Terri Tunes Christmas [Playlist]

Can’t get enough of that holiday music! So I thought I’d share my latest mix that I made for my students at Columbia College Chicago. You can either just enjoy the music and videos, or […]



Prius Route to Rock, Vol. 64: Poi Dog Pondering, My Gold Mask, Green Music Fest

We’re getting into the heart of street fest season and, of course, we have one listed for you this week on the RTR page, along with a benefit show at one of our favorite venues […]



Business Class! Watch Everest Live on Letterman

Los Angeles based, Everest, performed on Letterman last week and it is safe to say that David Letterman enjoyed them just fine. Ok, he LOVED them. The band played their song “Into the Grey”, a […]


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Alabama Shaking at XRT’s Big Holiday Concert

“It’s our last show of the year, so we’d better make it good,” declared Alabama Shakes lead singer/guitarist/songwriter Brittany Howard. And we’d best believe her. She puts it all on the line all of the […]



Prius Route to Rock, Vol. 31: Benjamin Gibbard, Joe Pug, XRT Big Holiday Concert #3 Tix

We’re into November with the holidays and snow (!!!!!!!) right around the corner.  I bring up the holidays because I’m throwing a new one in here for ya this week, an on-sale date.  The show […]



Download Free Music From XRT House Band, Everest With “Into The Grey”

Our friends Everest are back as the official “XRT House Band” this September playing FREE shows all over Chicago. On top of that, we’re able to offer a free download from their latest album, Ownerless. […]


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Hear The New Album From Everest, ‘Ownerless’ — Plus Track By Track Commentary [Full Album Stream]

You might remember last year at this time when Everest was XRT’s House Band for the month of July. Last week, the Los Angeles-based group released their third album, Ownerless, on ATO/Vapor Records. In addition […]


Video: XRT Free Sample With Everest At Chicago Music Exchange

With a wall of guitars shining down on you and a rock band making you move, it was like a scene from The Blues Brothers…   No, we weren’t shaking our tail feathers in Ray’s […]