Category Archives: Live in Chicago

Live Review: 12th Annual Hideout Block Party, Chicago 9/20-9/21

photos and review by Jeremy Farmer One couldn’t have imagined that last weekend in Chicago contained the final fleeting moments of summer, but alas, it did. But what a way to go out. The weather put all of the previous local festivals to shame, and the energy seemed only greater, in part due to theRead more…

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KEXP In-Studio Video of the Week: Pretty Good Dance Moves

During KEXP’s broadcast from Chicago, we filmed many of the bands who performed live at Engine Studios, and we’re rolling them out here on the KEXP Blog. While you’re probably still yelling out, “It’s Jack Daniel time!” after watching the videos from the session with T-Model Ford and GravelRoad, there were many other memorable performances,Read more…

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It’s Jack Daniel Time! KEXP In-Studio Video of the Week: T-Model Ford

Jeremy Farmer You asked for it! Perhaps the most memorable performance from KEXP’s Chicago broadcast from Engine Studios earlier this month came from the 80-something year old (reports vary) bluesman T-Model Ford. Born James Lewis Carter Ford, The Taildragger, or as his guitar states “Taledragger”, came to the guitar late in life, but you’d neverRead more…

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Equalizer Showcase, Darkroom, Chicago 7/16/08 KEXP Listener Party with Catfish Haven, Au & Sleep Out

review by Mike Turner photos by Jeremy Farmer Hi folks, I’m going to keep this short since you all might be sick to death of hearing from us out here in Chicago by now. I don’t want to run the risk of over exposure after six days of extensive KEXP coverage from “The Great Midwest”Read more…

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Live in Chicago @ Pitchfork Music Festival: Day 2, Les Savy Fav, Dodos & M. Ward

photos by Jeremy Farmer Labelmates Les Savy Fav and Dodos (French Kiss) played consecutive sets on the two main stages today. Tim Harrington was up to his usual antics, while Meric Long a more stationary approach, but delivered a no less affecting performance. Portland songwriter M. Ward just finished a typically fantastic set. Les SavyRead more…

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Live in Chicago @ Pitchfork Music Festival: Day 2, Apples in Stereo

photos by Jeremy Farmer KEXP just broadcast a live set from Apples in Stereo from the festival. You can go back and listen on our 14-day Streaming Archive. Check out a few photos from the set:

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Live in Chicago @ Pitchfork Music Festival: Day 2 begins

Mahjongg start the day (that’s not the kind of smoke you think it is!) and the crowds are digging it! Times New Viking filling in the mud pits Flatstock 17 get yer M. Ward poster for tonight

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Live in Chicago @ Pitchfork Music Festival: more photos from Day 1

photos by Jeremy Farmer The skies were a bit ominous in the early morning, but by early afternoon they cleared up for the rest of the day. The resulting mud and humidity didn’t stop the crowds though! Here are a few more photos from the day, and look for more to follow soon: Cheryl Waters:Read more…

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Live in Chicago: Pitchfork Music Festival, Day 1 more photos

photos by Jeremy Farmer Dizzee Rascal, Vampire Weekend, Fleet Foxes, Tim Harrington (Les Savy Fav) giving haircuts!

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Live in Chicago: Pitchfork Music Festival Day 1 photos

lots of vendors and more vendors waiting in the grass the booth pins! signing autographs for a listener in South Africa talking with Pitchfork founder Ryan Schrieber read the sign! I said, read it! Jay Reatard Jay Reatard Jay Reatard Fleet Foxes Fleet Foxes Fleet Foxes

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