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Music Monday: Timeless

Today Jeff shared with us one of his favorite albums: Timeless by John Abercrombie. Recorded in June of 1974 with John on guitar, Jan Hammer on piano and organ, and Jack DeJohnette on drums, it was a lovely, peaceful soundtrack to the snow falling outside our office window. When naming the album “Timeless” Mr. Abercrombie… ...

Weddings: Love is in the Air(port)

A U.S. Navy sailor married his high school sweetheart in the Reno-Tahoe International Airport on Tuesday. He had literally just walked off the plane after an 11-month deployment off the coast of Syria. He couldn’t wait a second longer. See the full story HERE, while I go find a case of tissues for my happy… ...

Events: Pritzker Military Library's 10th Annual Liberty Gala

Stitely Entertainment would like to extend a very warm welcome to the new kids on the block, The Grant Hendrickson Band. Their first gig out of the gate with Stitely was a dazzling fundraiser for the Pritzker Military Library. Held at the fabulous Chicago Hilton and Towers, the quartet rocked out some jazz, Motown, and… ...

When the husband is in charge of the wedding invitation…

A friend of mine posted this on Facebook, and it was my first genuine laugh out loud of the day. Enjoy, my friends. Full props go to : http://themetapicture.com/when-the-husband-is-in-charge-of-the-wedding-invitation/ ...

Music Monday: Grace Potter and the Nocturnals

Formed in 2002 by singer Grace Potter, drummer Matt Burr and guitarist Scott Tournet, Grace Potter and the Nocturnals began their career as an indie band. They got their start in Vermont, self-producing their own albums and playing as many as 200 gigs a year in the jam bands and music festivals circuits. They started gaining… ...

Music Monday: I Want You Back

In the spirit of continuing to be inspired by re-imaginings of popular songs, I give you the group Lake Street Dive. Jeff introduced us to their rendition of Michael Jackson’s “I Want You Back” this morning, and we were tickled pink. Lake Street Dive first got together when they were students at Boston’s New England… ...