Nickel Creek

Yesterday, I did something that I never thought I’d do. I went to Taste of Chicago. It’s been at least twenty years since I’ve been. I had built it up as this thing that only tourists do in Chicago. I was really young when I last went but I remember crowds, sticky hot days, and […]

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Downtown Sound

To continue my love song to summer concerts and theater, I’m going to talk about Downtown Sound. It’s a wonderful musical program at Millennium Park every Monday night for about two months in the summer. Bands of different genres, like folk, rap, and rock, play a free concert in the Pritzker band shell. People can […]

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Live Dancing Music

This weekend we had the pleasure of listening and dancing to not one but two live bands. The first was the amazing Fat Babies at the Music Box’s The Freshman party. There were about 6 musicians who played piano, bass, clarinet/saxophone, cornet and I think trombone. They play 1920s and 1930s tunes which are near […]

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