07th Jun2013

Judy Collins & Don McLean Warm Up the Cold Ravinia Crowd

  It was cold thursday night as Ravinia opened its season gates for the first show of the Ravinia season in 2013: Judy Collins and Don McLean....

15th May2013

Steven Wilson Brings His Masterpiece to Park West

I was originally turned onto Steven Wilson through the recommendation of Kevin Pollack, editor of this online magazine, as he knew I was a prog rocker and...

29th Apr2013

Carl Palmer Brings the “Legacy” to the Arcada

Before I begin the review, I need to make a disclaimer. Emerson, Lake, and Palmer is one of my all-time favorite bands, and I have been a...

22nd Apr2013

Widespread Panic Share the Love at UIC Pavilion

Since I first saw Widespread Panic at a tiny club in Raleigh, NC twenty-five years ago they’ve grown from local heroes into headliners, selling out multiple-night runs...

22nd Apr2013

Sevendust, Coal Chamber & Lacuna Coil Rock Mojoes

Sevendust,Coal Chamber, Lacuna Coil, and Candlelight Red blew the roof of Mojoes Tuesday night. Candlelight Red opened the show with a great set, if you are not...

22nd Apr2013

Dickey Betts Makes Rare Appearance in Chicago

  Long time Allman Brothers fans have the opportunity to see founding member Dickey Betts make a rare Chicago area appearance this weekend, as the Guitarist, Singer...

22nd Apr2013

Think Floyd USA Brings the “Dark Side” to Viper Alley

  The first time I saw Think Floyd USA (TFUSA) was about 6 years ago at an outdoor festival in Mt. Prospect. I had no idea what...

22nd Apr2013

Fleetwood Mac Tears Up United Center by a “Landslide”

  After four decades of performing as one of the most successful bands in rock history, last night’s show was just one of many for Fleetwood Mac....

09th Apr2013

WAR & Tower of Power Bring the Brass to the Arcada

  It is a good thing I have insurance because this past Saturday I spent three hours at the clinic. The clinic was at the beautiful, historic...

05th Apr2013
Brit Floyd performing at Manchester Bridgewater Hall 14.05.2012

Brit Floyd Numbs the Audience at The Chicago Theatre

  I will be completely honest. I have seen what has been the Australian Pink Floyd Tribute Show, 4 times in my life. They have done variations...