Monthly Archives: October 2012

Wiz Khalifa reaches new highs

Wiz Khalifa rolled into the UIC Pavilion on Wednesday, Oct 24, 2012, still riding high from his critically acclaimed 2011 release, “Rolling Papers.” His much anticipated album, “O.N.I.F.C.,” is due to hit the streets on […]

Juicy J and LoLa Monroe Photos: UIC Pavilion

Juicy J, best known for his stint with Three 6 Mafia, had the luxury of a 30-minute set to warm up the inviting crowd before Wiz Khalifa took the stage. He began with “Zip and […]

Public Image Ltd return to Chicago with grace

John Lydon, sporting a mohawk and loose fitting tie, took the stage with Public Image Ltd. at Chicago’s House of Blues promptly at 9 p.m on Oct. 21, 2012. Never one to follow the status […]

Virgin Mobile FreeFest did not disappoint the masses

The 2012 Virgin Mobile FreeFest took place on Saturday, Oct. 6 at Merriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia, Md. Roughly 30,000 tickets were “freed-out” within minutes of availability. At least that many packed into the Pavilion […]

M83 Photos: Virgin Mobile FreeFest

M83 blended dynamic vocals with an electronic mix and richly textured backlight to swoon the West stage at 2012 Virgin Mobile FreeFest.

ZZ Top Photos: Virgin Mobile FreeFest

ZZ Top have been chugging along with their original lineup for more than 40 years and show no signs of slowing down. They performed two new songs at Virgin Mobile FreeFest, “I Gotsa Get Paid” […]

Nas Photos: Virgin Mobile FreeFest

There was a wide variety of talent at 2012 Virgin Mobile FreeFest, Nas did a great job representing hip-hop. Performing alongside DJ Green Lantern, Nas went old-school with “It Ain’t Hard to Tell” and “The […]

Ben Folds Five Photos: Virgin Mobile FreeFest

Having reunited for a handful of shows this year, Ben Folds Five also released a new album, “The Sound of the Life of the Mind,” last month. Opening the show by tossing his stool at […]