Sunday Night Concert
In honor of the late Warren Zevon’s birthday this Saturday, you can hear a classic Warren Zevon XRT Show recorded live at Park West in 1978 on XRT’s Sunday Night Concert.
St. Vincent had a big 2014. Her self-titled album came in at #6 on the 2014 Music & Movies Poll, she played a sold-out XRT Show at the Riviera in April, and was the XRT/Bud Light BIG Holiday Concert headliner.
In 1984, R.E.M. performed a sold-out XRT Show at the Aragon Ballroom that was so revered, the band ended up releasing the performance on CD.
Cowboy Junkies were coming off the release of their record Lay It Down when they came by to perform an XRT Show at the Riviera in 1996. This Sunday night, tune in to XRT and hear that performance.
This Sunday Night, tune into XRT to hear Lowen & Navarro’s vintage 1994 performance from the Cubby Bear.
Tune into XRT this Sunday night to hear one of the most unique individuals in rock and roll. Frank Zappa is a man revered by many and his influence reaches a broad spectrum of artists.
St. Vincent’s XRT Show at the Riviera this past April will undoubtedly go down as a year end favorite for many. A roaring set, her XRT show will make its radio premiere this Sunday night in a special 75 minute XRT Sunday Night Concert.
Aimee Mann’s last appearance in Chicago saw her playing alongside Ted Leo as The Both during the Downtown Sound Series this summer. In 2002, Mann was performing as a solo artist and stopped by the Riviera Theatre for an XRT Show.
On this week’s Sunday Night Concert, we’ll be featuring a very special performance from Los Lobos. Nowadays, the band is tried and true having established themselves all around the world for their electric performances and diverse songbook. In 1984, the band was coming off the release of their major label debut record How Will the Wolf Survive. Unbeknownst to the band at the time, the record would go on to become a classic that helped spike the fanfare Los Lobos received.
This Sunday Night Concert will feature Moby’s performance from the 2005 XRT Free 4th of July Concert at Taste of Chicago. Originally broadcast live, Moby’s performance at the Taste of Chicago was voted the 9th best concert in the 2005 XRT listener poll.