Daniel Ellsworth And The Great Lakes-Kid Tiger

Back in 2011 Daniel Ellsworth And The Great Lakes dropped their debut and immediately garnered a lot of buzz. It’s a great album and ended up landing a spot on the Amazon Editor’s Top 100 in both albums and songs for the year. You may have heard the song “Shoe Fits” at some point, and if you have you’re all the better for it. If … Continue reading Daniel Ellsworth And The Great Lakes-Kid Tiger

Molehill at Subterranean 2/22/13

Friday night I headed over to SubT to check out one of my favorite local bands, Molehill. They also happen to be one of my favorite live bands period, so I never miss the opportunity to catch a show. They took the headlining slot above three other groups-locals The Lauren Wolf Band and Blood Red Boots, along with Colombus, Ohio’s The Wet Darlings. I’d seen … Continue reading Molehill at Subterranean 2/22/13

Bad Books at Subterranean 2/14/13; or “Andy-lightful, Devine, De-Lovely”

I wasn’t quite sure what to expect from Bad Books live show on Valentine’s Day in Chicago. Separately I’m a fan of Manchester Orchestra and even more so Kevin Devine, but I hadn’t paid much attention to the supergroup they started in 2010. Apparently I was the only one not paying attention, because the house was already packed when I showed up to the venue. … Continue reading Bad Books at Subterranean 2/14/13; or “Andy-lightful, Devine, De-Lovely”