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Prius Route to Rock, Vol. 107: G. Love & Special Sauce, Record Store Day, Say Hi

This Saturday is a national holiday for music geeks, especially music geeks with turntables, and honestly, to be taken seriously as a music dork you need at least one turntable in your home.  Saturday is […]

WXRT–04/16/2014

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Prius Route to Rock, Vol. 106: Dean Wareham, Toadies, Eleventh Dream Day

Another Wednesday, another round of weekend selections from me to you.  We have a New Zealander making a stop at one of the best listening rooms in all of Chicago, a famous ’90s band on […]

WXRT–04/09/2014

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Prius Route to Rock, Vol. 104: JC Brooks & The Uptown Sound, Gary Numan, Shamrock Shuffle

Baseball is right around the corner, and what do we have for you?  A “Back to Baseball Concert” kitty-corner to Wrigley Field with one of Chicago’s most exciting live bands.  No, we’re not messing around […]

WXRT–03/26/2014

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Prius Route to Rock, Vol. 103: Tourist, The War on Drugs, Jon Langford & Skull Orchard

Spring is here, although by Sunday into Monday it won’t really feel that way.  We know what to expect with spring in Chicago, and that’s a 60-degree temperature window.  It could be 25, it could […]

WXRT–03/19/2014

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Prius Route to Rock, Vol. 102: John Prine, Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr., South Side Irish St. Patrick’s Day Parade

St. Paddy’s weekend in Chicago.  That means green people out on the streets early Saturday morning on their pub crawls.  Try not to step in the puddles of vomit and urine that some will inevitably […]

WXRT–03/12/2014

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Bob Mould on Letterman [Watch]

In addition to be spotlighted in today’s XRT Studio Xcerpt at 12:30pm, Bob Mould was recently in town for a couple 93XRT shows to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of his first solo album, Workbook. In […]

03/07/2014

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Prius Route to Rock, Vol. 95: Los Campesinos!, Royal Bangs, Hideout Dance Party

If you’re looking for weekend events, I have three for you on Saturday night.  Indie rock at Metro, indie rock at Schubas, and one of Chicago’s coziest venues, The Hideout, offers ass-shaking entertainment into the […]

WXRT–01/22/2014

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Prius Route to Rock, Vol. 94: Tomorrow Never Knows, Buddy Guy, Jake Bugg

What’s that?  You’re wondering when my NFL championship weekend picks are going to be posted?  All in good time, my friend.  All in good time.  I need to spend more time with last week’s “All-22″ […]

WXRT–01/15/2014

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Prius Route to Rock, Vol. 91: The Waco Brothers, Black Joe Lewis, JC Brooks & The Uptown Sound

A slightly abbreviated Route to Rock page today.  Forgive me, it’s Christmas and I need to be getting over to Subway to score my tasty holiday dinner because they’re the only place that’s open outside […]

WXRT–12/25/2013

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Prius Route to Rock, Vol. 89: The Breeders, Bucktown Holiday Art Show, Their/They’re/There

Some people will be tackling the holiday shopping this weekend, others will be out on the town enjoying a legendary ’90s band at Metro on Saturday, and quality indie rock at Schubas on Sunday night.  […]

WXRT–12/10/2013

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