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The Shelters Talk Tom Petty with Marty Lennartz on Opening Day [Listen]

The Shelters came along from Los Angeles with the Dodgers for the XRT Miller Lite Opening Day Live Broadcast from YakZies on Monday and spoke with Marty Lennartz about their relationship with living legend (and this week’s Friday Feature artist) Tom Petty. 73 more words


Episode 2 (Erik from Habitats)

We talk with Erik, the vocalist of the band, Habitats, to discuss his musical journey, the roots of the band, and his opinions on the Chicago music scene. 23 more words

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Dunn Dunn Fest Returns Next Week!

It’s hard to believe it’s been a year since the last installment of Chicago’s finest multi-venue music festival, Dunn Dunn Fest. The yearly smorgasbord of great music is provided by Harmonica Dunn founder Donnie Biggins. 259 more words


Steve 'n' Seagulls - Beat Kitchen - February 6, 2017

Show Type – Jukely

For Openers – Coyote Riot (kai-oat)

In plaid instead of rhinestone and living in South
-Frank Turner

You’ve gotta love a band with pedal steel guitar and a fiddle player in a trucker had and Cannibal Corpse t-shirt!  429 more words


Massive Energy from Kitten

It’s pretty amazing to see such a tiny performer take the stage with such force and energy, and right in the middle of the week. If a Wednesday night show might be sticking point for general audiences, it must act as some sort of filter, keeping out the less serious and undermotivated of fans. 763 more words



In support of their very recent release, Double Vanity, BRONCHO stopped by for not one, but two Chicago performances this past weekend.  The band played Wicker Park Green Festival Saturday evening, but I checked out their set the previous night at Beat Kitchen. 65 more words

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