Tuesday, April 12, 2011

A few Chicago music news bites

  • The North Coast Music Festival will return for its second year in Union Park on Labor Day weekend, September 2-4. Tickets go on sale Saturday, April 16th, and the lineup will also be revealed that day.
  • Daytrotter.com posted a session with Chicago-based experimental rock unit Shapers.
  • A locally-based video production firm has put together a short documentary worth checking out on street musicians in Chicago, exploring the performers' motivation and legal restrictions on where they can play in the city. Watch it here.
  • Dave Matthews is bringing a new three-day music festival to the Windy City's south side. Dubbed "the Dave Matthews Band Caravan," the fest will make its Chicago stop from July 8-10, and in addition to the band its named after, feature sets from the likes of The Flaming Lips, David Gray, Emmylou Harris and Ben Folds (full lineup here). 
  • Young Man have a new music video out for the track "Five" from their debut EP Boy. Check out the dreamy, aquatically-themed clip on Youtube.

1 comment:

  1. Archie Powell & The Exports are releasing their new video for "Skip Work" on Friday!!!