Mountain Man is a music group made up of three women. Despite the inherrent contradiction in their name, it's sense of wildness mixed with tradition suits their music well.The group met at Vermont's Bennington College, a campus known for its focus on environmental issues and sustainability.
Sprawl II (Mountains Beyond Mountains)It's difficult to describe the cultural space Arcade Fire currently occupies. On the one hand, they recently won the Album of the Year Grammy, by definition moving them into the upper echelon of working musicians.
Last year we tried a little experiment with our friends at the Tall Ship Windy here on Navy Pier. During the attraction's lunch break we invited musicians to climb aboard the pirate ship to play a few songs.
Plenty of virtual ink has been spilled about Superchunk's first album in almost a decade. DeRo reviewed it, Hit It Or Quit It talked with Mac and Jessica Hopper wondered what it means to take a victory lap without selling out.
When you think of ships, navigators come to mind before astronomers, but for our latest installment in WBEZ's Pirate Radio series we went against type. Because that's how we sail. As part of our series, we recently invited the Chicago-based group The Astronomer to perform l
Today we debut a new series we're very excited about- Pirate Radio. The Windy docks just outside our studios on Navy Pier. One of its pirates invited us to bring musicians on-board for special performances, so we did just that.