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  • Sharon Van Etten learns how to share

    Sharon Van Etten learns how to share
    Sharon Van Etten was a struggling, uncertain artist trying to find an audience on tour in 2010 when she was awakened one morning with some life-changing news. The night before, the National’s Aaron Dessner had joined Bon Iver on stage at the...
  • Top concerts 2011, from Le Butcherettes to Paul Simon

    Top concerts 2011, from Le Butcherettes to Paul Simon
    Here are my favorite concerts from 2011: 1. Le Butcherettes at Lollapalooza, Aug. 5: Teri Gender Bender, aka Teresa Suarez, wears a red-stained butcher's smock and flings her high-heels into the crowd, the better to stomp, twirl, somersault and stage-...
  • SNERD - July 20, 2011

    Peek-A-Boo At Pioneer Court The controversy surrounding the new 26-foot Marilyn Monroe statue in downtown Chicago's Pioneer Court is swirling through the streets of Chicago and the backrooms of City Hall...and it has more than just Marilyn's over-sized...
  • Reunion Planned For 1968 DNC Riot Police

    (WGN-AM)- The violent clashes between police and protesters during the 1968 Democratic National Convention aren't typically considered proud moments in Chicago history. But some members of the Fraternal Order of Police want to change that. On June 26,...
  • 1968 DNC Protestors Speak Out Against Police Reunion

    1968 DNC Protestors Speak Out Against Police Reunion
    (WGN-AM)- A protester who helped organize the anti-war demonstrations during the 1968 Democratic National Convention spoke out Tuesday morning against the planned reunion Friday for the Chicago police officers who were at the riots. Don Rose, a former...
  • 7/29: Deaths in Central Florida

    Brevard THOMAS J. BELL JR., 67, Rockledge, died Saturday. East Coast Cremation, Rockledge. MILDRED L. KENNY, 81, Melbourne, died Sunday. Brownlie-Maxwell Funeral Home, Melbourne. RUSTY LOCKE, 34, West Melbourne, died Friday. Brownlie-Maxwell Funeral...
  • Summer preview 2010: 12 concerts/festivals you need to see

     
    Free shows Thermals/Disappears: Portland indie rockers the Thermals headline, and they’ll deliver a high-energy set. But be sure to show up on time so you can catch openers and hometown rockers Disappears, whose debut album, “Lux,” is a fierce and.....
  • Lollapalooza one of many festivals with exclusivity clauses

     
    Though Illinois Atty. Gen. Lisa Madigan has reportedly opened an antitrust investigation over Lollapalooza’s exclusivity clauses in artist contracts, restricting when and where festival bands can play competing shows in the Chicago area, these...
  • Pitchfork 2010 preview: Your guide to every festival act

     
    Fans react after a set by Mastodon at Pitchfork in 2007. (Tribune photo by Nuccio DiNuzzo) What: Pitchfork Music FestivalWhere: Union Park, 1501 W. Randolph St. When: 3:30 p.m. Friday, 1 p.m. Saturday and Sunday What: 45 bands/artists, three stages,......
  • Top weekend shows: Pitchfork festival, Tom Petty

     
    Pitchfork Music Festival: More than 40 bands and artists congregate for this annual three-day gathering of the indie-music tribes. Headliners include Modest Mouse, LCD Soundsystem and Pavement, but per usual it’s the less widely exposed acts that give...
  • Pitchfork 2010: Day 1 review

     
    Video produced by Kevin Pang View pictures from Pitchfork 2010. Jack Black, circa “School of Rock,” would’ve appreciated this face-melter. The Pitchfork Music Festival got underway Friday in Union Park with enough heat and humidity to prompt...
  • Pitchfork 2010 kicks off in Union Park

     
    UPDATED: Friday 6:50 p.m. Besides sunscreen, the one requirement for the approximately 18,000 fans who attend the Pitchfork Music Festival each day this weekend in Union Park will be a discerning taste in music. The heat was the story as......