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It was 30 years ago today; U2 reprises "The Joshua Tree" at Soldier Field

Published June 4, 2017

Two years after Irish quartet U2 played a string of nights at the United Center in support of its "Songs of Innocence," the band returns to the Windy City - to the even bigger Soldier Field - to rekindle the magic of its classic "The Joshua Tree," released 30 years ago.

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Urban spelunking: State Theater, former Hoops strip joint & The Palms rock club

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.

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A Summerfest 50 wish list

Published July 18, 2016

We may have just now gotten our voices back from Summerfest, but that doesn't mean we're not already looking ahead to how we're going to lose them again at next year's 50th anniversary. Here are our wildest wishes for the impending Biggest Gig's Amp lineup.

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A more "innocent" approach boosts U2 experience

Published June 26, 2015

U2 is in the midst of an eight-day, five-gig run at the United Center in Chicago as part of its iNNOCENCE + eXPERIENCE Tour. We went down to have a look and a listen.

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Sunday July 17th, 2011 - Kenosha, WI   I read a blurb somewhere that this weekend marks the 30th anniversary of Harry Chapin losing his life in a car accident. He was only 38. I liked his music well enough, but what I really was and still am a fan of were his humanitarian efforts. That ...


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