NEW CHICAGOLAND CONCERT LISTINGS


Alabama Rosemont Theater, Rosemont, 7/10, 8 PM, on sale Sat 3/28, 11 AM.

Jason Aldean First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre, Tinley Park, 7/17, 7:30 PM, on sale Fri 3/27, 10 AM.

Aristocrats Reggie’s Rock Club, 7/24, 7 PM.

Avery Sunshine The Promontory, 7/23-24, 8 PM.

Black Milk Subterranean, 6/21, 9 PM.

Clare Bowen, Chris Carmack, Charles Esten Rosemont Theater, Rosemont, 5/5, 7:30 PM, all-ages, on sale Fri 3/27, 11 AM.

Cancer Bats Cobra Lounge, 6/17, 9 PM.

Cave Singers Schubas, 6/22, 8 PM, on sale Fri 3/27, noon.

Chicago Blues Festival with Buddy Guy, Taj Mahal Trio, Toronzo Cannon, and more Grant Park, 6/12-14, all-ages, free.

Elizabeth Cook City Winery, 5/31, 8 PM, all-ages, on sale Thu 3/26, noon.

Death Grips Metro, 6/30, 9 PM, on sale Fri 3/27, 10 AM.

Chaka Demus & Pliers the Shrine, 5/17, 10 PM.

The Dø Schubas, 6/2, 7:30 PM, on sale Fri 3/27, noon.

Dru Hill The Promontory, 4/25, 7 and 10:30 PM.

John Fogerty FirstMerit Bank Pavilion, 7/8, 8 PM, on sale Fri 3/27, 10 AM.

Frankie Cosmos Beat Kitchen, 5/30, 10 PM, on sale Fri 3/27, 10 AM.

Emmylou Harris & Rodney Crowell City Winery, 5/10, 8 PM, all-ages, on sale Thu 3/26, noon.

Lalah Hathaway the Shrine, 6/12, 9:30 PM.

Hayden Schubas, 5/8, 7 PM, on sale Fri 3/27, noon.

Amy Helm City Winery, 7/7, 8 PM, all-ages, on sale Thu 3/26, noon.

Jerry Joseph & the Jackmormons Schubas, 6/5, 9 PM, on sale Fri 3/27, noon.
Juicy J House of Blues, 6/6, 9 PM, on sale Fri 3/27, 10 AM.

Kyle Subterranean, 5/3, 7 PM, all-ages.

Leftover Salmon Park West, 7/2, 8 PM, on sale Fri 3/27, 10 AM.

Lollapalooza Grant Park, 7/31-8/2.

Delbert McClinton City Winery, 7/29, 8 PM, all-ages, on sale Thu 3/26, noon.

Memory Tapes Schubas, 7/21, 8 PM, on sale Fri 3/27, noon.

Menzingers Abbey Pub, 6/6, 8:30 PM.

Miami Horror Schubas, 6/30, 8 PM, on sale Fri 3/27, noon.

Ingrid Michaelson, Jukebox the Ghost Chicago Theatre, 6/24, 7 PM, on sale Fri 3/27, 10 AM.

Nicki Minaj, Rae Sremmurd First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre, Tinley Park, 8/9, 7 PM.

Of Monsters & Men Riviera Theatre, 5/12, 7 PM, all-ages, on sale Fri 3/27, 10 AM.

Ozric Tentacles Reggie’s Rock Club, 6/2, 7 PM.

Palma Violets Lincoln Hall, 5/23, 10 PM, on sale Fri 3/27, noon.

Porches Beat Kitchen, 5/29, 10 PM, on sale Fri 3/27, 10 AM.

Red Baraat City Winery, 6/7, 8 PM, all-ages, on sale Thu 3/26, noon.

Cathy Richardson Band City Winery, 5/22, 8 PM, all-ages, on sale Thu 3/26, noon.

Rich Robinson Band SPACE, Evanston, 6/17, 8
PM, all-ages, on sale Fri 3/27, 10 AM.

Royal Thunder Beat Kitchen, 6/22, 8 PM, on sale Fri 3/27, 10 AM.

San Cisco Lincoln Hall, 6/23, 8 PM, on sale Fri 3/27, noon.

Soft White Sixties Beat Kitchen, 5/3, 8 PM.

Marco Antonio Solis Allstate Arena, Rosemont, 7/25, 8 PM, on sale Fri 3/27, 10 AM.

Superheaven Beat Kitchen, 5/22, 5:30 PM, all-ages.

Tame Impala Riviera Theatre, 5/15, 8 PM, all-ages, sold out.

David Torn Constellation, 5/29, 8:30 PM.

