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Prius Route to Rock, Vol. 128: Billy Bragg, Metronomy, Califone

We’re keeping things small and intimate this weekend with one show at City Winery and two at Lincoln Hall.  Yeah, there’s a big festival in town this weekend, but since everyone knows about that already, […]

WXRT–09/10/2014

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Prius Route to Rock, Vol. 127: Hideout Block Party, JD McPherson, The English Beat

Summer isn’t quite officially over, but if you have kids in school it is!  Football’s back, the weather cools off and the live music starts to head indoors until late spring, but not before we […]

WXRT–09/03/2014

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7 Reasons To Hideout At The Hideout Block Party & Onion A.V. Fest This Weekend

The title alone “Hideout Block Party & Onion A.V. Fest,” is reason enough. But here are 7 more. 7. The Vibe. The Hideout Block Party is a literal extension of the laid back yet established […]

WXRT–09/01/2014

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Prius Route to Rock, Vol. 126: Chicago Jazz Festival, North Coast Music Festival, Sox/Cubs

Labor Day Weekend is on the horizon and you might be looking for a few ways to spend summer’s unofficial final weekend.  We have music fests for you!  Oh, no, we’re not done with those […]

WXRT–08/27/2014

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Prius Route to Rock, Vol. 125: Deer Tick, Röyksopp & Robyn, 30X30 Blues Party

Lots going on this weekend with a Saturday night show @ Metro (always a good time), a couple of Scandinavia’s finest artists team up on one of the city’s most picturesque stages and the host […]

WXRT–08/20/2014

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Prius Route to Rock, Vol. 124: Andrew Bird, Air & Water Show, Strand of Oaks

A few summer weekends remain, so what are you going to do?  Sit inside, watch TV and waste hours Facebooking?  Or are you going to do the right thing and get out and enjoy the […]

WXRT–08/13/2014

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Robert Plant’s Top 5 Concerts In Chicago

Robert Plant returns to Chicago for an XRT show in October. He loves it here, even when he’s not working. Of course, some of his most memorable visits have been in a professional capacity. These […]

WXRT–08/08/2014

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Prius Route to Rock, Vol. 123: Turbo Fruits, Northalsted Market Days, Phox

Lollapalooza has come and gone but we still have a few more summertime weekends ahead of us and that means street fests!  The self-proclaimed “largest street festival in the Midwest” takes place in Lakeview, and […]

WXRT–08/06/2014

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Prius Route to Rock, Vol. 122: Matthew Sweet, Trombone Shorty, Imelda May

This weekend is a big one for live music in Chicago.  Probably the biggest weekend of the year, but then again, with Lolla events beginning on Wednesday this year, it’s gone from a weekend to […]

WXRT–07/30/2014

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