Results tagged with 'the palms'
Published March 15, 2017
When the former State Theater, 2616 W. State St., burned on Feb. 9, a cry went up on social media as folks who remembered the place as a rock and roll club lamented what looked like the final nail in the coffin of a once vibrant West Side landmark.
Published Feb. 10, 2017
What a long strange trip it was. While theaters like the Downer and Oriental have venerable histories as long-running cinema houses, consider, if you will, the the more varied history of the now-dilapidated State Theater, 2616 W. State St. Originally a movie theater, the State has served a number of purposes - rock venue, prudish dance hall and strip club - in its nearly 100-year history.
Published July 22, 2015
There were about 500 people on hand to watch U2 at The Palms on April 15, 1981. The show was part of the Irish band's first U.S. tour. Here's a look back...
Published Jan. 13, 2013
Midge Ure has been in a number of notable British bands, but let's face it, the one thing I can say about Midge Ure that I'm certain you'll know is that he co-wrote and produced "Do They Know It's Christmas" and launched the Band Aid Trust with Bob Geldof, despite the fact that the latter tends to get all the credit. Ure comes to town and we got a chance to e-chat with him.