July Talk-The News

July Talk have been consistently one of the best live bands in North America over the last six or seven years. They also make some of the best music videos with the ability to conceptualize their songs visually in an interesting way. Their newest clip, for 2020’s “The News,” is certainly no different. Taken from their album Pray For It, which came out last summer, … Continue reading July Talk-The News

Best Concerts Of 2015-My Top Ten

With only a couple weeks left in 2015, concert season is pretty much over. With the week between Christmas and New Year’s pretty much a dead zone, this is the final week for shows and I’ve only got one on my calendar. So, it’s a good time to recap the best shows I saw in 2015. Anything I reviewed on the site has a clickable … Continue reading Best Concerts Of 2015-My Top Ten

Favorite Photos of ’15-Ten Of My Best From This Year

It was a good year for picture taking, as we were able to get into some really awesome shows and festivals. Some of these photos I picked because I think they’re really good. Others I chose because of my own personal feelings toward them. So, if you see a pic and think “I saw your photos from that show and there were much better ones,” … Continue reading Favorite Photos of ’15-Ten Of My Best From This Year

No Shirt, No Shoes, No Service-An Evening With July Talk

   With Mumford & Sons playing to 30,000+ near Montrose Beach, a small collective of music fans got together at Beat Kitchen to enjoy one of the best rock and roll shows you can hope to see. July Talk wrapped up their North American tour in the Windy City, and went out with a mighty roar. Before the first song ended Leah had already ripped … Continue reading No Shirt, No Shoes, No Service-An Evening With July Talk

Dunn Dunn Fest 2/19-2/21/2015

It’s almost that time of year again. No, not National Cheesecake Day. That’s Thursday July 30th. I’m talking about Dunn Dunn Fest, one of the best music festivals in Chicago. Head of the class if you’re talking indoor venues. Lots of great local bands from all genres are joined by fantastic touring acts. One of which I’m particularly excited about. When I went up to … Continue reading Dunn Dunn Fest 2/19-2/21/2015