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The Belvederes, a dynamic blues-rock-soul group out of northwest suburb Bartlett, is part of a dying breed in today’s indie music scene. The band’s unique blend of old-school Americana and modern, soulful vocals set it …

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The first time I saw alternative rock band OK Go in concert was magical. That night in June 2014 was one to remember, as it was my first time going to a concert alone. Despite …

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To survive Chicago’s winter, locals have to learn to do one thing: find a way to look beyond the last-minute March blizzards. In an effort to keep the warm weather spirit around longer than one …

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When I interviewed Erik Hall last month — the alternative rock singer-songwriter who performs under the name In Tall Buildings — I was pleasantly surprised. The Chicago native was just as humble as his music. …

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After releasing its fifth studio album, Hold My Home, Cold War Kids set out on tour to promote its upbeat, indie rock-infused songs. On Jan. 31, the band performed a sold-out show at the Riviera …

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De La Soul Thursday, Jan. 15, 9 p.m. at The Promontory (5311 S. Lake Park Ave West), $25-50 For those who were left wanting more after the trio’s performance at the hip-hop showcase AAHH! Fest …

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If you haven’t heard of Jonny Craig before, you probably will soon. The 29-year-old Canadian singer-songwriter is embarking on a solo tour to promote his new collaborative album Blueprint For Going In Circles (2015) coming …

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It was a cold, blistery night (even for Chicago) when fans began lining up at the Metro (3730 N. Clark St.) on Nov. 18. I can’t speak for anyone else but I know one of …