Charles Bradley and His Extraordinaires reminds us what SOUL is!

written by: Mojdeh Stoakley on December 10, 2013

Charles Bradley may be old enough to be my father but he is certainly not the fatherly figure I’m looking for! Bradley’s performance was big enough to fill a stadium!  He is the former James Brown impersonator gone funk-filled star that some call the “Doctor of Love!”  He is all hip gyrations and bellowing soulful […]

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BITCH steals the show at Hideout

written by: Mojdeh Stoakley on October 23, 2013

  It’s easy to think that festivals and arena shows are the only performances where the crowd is obviously giddy with anticipation to see a performer take the stage.  As a Chicago native I’ve become accustomed to a scene where fans that care a lot are extraordinarily mellow.  I’m guilty-as-charged.  I can be stoic with […]

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YAWN to headline first annual ‘Stache Bash

written by: Andy Keil on November 27, 2011

Pop ‘stache is proud to announce YAWN as the headliner of the first annual ‘Stache Bash on December 17. Chicago bands Carbon Tigers, Rites, Treehouse also playing.

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Nelarusky: The Pop ‘stache Interviews

written by: Andy Keil on August 16, 2011

On August 3rd, Pop ‘stache had the opportunity to sponsor Nelarusky, an annual benefit concert for the Special Olympics. With the Cold War Kids headlining, it was our biggest show to date and we thank everyone who was able to make it out and support such a great cause. Throughout the night, we took our […]

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Where’d the band go?

written by: Craig Bechtel on July 9, 2011

You bought your tickets and/or made your plans.  You and your friends were psyched to see the show. Then, mysteriously, only a week or two before the show, the concert is cancelled.  Refunds available at point of purchase.  Find something else to do with that night you had already made plans with your show-going buddies. […]

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CAMERA opens for Skysaw (Jimmy Chamberlin) at Metro

written by: Andy Keil on June 23, 2011

March 20, 2009 marked an important day in Jimmy Chamberlin’s music career. It’s the day he announced via a blog post that his Alma mater, The Smashing Pumpkins, “would not further his commitment to music.” Chamberlin was moving in a different direction. A year and a half later and Skysaw’s Great Civilizations was on the […]

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