, and their live performance did not disappoint. It was a sold out show, which meant it was a little tougher to get decent shots since I wasn’t at the front of the line when doors … Continue reading Porches at Bottom Lounge 4/9/2016

The Future Laureates Look To The Past At Bottom Lounge

   After many reassurances over the last week or so, The Future Laureates have made it clear that they are not breaking up. Rather, the time has come to try some new things as individuals and live a life free from the burdens of being in a band-at least for a little while. After 8 years of making music together, one could certainly understand the … Continue reading The Future Laureates Look To The Past At Bottom Lounge

SxSw Send-off For Chicago Bands At Bottom Lounge 3/7/2015

There’s a party going down at Bottom Lounge this Saturday, and it’s gonna be a great time. 4 Chicago bands will be playing their last sets in town before heading down to Austin, TX for the South By Southwest music festival. Molehill will be headlining the night, and they’ll be joined by some of my favorite acts: The Future Laureates, Vintage Blue, and Steve Stone. … Continue reading SxSw Send-off For Chicago Bands At Bottom Lounge 3/7/2015

This Ridiculous Weekend Of Music In Chicago

We still have a lot of time before Lollapalooza brings some of the biggest acts in music to our fair city, but festival season is already well underway. It kicked off with the Do Division Fest last weekend, and tonight the city takes it up a notch with Ribfest. I don’t know who the person was who came up with the idea of plotting festival … Continue reading This Ridiculous Weekend Of Music In Chicago