New Music Thursday:
NEW MUSIC THURSDAY: The Rolling Stones after a decade since their last release, The Stones have delivered what many fans have been waiting for – a Blues cover album, Blue & Lonesome! Dave Eggers has announced a project, 30 Songs for 30 Days, with many XRT artists contributing tracks. The first song revealed, Million Dollar Loan, is from Death Cab for Cutie. Jim James, Amiee Mann, R.E.M. and many others contribute to the project. Speaking of Jim James, his 2nd solo album, Eternally Even” is out this Friday and we’ll give you an advance listen. The Pixies have a new album and we’ll dig a bit deeper with the tune, Classic Masher. You’ll hear something new from Temples. We’ll dig deeper in to the latest from Red Hot Chili Peppers and The Strumbellas. We’re sprung on the new single from Lucy Dakus. We’re all looking forward to Lydia Loveless’ show at Metro and we’ll share some of her stunning new music. Peter Gabriel contributed a stunning new track to the new “Snowden” soundtrack and we’re happy to share it with you. Phish returns with a new album next month and we’ll give you a sneak peak. Jack White released “Jack White Acoustic Recordings 1998 – 2016” and we’ll share some of our favorite tracks. The Pretenders have a new album coming out (produced by Dan Auerbach!) and we’re going to give you a sneak peak. Green Day had to postpone their sold out Aragon show but we’re still diggin’ the first track, Bang Bang. Father John Misty decided to drop a new song, Real Love Baby. Another Chicago Area native, Ryley Walker, has a new album out and we’ll share the gorgeous first single. Billy Bragg & Joe Henry have a new project together & we hope you’ll dig it. We’ll dig deeper in new Catfish & The Bottlemen.
GOIN’ TO THE SHOW WITH JUST A REGULAR GUY: (7:15am & 6:05pm)
NEW NOISE AT NINE The week’s best new recordings, including exclusive previews of forthcoming albums. (9-10pm)
FRIDAY FEATURE: The Rolling Stones
DEEP DIGS AT DAWN with Emma Mac (6:30 – 8am)
SATURDAY MORNING FLASHBACK with Wendy Rice: 1985 (8am-Noon)
XRT Morning Show Live From Wrigley: Special Morning Show Live Broadcast from inside Wrigley Field (10A-2P)
BREAKFAST WITH THE BEATLES with Terri Hemmert (8-10am).
LOCAL ANESTHETIC with Richard Milne: (7:30-8pm)
XRT SUNDAY NIGHT CONCERT: Buddy Guy (8-9pm).
LITTLE STEVEN’S UNDERGROUND GARAGE (9-11pm)
JAZZ TRANSFUSION with Barry Winograd (11pm-1am)
LIN’S BIN with Lin Brehmer (7:15am & 6:30pm)
BLUES BREAKERS with Tom Marker: (9-10PM)
THE BIG BEAT with Jason Thomas (10pm-12MID)
GOIN’ TO THE SHOW WITH JUST A REGULAR GUY (7:15am & 6:30pm)