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Zach Blumenfeld

Zach graduated from Vanderbilt University in 2015 and, seeking to put off law school, began writing about music and pop culture. Now he's hooked on concert reviews and the Chicago music scene and thinks he could be doing this for a while. Follow his random thoughts on Twitter @zachblumy

Bottom Lounge Goes Nuts For CHON

I’ve never been quite sure how to characterize CHON‘s music. Is it instrumental metal with jazz and classical tendencies? Is it lounge music played on electric guitars, backed by ferocious drumming? My typical listening environment for the four-piece band from San…

Your Curated Chicago Weekend, 3/10-3/13

Happy St. Patrick’s Day weekend, everybody! I’m saying this despite the irony that next week’s Curated Chicago Weekend post will fall on the actual St. Patrick’s Day. By then, though, the river will be back to its normal muddy bluish-brown, the participants…

Your Chicago Curated Weekend: 3/3-3/6

My thoughts for the entirety of yesterday consisted of this short video, for which I’ve decided to hold the first Third Coast Review caption contest: Unless you’ve buried your head so deep in the earth’s crust that it’s begun to liquefy…

Your Curated Chicago Weekend: 2/25-28

We start off this week’s edition of Your Chicago Curated Weekend with a concert that’s not happening. Ke$ha was scheduled to play at Loyola University on Friday. But yesterday, she canceled the show, citing “personal reasons.” And by “personal reasons,” it’s…

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