Nothing But Thieves Lollapalooza After Show at Schubas

Nothing But Thieves played the loudest show at Schubas I’ve ever witnessed. My ears are still ringing from the guitars rattling through my eardrums. And when the band wasn’t shattering my cochleas, the fans in the crowd were screaming like they were on fire. For a band with only one full-length record, I was shocked at the zealous nature of the audience. I knew NBT … Continue reading Nothing But Thieves Lollapalooza After Show at Schubas

Drowners Lollapalooza After Show at Schubas Tavern

Drowners don’t hit the BMI stage at Lollapalooza for a few hours still, but some Chicago fans got a preview of their set last night at Schubas when the band opened for Nothing But Thieves. I’m not terribly familiar with the band, but what I am aware of I’ve enjoyed. The fans appear to be die-hards through and through. When Matt Hitt mentioned that it … Continue reading Drowners Lollapalooza After Show at Schubas Tavern

Adam Torres at Schubas 6/3/2016

Friday night I had the pleasure to check out Adam Torres playing an early show at Schubas in Chicago. I was mostly unfamiliar with the singer, but I had no problem enjoying the mood he created in the room with his songs. His debut, Nostra Nova, has evolved into a kind of cult classic, and the music he played from his newest release, Pearls To … Continue reading Adam Torres at Schubas 6/3/2016

Cross Record To Play Schubas 4/30

Married musical partnerships are rarely as rewarding and interesting at Cross Record. Emily Cross and Dan Duszynski make challenging music that can intrigue the mind while enthralling the spirit. I would consider their new album Wabi-Sabi a contender to make a lot of “Best Of” lists in 2016. It feels a bit like a Radiohead work fronted by Fiona Apple-lots of smoky vocals layered over … Continue reading Cross Record To Play Schubas 4/30