The GRAMMY Hall of Fame was established in 1973 to honor recordings of lasting qualitative or historical significance that are at least 25 years old.
“He was a brave little bunny,” Marcus Mumford said of bandmate Ted Dwane. “He played to over 100,000 people that week with that thing in his head.”
The Chicago business is still a healthy one: like The Beach Boys, they tour every year to large crowds. But also like The Beach Boys, reuniting with their ex-frontman would be a huge event that would get the band more media attention than they’ve had in years, and would probably be a big enough deal to lead to a tour headlining the venues where they usually split the bill.
Indeed, whether festival-goers are in the mood for cuisine hailing from the pizza parlors of downtown Chicago or the streets of Osaka, chances are that for the next few days it can all be found along Columbus Drive. Apparently, there is also some great music to be heard there as well.
The summer music festival season is in full swing, and this weekend Lollapalooza, the mother of all modern-day U.S. music fests, returns to Chicago’s Grant Park for three days, August 3-5.
Let’s listen to what happened on this day in history, July 25.
The jury came back with a verdict in the Rod Blagojevich corruption trial in Chicago.
[lastfm]Dave Matthews[/lastfm] brought the excitement and atmosphere of a playoffs run this weekend in Wrigleyville. I attended the first of two sold-out XRT Shows at Wrigley Field and from where I was sitting, Dave did […]
We are leaving for Chicago this weekend for a few vacation days. Of course, my main thought is “Where are we going to eat?!” Please read on and give me some tips…