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Down In Front! A Tall Guy’s Guide To Attending Concerts (and Festivals) Around Chicago.

Last night I caught Courtney Barnett at Schubas for an XRT / Bud Light Free Sample. I was pleased to see that 1) it was packed with XRT VIPs and 2) everyone seemed to be observing proper […]


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Watch The National Perform Outside Of The Sydney Opera House

The National took the stage last night at the Chicago Theatre for the first of four sold out XRT shows, bringing with them their discography of inescapable romanticism. For fans that weren’t able to secure a […]



Down In Front! A Tall Guy’s Guide To Attending Concerts Around Chicago

I feel uniquely qualified to weigh in on this topic. I’m 6’2” and have been since I was, like, 14. This bode well for me being able to sneak into 18+ shows where I learned […]


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The Rolling Stones Announce Kickoff Date For ‘50 & Counting’ Tour

Rolling Stones fans should mark their calendars. The band has given an official start date to its upcoming tour. Though The Stones already announced they were kicking off their tour in Los Angeles, they took […]


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Rage Against The Machine 1992 Record Store Show Footage Surfaces

An entire 40-minute concert by a nascent Rage Against the Machine playing inside a tiny record store has been unearthed and posted online. The March 29, 1992, performance was captured at the now defunct Zed’s […]


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Allman Brothers Band Returns To Beacon Theatre For Annual NYC Residency

Continuing a tradition that has been going strong for more than 20 years, the Allman Brothers Band will make a home at New York City’s Beacon Theatre for their annual residency. The Macon, Georgia-based Rock […]


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Rolling Stones Offer Concert Stream For Smartphones & Tablets

Hey, it’s an infinitely better idea than the time they offered a phone dial-in to listen to their A Bigger Bang European Tour in 2006.


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The Who, Johnny Cash Tribute Added To Grammy Nominations Concert

In fact, The Who will play NYC’s Madison Square Garden on the night of the nominations concert, leading us to believe the TV special will do a live broadcast from the concert.


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The Rolling Stones Rock The O2 Dome with Mick Taylor, Bill Wyman, Mary J. Blige and Jeff Beck

Last night (November 25), The Rolling Stones played their first arena concert in six years at England’s O2 Arena. The band played a two-hour-plus set, spanning their 50 year career.


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Soundgarden Announces Intimate Club Shows in New York, L.A. & Toronto

Grunge gods Soundgarden will be getting up close and personal with their fans at select club shows, including one in Los Angeles at the Fonda Theatre. Find out how to get your tickets inside!