October Newsletter

Just Listen.

You love great music but you don't have time to find it.
Valslist is a short list of the best new tracks, hand picked for you. 
Come on and get back to where you once belonged.

Article Headline has a NEW LOOK!

    We've made some changes with you in mind    

  • Easy to use format
  • Get to our music faster
  • 3 Types of playlists:  Regular / Specialty / Val's Vault
  • Free song of the week   
  • New playlists every every Friday   
  • Sounds Like page (artists with similar vibe)
  • Then & Now music videos

Meet Val                                       (Founder / Owner

Why Valslist?

  • Val tells you in her own words 
New Playlists     

     Playlist = 13 current tracks + 2 vintage tracks

Tell A Friend about a playlist
Surprise Gift      Friends don't let friends have an empty iPod....
  • Find a playlist on iTunes that you like....
  • Click the Tell A Friend arrow at the top and send it to a buddy
  • It's simple.  It's the right thing to do!

Val's Living Room Concert    

     An Intimate Evening of Music

  • Featuring singer/songwriters Jann Klose and Michaela Kingslight
  • When:  Thursday, November 18  6:30 pm
  • Where:  Val's home
  • Meet and greet after show
  • $10 Suggested donation
  • Invitation Only - Limited Seating register here if you'd like to be a guest

Listen to Jann:
Listen to Micaela:

NTheir Love of Music  NEW!
Coffee Table Book

     Great gift for the music fan on your list

  • Beautiful pictorial of classic greats and emerging artists by local photographer Steve Azzato
  • Listen to Steve's guest playlist on
  • Purchase a copy signed by Steve through Quiet Light Publishing - here
Save the Date!                      
silhouette guitar player

   Bridge the gap:  catch some live music with your college kids

  • 2 great shows over holiday break that you and your teens will love:
  • Sunday,  Dec 12  Punch Brothers  Lincoln Hall, Chicago  8 pm    all ages  Dinner and show  Arrange your private party with Valslist Concert Concierge service.  Email us to inquire:   Click here for concert details

Music Books

     Great Gift Ideas for the music fan

Val's Vault

     Brand new playlist series on

  • Val's favorite tracks from the past few years
  • Our old tunes might be new to you
  • Listen and catch up

Weekend Update

     Weekends are a great time to catch up with Valslist 

  • New content added every Friday
  • Free song of the week
  • Two new playlists every week
  • New album releases
  • New artist pairs on the Sounds Like Page
  • Then & Now videos
  • Original & Cover videos
  • WE Work so YOU Can Play

Chicago Area Concerts


  • For a complete listing of recommended Chicago area concerts - click here

Follow Valslist Music

Songza logo  Listen to the Valslist station on Songza Radio - streaming Valslist music 24/7.

make it better
Make It - print and online magazine features a monthly music column by Val.

mid chix logo - a unique social networking website for women over 40 includes Val's monthly playlist.

Ping Me
- iTunes' newest social network for music - follow Val (user name Valerie Haller) and get your friends to join!
boomerang music logo iPhone app will launch soon to a special audience.  Will you fit the profile?

Vote For This Band!                                                 
Thank You
To those who give their time and talent to valslist.  I couldn't do it without you:

Aaron, Mindy, Diane, Ellie, Susan, Jake, Heather, Steve, James, John, Patti, Joy, Mark, Maggie, Megan, Sandra, Suzy, Jessica, Laura, Cathy, Scott, Steve, Chris, Michael and Anne

Val Haller
Founder, Boutique Music Website

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Your iPod.  Our Music. Done.
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