Matthew Milia-Keego Harbor

I have to give credit to social media on this one. Back in 2013, a friend I have never met in real life recommended the album Eternity Of Dimming by Frontier Ruckus. I instantly fell in love with Matthew Milia’s detailed songwriting and the melancholy tone provided by the band. I also fell in love with the “Frasier”-inspired shirt I would later buy when I … Continue reading Matthew Milia-Keego Harbor

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