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Counting Crows at Ravinia

The first concert I ever attended was Counting Crows (featuring the Goo Good Dolls), 17 years ago; Monday night I had the chance to hear them play again! This time, at Ravinia, with Toad The Wet Sprocket. Talk about reliving the 90’s. One of the best music producing decades, in my opinion! The concert was […]

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Bip Bip (snap snap)

I barely speak 10 words of Portuguese. Β But music transcends language, and listening to the musicians at Bip Bip was one of the highlights of my trip to Brazil. Located on a side street off of the beach in Copcacabana, Bip Bip is a tiny hole-in-the-wall establishment featuring live music and a self-serve fridge full […]

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Kaskade: Atmosphere Tour, Chicago

Last month I FINALLY had the chance to see Kaskade, live. Β Even if you’re not familiar with EDM (electronic dance music), chances are you’ve heard of Kaskade, otherwise known as Ryan Raddon, recently named America’s Best DJ 2013. Quite the title, huh? Doesn’t hurt that he’s also one of the highest paid DJs in the […]

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Ravinia Festival

I love music. Of all kinds! My iPod has everything from pop to alternative to EDM to classical, and everything in between. Β Live music takes the experience to a whole other level; there’s something about the energy of the crowd that I just find infectious. So when a coworker told me about Ravinia Festival, I […]

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Searching for Sugar Man

Have you ever watched a movie that just stuck with you? Searching for Sugar Man is one of those movies, which I saw when I went over for movie night with my friends Ryan and Kevin. Kevin had seen it at Sundance (Yeah, nbd… he’s just cool like that!), and enjoyed it so much that […]

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