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: Lisle '90s-Palooza takes you back in time

Aug 18 2017 | 4:54 pm - Dig out your flannel for BaseCamp's inaugural '90s-Palooza, a daylong festival of the music, fashion and dance of the decade. More on this and other fun musical events.

Sound check: Ravinia rocks with Santana tour

Aug 08 2017 | 10:53 pm - Musical legend Carlos Santana brings his Latin-inspired rock to Chicago’s suburbs with his “Transmogrify Tour.” More on this and other fun music events.

With House of Blues show, Friday Pilots Club on course for the next step

Aug 03 2017 | 6:26 pm - Headlining a House of Blues showcase is another step in the right direction for soulful blues-rock band Friday Pilots Club. And where did it start? Batavia.

Sound check: Release party for Kevin Andrew Prchal at FitzGerald’s

Aug 01 2017 | 3:44 pm - Naperville native Kevin Andrew Prchal brings a laidback, Americana vibe to the suburbs with his new album, “Love & Summer,” at FitzGerald’s Saturday.

Sound check: Incubus, Jimmy Eat World play Tinley Park

Jul 25 2017 | 12:23 pm - Edgy alternative Incubus is a great pairing for the fun pop-punk of Jimmy Eat World as they play Tinley Park’s Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre. More on this, Above Waves, Simpleton & Cityfolk and other music events.

Homegrown festival in Lisle a foundation for growing music, arts community

Jul 27 2017 | 11:49 am - The Homegrown Arts & Music festival was envisioned as a way to bring local bands together with fans and foster relationships among musicians. As the fest returns Saturday to Lisle, Homegrown is poised to move to the next level.

Sound check: Blondie, Garbage tag-team at Ravinia

Jul 19 2017 | 1:52 pm - Debbie Harry and Shirley Manson bring their unique vocal skills to Ravinia when Blondie and Garbage play Saturday. More on this, All Time Low, Punks for Pets, a Mane'Fest pre-show and other musical events.

Sound check: Two shows with Toad the Wet Sprocket

Jul 11 2017 | 11:39 am - Toad the Wet Sprocket celebrates 20 years of “Coil” with two shows in the Chicago area. More on these and other musical events.

Sound check: Face Time Police, Villains take on Anime Midwest

Jul 03 2017 | 2:24 pm - Schaumburg's anime-oriented Face Time Police and the industrial rock band V Is For Villains take the stage at Rosemont's Anime Midwest this weekend. More on this, Sheryl Crow, Fools' Brew and Gorillaz.

Sound check: Chili Peppers, Dead rock Chicago this weekend

Jun 29 2017 | 2:13 pm - The Red Hot Chili Peppers spend the weekend at Chicago's United Center, while the Dead & Company play two nights at Wrigley Field. More on this and other musical events.

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