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The National Release Concert Film for "I Am Easy To Find"

This past May, The National released their 8th studio album, I Am Easy To Find, and this Friday we'll be able to add a visual to the audio. The band shot "The National: I Am Easy To Find, Live From New York’s Beacon Theatre" last April as part of a five-stop tour to preview the album. Guests... Read More
July 7, 2017; Miami, FL, USA; Paul McCartney performs at the American Airlines Arena.

Dana Carvey and Conan O'Brien Impersonate Lennon/McCartney

In addition to his late night show CONAN and travel series "Conan Without Borders," Conan O'Brien recently broke into the podcasting world with the charming and hilarious show, "Conan O'Brien Needs a Friend." The hour-long format includes stories of working behind-the-scenes with Conan with help... Read More

THE BIG BEAT Playlist - 8/19/19

Lovers of Irish punk rejoice! The Murder Capital and Girl Band both make debuts on the show this week, and horrorcore/John Carpenter fans might want to spend some time with the latest from clipping. Chicago favorites Whitney and Jamila Woods both return, we can't get enough of the new Bon Iver... Read More

Dave Grohl Hints At Them Crooked Vultures Reunion

It's been nearly a decade since we've last heard from Them Crooked Vultures. For Dave Grohl , that means the time is just right to get the group back together to practice. In an interview with The Guardian , Grohl was discussing his friendship Josh Homme and brought up the supergroup the two are in... Read More
Detroit native and musician Jack White watches batting practice prior to the start of Game 3 of the 2012 World Series

And Now For An Epic Story About The Raconteurs & Baseball

It's no secret Jack White & The Raconteurs love baseball. The latest happenings surrounding the group takes their fandom to a whole new level. The band was in Washington D.C. the other night performing a show at The Anthem and decided to take in a ballgame ahead of time. A matchup between the... Read More

Breakfast With The Beatles – August 18, 2019

Breakfast With The Beatles – August 18, 2019 8 AM The Beatles – Norwegian Wood Paul – Junk George – Stuck Inside A Cloud The Beatles – Yer Blues We’re Late For Class – I Wanna Be Your Man The Beatles – Run For Your Life (Take 5) The Beatles – Something (Studio Demo) Leo Brouwer – Penny Lane George... Read More

Watch John Mayer Cover The Grateful Dead In Chicago

John Mayer was in town this week performing two shows at the United Center and opted to keep his Dead & Company chops fresh during his stay. Mayer busted out a cover of the Grateful Dead's "Fire On The Mountain" to the roaring delight of the crowd. It wasn't the only cover of the evening as... Read More

Are Music Festival Lineups All The Same Now?

Lollapalooza , Bonnaroo , and Coachella are the three biggest music festivals in the United States. After all three lineups were released this past year, a common sentiment online was that they were all kind of the same. Is this actually the case though? This episode of Inside The Archives looks at... Read More