Frontier Ruckus at Bourbon On Division

Last night Frontier Ruckus returned to Chicago for a set upstairs at Bourbon On Division. I’d never heard of the bar until the show was announced, and I’m glad I went because the space is really nice. The sound was great, the stage is nice and low so you’re face to face with the band not looking up like you’re worshiping them. Now performing as … Continue reading Frontier Ruckus at Bourbon On Division

Anna Burch-“2 Cool 2 Care”

If you’re a fan of indie-folk you may recognize Anna Burch as a member of Michigan’s finest, frontier ruckus. After years working with the band she’s decided to strike out on her own. The debut LP won’t be out until early next year, but “2 Cool 2 Care” gives us a nice peek into her world. If you want to hear more, Anna is opening … Continue reading Anna Burch-“2 Cool 2 Care”

Dunn Dunn Fest Night 3: Schubas Tavern

   To close out my festival coverage this year I wanted something spectacular. Looking at the lineups from all three days, every night had something special for me. Saturday night had one thing all the others didn’t, though. It had frontier ruckus, and band I have loved for a while now but hadn’t seen live. Plus, two of Chicago’s finest bands Mooner and Martin Van … Continue reading Dunn Dunn Fest Night 3: Schubas Tavern

4th Annual Dunn Dunn Fest Releases Initial Lineup

When Donnie Biggins isn’t rocking out with his group The Shams Band, live-tweeting episodes of House Hunters, or teaching his kids about The Beatles, he’s booking shows. And not shows like, here’s a good band once every couple months and everything is whatever. No, consistently awesome shows that force you to show up early and stay late so you don’t miss any amazing music. Under … Continue reading 4th Annual Dunn Dunn Fest Releases Initial Lineup