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Real People In Bob Dylan Songs

Bob Dylan is a long time boxing fan and does a little punching bag work himself to stay in shape. One of his most famous songs took up the case of the recently deceased Rubin […]

WXRT–04/21/2014

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Mayor Emanuel Announces XRT Taste of Chicago Concert Headliner [Listen]

This morning, Mayor Rahm Emanuel joined Lin Brehmer & Mary Dixon to reveal who would be headlining the ‘XRT Taste of Chicago Concert at the Petrillo Music Shell in Grant Park on Saturday, July 12. […]

04/21/2014

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Sunday Night Concert With Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros

One of our favorite live bands of recent years is Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros, whose next Chicago appearance brings them outdoors to Northerly Island to appear with Jack Johnson on May 31. This […]

04/17/2014

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The Wild Blue Yonder

The story of lost travelers is a tale that has resonated through history, be it one set on foot, on the sea or in the air. It goes to the core of the human experience […]

WXRT–04/15/2014

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Hear More New Music From The Black Keys, ‘Turn Blue’ [Album Preview]

Danger Mouse is behind the knobs on The Black Keys’ new album, ‘Turn Blue’. The album will be released on May 13th. We’ve been sharing “Fever” this spring on XRT and now the band has released a second song, the title track, “Turn Blue”.

Listen below and check out an album teaser video as well.

04/14/2014