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The country star moved in and out of the crowd, playing feel-good songs in what he called ‘an alternate reality where everything is good.’
Newlywed singer wins over racing crowd with new singles, powerhouse vocals.
High decibels and flashy production values divert from the duo’s focus on manipulating machinery and stirring the audience.
‘We’re just trying to get louder than those race cars,’ Dan Auerbach declared to a cheering crowd.
For 45 minutes, the 87-year-old blues guitarist ripped through solos, cracked jokes and flashed a bright smile throughout his Saturday afternoon set.
For nearly two hours, Festival Field grooved as attendees danced to classics sounds of the homegrown genre.
Last year’s race suffered from record-setting rainfall. But fans this year were graced with sunny skies and temperatures in the mid-70s, allowing them to enjoy live music and other entertainment that was rained out last year.
‘Savor After Hours,’ the African/Caribbean International Festival of Life, the Chicago Craft Beer Fest and Keith Urban in concert at NASCAR Chicago are among the highlights in the week ahead.
The 31-year-old singer is expected to represent South Korea in the torch relay in hopes of spreading the message of “harmony” and “peace.”
“This is merely a pause. I’ve much more to sing,” Wilson wrote in a statement announcing the news Tuesday.
‘Chicago Bound: The Great Migration of the Blues’ will take place throughout the summer in area parks. Expect to hear stories behind the music of Muddy Waters, Koko Taylor and more.
En su concierto en Chicago, las bandas mexicanas demostraron su gran trayectoria y que siguen atrayendo a nuevas generaciones.
Featuring bands, burlesque performers and a rat mascot, the Rathole Music Fest began as a joke on social media in the wake of the fame of the Roscoe Village rat hole. On Saturday, performers took over Bourbon on Division bar.
Like many of their previous visits to Chicago, it’s a homecoming celebration every time the iconic band returns.
Born in Chicago, the singer-songwriter led the alt-country band Texas Jewboys, toured with Bob Dylan and sang with Willie Nelson.
The nonprofit said it was unable to reach lease terms with its prospective landlord, Illinois video gambling mogul Rick Heidner.
The Rolling Stones, the annual Chicago Pride Parade and the opening of Illuminarium on Navy Pier are among the highlights of things to see and do in the week ahead.