New Music Sunday – 5/20/18

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Back with another LONG list of new music – so many good songs came out this week. It was cool to hear music I enjoyed from bands I’ve never even heard of. Below are a couple full length releases I listened to / still need to check out**:

Tell Me How You Really Feel – Courtney Barnett*
Electric Light – James Bay*
Goodbye Sunshine, Hello Nighttime – Family Of The Year**
Saved – Now, Now (One of my favorite albums of the year thus far)

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Show Review: Females in Music – Dagny at the Subterranean and Sunflower Bean at Lincoln Hall

As 2018 continues, I’m happy to say that it’s May and I’ve continued writing about every show I’ve attended this year. It’s no easy feat and trying to find time to write about my experiences takes a lot of will power – but I’m going to try really hard to keep going! I Recently I had the chance to attend another two concerts in Chicago – the first was a show from Norwegian pop singer Dagny featuring support from Baum (one of my current faves) at the Subterranean in Wicker Park – and New York natives Sunflower Bean at Lincoln Hall with support from female rockers Dream Wife.

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New Music Sunday – 5/13/18

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Happy Mother’s Day to my mom readers out there (do you exist?) I have said this over and over, but I really am trying to make more room in my schedule to elaborate in these posts but I’m struggling to find the time to do so – I will keep trying! Enjoy these new songs I discovered this week and follow the playlists here and here.

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Tips and Tricks: Get Noticed At Taylor Swift’s Reputation Tour

Hi friends! Thanks for reading. If you clicked on this post, you’re probably looking for insights on how to get noticed at Taylor Swift’s reputation tour. If you know me at all, you probably already know that I met Taylor Swift on the 1989 World Tour in Chicago. I was picked out of the audience to meet her after the show!

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The Most Painful Scheduling Conflicts at Lollapalooza

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The Lollapalooza schedule is here! Have you looked at it? It’s a hot mess. Not only because there are so many acts that I want to see that are inevitably performing at the same time, but also because the brains behind Lollapalooza decided to drop the lineup exclusively to the festival’s app – and it’s just physically painful to look at.

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Show Review: Frenship, Yoke Lore And Imaginative Pop Music

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Last weekend, I was lucky enough to cover Frenship and Yoke lore at Lincoln Hall – my favorite venue in Chicago. The sold out show – taking place on the last Saturday of April – was just about the halfway mark of the band’s first headlining tour – The “Good Morning, Goodbye” tour that has been hitting all major U.S. cities and even making stops in Canada. This is impressive, considering the band has yet to release a full length album.

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