Atoms For Peace UIC Pavilion Chicago, IL October 2, 2013 Last Wednesday, I had the privilege of witnessing a live Atoms For Peace performance for the second time in my life. The first time I had the pleasure of seeing this rare supergroup perform was at Coachella in 2010. Fellow LxL’er Wes and I were lucky enough to land spots right next to Jay and B (seriously) near the sound stage and were gifted a performance of a lifetime. One
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Who: Pearl Jam Where: Wrigley Field, Chicago IL When: July 19th (and 20th), 2013 It was a Friday evening, and despite not having tickets to the grossly over-priced (in terms of resale, anyways) Pearl Jam concert, I was still making my way over to Wrigley Field to meet up with some friends in an attempt to score a deal, when I noticed on my Yahoo weather app that Chicago could be in for some nasty storms that night. I didn’t
On the surface level, I think it’s natural to have some preconceived notions of what a festival put on by Pitchfork may be like. Pretentious I would imagine is the first thing that would come to many people’s minds. An uppity crowd filled with music snobs and young folks more focused on style than substance. You’d probably also assume that following suit with any other festival/venue it would provide nothing but overpriced food and beverages that would be moderately annoying
The Rolling Stones United Center Chicago, Illinois Tuesday, May 28th, 2013 Todd and I went through a flurry of emotions this past Tuesday night when we headed down to the United Center for the 50th Anniversary tour of the Rolling Stones: excitement, anger, frustration, sadness, hopelessness, and then joy and ecstasy. So let’s start from the beginning.
Deerhoof April 8, 2013 Lincoln Hall Chicago, IL Privileged are those who are granted with the gift of watching a band as talented as Deerhoof perform live. Back in 2007, when I was first introduced to them, I wasn’t fully aware of the impact they had already had in the music world. By that time they had already been around for over twelve years and released at least eight full length albums. Not to mention they were very heavily regarded