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Hear Dave Matthews Band’s Legends On Letterman Performance On XRT’s Sunday Night Concert

As part of Letterman’s send off tour, Dave’s bringing back a multitude of musicians that have performed on his show over the years. Recently, Dave Matthews Band took the Legends on Letterman stage to perform a career spanning set. You’ll be able to hear the show this Sunday as part of XRT’s Sunday Night Concert.


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Alive and Well: 10 Songs That Are Better Done Live [Playlist]

A live performance makes a distinction between great bands and mediocre ones. It is fairly easy nowadays to make a studio recording sound great ,with the help of auto tune, editing software and more. But, what happens when the artist has to perform live in front of all their fans?



Get First Crack At Dave Matthews Band Tickets!

Dave Matthews Band will be returning to Alpine Valley for two XRT shows on July 25 and July 26. Tickets go on sale this Friday at 10 AM on Ticketmaster, but you can get first crack at tickets in the XRT VIP Presale.


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Dave Matthews Band Announces Summer Tour

Dave Matthews Band are bringing new meaning to a summer tour.


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They Made How Much??? Top Grossing Music Tours Of 2014

See any good live music this year? Living in or near a huge city like Chicago certainly has its advantages when it comes to seeing concerts. If you had any memorable concert experiences this year, you can vote for them in the concert section in this year’s XRT Music & Movies poll. See if your favorites make the list when we announce the winners live on the air on January 7th. What about everybody else? What did they see? Remember, not everyone’s taste in music is as good as yours. With that in mind, here’s a look at some of the most successful tours of 2014 in North America. The results are from a poll done by Pollstar. Listed below are the names of the bands or artists, where they ranked in the top 100 tours and how much money their tours grossed.


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XRT’s FriDAVE Feature

If you’re heading to FirstMerit Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island this weekend, keep it tuned to XRT on whichever device you’re listening; we’ll reward you with Dave Matthews music to put you in the proper […]


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Encore! Seven Bands Who Play Epic Sets

Think about the best concert you’ve ever seen,  what was so great about it? Maybe every aspect of the band was just on that night, or maybe it all had to do with the length […]



The ‘XRT Morning Show Week in Review [Listen]

It’s the end of the week, so let’s take a look back at some of the topics that we touched upon this past week on the WXRT Morning Show with Lin Brehmer and Mary Dixon: […]


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How Much for Your Favorite Artists?

How much would you shell out to see your favorite band in a private performance? Would you pay over a million dollars for Dave Matthews Band? $50-$75k for Dropkick Murphys? $35-$45k to hear Andrew Bird […]


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Mouth Sounds: A Crazy Mashup Album Full Of 90’s Nostalgia [Listen & Download]

You’ll never hear Smashmouth the same way again.