| Oct 19, 2012
"This thing always started as Michael's baby," says Passion Pit keyboardist-guitarist Ian Hultquist from the Fillmore in Charlotte, N.C., sounding staunch and not a bit resentful. "It will always be, no matter what."
It turns out the electro-pop group...
| May 8, 2012
| 9:06 AM
Seattle’s premier end-of-summer music festival Bumbershoot announced the much anticipated 2012 lineup Tuesday.
The festival will unfold at the Seattle Center and Key Arena Labor Day weekend (September 1-3) and feature more than 100 performers on...
| May 22, 2012
| 1:13 PM
Jay-Z has decided to go vintage for his upcoming Made In America music festival.
The hip-hop mogul revealed Tuesday that he's tapped Pearl Jam to headline the upcoming Philadelphia fest along with him.
The Seattle rockers will play for one night only...
| Aug 29, 2012
1572 N. Milwaukee Ave. 773-489-3160
It’s not the prettiest space in the city, and some of the rock acts can creep toward the “generic” label. Still, DD has been home to early shows from acts such as Kid Rock and The Killers;...
| Jun 11, 2012
| 8:08 AM
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When talking about the squeaky pop skills of Stepdad, we must begin at “My Leather, My Fur, My Nails.” The song appeared on the band’s delightful “Ordinaire” EP and, re-recorded with even more heft on...
| Jun 12, 2012
| 9:20 AM
Once again the shows will just go on and on Lollapalooza weekend Aug. 3-5, with 31 after-party concerts at 13 venues over five nights to be announced Tuesday.
The after-parties for the annual festival in Grant Park include no headliners on par with...
| Jan 25, 2012
| 8:04 AM
LeAnn Rimes and husband Eddie Cibrian didn’t live in Chicago very long, but the celebrity couple was here long enough to lease a Gold Coast condo and have it featured on an episode of HGTV’s new interior design series, “Interiors, Inc.&...
| Jul 18, 2012
| 11:42 AM
Firefly Music Festival
The first large-scale music festival in Dover history, Firefly's inaugural lineup has something for everyone. The three-day, 47-band event extends across a variety of genres, including alternative rock, bluegrass and...
| Jul 16, 2012
| 2:07 PM
It's a good news/bad news situation. Passion Pit has postponed its show Friday, July 20 at The NorVa. That's bad. The upside is that Norfolk resident and rising indie star Kishi Bashi -- who was slated to open the show -- will play anyway.
| Jul 17, 2012
| 7:37 PM
Paris Club's upstairs lounge, Studio Paris, doesn’t need to book Lollapalooza headliners to draw a VIP crowd during the annual music festival, but the popular celeb hangout did it anyway because, well, that’s what they do.
| Jul 20, 2012
You won't catch Kishi Bashi swooning over rock-star fantasies — even though the Norfolk resident has taken some giant steps in their direction.
At 36, he's old enough and experienced enough to know that bright lights and fawning reviews don't...