The Throttle Fest Chicago music festival is coming to the Windy City and going on at Toyota Park starting Thursday the 20th and raging through the weekend.
One of the hardest things for music fans to do when visiting new cities is finding the best spots to catch great live music. Heck, some people don’t even know the best spots in their own cities.
Next year is a significant year when it comes to major events and anniversaries in music. Whether you know it or not, there is some seriously important stuff going down. Let’s start with the past and work our way to the present…
What is happening to the music in the United States? Is it going away or just moving around? Where are all the great music scenes and performance hubs? There are so many great annual festivals around the country; Chicago is known for Lollapalooza; there’s Bonnaroo in Manchester, Tennessee and Coachella in Palm Springs among many others.
The news of his death shocked the world and the loss was felt immediately. The world lost a music icon and the voice of a generation was gone.
I often get asked what part of California I live in and I always respond that I don’t live in California. Not at the moment at least. I lived in San Diego for a while not too long ago and I have family and friends in Oakland, Los Angeles and San Diego. But at the moment I’m stuck in New York, working my ass off trying to get back west.