Meghan Trainor Aragon Ballroom, 7/12, 7 PM, all-ages.

Virus Reggie’s Rock Club, 7/10, 7 PM.

Jody Watley the Shrine, 5/30, 9:30 PM.

UPDATED LISTINGS

Johnette Napolitano City Winery, 7/9, 8 PM, all-ages, rescheduled from 3/27.

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Porn Star Stoya Says Adult Film Is ‘Pretty Feminist’ Compared To Hollywood Movies


SOURCE: The Huffington Post

It’s no secret that Hollywood still struggles with creating significant, complex roles for women. But if you ask Stoya, the porn industry is a bit further ahead, the adult film star told HuffPost Live on Wednesday:

“It’s actually less of a rarity to see the lead female character be the most interesting thing in a production in porn than it is to see in Hollywood and independent [film] and television. That’s one of the things where typical porn actually is pretty feminist. The women are the stars. So if you’re going to focus a movie around your star and they’re female, it sort of inherently does tend to drag along a little more complexity.”

Stoya and fellow adult actress Kayden Kross recently struck out on their own and founded TRENCHCOATx, a porn site with a pay-per-scene model that gives users more choices about what and how much they buy. Statistics show how hard it is for women to climb the production ranks in Hollywood, but it’s quite common for performers to take control of their own work in pornography, Kross explained to HuffPost Live’s Ricky Camilleri.

“Many, many girls end up with some sort of website that’s a subscription site or something where they are in charge of production for their own stuff or they’re partnered on production,” Kross said. “Going from performing to behind-the-scenes — production, investment, creating an online business — that’s very, very run of the mill in adult [entertainment].”

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DANZIG Resumes Work On New Album


Glenn Danzig was in a Los Angeles-area recording studio on Monday (March 16) with guitarist Tommy Victor and drummer Johnny Kelly laying down tracks for the upcoming DANZIG album, tentatively due in late 2015 or early 2016.

Not to be confused with Glenn’s “covers” record, which is scheduled for a late spring release, this will be the first all-new material by DANZIG since 2010′s “Deth Red Sabaoth” album.

Glenn’s “Danzig Legacy” special — which was filmed in May 2012 in Glendale, California with director Mark Brooks (Adult Swim’s “Metalocalypse”) — will be made available in a few weeks via Vimeo. Brooks and Danzig finished all editing and post EFX and “it came out epic,” according to a posting on Danzig’s official web site.

Danzig also recently worked on an EP of Elvis Presley covers.”Deth Red Sabaoth” sold 11,700 copies in the United States in its first week of release to land at position No. 35 on The Billboard 200 chart.

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DAVE GROHL Featured In Documentary On TOWER RECORDS


According to The Pulse Of Radio is interviewed in a new documentary called “All Things Must Pass”, which chronicles the history of the legendary music store chain Tower Records. Director Colin Hanks told Billboard.com why Grohl’s appearance was a good fit for the movie, explaining, “Dave Grohl knocked off two things: he works in the store before he is famous and he also gave us a great bit about his haircut, so that works with our bit on the dress codes at the time.”

Grohl worked in the Washington D.C.-area Tower store when he was around 19, telling The Pulse Of Radio in the past that he wanted to work there partially because you could get hired even if “you had a really funky haircut.”

Another famous rock musician who worked for Tower — in their video department — was Slash. “I worked at Tower Video, but that was before GUNS N’ ROSES started,” he said. “I’d gotten busted stealing records at Tower Records and it’s so funny because I became a manager at Tower Video. They just never remembered that I was that guy with the armful of cassettes and records that they caught me stealing.”

Hanks began working on the film in 2008, but struggled to find money for it until a 2011 Kickstarter campaign raised $98,000.

The film focuses on Tower founder Russ Solomon, who launched the first Tower store in Sacramento, California in 1960. The outlet later expanded to San Francisco, Los Angeles and locations all over the world, before eventually going bankrupt in 2006.

Others featured in the documentary include Elton John and record industry executives David Geffen and Jim Urie, as well as Solomon and members of the Tower staff.

“All Things Must Pass” premiered this week at the South By Southwest music, film and tech conference in Austin, and is seeking distribution.

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NEW CHICAGOLAND CONCERT LISTINGS

 

Bryan Adams FirstMerit Bank Pavilion, 7/25, 8 PM, on sale Sat 3/21, noon.

Adolescents, Weirdos Reggie’s Rock Club, 6/18, 8 PM, on sale Fri 3/20, 11 AM.

Beach Boys, Kool & the Gang Montrose Beach, 6/26, 6:30 PM, all-ages, on sale Fri 3/20, 10 AM.

