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.
Australia’s Tame Impala packed the The Riviera with an audience that was shoulder to shoulder and full of anticipation. The band describes their sound as “psychedelic hypno-groove melodic rock music” and they hit the nail on the head—that came across as soon as they began the show with their songs “Apocalypse Dreams”
The pride and joy of the Garden State, Sharon Van Etten, is coming up this weekend on the Sunday Night Concert. It’s a mesmerizing live set recorded about a year ago at a sold out [...]
Hear Sharon Van Etten recorded “live” in a sold-out XRT Big Beat Show at Lincoln Hall.
Enjoy an XRT Concert Exclusive starring one of rock’s great success stories of recent years… Hear The Lumineers concert broadcast from their sold-out XRT Lollapalooza Aftershow at the Vic Theatre.
Leading Talking Heads through a series of albums and concerts that match the best in rock history would be enough for most men, but David Byrne had lots of other projects in mind and he [...]
Amid widespread speculation, and no shortage of publicity, The Civil Wars released their highly anticipated sophomore album in mid-summer, garnering rave reviews. It’s been well documented that it was recorded amidst a grueling tour schedule, [...]
A huge thunderstorm hit Chicago’s North Coast Music Festival, destroying much of Passion Pit’s gear and forcing the band to turn a few Canadian shows into DJ sets. But they got everything working or replaced in time to play their “Constant Conversations” on the Late Show With David Letterman earlier this month. And they also became the latest participants in the Live On Letterman webcast series, playing a full hour-long set at Letterman’s Ed Sullivan Theater.
Hear it LIVE in its entirety this Sunday night at 8PM on 93XRT.
Back in 1977. three bucks got you a double bill at the Riviera theater in (pre-semigentrification) Uptown. This XRT show featured opening act Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers (who played bootleg Rolling Stones music over [...]
He plays electric without a pick, sings like Bob Dylan and was the leader of the one of the biggest bands in the world. He’s done a wide variety of solo projects, collaborations, soundtracks, session [...]
One of the pioneers of English new wave back in the late seventies, Joe Jackson has dabbled in virtually every genre of music (except country) and even won a Grammy for his classical symphony. He [...]