I hate the thought of you missing out…

Seriously, I do hate the thought of you missing out on this show considering it was three solid hours of rock! I had never been to Beat Kitchen before, but I had heard great things.  When I arrived on Saturday night, however, I quickly realized that my friends had undersold it.  Holy shit, this place…

Arcade Fire Electrifies Chicago: review of 8/26 show

    Arcade Fire, the powerhouse indie rock band based out of Montreal, returned to Chicago for two nights this week during their Reflektor tour.  A lot had changed since the band was last here during Easter week of 2011.  The success of their new album brought more fans, bigger stages, additional musicians, and amped…

The Boys R Back In Town: JEFF the Brotherhood @ Wicker Park Fest

As one of my favorite bands to see live, I was super stoked when JEFF the Brotherhood announced they would be playing for two nights in Chicago.  Saturday night the band played at Double Door, and last night the boys played the headlining slot at Wicker Park Fest and gave Chicagoans a riotous hour of…

The Weeks @ Forecastle Festival

The Weeks, a soulful rock band from Jackson, Mississippi, took the stage at Louisville’s Forecastle Festival on an unseasonably cool afternoon.  I had never seen the band before, but had done my research and was familiar with their music.  The band is made up of twins Cyle and Cain Barnes (vocals and drums), guitarist Samuel…