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Chicago’s Riot Fest Reveals Daily Lineups

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.

07/24/2014

KONGOS Live From XRT (photo: Zack Nechvatal)

Ten Bands Of Brothers [Playlist]

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 […]

WXRT–06/27/2014

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Lorde, The National, Nas & The Replacements To Play Boston Calling

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.

04/23/2014

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The National Triumphant In Third Night At Chicago Theatre

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 […]

04/20/2014

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Watch The National Perform Outside Of The Sydney Opera House

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 […]

WXRT–04/16/2014

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Get Great Seats For The National’s XRT Shows At The Chicago Theatre

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.

04/08/2014

TURN's Heather Lind as Anna Strong and Jamie Bell as Abe Woodhull (Antony Platt/AMC)

The Music of ‘TURN’ Season 1: Jake Bugg, Joy Williams & The National’s Matt Berninger

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.

04/07/2014

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Hear The National Live From Chicago On XRT’s Sunday Night Concert

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 […]

04/02/2014

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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.

03/26/2014

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Arcade Fire Cover Prince’s ‘Controversy’ in Minneapolis [Listen]

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 […]

WXRT–03/10/2014

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