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Black Crowes will co-headline tour with Tedeschi Trucks Band this summer
By Alex Baker
The Black Crowes have announced a summer tour on which they will co-headline with the Tedeschi Trucks Band. The short tour of outdoor venues will kick off in Nashville, TN on July 19 and conclude in Rochester, NY on August 15. The London Souls… Read More
UK indie duo Starar are an eclectic brother and sister act with a sound that incorporates elements of jazz, pop, soul, country, and rock. Singer Jenna learned to play a guitar she allegedly nicked from her and her brother Steven’s father. Both are multi-instrumentalists, with Steven concentrating on drums and bass while the two share vocal and keyboard duties. On their latest release Starar have concentrated on doing synth-pop, urban R&B styled music, but doing it with actual instruments, rather… Read More
Specimen Products is a unique custom guitar and amp shop located on Chicago’s West Side.
In this clip, Specimen founder Ian Schneller shows Guitar Shop TV his hand-built Little Horn speakers, which are exceptionally efficient yet also have a funky vintage look to them. These are smaller versions of the speakers Specimen Products created for Carnegie Hall. Schneller also shows off the 48 “hornlings and hornlettes” that Chicago multi-instrumentalist Andrew Bird played through these in his “Sonic Arboretum” performance at the Guggenheim Museum in New York.… Read More
Check this great clip from UIC Campus Housing on Kingston Mines, Chicago’s oldest and largest real blues club.
Recently celebrating its 40th anniversary, Kingston Mines presents Chicago Blues seven nights a week on two stages with two bands and guest vocalists. Voted Chicago’s best blues club 11 years in a row by the Chicago Music Awards. Doc’s Rib Joint serves the finest barbeque ribs, wings, catfish, and more for late night dining pleasure.
This place is truly Guitar Nirvana! Visiting CME is a not-to-be missed experience for the guitar aficionado. It boasts a staggering collection of the very finest vintage guitars as well as new and used instruments, and stands as one of the most impressive operations of its kind in the world. For almost 20 years Chicago Music Exchange has been the place to find some of the finest vintage… Read More