Brian Shamie

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As a multiplatform editor at the Daily Herald, Brian designs centerspread layouts and pages for the Time out! and Time out! Sunday entertainment sections, publishes entertainment content on dailyherald.com and posts features stories to the Daily Herald's social media outlets, including Facebook and Twitter.

Brian also writes a weekly column, Sound Check (formerly Music Notes), for Time out!, where he promotes the suburban and Chicago local music scene. Brian won a Lisagor Award for news design in 2015 for his work on Time out! He is a 1997 graduate of Eastern Illinois University with a degree in Journalism.

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Sound check: Old 97’s check in at Durty Nellie’s Saturday

Oct 18 2017 | 1:33 pm - Alt-country vanguard Old 97’s play Palatine’s Durty Nellie’s Saturday. More on this, RocHaus opening in West Dundee, the Freaky Deaky kickoff and more.

Sound check: Hurricane relief shows and Imagine Dragons

Oct 12 2017 | 11:49 am - Imagine Dragons (of the ubiquitous “Radioactive” and other hits) plays the United Center; how you can help with hurricane relief at Penny Road Pub, BaseCamp Pub.

Sound check: A weekend with the Blue Oyster Cult

Oct 06 2017 | 3:54 pm - The hard-rocking Blue Oyster Cult headlines both the Arcada and Genesee theaters this weekend; Fastball plays City Winery; Mike Gassett headlines a cancer benefit night and more.

Rock band Over the Sun shines a light on brotherhood, helping community

Sep 27 2017 | 10:07 pm - The alternative rockers in Over the Sun focus on bringing a positive message and good vibes to their shows. On Saturday, they're playing a USO benefit show in Brookfield.

Tomorrow's Alliance show rocks for USO

Sep 27 2017 | 10:09 pm - Westmont resident Arthur Liceaga and his band Tomorrow's Alliance head up a benefit/awareness showcase for the USO in Brookfield Saturday, Sept. 30.

Sound check: BrauerHouse Live! opens with David Allan Coe

Sep 29 2017 | 2:27 pm - Outlaw country legend David Allan Coe kicks open the doors at BrauerHouse Live!, the new expanded music venue in Lombard. More on this, Wilson Phillips and Explosions in the Sky.

Villa Park's The Fold hits the big screen with ‘LEGO Ninjago’ song

Sep 21 2017 | 4:52 pm - The pieces snapped into place for power pop-rock band The Fold, three Villa Park natives who wrote and performed music for the “LEGO Ninjago” movie and TV series.

Sound check: Tommy James, Shondells hit Arcada

Sep 22 2017 | 3:09 pm - Tommy James & the Shondells, the musicians behind “Hanky Panky,” “Crimson and Clover” and more, play St. Charles' Arcada Theatre Saturday. More on this and other fun music events.

Riot Fest 2017 brings Sleep On It home to play

Sep 13 2017 | 11:20 am - Pop-punk band Sleep On It comes back from tour to join some great names on this weekend's Riot Fest lineup in Chicago. “The festival is so highly respected; being invited back feels like a badge of honor,” says the band's Teddy Horansky.

Sound check: Matchbox Twenty, Counting Crows lead string of '90s shows

Sep 13 2017 | 11:28 am - Take a trip through the '90s when Matchbox Twenty and Counting Crows, X Eye Blind, “I Love the '90s” and “Love in the '90s” tours all converge on the Chicago area this week. More on this and lots of local shows.

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