Posted in September, 2015

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Vickie Vaughn Band


Short and to the point, this six-song EP includes four tunes by band members, one contemporary song by old-time-music rising-star Cahalen Morrison, and the classic “Workin’ on a Building,” by … Read more

More from September, 2015

the sheepdogs, future nostalgia

The Sheepdogs Blast Off

  By Brenda Hillegas   [T]he Sheepdogs, a Saskatchewan-based five-piece rooted in ’70s inspired rock, returns with their third album, Future Nostalgia, on October 2nd. Without much downtime in between … Read more

Fairground Saints, country, rock

Sounds Of The Saints

By Brenda Hillegas   [W]hen listening to the self-titled debut album from Fairground Saints, you’ll think you’ve heard every track before…but in a good way. The self-titled release plays out … Read more

Ace Frehley

September 15th was a tough night to play a gig in Chicago thanks to the massive AC/DC show at Wrigley Field, and the not quite half full Aracada Theater reflected … Read more

Tennessee Ernie Ford

No expense has been spared on this spectacular box set celebrating the career of the pioneer boundary-breaker of the 1950s. Before Elvis Presley made white sound black, Tennessee Ernie Ford … Read more

Riot Fest

Photos by Laura Sedor Three days of fun in Chicago with a little controversy thrown in – no this isn’t Lolla, this is Riot Fest. Around since 2012, this outdoor … Read more

Brent Best

Saddled with an unlikely name and even more unlikely lack of broader success, Texas band Slobberbone never came close to achieving the notoriety that clearly seemed their due. Therefore, one … Read more