One of the best events to kick off the summer in Chicago is A Day In The Country at The Hideout. This year they celebrate 11 years of the day-long festival that features country/folk music from local artists as well as some nationally known performers. You can also enjoy some delicious BBQ and homemade pies from Honky Tonk BBQ and Bang Bang Pies, as well … Continue reading A Day In The Country at The Hideout 6/24
The secret desires that we hide from people can cause great stress and depression. In the new video for the song “Don’t Talk About It” by Ruby Boots, we see a typical white American family sitting down to a meal. They sit silently, sometimes sharing looks of disappointment and yearning. We flash to what each is thinking to reveal the secrets they’re afraid to share. … Continue reading Ruby Boots-“Don’t Talk About It”
You know summer is coming when The Hideout announces A Day In The Country. This is the 10th anniversary of the one-day festival, celebrating musicians from all forms of Country music. Curated by Lawrence Peters of The Lawrence Peters Outfit, music fans will enjoy everything from Americana and Honky Tonk to Western Swing. Plus, Grammy winner Jim Lauderdale will be performing songs from his 30+ … Continue reading A Day In The Country Turns 10!
There are is a lot of great music coming to Chicago this week, courtesy of Dunn Dunn Fest. It all kicks off tomorrow, and one of the very first performers will be Gar Clemens, opening at The Hideout for Grace Askew. I haven’t had a chance to review his full album, Cricket Hill, but I enjoyed the Springsteen-esque title track very much. If you dig … Continue reading Gar Clemens-“Cricket Hill”
I got to see Mooner in a unique setting last week when they played as a duo at Jerry’s in Wicker Park. It was a nice reminder of how solid their songs are, as I hadn’t seen them perform in about a year. The vocals were pushed a little further than a normal show, so you could really hear Lee Ketch’s voice singing his words. … Continue reading Mooner Release New Single “Alison” (Video)