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Bears Slaughter Rule: A Playlist [Listen]

What can you say? The Packers scored 42 points in the first half. Rodgers threw 6 (can that be right?) touchdown passes. The Bears are 3-6. The Bears have skidded to the bottom. And so […]

11/10/2014

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Prius Route to Rock, Vol. 134: We Were Promised Jetpacks, Dum Dum Girls, Drive-By Truckers

Whoa, what’s this here?  A doubleheader at Metro on Friday night?  The legendary venue in Wrigleyville gives us quality entertainment night after night, but this Friday night it’s an early show and a late show.  Both […]

WXRT–10/22/2014

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Prius Route to Rock, Vol. 125: Deer Tick, Röyksopp & Robyn, 30X30 Blues Party

Lots going on this weekend with a Saturday night show @ Metro (always a good time), a couple of Scandinavia’s finest artists team up on one of the city’s most picturesque stages and the host […]

WXRT–08/20/2014

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The Budos Band Brings The Party To Metro (Concertgoers Blog)

If those of us at Metro on saturday night didn’t know about the storms going on outside, it’s simply because we were having too much fun with The Budos Band to care. The eight-piece instrumental […]

WXRT–07/13/2014

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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 on the WXRT Morning Show with Lin Brehmer and Mary Dixon: Mary reported that […]

06/20/2014

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Hot Stove Cool Music Tomorrow at Metro [Watch]

10 REASONS TO BE AT METRO THIS FRIDAY NIGHT. This Friday is the annual Hot Stove Cool Music Benefit at Metro. 100% of the proceeds will benefit the Foundation To Be Named Later, a charity […]

06/19/2014

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Lin Gets the Led Out For Friday Feature Robert Plant & Friends [Watch]

It ain’t easy covering Led Zeppelin. When a band’s sound is compared to the Hammer of the Gods, they are not easily copied or covered. What does this mean? Some of my favorite Led Zeppelin […]

06/12/2014

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Prius Route to Rock, Vol. 110: The Both, American Beer Classic, TEEN

A weekend on the horizon with highs in the 70s?  Get outta town!  Well, inland highs in the 70s is what the forecast says as of right now.  Hey, at least we’re not looking at […]

WXRT–05/07/2014

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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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