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JoCo rocks the house

A crappy photo of the JoCo concert So we saw JoCo yesterday.  It was AWESOME.  Completely awesome.  Paul and Storm were great, and JoCo lived up to expectations.  Some specifics: Paul and Storm have an hilarious comedy routine that works wonderfully as an opening act.  They had some dedicated fans in the audience, ready at […]

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Gaelic storm, easy listening boom boxes, and other observations from an evening in Chicago

We went into the city for Celtic fest Chicago last night, mostly to hear Gaelic storm. Some stuff we saw: In front of me in line at the food stand, two police officers waited for their food (I had sausage, “chips,” and roasted corn dipped in garlic butter). When the girl behind the counter refused […]

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Do you know where you’ll be on October 10th?

I know where I’ll be.

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Unwigged and Unplugged

Saturday night we saw Unwigged and Unplugged: An evening with Christopher Guest, Micheal McKean, and Harry Shearer at the Chicago Theatre.  It was excellent.  Some thoughts: I liked this format much more than I would have enjoyed a Spinal Tap concert, as they could not only play the music from other ventures, like A Mighty […]

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Music for the hottest week of the summer (buddy edition)

5: Nine Inch Nails – see below. 2: Nirvana – the first time I heard Nirvana, it was through a buddy who played “In Bloom” and pointed out the part where Cobain suggests that one might “sell the kids for food.”  We thought that was hilarious. 1: No Doubt – I like this album, but […]

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Ralph’s World

photo by rexb — not the concert I attended Avery, my mom, and I went to see Ralph’s World play at the Morton Arboretum.  It was a delightful concert, though Avery was perhaps 6 months too young, I’d bet, to really enjoy it.  I think summer concerts next year will be a joy.  This year, […]

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