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Neil Diamond: His set list is full of instant sing-alongs. Some are “so good, so good” (“Sweet Caroline”) they’re sometimes performed twice. Diamond is 71, yet he still puts on an energetic, hit-packed show, 8 p.m. Friday...
St. Vincent: Annie Clark’s 2011 date in Chicago following the release of her “Strange Mercy” album was marred by some technical issues that muted her world-class guitar playing. Here’s hoping this time her shredding talents come...
Baseball, fireworks, a Wilco concert – for certain Chicagoans (and you know who you are), that’s a quintessential summer package. Wilco announced Sunday on its Web site that it will play a triple-header of sorts July 8 at Fifth Third Bank...
Tags: Baseball, Wilco (music group), Sports
The Old Town School of Folk Music has had a lot of legendary and influential artists pass through its doors during its 55 years, and many of them have been documented on recordings that up until now have been available only to the school’s music...
A year ago, Kids These Days was a callow Chicago band for whom playing Lollapalooza was little more than a dream. The band’s MC, Vic Mensa, still wanted to attend the festival, but he didn’t have the money. So he tried to jump a fence to get...
Pop & HissThe nebulous, constantly changing date in January is fast approaching when the Coachella Music and Arts Festival announces the year's lineup. Among the artists rumored to be playing are Radiohead, Daft Punk and No Doubt. Stay tuned to Pop & Hiss for...
Pop & HissThe Sweet Relief Musicians Fund is offering generous music fans a chance to turn their kindness into VIP tickets to the Coachella festival in Indio, Calif., in April when they contribute to the organization’s fundraiser designed to help local...
Pop & HissSXSW 2012: Wednesday panels and shows to watch, as tipped by Times pop music critic Randall Roberts, including Fiona Apple....
Pop & HissBruce Springsteen scored his 10th No. 1 debut after his latest opus, “Wrecking Ball,” pushed 196,000 copies, according to Nielsen SoundScan, barely nudging Grammy winning powerhouse Adele out of her plum position on top....
TribLocal - Elgin » NewsThe Kane County Cougars are adding music to the menu this summer. The Geneva-based minor league baseball team will host Wilco, the Chicago-based alternative rock …...
Lehigh Valley ParentingJust last week, I dusted off an old VHS tape of "The Muppet Movie" to show my son. (Yes I still have a working VCR). The Muppets, while probably recognizable to today's kids, haven't exactly a household name. But it seems that will change soon. Today Walt...
St. Joseph News-Press, Mo.Half of the children who live in Union Star, Mo., fall under the poverty line to qualify for free or reduced-price school lunches. Half. That might be why Care to Learn -- a charitable organization based in the Ozarks that provides immediate funding...
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