We’re proud to announce the release of ONXRT: Live from the Archives, Volume 15.
We’ve cultivated an archive of rare recordings from in-studio performances and standout concert broadcasts that is second to none. WXRT is proud to offer Chicago music fans the latest compilation in this historic series, ONXRT: Live From the Archives, Volume 15. This collection of previously unavailable live performances will go on sale to the public on Tuesday, December 3 at all Chicago area Target stores and Target.com. [COMPLETE STORE LIST]
ONXRT: Live From the Archives, Volume 15 features live performances by Dave Matthews Band, The Lumineers, Jimmy Cliff, The National, The Postal Service, Passion Pit, Jim James and more.
Because these performances took place in the intimate surroundings of the XRT air studio or local concert venues, listeners can experience a unique context for some of their favorite artists’ work.
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ONXRT: Live From the Archives, Volume 15 is scheduled for release on Tuesday, December 3 as a limited edition CD exclusively at Chicago area Target stores and Target.com for $13.99. Previous editions of “ONXRT” have sold out very quickly and are now virtually unavailable, having become highly-prized collectors’ items upon their release.
ONXRT: Live From the Archives, Volume 15 includes the following tracks:
Broadcast live from the Official XRT Lollapalooza Aftershow at House of Blues, 8/8/10.
Churchill – Change
Broadcast live from the XRT Shamrock & Roll Party at Mystic Celt, 3/16/13.
World Party – Put the Message in the Box
Broadcast live from XRT studios, 8/30/12.
The Lumineers – Ho Hey
Recorded live for the XRT Sunday Night Concert from the Riviera Theatre, 9/20/12.
Serena Ryder – Stompa
Recorded live at XRT Studios, 4/3/13.
Dave Matthews Band – Gravedigger
Recorded live at Dave Matthews Band Caravan at Lakeside, 7/10/11.
Jimmy Cliff – You Can Get It If You Really Want
Recorded live for the XRT Sunday Night Concert at Park West, 11/11/78.
Jim James – A New Life
Recorded for Live from Studio X at the Vic Theatre, 4/20/13.
Passion Pit – Take a Walk
Broadcast live for Live from Studio X from Reggie’s Rock Club, 2/22/13.
The National – Don’t Swallow the Cap
Recorded live at XRT studios, 8/3/13.
Shemekia Copeland – Ain’t Gonna Be Your Tattoo
Broadcast live from XRT studios, 2/5/13.
Cheap Trick – I Want You To Want Me
Broadcast live from the Chicago Auto Show and McCormick Place, 2/8/07.
Mayer Hawthorne – The Walk
Recorded for Live from Studio X at Abbey Pub, 5/17/12.
The Postal Service – Such Great Heights
Broadcast live from the Official XRT Lollapalooza Aftershow at Metro, 8/4/13.
Blondie – Heart of Glass
Recorded live for the XRT Sunday Night Concert at the Riviera Theatre, 8/14/99.
Presented by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
Available December 3rd at all Chicago area Target stores!
Proceeds from the CD benefit Oxfam America and Cure Violence