Caryn Egan of the Michael Martin Band talks name change, sound and more!

In close quarters at Smoke Daddy’s in Wicker Park, a four piece took the stage and brought their energy to the Friday night crowd. Mike Martin (vocals/guitar), Caryn Egan (vocals/fiddle), Mikey McKnight (drums) & Lars Lindokken (bass) performed their own material and some great covers. They were also joined by guest bass player Kevin Egan […]

Everybody Wants The “D”

It’s hard to explain a Tenacious D concert to the everyday person, but I will try. This might even be the weirdest tour/album to date. The setlist for the night was divided to showcase their new album and their “greatest hits”. In the first part for the album Post-Apocalypto, the songs were accompanied by clips […]

Jake Shears – Ringmaster of the fabulous circus.

From the moment Jake Shears stepped onto the stage, you knew you were in for a treat. He was all energy and attitude, with some storytelling in between songs plus…. bonus costume changes!  Jake and his band played his new songs effortlessly and threw in some Scissor Sisters hits as well.  His unending movements gave […]