Lollapalooza 2017, Thursday (Day 1).

KlhbVnJv min - Lollapalooza 2017, Thursday (Day 1).

NOTE: We’ve decided to edit this site live since we’re really not telling people about it yet so make sure to check back as we’ll be editing, proof-reading, adding video, more images, etc.!   Remember: Not to tight, not too loose.   No chains over 10 inches allowed this year and I can’t by drinking all day un-tethered. After our usual easy EL train ride to Lolla, it was a great start to the festing with no waiting in line to get in. The North entrance is always a nice…

Sammy Hagar and The Circle perform Van Halen’s “Dreams” at Ravinia concert

Sammy Hagar and The Circle performing Van Halen's at Ravinia

Sammy Hagar and The Circle played Ravinia this summer on a nice summer night. Here’s Sammy Hagar and The Circle doing a stripped-down version of Van Halen’s “Dreams”, from the the 5150 album (during more amicable times): The Circle consists of the following members: Sammy Hagar – lead vocals, guitars Michael Anthony – bass, background vocals Vic Johnson – lead guitar Jason Bonham – drums The fun thing about this band is that you get guys playing material from their respective former bands – or in the case of Jason…

Cage the Elephant @ The Vic (And that crowd dive)

7 30 2017 10 29 33 PM - Cage the Elephant @ The Vic (And that crowd dive)

I’m pretty sure that we had first caught Cage the Elephant at their Lollapalooza debut in 2009 at a very memorable show that had frontman Matt Schultz standing atop the center of a sea of screaming fans during a sun shower that quickly evolved into a downpour. Fast-forward to February 27th, 2011 and my girlfriend and I were excited to be at The Vic Theatre in Chicago for a more intimate viewing of a Cage the Elephant performance.  While I almost always remember to snap some pictures at every show…