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ACM Lifting Lives Board Announced

By Lorie Hollabaugh ACM Lifting Lives has announced its board of directors for the 2016 – 2017 term, including newly elected Chairman Ed Warm, President Debbie Carroll, Vice-President Tree Paine, and Secretary Tommy Moore. Dwight Wiles continues his role as Treasurer. The Lifting Lives Board of Directors is made up of an equal ... Read More

JOE’S BAR TO HOST 14TH ANNUAL KANDY KANE BALL TO BENEFIT CHICAGO CHILDREN’S CHARITIES THIS HOLIDAY SEASON

Chicago, Illinois December 17, 2016 – Joe’s on Weed St. will host the annual Kandy Kane Ball on Saturday, December 17th from 9:00pm-midnight. The event is in its 14th year and continues to have a strong presence as Chicago’s largest private toy drive. It is a night of music, food and drinks for a great cause! Entertainment will be ... Read More

Country twang grows louder in Chicago

By Dan Hyman At first, Eric Church couldn't explain it. And yet every time the North Carolina-based country artist came to play a show in Chicago in the early days, typically at Joe's Bar in Lincoln Park, fans would show up in droves. "For us it was the heart of our fan base," the singer, who now regularly packs arenas and returns to ... Read More

LOCAL ROCK BAND CELEBRATES DECADE OF RAISING MONEY FOR ALZHIEMER’S ASSOCIATION

CHICAGO- Memory Rock Chicago is celebrating 10 years of raising funds for the Alzheimer's Association. This annual rock concert benefit features a musical performance by Liquidated Damages covering classic rock songs, a live speed artist, an incredible silent auction, raffle and more. The event is hosted by a committee of volunteers each ... Read More

Urlacher, Briggs to appear at Block Party

Former Bears Pro Bowl linebackers Brian Urlacher and Lance Briggs are scheduled to appear at the inaugural Miller Lite Chicago Bears Block Party this Saturday. The longtime teammates and close friends are slated to be available for photo opportunities at Joe's Bar Rooftop from 7-7:45 p.m. and will make a stage appearance at 8:15 p.m. ... Read More

Old Dominion, Frankie Ballard Lead Windy City Smokeout Lineup

Chase Rice, Billy Currington and Corey Smith also set for Chicago's barbecue and country music festival By Andrew Leahey | February 15, 2016 Back for a fourth year, the Windy City Smokeout will bring beer, barbecue and country music — including headlining sets by Chase Rice, Old Dominion and Frankie Ballard — to downtown Chicago this ... Read More

Blackhawks Charities announce Keith Relief charity concert

Chicago Blackhawks Charities announced today that defenseman Duncan Keith will hold a charity concert benefitting Keith Relief on Monday, Feb. 22, 2016, from 6:30-10 p.m. at Joe’s Bar on Weed Street (940 W. Weed St., Chicago), featuring country music act Dustin Lynch. All proceeds will benefit Keith Relief and Ronald McDonald House Charit... Read More

‘CMT ON TOUR’ EXPANDS WITH OFFICIAL AFTER-PARTY FEATURING PERFORMANCES BY RYAN HURD

CMT World Premieres Hurd’s First Music Video “Good As You Think I Am” TODAY NASHVILLE – October 29, 2015 – CMT On Tour is expanding its fall lineup with the addition of newcomer Ryan Hurd to the bill, who co-wrote the CMA-nominated No. 1 single “Lonely Tonight,” recorded by Blake Shelton and Ashley Monroe. Hurd kicks off the ... Read More

Cole Swindell Announces ‘Down Home Sessions’ EP and Tour

ACM New Artist of the Year switches gears from stadiums to clubs with headlining trek By Chris Parton "Chillin' It" hitmaker Cole Swindell has announced his back-to-basics Down Home Tour, a month-long string of club concerts starting November 11th at New York City's Best Buy Theatre. Running through December 19th, the trek will also serve ... Read More

Kip Moore Unleashes the 2015 Wild Ones Tour Across the US and Canada This Fall in Support of Sophomore Album

Moore’s Performance On “CMA Music Festival: Country's Night to Rock” Airs Tomorrow On ABC Nashville, TN - Aug 3, 2015 - MULTI PLATINUM singer/songwriter Kip Moore announced today that he will headline the 2015 WILD ONES TOUR beginning Oct. 8 in Bethlehem, PA and continuing on to more than 20 cities in the US and Canada through early ... Read More