I should begin here: During the actual '90s, I was much too busy listening to Japanese videogame soundtracks (educate yourself) to actually enjoy '90s pop music. My first-hand memories of most of it are hearing it in a car, at a skating rink, on somebody else's Discman, and shaking my head in lonely ... More >>
8 p.m. Tuesday, November 10. The Pageant, 6161 Delmar Boulevard.
After a week where we rarely saw the sun, the weekend's weather seemed to make up for the days of gray. Besides Halloween, there was a lot going on and here's a recap of our weekend coverage.John Oates at the 'Stache BashPhoto: Chad GarrisonJohn Oates at the 'Stash Bash on Friday night.You might ... More >>
Shae Moseley A truly charismatic, energetic opening act that commands the audience's attention is a rare find at most bigger rock shows. But at Friday's Our Lady Peace show at the Pageant, Chicago's Company of Thieves set the bar high, thanks to an irresistible blend of dance-party funk and s ... More >>
Please see this link for much of the weekend's goings-on -- the post and comments sum up most everything going on -- and below for some extras. Friday, October 30 *Our Lady Peace, The Pageant *Cornmeal/The Bridge, Duck Room Sunday, November 1 *Teenage Bottlerocket/Black Cobras, Cicero's * Forever ... More >>
8 p.m. Friday, October 30. The Pageant, 6161 Delmar Boulevard.
The Pageant *Trey Songz/Mario, Friday, October 16 *Our Lady Peace, Friday, October 30 *The Swell Season, Friday, December 4 The Gramophone *Serengeti/Polyphonic, Saturday, September 26 *Bawn in the Mash, Saturday, October 3 *Chicago Afrobeat Project, Saturday, October 10
When one looks at the scope of human history, there are a few ideas that truly stand out above all others. Air travel. The printing press. Motion pictures. And now, finally, a new idea has come along fit to stand with those. Hockey erotica. No, you're not hallucinating. No longer will we b ... More >>
Week of September 25, 2002