History in the Making Chicagoland truly has an amazing group of local country musicians but since last Friday that group, for a great reason, just shrunk by one. Katie Quick, a former school teacher turned aspiring country music star, truly has an amazing story and as of late last week, the … [Read more...]
When it comes to country music in Chicago, the six member band, Lucky Town, has the Windy City covered. The West Suburban based country band, is the combined talent of six Illinois artists, Andrew Jess, Amy Carlson and Mike Aquino on lead vocals and Matt Marvic on the drums, Chris Halla on the keyboard and Jason Trtan on the bass guitar. Many of the band’s members call Chicago suburbs like Downers Grove, Aurora and Wheaton home but their musical harmonies bring it home to Nashville.
Having opened for such acts at Chris Cagle, Bucky Covington and Heartland they’re quickly making waves as one of Chicago’s premiere country bands. Their dossier of songs typically includes personalized versions of from some of today’s hottest country like Sugarland, Kenny Chesney, Miranda Lambert, Jason Aldean as-well-as some of yesterday’s favorites.
December 2009 The Oak Ridge Boys Sun. Dec. 13, 2009 – 4PM Star Plaza Theatre – I-65 At US 30, Merrillville, IN $39 - $49 | ticketmaster.com Kellie Pickler Wed. Dec. 16, 2009 – 6PM Joe’s Bar* - 940 W. Weed St, Chicago Tickets through US99.com The Hoyle Brothers Fri, Dec. 18, … [Read more...]
CONCERT REVIEW CHICAGO - The rain may have down-poured but the stars still shined at the 2009 Chicago Country Music Festival. Country stars that is.[singlepic id=89 w=320 h=240 float=left] Chicago’s free, two-day country music festival featured a star-studded country music lineup including … [Read more...]
As summer wraps up, September continues to add Chicago’s summer country music concert season.[singlepic id=77 w=320 h=240 float=right] David Nail with the Carter Twins Friday, September 4, 2009 – 8:30PM Joe’s Bar*, 940 W. Weed St, Chicago $8 – ticketmaster.com Randy Travis Friday, … [Read more...]
Miranda Lambert, Jamey Johnson and John Rich will headline the 2009 Chicago Country Music Festival. [singlepic id=75 w=320 h=240 float=left]In a recent announcement, the City of Chicago Mayor’s Office of Special Events released the entertainment lineup for the 2009 Chicago Country Music … [Read more...]
Kenny Chesney, Miranda Lambert and Lady Antebellum Kid Rock and Lynyrd Skynyrd Summerfest 2009 is about to wrap things up but you still have a chance to catch Kenny Chesney with Miranda Lambert and Lady Antebellum - Friday, July 3 - 7:30PM - $25 - $70 - Kid Rock and Lynyrd Skynyrd - Sunday, July 5 … [Read more...]
[podcast]http://music.countrymusicchicago.com/podcast/wotseps1.mp3[/podcast] … [Read more...]
Hut....hut....Kenny! This is it! Saturday marks one of the biggest nights in Chicago's country music scene as Kenny Chesney, Sugarland, Montgomery Gentry, Miranda Lambert and Lady Antebellum transform the 61,500 seat, lakefront football stadium into the Super Bowl of country music … [Read more...]
Concert Alert: When it comes to country music in Chicago, the six member band, Lucky Town, has the Windy City covered. The West Suburban based country band, is the combined talent of six Illinois artists, Andrew Jess, Amy Carlson and Mike Aquino on lead vocals and Matt Marvic on the drums, Chris … [Read more...]
Even with mega concerts and summer festivals right around the corner, April in Chicago will keep country music fans satisfied with an awesome lineup of live country music concert ranging from local acts like Lucky Town and Julie Kaylin to country music legend Loretta Lynn. Looking to meet-up with … [Read more...]