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  • Sweet Relief Musicians Fund auctions VIP Coachella tickets

     
    The 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...
  • SXSW 2012: The return of Fiona Apple, and other moments to watch

     
    SXSW 2012: Wednesday panels and shows to watch, as tipped by Times pop music critic Randall Roberts, including Fiona Apple....
  • Bruce Springsteen knocks Adele out of the top spot, but barely

     
    Bruce 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....
  • All The Festivals Fit To Attend in Connecticut (Listings!)

    All The Festivals Fit To Attend in Connecticut (Listings!)
    Some kind of magic switch seems to have gotten flipped. With summer here, Connecticut turns into a sunny wonderland of outdoor music festivals, county fairs, regional food shindigs and other finely focused affairs. Celebrate the seasonal joys of...
  • Q&A: RedEye Rock 'n' Vote Top 4, playing free show May 16

    Q&A: RedEye Rock 'n' Vote Top 4, playing free show May 16
    First: Get excited! The four Chicago bands you chose from our RedEye Rock ‘n’ Vote Top 10 take the stage Wednesday, competing for your votes on-site to win a slot at Taste of Chicago. Former Rock ‘n’ Vote finalist and current...
  • Local Q&A: Kelly Hogan

    Local Q&A: Kelly Hogan
    Welcome back, Kelly Hogan. More than a decade after the release of her last solo effort, "Because It Feel Good," the singer makes a long-overdue return to the spotlight with her excellent new album, "I Like to Keep Myself in Pain," a gorgeous effort...
  • Getting Started: SXSW, the Alabama Shakes, Unknown Mortal Orchestra and Joe Pug

    Getting Started: SXSW, the Alabama Shakes, Unknown Mortal Orchestra and Joe Pug
    I owed SXSW one of these. After 5 uneventful expeditions, my airplane karma caught up with me, setting me back a solid 7 hours or so. So the following was in a desperate effort to play catchup while staying ahead of a gathering airport hangover. I got to...
  • The Hideout's longevity steeped in loyalty

    The Hideout's longevity steeped in loyalty
    The Hideout was built on dirt. It was constructed directly on top of the soil, a stone's throw from Goose Island, before the Kennedy expressway loomed at its right and Home Depot sprawled on its left, before it became a bar, then a bar and a place to see...
  • Classically-Trained Violinist Ada Pasternak Performs at New Haven's Cafe Nine on July 25

    Classically-Trained Violinist Ada Pasternak Performs at New Haven's Cafe Nine on July 25
    With the voice like a young Ingrid Michaelson and chordal violin picking not unlike folk instrumentalist Andrew Bird, Ada Pasternak, a recent graduate of Berklee College of Music, is bringing her unique intimate sound to Café Nine, Wed., July 25....
  • Kishi Bashi, set to headline The NorVa, captivates with loopy, experimental pop

    Kishi Bashi, set to headline The NorVa, captivates with loopy, experimental pop
    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...
  • Chi-Tunes: Hudson Branch

    Chi-Tunes: Hudson Branch
    Chicago rockers the Hudson Branch answered our Chi-Tunes questionnaire. Do the same and your band could appear in RedEye! What makes your live show great? We are a five piece band, and everyone in the band is a multi-instrumentalist.  We also like to...
  • Q&A: Andrew Bird

    Q&A: Andrew Bird
    Consider this the obligatory mention of Andrew Bird’s love-it-or-hate-it whistling. The singer/violinist won’t stop it. Ever. “It would be unnatural to restrict myself from whistling,” says Bird, 38, who attended Lake Forest...