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Category Archives: Schubas Tavern
I came to Schubas on a blizzardy Tuesday evening, one of those nights with an eerie peace and quiet to it. I thought most people would be hibernating from the elements but the show had quite the turnout. I walked … Continue reading
I have my high regard for Bare Mutants‘ music and David Sampson’s divine mane, I think, to thank for setting in motion such steadfast support for Cains & Abels these past few months. By that I mean it was Bare … Continue reading
There are few things that will get me out of the house on a busy Monday night. A Dan Duszynski project is one of them. I should state right up front that his new band, Any Kind, was the reason … Continue reading
Remember the holidays? They seem so far away already. Most of us are already wrapped up in work, school and what have you, but I’d like to take a look back at the past weekend… I spent New Year’s Eve … Continue reading
Being a big Punch Brothers fan, there was no way I was going to miss this show. Noam Pikelny is a celebrated banjo player (the recent recipient of the 2010 Steve Martin Prize for Excellence in Banjo and Bluegrass), and … Continue reading
From Eric: We’ve got a new contributor to Chicago Tunes who goes by the name Danny Cohen. You’ll be reading more by him as he gets cozier in how I do things around here. Everybody welcome Danny! When one hears … Continue reading
I took a leisurely stroll down Southport Ave. last night for a show at my neighborhood tavern, Schubas. California Wives headlined the night, their first set at the lofty Lakeview establishment since, I think, their EP release party two labor … Continue reading
I realize I’m working against social norms here by reviewing a show weeks after it happened, but Schubas’ Portland-based doubleheader in mid-September was so solidly programmed that I knew I had to jot my thoughts down… eventually. I just didn’t … Continue reading
I always find it funny when I show up late to anything. I’m one of those people who likes to be early or on time for everything. Lately, it’s been a problem for a few reasons. The biggest of which … Continue reading