One of our favorite things to do before kids was to go see live music– particularly in smaller, intimate venues. We frequented The House of Blues Chicago, and The Park West. We visited The Green Mill once or twice, and happened upon many different bars that had great live bands around the city and suburbs. Big concerts weren’t as frequent– save a few of our faves.
Our last experience seeing live music was during my pregnancy with our youngest kiddo. We were out at The Metro, enjoying some kid-free time and live music, nearly three years ago!
For Date #10 we picked some live Youtube videos of artists we happen to love and chilled on the couch with our homemade cocktails. Perfect night getting a fix for live music without leaving the comfort of our home!
Here’s a small selection of what we picked.
Brett Dennen We saw him at The Metro before kid 3 was born. It was a great show and I love this musician. I can’t help but sing along– neither can the kids! All 3 of them (even the youngest!) can request songs by name!
Alabama Shakes…We’d only heard them played on the radio and what not. I think we got a free itunes card from Starbucks at some point. We haven’t seen this band but they are on our radar! Loved this performance from Austin City Limits…..
So yeah. We rocked that date.