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Janis Ian - (2022)
Lisa Torem at the Old School Town of Folk Music watches singer-songwriter Janis Ian sing highlights from her new album The Light at the End of the Line’ but also drew from seasoned hits on her final tour.
Suzanne Vega - (2022)
Lisa Torem enjoys Suzanne Vega's much-awaited set at Chicago's Old Town School. which includes hits and selections from her one-woman show about novelist Carson McCullers.
Robyn Hitchcock - (2022)
Lisa Torem at the Old Town School of Folk Music enjoys the Chicago show of Robyn Hitchcock’s long-awaited North American tour.
Chick Corea With Bela Fleck - (2019)
Lisa Torem watches East Coast musicians jazz/fusion pianist Chick Corea and banjo player extraordinaire Bela Fleck trade impressive licks at Chicago’s Old Town School before a packed house.
Philip Glass - (2016)
Lisa Torem watches American composer Philip Glass perform an eloquent solo show at Chicago’s Old Town School of Folk Music
Ladysmith Black Mambazo - (2016)
Lisa Torem watches South African ensemble Ladysmith Black Mambazo perform a spectacular A Cappella concert at Chicago's Old Town School of Folk Music.
Rickie Lee Jones - (2015)
Lisa Torem finds Rickie Lee Jones' News Orleans-inspired songwriting to be shining when she returns to the Old Town School of Folk Music in her birth city of Chicago with a new line-up in support of her recent fan-funded release, 'The Other Side of Desire'
Watkins Family Hour - (2015)
For more than a decade, Sean and Sara Watkins have, under the moniker of the Watkins Family Hour, conducted impromptu jam sessions at The Largo in Los Angeles with special guests. Lisa Torem catches them on tour in Chicago in support of an eponymous new album
Patti Smith - (2015)
Lisa Torem at Chicago's Old Town School watches Patti Smith celebrate spring through readings of original and classic poetry and an assortment of her greatest hits
Olivia Chaney - (2015)
Lisa Torem watches British singer-songwriter and pianist Olivia Chaney play a grippingly initmate set at the Old Town School of Folk Music in Chicago
George Winston - (2015)
Lisa Torem enjoys a pre-Chorstmas show from jazz pianist and composer, George Winston
Miscellaneous - (2014)
Lisa Torem at the Old Town School of Folk Music enjoys the Chicago date of a tour from some of its regular players to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the iconic Newport Jazz Festival