Last year, I got asked to help with a unique project — an underground, live concert streaming service. They would book local bands, and live broadcast on YouTube and Facebook on Sunday nights. uNreaLconcerts was an idea who’s time had come — what better way to enjoy some live music, than from your own home […]
Plucky Rosenthal, a local Chicago performer known for her distinct vaudeville style, does it again with her “Songs to Caftan In” set! Composed of humorous songs, she takes us on a journey of relaxation and enjoyment, via telling us stories of her life with the guitar, ukulele (my favorite!), and her Casiotone. She just finished […]
It’s official! I am stage managing for The Conspirators’ Accidental Death of a Black Motorist, a timely yet tongue-in-cheek adaption of Dario Fo’s Accidental Death of an Anarchist. You can get tickets from The Conspirators’ website directly.
Tuesday nights, Uncommon Ground on Devon hosts an awesome open mic. While comedy and poetry are welcome, the Listening Room was filled with musicians — all of whom were excellent performers! The format was one song, which kept a nice flow going, and the applause was enthusiastic, without being raucous. I decided to go first, […]