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Music notes: Rising country star Andrew Salgado plays Darien Friday

May 14 2015 | 4:42 pm - Andrew Salgado returns home to Darien for an album-release bash and meet-and-greet at Chuck's Cafe Friday. Local party rockers Modern Day Romeos bring an extensive collection of covers and original hits to Austin's Fuel Room Saturday. And "The...

Music notes: Rock out to 50 years of The Who at Allstate Arena

May 06 2015 | 7:32 pm - The Who celebrates their 50-year milestone by pairing up with Joan Jett for a rocking concert at Rosemont's Allstate Arena May 13. Also on tap for this week, Al Jourgensen brings Ministry back to Chicago for a show at the House of Blues. Engelbert...

Music notes: Edison Park hosts first North by Northwest Highway Music Fest

Apr 29 2015 | 11:17 am - Music festival season starts a little earlier this year with the addition of Edison Park’s new North by Northwest Highway Music Fest, a three-day collection of 45 local and regional bands playing four area establishments.

Music notes: Sufjan Stevens revisits Illinois

Apr 24 2015 | 4:09 pm - Sufjan Stevens, the singer-songwriter with a penchant for collections and concept albums, revisits the state that inspired his hit album “Illinois” with a two-night stand at The Chicago Theatre Friday and Saturday.

Music notes: Robbie Fulks hits country with wile, wit at Fitzgerald's

Apr 14 2015 | 4:50 pm - Fitzgerald's hosts Robbie Fulks' witty take on the country and folk genres and Durty Nellie's celebrates grunge-era Seattle with Pearl Jam, Nirvana and Alice In Chains tribute bands Friday. And Steve Winwood brings the finer things to the Chicago...

Music notes: Straight No Chaser hits the Genesee April 11

Apr 07 2015 | 8:00 pm - The guys from a cappella sensation Straight No Chaser bring their pop, classic and showtune favorites to Waukegan's Genesee Theatre Saturday, April 11. If you feel more like dancing, dance-pop diva Taylor Dayne pays a visit Saturday to the Arcada...

Music notes: Smoking Popes, Face to Face play Bottom Lounge

Apr 02 2015 | 12:00 pm - Visit Bottom Lounge for a taste of '90s nostalgia as SoCal skate punk rockers play their hits you missed because you were too busy listening to Blink-182. Joining them for a three-night stand is local alternative legend, the Smoking Popes.

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.

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