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Best Music Venues, According To Rolling Stone

Posted 04.26.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- If you want to see the President of the United States or the band The Presidents Of The United States Of America or your favorite tourin...

Top Live Shows Of The Week

Posted 02.13.2013 | Chicago

Mid-way through February, Chicago music is having a pretty good week. On Monday, Pearl Jam's hotly-anticipated summer concert became the fastest s...

The Metro Releasing Its First Volume Of Live Recordings Later This Month

The A.V. Club Chicago | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Music venues generally aren't in the business of releasing bootlegs, but the Metro has just announced it's bucking tradition by releasing the first in...

Smashing Pumpkins To Play Benefit Show For Madina Lake Bassist Matthew Leone

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Late last month, bassist Matthew Leone of the band Madina Lake was left critically injured after witnessing a man beating his wife and stepping in--on...

Rockabilly Revival: Reverend Horton Heat At Metro

Decider | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

As the pinnacle of the early-'90s rockabilly revival, Reverend Horton Heat twitched out a jittery twang that brought a party swagger back to a scene d...

A Dresden Doll: Amanda Palmer At Metro

Chicago Reader | Monica Kendrick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

You might wonder why Dresden Dolls front woman Amanda Palmer would need to make a solo record, since the Dolls already provide such fertile ground for...