The Columbia Chronicle

Noisy roots, new routes

Virtuoso guitarist Ryley Walker has hardcore punk and free jazz roots but in the last five years has expanded to folk music, weaving together an ethereal fingerstyle with organic improvisation. His debut solo album, All Kinds of You, is scheduled for release April 15. 

By Arts & Culture Editor

April 7, 2014

First known as an active member of Chicago’s chaotic noise-jazz scene, 24-year-old singer/songwriter Ryley Walker put aside his effects pedals in favor of the simplicity of his own voice and acoustic gui...

CSO promotes discounted tickets in troubling times

By Emily Ornberg

November 12, 2012

According to an Oct. 17 article in the Chicago Tribune, the CSO has the most debt of all major symphonies in the country. With a projected deficit of $1.3 million for the 2012 fiscal year, approximately $373,000 more than FY 2011, the symphony could use a boost in sales.At its annual meeting Oct. 17, the CSO announced that it sold almost 382,000 tickets for 225 concerts, compared to 380,300 tickets for 212 concerts for the 20...

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