XRT’s Sunday Night Concert

Sunday evenings at 8:00 pm

Fans of live music need not leave the house every Sunday at 8pm… just grab a beer and turn up XRT. A different concert recording is featured each week.

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Hear Warren Zevon On XRT’s Sunday Night Concert

In honor of the late Warren Zevon’s birthday this Saturday, you can hear a classic Warren Zevon XRT Show recorded live at Park West in 1978 on XRT’s Sunday Night Concert.


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Hear A Recording Of R.E.M.’s XRT Show From 1984 On The Sunday Night Concert

In 1984, R.E.M. performed a sold-out XRT Show at the Aragon Ballroom that was so revered, the band ended up releasing the performance on CD.


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Hear Cowboy Junkies On XRT’s Sunday Night Concert

Cowboy Junkies were coming off the release of their record Lay It Down when they came by to perform an XRT Show at the Riviera in 1996. This Sunday night, tune in to XRT and hear that performance.


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Hear Broken Bells On XRT’s Sunday Night Concert

Broken Bells took the stage for a sold out XRT Show at the Vic Theatre this past March. Now, you’ll be able to hear the show this Sunday at 8 PM on XRT’s Sunday Night Concert.


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Tune Into XRT Sunday Night To Hear The First Ever Chicago Appearance By Los Lobos

On this week’s Sunday Night Concert, we’ll be featuring a very special performance from Los Lobos. Nowadays, the band is tried and true having established themselves all around the world for their electric performances and diverse songbook. In 1984, the band was coming off the release of their major label debut record How Will the Wolf Survive. Unbeknownst to the band at the time, the record would go on to become a classic that helped spike the fanfare Los Lobos received.


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Hear The Killers Live on Letterman Performance This Sunday Night On XRT

In 2012 The Killers came back with a bang with the release of their fourth studio album Battle Born after taking a two year hiatus to pursue solo projects and get some much deserved rest. […]


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Re-Live Death Cab For Cutie’s XRT Concert At Taste Of Chicago!

Death Cab For Cutie will headline the Hideout Block Party/A.V. Fest on Friday, September 5th. That show will mark the band’s last Chicago date with guitarist Chris Walla…


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5 Great Songs By The Band

The Band starts playing at 8, don’t be late for this week’s XRT Sunday Night Concert, recorded during their reunion tour in 1983 at the University of Chicago. (Their song “Enrico Fermi’s Blues” was inspired […]


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Hear Phish This Sunday Night On XRT

Phish are one of the most dynamic live bands today and will be the featured performer on XRT’s Sunday Night Concert. Fresh off three XRT shows at the FirstMerit Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island a […]


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Let’s Go Phish-ing

It’s Phish, celebrating the release of their brand new album Fuego, with a weekend of XRT shows last month and an appearance on the XRT Sunday Night Concert this week from 8 to 9. (Their […]