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Stars Shine At The Vic Theatre (Concertgoers Blog)

Stars, an indie band from Montreal, Canada, delighted a packed crowd at the Vic Theatre with a captivating performance over the weekend. Stars have been touring in support of their seventh studio album, No One Is Lost, which is an entertaining combination of dance and indie rock music. I quickly discovered that the new album is just like any party, it’s better when you’re surrounded by a bunch of excited people.

WXRT–15 hours ago

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Kate Nash Makes The Metro Crowd Dance With “Girl Talk”

Kate Nash and her band wowed the audience with a performance lasting about two hours at Metro on Friday Night. The British singer-songwriter is currently touring  an album she released earlier this year called Girl Talk, […]

WXRT–11/02/2013

Concertgoers Blog: John Butler Trio at The Vic 7/18/13

Thursday evening John Butler Trio graced The Vic’s stage for a two hour long set. The group came out booming with the popular “Revolution,” and continued their upbeat atmosphere as they moved swiftly into “Used […]

WXRT–07/23/2013

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John Butler Trio Gets The Vic Grooving [Concertgoers Blog]

Thursday evening John Butler Trio graced The Vic’s stage for a two hour long set. The group came out booming with the popular “Revolution,” and continued their upbeat atmosphere as they moved swiftly into “Used […]

07/22/2013

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Taj Mahal Brings The Blues to City Winery [Concertgoers Blog]

Tuesday, July 17, 2013 had a lot on the event list but one stood out against the rest at City Winery. Blues legend, Taj Mahal, and his accompanying duo played two great sets at 7:00pm […]

07/17/2013

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Dawes Beats The Heat At Downtown Sound

During Chicago summers, Monday nights mean one thing…. Downtown Sound at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park. Yesterday, on July 8th, the humidity was at obnoxiously ridiculous levels, but that didn’t stop an enormous […]

07/10/2013

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The Bonnaroo Experience Through The Eyes Of An XRT Intern [Concertgoers Blog]

With the car packed and ready to go, we set out on our journey to Manchester, TN. Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival was the end destination but an experience like any I’ve ever encountered was […]

06/21/2013

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The Rolling Stones Rock Chicago [Concertgoers Blog]

While the wrath of the weather gods swirled outside the United Center, The Rolling Stones were taking their usual sweet time getting to the stage. Near 9pm the lights dimmed and a video began with […]

05/29/2013

Photo: Henry Ruggeri

Living Colour Take The Park West Back In Time [Concertgoers Blog]

“What year is it?” Corey Glover animatedly yelled into the mic as Living Colour took the Park West stage for a 93XRT show to celebrate the 25th anniversary of their landmark album Vivid. Perhaps Glover […]

04/15/2013

G. Love & Special Sauce Warm Up The Vic [Watch]

The bluesy Philadelphia funk-hip hop group G.Love & Special Sauce wrapped up their winter tour in Chicago on Saturday at the Vic Theater. Although it was the first Saturday of spring, we were unfortunate to […]

03/25/2013

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