Here again: every newly announced show for the week! On page one you'll find a quick list of shows that particularly caught our attention, followed by embedded YouTube videos; there, you can check out some of the artists you may not be familiar with. Page two contains our complete listing of new sho ... More >>
The line-up this weekend is as schizophrenic as the weather! Lesson learned: always wear layers, and be thankful if there's a partially broken umbrella in your desk because it's still better than having to wade home in squishy boots. Dress accordingly, especially if you intend on getting hot and hea ... More >>
If I had a quarter for every Jell-O shot I've been offered since I started this job, I'd probably have enough change to get a couple beers out of the boozy vending machine downstairs. I've never been much of a lush, but it just seems un-American to turn down a dessert with such high regard from the ... More >>
Well, I hope you enjoyed that temporary shot of springtime over the weekend while you could! Clouds are currently unloading some major snowflakes outside, but that's no reason to get left out in the cold during this week's shows. Check out Ian Fisher & the Present's CD Release and visits from Sponge ... More >>
Click for a larger versionFrom September 3-5 -- that's this weekend -- the first North Coast Music Festival is happening in Chicago's Union Park. The lineup is pretty fantastic: Umphrey's McGee, Paul van Dyk, Benny Benassi, Chemical Brothers, De La Soul, Moby (as a DJ) and Lupe Fiasco are the ... More >>
Deadmau5 at Home Nightclub, September 2008. Photo by Vikram Singh.As of today, HOME Nightclub is closed, according to a statement released this morning. The reason given was the club's inability "to sustain profitability." (Full release after the jump.) Since opening in December 2007, the ven ... More >>
Dave Green Uncle Monk Who: The old-timey bluegrass project of Tommy Ramone Where: Off Broadway RIYL: Avett Brothers, Lucero, Ha Ha Tonka MP3: Uncle Monk, "Round the Bend"
German DJ Paul van Dyk performed last night at Home Nightclub, drawing club-goers with Germany T-shirts, furry leg warmers and at least one LP-toting super-fan. PVD was in the Lou last year as well and performed at Dante's Nightclub. (See photos from that show.) Below are photos from his gig last ni ... More >>
Just received a press release stating that Brown & White Productions -- who have brought acts such as MSTRKRFT, Carl Cox, Sasha and Digweed, Josh Wink to town -- is moving its show headquarters from Dante's to HOME Nightclub. I'm hoping to catch up with B&W's Amin Mohabbat tomorrow for more ... More >>
9 p.m. Wednesday, June 25. Dante's, 3221 Olive Street
9 p.m. Friday, January 26. Blueberry Hill's Duck Room (6504 Delmar Boulevard, University City).
A wrap-up of the RFT's DJ spin-off
Week of June 8, 2005
Pete Tong's a mockumentary that will make your heart dance