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Music notes: Loretta Lynn still a country girl

Mar 24 2015 | 6:21 am - Groundbreaking in her approach to country music -- as a woman in the '60s writing about women's issues -- Loretta Lynn has spent her career achieving and maintaining her superstar status. She brings a lifetime of music and stories to the Arcada...

Music notes: Eric Church brings his brand of country to Allstate

Mar 20 2015 | 6:14 am - Country singer Eric Church is bringing his heavier take on Southern rock to the Allstate Arena Friday with special guests the Drive-By Truckers. The Crombies will rock Lombard's Brauerhouse with its ska/punk mashup music. And if you missed SEMPLE...

Images: An Hour in Wood Dale

Mar 22 2015 | 10:44 pm - We spent one hour -- no more, no less -- roaming around Wood Dale photographing things that caught our eye. The obvious and the obscure, big stuff and small. But all identifiable to Wood Dale.

Music notes: Andrew Salgado brings country to Skokie

Mar 11 2015 | 1:37 pm - Up-and-coming country star Andrew Salgado has opened for some of country music's biggest stars, and Friday he'll spin his youthful energy and fresh take on country music at the Skokie Theatre. Saturday, SEMPLE plays alternative rock at Austin's Fuel...

Music notes: Snowstorm fest hits Chicago

Mar 04 2015 | 11:45 am - In an attempt to combat Chicago's late-winter blues, get moving to some dance music at Navy Pier's Snowstorm Winter Music and Arts Festival, with EDM headliners Moby and Zimmer and featuring plenty of local talent. Rusted Root and The Wailers team...

Music notes: Coop, EGi play Durty Nellie's

Feb 26 2015 | 1:34 pm - Chicago-born electronica jam rockers The Coop are teaming up with improvisational and experimental funk rockers Ethereal Groove, Inc. for a 21-and-over show at Palatine's Durty Nellie's with openers Chachuba.

Music notes: Rocker Mikal Cronin plays Prairie Center

Feb 18 2015 | 2:00 am - California indie rocker Mikal Cronin comes to Schaumburg’s Prairie Center for the Arts with his collection of soulful garage-rock tunes; tribute artists swing into town with "Elvis Lives"; and Billy Ocean rocks and croons at the Arcada Theatre...

Music notes: Spend Valentine's Day with Fleetwood Mac at Allstate

Feb 11 2015 | 1:31 pm - If you grew up in a certain era, Fleetwood Mac's biggest hits play like the soundtrack of your youth. Relive it Saturday when one of the top-selling bands of all time plays the Allstate Arena in Rosemont. Local punk band Counterpunch has been going...

Summer delivers no shortage of local music fests

May 31 2014 | 3:27 am - At the crossroads of music and summer you get festivals, festivals and more festivals. Chicago and the suburbs are not lacking in places to see live music played in the Midwest sun or under a summer moon. So check out what the next few months have...

Summer’s ending, but the music plays on

Aug 28 2013 | 5:09 pm - In the last Summer Scene column of the year, we take a look at this weekend's Love Shine Festival in Yorkville, a few North Coast Music Festival aftershows and the Lucky Boys Confusion "A Decade of Commitment" anniversary show at the House of Blues.

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