Chicago’s Riot Fest has announced the daily breakdown for their fest, taking place Sept. 12-14. Opening day on Friday will be anchored by Jane’s Addiction, Slayer, The Offspring, Gogol Bordello, Pussy Riot, and Rise Against.
Kongos performed this morning on the XRT / Blue Cross Blue Shield Performance Stage, and you can stream the performance for 24 hours. In case you didn’t know, Kongos are the cool band you’re hearing […]
Can’t check out the Boston Calling festival in May? Well, you’re in luck, the fest has announced another set of dates this fall.
Brooklyn’s The National have made Chicago their temporary home, if only for a four night run at the Chicago Theatre brought to you by XRT. The brooding indie rockers took the stage Thursday night after […]
The National took the stage last night at the Chicago Theatre for the first of four sold out XRT shows, bringing with them their discography of inescapable romanticism. For fans that weren’t able to secure a […]
A limited number of great main floor seats for all four Chicago Theatre concerts with The National are being released and going on sale at 5pm. There will be a strict 4-ticket limit per purchase.
The new AMC show uses some of today’s most blog-worthy artists to reinterpret songs from the 1700s. We’ll be speaking with the show’s music supervisor, Thomas Golubic, all season long about the modern twist he’s putting on centuries-old music.
Wind down your week with a very cool XRT Sunday Night Concert. You may remember when Ohio’s own 5-piece The National stopped by the UIC Pavilion nearly three years ago with Arcade Fire. In honor […]
Interview: The War on Drugs on the Grateful Dead, Dads, & the Emotional Depth of ‘Sleepless in Seattle’
While talking with Radio.com, Granduciel kept things just as honest as his new album, explaining that talking to him while he’s stuck in traffic might be the best time to chat, especially if you want to know his feelings on the Grateful Dead.
Something that’s been a bit of a thing in recent weeks is high profile artists covering other high profile artists when playing their hometowns/home countries. For example, on Bruce Springsteen’s recent Australian tour, he and […]