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 The Civil Wars Recorded LIVE On XRT This Sunday Night!

Hear the Grammy-winning duo recorded “live” at sold-out XRT Show at Vic Theatre…


Midnight Oil (Andrej Lugez)

Hear Midnight Oil Live On XRT This Sunday!

Tune in at 8PM CT this Sunday to hear the historic performance originally broadcast live in 2002 at XRT’s 4th of July Concert at Taste of Chicago in Grant Park.


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Hear My Morning Jacket Live On XRT This Sunday Night!

This week XRT’s Sunday Night Concert stars My Morning Jacket. Originally broadcast live from the 2006 XRT Free 4th of July Concert in Grant Park. Quick Reminder: The upcoming “XRT Taste Concert at Taste of [...]


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Early Fleetwood Mac

We’ve got a fascinating live session from Fleetwood Mac coming up this weekend on the XRT Sunday Night Concert. A rare 1975 performance in a recording studio in Connecticut to introduce new members Lindsey Buckingham [...]



Hear Queens Of The Stone Age LIVE On XRT This Sunday Night

Recorded last summer in New York City for Live on Letterman webcast series (6/5/13).The band performs songs off their latest album, …Like Clockwork, released one day prior to this performance, plus favorites from throughout their [...]


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5 Ryan Adams Classics

He’s prolific, mercurial and one of the pioneers of modern alternative country rock. Ryan Adams stars in his epic 2001 XRT show at Park West on this week’s Sunday Night Concert. Here’s a partial list [...]


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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 [...]


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Hear A Vintage Marley Sunday Night Concert

One of the perks of having been “Chicago’s Finest Rock” all these years is the accumulation of incredible treasures we are fortunate to have in our archives. This weekend we will share another piece of [...]



Hear The National Live From Chicago On XRT’s Sunday Night Concert

Wind down your week with a very cool XRT Sunday Night Concert. You may remember when Ohio’s own 5-piece The National stopped by the UIC Pavilion nearly three years ago with Arcade Fire. In honor [...]


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Rockers That Went To Church

Robert Randolph (appearing on this week’s Sunday Night Concert) learned how to become a master of the pedal steel guitar by attending Sunday services in New Jersey where the instrument was part of the liturgy. [...]