On September 8th, renowned taco palace Big Star (1531 N. Damen) are launching a festival called the Dust Up.
Several bands, including our own Andre Williams & the Goldstars, will be playing, AND there will be a record fair and DJs with us and some other local labels providing the goods.
C'mon by. The fun starts at noon with the DJs,... Read more
HA HA TONKA played the much vaunted ACL festival in Austin TX last weekend and by all the accounts we've heard (we weren't allowed to go, our cruel overlord bosses allow no such things) they knocked it out of the proverbial park
HERE'S a link to Rolling Stone's "Best Moments" from the festival photos
Join us as we celebrate our 17th Anniversary, the Hideout's 15th anniversary and the release of our live album recorded at the Hideout during OUR 15th anniversary.
Too much math? Well, just know this:
September 9th at the Hideout
Doors at 7pm, Show at 8pm. Tickets only $10! On sale NOW!
Entertainment provided by The Waco Brothers, Scotland Yard... Read more
We just love it when a music writer goes to a show with a pre-conceived notion of somebody and proceeds to have his mind blown AND he or she fesses up to it!
Check out this conversion experience of a writer in Phoenix at a recent Scott H. Biram show.
Scott talks about his "special" way of playing Led Zeppelin covers.... Read more
As we in Chicago continue to build our Ark and sweep the rising tide of frogs out the front door, we bid you WELCOME to the Friday digest. Lots of fun things to look at and read about, so QUIT WORKING for a second.