Beenie Man the Shrine, 5/31, 10 PM.

Tim Berne’s Snakeoil Constellation, 5/9, 8:30 PM.

Yasiin Bey Metro, 5/1, 9 PM, on sale Fri 3/20, noon.

Slim Cessna’s Auto Club Abbey Pub, 5/16, 9:30 PM.

Kelly Clarkson, Pentatonix Allstate Arena, Rosemont, 8/1, 7 PM, on sale Sat 3/21, 10 AM.

Copyrights Beat Kitchen, 5/10, 8 PM.

Dance Gavin Dance Bottom Lounge, 5/5, 5 PM, all-ages.

Rajiv Dhall, Andrew Bazzi, Tanner Patrick Subterranean, 4/17, 6:30 PM, all-ages.

Falling in Reverse House of Blues, 5/29, 7 PM, all-ages, on sale Fri 3/20, 10 AM.

Griffin House City Winery, 6/5, 8 PM, all-ages, on sale Thu 3/19, noon.

Iron Chic Fizz Bar & Grill, 5/9, 6 PM.

Stephen Kellogg Hideout, 5/21, 9 PM.

Lady Saw the Shrine, 3/29, 10 PM.

Jake E. Lee’s Red Dragon Cartel Reggie’s Rock Club, 6/4, 7 PM.

Gary Louris City Winery, 5/15, 8 PM, all-ages, on sale Thu 3/19, noon.

Shelby Lynne City Winery, 5/26-27, 8 PM, all-ages, on sale Thu 3/19, noon.

Laura Marling Lincoln Hall, 7/29, 8 PM, on sale Fri 3/20, noon.

Edwin McCain City Winery, 5/19, 8 PM, all-ages, on sale Thu 3/19, noon.

Melt Banana, Torche Empty Bottle, 7/14, 9 PM, on sale Thu 3/19, 10 AM.

Mystikal Reggie’s Rock Club, 4/16, 8 PM.

Robert Plant & the Sensational Space Shifters, Pixies FirstMerit Bank Pavilion, 6/10, 7:45 PM, on sale Mon 3/23, 10 AM.

Puddles Pity Party Mayne Stage, 5/8, 7 and 9 PM.

Reverend Horton Heat, Adicts Metro, 9/22, 8 PM, on sale Fri 3/20, noon.

Eric Roberson City Winery, 7/15-16, 8 PM, all-ages, on sale Thu 3/19, noon.

Kevin Seconds Cobra Lounge, 5/17, 8 PM.

Shabazz Palaces the Shrine, 6/7, 9:30 PM.

Shonen Knife, CJ Ramone Bottom Lounge, 6/7, 8 PM.

Skream The Mid, 4/17, 10 PM.

Patti Smith Maurer Hall, Old Town School of Folk Music, 4/2-4, 8 PM, all-ages.

Lindsey Stirling Chicago Theatre, 6/5, 7:30 PM, on sale Fri 3/20, 10 AM.

Surfer Blood Lincoln Hall, 5/22, 10 PM, on sale Fri 3/20, noon.

Tame Impala Riviera Theatre, 5/15, 8 PM, all-ages, sold out.

Those Darlins Hideout, 4/23, 9 PM.

311 Aragon Ballroom, 7/11, 8 PM.

Tobacco Empty Bottle, 5/29, 9 PM.

Too Short the Shrine, 4/16, 10 PM.

Toys That Kill Fizz Bar & Grill, 6/14, 8 PM.

UB40 Concord Music Hall, 9/19, 8 PM.

Upset, Colleen Green Beat Kitchen, 4/13, 8:30 PM.

Butch Walker the Vic, 5/24, 7:30 PM, all-ages, on sale Fri 3/20, 10 AM.

Willie Watson Schubas, 5/19, 8 PM, on sale Fri 3/20, noon.

Yelawolf Metro, 5/19, 9 PM, on sale Fri 3/20, 10 AM.

UPDATED LISTINGS

Awolnation House of Blues, 7/23-24, 6 PM, all-ages, second show added.

Steel Wheels City Winery, 8/14, 8 PM, all-ages, rescheduled from 5/10.

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NEW CHICAGOLAND CONCERT LISTINGS


Awolnation House of Blues, 7/23, 6 PM, all-ages, on sale Fri 3/13, 10 AM.

Bacon Brothers City Winery, 7/6, 8 PM, all-ages, on sale Thu 3/12, noon.

Black Mountain Empty Bottle, 5/30, 9 PM, on sale Fri 3/13, 10 AM.

