Everyday Fantastic is honing its high-energy, upbeat sound, a hallmark of this longtime band recently making moves on Chicago’s music scene.
Sound check: ZORILA’s EP release show; The Linden Method and two doses of Take the Reins; Evanston’s Out of Space series
Rising stars at Lincoln Hall Talk about a hot show! Some of Chicago’s indie rising
Growing up in the quiet Northwestern Suburb of Wauconda, James Pickering and CJ Jarmuth of Glory
Over the last 10 years, hundreds of local musicians have crossed the Homegrown Arts & Music
Men of Action (and Adventure?) While on tour in early July, Action/Adventure — one of
Playing any stage at Lollapalooza is a gig goal for many a rising artist. But getting to
While rapper Taylor Bennett was crossing the country on his recent “Be Yourself, Be A Champion” tour,
Sound check: Skateboarding and shows with Nora Marks; Feels Fest at WC Social Club; and an intimate night with Friday Pilots Club
Two shots with Nora Marks With thoughtful lyrics driven by a fiery intensity, Nora Marks
The morning after a particularly late show in Long Island with her rock band, singer Laurie
Sound check: mc chris, Norah Jones hit town; Barrington Porchfest premieres; shows with POZZI, Sammy Cannillo, King of Mars, 4th Point and more
Nerdcore at Beat Kitchen Fans might know Libertyville-native improv artist Chris Ward from his numerous
With strains of industrial leading off its latest single “Vicious Cycles,” Chicago band RELEASE(R) walks a razor’s edge between hard rock and comforting alternative. The band showcases its new music with Filter Friday at The Piazza in Aurora.
Rage Against the Machine — with Libertyville native Tom Morello — heads to the United Center for two nights; Jazz in the Park takes over The Venue; Alex Bracy’s new release show at Nellie’s; DZ Fest celebrates 10 years; Third Eye Blind’s Summer Gods tour comes to town; and much more.
In response to the shootings at the Highland Park Fourth of July parade Monday, Ravinia Festival organizers are postponing or canceling shows at the outdoor music venue through July 10.
FitzGerald’s 39th American Music Festival celebrates the U.S. through its music this weekend with four days of Americana, roots, folk and jazz; Waco Brothers play in Aurora; Charlie Otto hits Hey Nonny; and Broken Robots share a new single at Chop Shop with Girl Named Nino and HLDAY MAGK.
Love yourself? Case Kenny just might have some mindfulness tricks for you — set to uplifting dance music by Martin Garrix and other popular stars.
The temps hovered around 100 early Tuesday night, but that didn’t keep the crowd from coming out to see The Student Body. Here’s where to find more summer park district concerts on the North Shore.
Isaiah Grass’ recent single “I Need You” channels the importance of reaching out and conversely being there for others.
Darien Pasulka’s new Da$Htone release looks back on how our decisions and behaviors make us who we are.
Sound check: PravdaFest, Dry City Music Festival, Soundboard Sessions, The Chainsmokers headline Pride in the Park
The Chainsmokers and Alesso hit the spotlight for Chicago’s Pride in the Park festival this weekend; plus PravdaFest, Dry City Music Festival, Modern English at the Raue, Indigo Girls at Evanston’s Cahn, Craig Finn and much more.