Schaumburg native John Blasucci comes back to town this weekend with his new creation — “Luminare” — an arena-style holiday concert he’s putting on stage at the Des Plaines Theatre.
“When you’re singing about Santa Claus, it’s hard to be sad,” says actress Zooey Deschanel, as she and Matt Ward bring holiday favorites to the Chicago Theatre Tuesday.
Jingle Ball pop West Coast rapper Doja Cat headlines 103.5 KISS FM’s Jingle Ball with
On the Underbelly Hours podcast with Adela Skowronski, Dan Dick is in the habit of
Growing up in the touring lifestyle as the son of a Broadway musician, Glenbrook South
Underground spotlight series Underbelly Hours podcast hosts Adela Skowronski and Dan Dick take to the
The season is shining a little brighter this year as the warm glow of stage lights illuminate the musical artists celebrating the holidays at Chicago and suburban venues again after last year’s shutdowns.
Sound check: Benefit shows with Gerald Dowd, Mavis Staples; Josh Turner opens Rialto’s holiday season
The Rialto Square Theatre is unwrapping its holiday season with Josh Turner and many other festive shows; Gerald Dowd & Friends benefit two local food pantries; Mavis Staples’ Beyond Hunger benefit shows; Blue Oyster Cult headlines the Des Plaines Theatre and much more.
Glenbrook North grad JORDY leaves nothing unsaid on his gleefully moving debut album, “Mind Games.”
Interview: Goodness gracious! Dennis Quaid sharing songs, stories at solo acoustic performance Wednesday
Actor and musician Dennis Quaid will take the City Winery stage Wednesday, Nov. 10, for a set of acoustic songs and stories from his lifetime of musical, movie and TV careers.
Who doesn’t love a good sequel? Last week, Chicago rock band Overclocked wrapped up the project it started last fall with the “I Wanna Be an Architect 2” EP.
A decade since the last Songs from a Scene concert, Lucky Boys Confusion is bringing the showcase back with two nights of nostalgic faves and hot up-and-comers at Bottom Lounge. Plus more shows you should check out this week.
“Runaway,” Broken Robots’ newest single and video release, mirrors overlapping facets of a story with electro-grunge flourishes, disenchanted charm and just a hint of aggression.
With a full bag of Halloween concerts this weekend, it can be hard to choose which one to see. Here are 13 picks to guide you.
This week on the local music scene: The Mild West joins Boston rockers Juice at Lincoln Hall; Chicago-area acts gather for a benefit show at Bottom Lounge; Nellie’s shines a spotlight on Future Stars; Phillip-Michael Scales debuts his new LP at Gold Dagger and more.
Ike Reilly is a champion of the little guy. He’s not afraid to address touchier subjects. And he excels at telling a good story. Reilly revels in all three in his new album, “Because the Angels.”
Bluesman Toronzo Cannon celebrates Hey Nonny’s birthday Saturday; Jukebox the Ghost brings its HalloQueen tribute tour to House of Blues; plus WC Social Club, Evolution Music Downers Grove and The Venue host hot shows this week.
Recent releases you need to check out from Chicago and the suburbs
The in-your-face delivery with its heavy-duty riffs and driving, rhythmic battle drums belies a softer message that makes up the core of The Footlight District’s philosophy: Be kind.
Violet Crime’s new soul-pop single and video explore our patterns and proclivities and how we can be better.