We love this fairly scholarly article from NPR on how musicians get paid. Morale of the story: go see live music (especially in clubs).
Festival! Chicago lakefront! The Dave rumors come true. I like some of the acts on the undercard, but don't think this lineup will get me out.
One of our favorite Chicago bands, JC Brooks and Uptown Sound, are doing a suburban appearance on record store day at Forest Park's Cyklopx Records.
A bit of news from Dylan in China (via jambands.com). And speaking of Dylan, the Stone do a great job tackling "Watching The River Flow" from an upcoming tribute album (suprise! the tributee is not Dylan).
Watching The River Flow by Eagle Rock
Robbie Robertson and Dawes on Letterman
This is all kinds of awesome:
I admit it, I lol'd