Body Language Beat Kitchen, 5/19, 9 PM, on sale Fri 3/13, 11 AM.

Crystal Bowersox SPACE, Evanston, 4/21, 7:30 PM, all-ages, on sale Fri 3/13, 10 AM.

Charles Bradley & His Extraordinaires Subterranean, 7/23, 9 PM, on sale Fri 3/13, 10 AM.

Clap Your Hands Say Yeah Lincoln Hall, 7/27, 10 PM, on sale Fri 3/13, noon.

Covenant Abbey Pub, 4/11, 7:30 PM.

Danielle Nicole Band House of Blues, 5/15, 10 PM, on sale Fri 3/13, 10 AM.

DMA’s Schubas, 5/28, 9 PM, on sale Fri 3/13, noon.

Early November Bottom Lounge, 5/22, 6 PM, all-ages, on sale Fri 3/13, 10 AM.

Jacco Gardner, Calvin Love Beat Kitchen, 6/20, 10:30 PM, on sale Fri 3/13, 10 AM.

Giving Tree Band City Winery, 5/2, 11 PM, all-ages, on sale Thu 3/12, noon.

Griswolds Lincoln Hall, 6/25, 9 PM, on sale Fri 3/13, noon.

Haunted Summer Empty Bottle, 5/26, 9 PM.

Dave Hause Fizz Bar & Grill, 4/19, 6 PM.

Johnny Hickman Schubas, 6/20, 7 PM, on sale Fri 3/13, noon.

Hop Along Subterranean, 6/5, 8:30 PM, on sale Fri 3/13, 10 AM.

Iguanas FitzGerald’s, Berwyn, 6/13, 9 PM, on sale Fri 3/13, 11 AM.

IM5 Bottom Lounge, 5/14, 5 PM, all-ages, on sale Thu 3/12, noon.

Juanes Rosemont Theater, Rosemont, 8/15, 8 PM, on sale Fri 3/13, 10 AM.

Kid Ink Metro, 4/14, 7:30 PM, all-ages.

Jesse Marchant Schubas, 5/31, 8 PM, on sale Fri 3/13, noon.

Melvins Double Door, 7/8, 8 PM, on sale Fri 3/13, 10 AM.

Ryan Montbleau Band City Winery, 6/17, 8 PM, all-ages, on sale Thu 3/12, noon.

Whitey Morgan, Cody Jinks Bottom Lounge, 5/9, 8 PM.

MXPX, Five Iron Frenzy Concord Music Hall, 5/8, 6 PM, all-ages.

My Morning Jacket Chicago Theatre, 6/9-11, 7:30 PM, on sale Sat 3/14, 10 AM.

Meg Myers, Wild Party Lincoln Hall, 5/21, 9 PM, all-ages, on sale Fri 3/13, noon.

Negative Approach Reggie’s Rock Club, 4/4, 7 PM.

New Millennium Orchestra with Olga Bell Thalia Hall, 5/8, 7 PM.

Other Lives Metro, 5/22, 9 PM.

The Relationship Beat Kitchen, 4/26, 8 PM.

Rentals Bottom Lounge, 5/16, 8 PM, on sale Wed 3/11, 10 AM.

Andrew Ripp Schubas, 5/3, 7:30 PM, all-ages, on sale Fri 3/13, noon.

Joan Sebastian Allstate Arena, Rosemont, 5/3, 4 PM, on sale Mon 3/16, 11 AM.

Silver Apples, Holly Herndon Empty Bottle, 3/31, 8 PM.

Steve Smith & Vital Information NYC Edition Martyrs’, 6/7, 8 PM.

Tove Styrke Schubas, 5/13, 7 PM, all-ages, on sale Fri 3/13, noon.

Third Eye Blind, Dashboard Confessional FirstMerit Bank Pavilion, 6/26, 7 PM, all-ages, on sale Sat 3/14, 10 AM.

Fred Thomas Empty Bottle, 5/19, 9 PM.

Tremonti Thalia Hall, 5/15, 9 PM, on sale Fri 3/13, 10 AM.

Shania Twain Allstate Arena, Rosemont, 7/29, 7:30 PM, on sale Fri 3/13, 10 AM.

Jeff Tweedy the Vic, 5/15, 8 PM, on sale Fri 3/13, noon.

Ryley Walker, Jim Becker Chopin Theatre, 3/30, 9 PM.

World Party City Winery, 5/28-30, 8 PM, all-ages, on sale Thu 3/12, noon.

UPDATED LISTINGS

Kurt Elling City Winery, 3/13, 8 PM; 4/12, 5 and 8 PM, all-ages, third show added

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