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Gavin Rossdale Performs for Cancer Survivors

Gavin Rossdale is no stranger to either rocking hard or helping kids, so he was a natural choice to headline Platform One Entertainment's sixth Dare…
Lizz Kannenberg / November 11, 2009

Backstage Q&A: Kings of Leon

It's been a big year for Kings of Leon. Since the release of their fourth studio album, Only by the Night, last October, the Memphis…
Lizz Kannenberg / January 30, 2009

Kings of Leon Rock to Help Sick Kids

They may subscribe to a hard-partying rock'n'roll lifestyle, but Kings of Leon are really a bunch of softies.
Lizz Kannenberg / January 26, 2009

Fall Out Boy’s Extravaganza Hits Chicago

"The last time they had pyrotechnics at the Chicago Theatre, I think the city burned down," Fall Out Boy bassist and new father Pete Wentz…
Lizz Kannenberg / December 3, 2008

Andrew Bird Incites a Babe Riot!

Andrew Bird is a modern-day renaissance man. Beyond his multi-instrumental prowess and penchant for quirky, orchestrated chamber pop, Bird has come to define the sort…
Lizz Kannenberg / September 4, 2008

Jamie Lidell Defies Nature in Chicago

Chicago's weather may be barely warm enough for short sleeves, but Jamie Lidell still managed to set Chicago's Abbey Pub ablaze last night (June 4),…
Lizz Kannenberg / June 5, 2008

Colin Meloy’s Musical Tales Serenade Chicago Fans

"I'm going to play some songs for you," Colin Meloy announced rather unnecessarily as he took the stage at Chicago's posh Park West venue last…
Lizz Kannenberg / April 22, 2008

Basia Bulat Melts Away the Icy Cold

Two major blizzards in the past week -- psssh -- won't stop a real Chicagoan from taking in a buzz-worthy show, and last night (Feb.
Lizz Kannenberg / February 8, 2008

The Swell Season’s Greetings Heard ‘Once’ and for All

Even if you'd arrived late to the Vic Theatre last night (Nov.25), you could have shimmied all the way to the front and rested yourelbows…
Lizz Kannenberg / November 27, 2007

Wilco is Trying To Break Your Curfew

If, say, Sufjan Stevens is the pretty face of independent-minded music, Jeff Tweedy is its undeniable spirit. Under the cool Chicago stars last night (Sept.
Lizz Kannenberg / September 13, 2007

Bowerbirds Build a Fancy Nest

There's something about the freak folk subgenre that inspires people to drink better beer, and that's never a bad thing. The mellow crowd last night…
Lizz Kannenberg / August 30, 2007

The One AM Radio Turn the Dial to ‘Stellar’

You can't go wrong with the free admission and $1.25 PBRs every Monday night at Chicago's iconic Empty Bottle, but fortunately for the city's ever-growing…
Lizz Kannenberg / August 28, 2007

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