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Guitarist Vieux Farka Toure conveys a sense of restrained urgency on his disc, "The Secret" (Six Degrees). His minimalism leaves room for international guest musicians, while he responds with subdued ferocity. Toure also talks about his home with a global...
Just when it seemed Chicago was jam-packed with summer festivals, a strange confluence of bedfellows – rival promoters Jam Productions and Live Nation, several South Side aldermen, and jam-band kingpin Dave Matthews – got together earlier this...
WGN News"Dave Matthews Band Caravan" is a traveling festival featuring a diverse array of artists performing on three different stages, and they're coming to Chicago's Lakeside July 8-10. The old U.S. Steelworks Plant has been transformed this weekend, and ten...
Pop & HissThe Malian singer-guitarist Vieux Farka Touré plays desert blues with a personal charisma and technical finesse that have led some reviewers to dub him the North African Jimi Hendrix. It’s a useful, facile handle for Western listeners. But in his......
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