Guardrail’s annual pop-punk pajama party SNÜZFEST wasn’t missing a chance to celebrate its five-year anniversary, so it’s going online this weekend.
When COVID-19 hit, Dan Milligan of the Joy Thieves and Libido Funk Circus turned his energies to a new project with a virtual bandmate.
Sound check: SXSW puts the Austin party online; 312 Day with Beach Bunny; St. Patrick’s Day livestreams
St. Patrick’s Day livestreams feature Flogging Molly, Dropkick Murphys, Celtic Thunder and Bob Weir; SXSW goes virtual; 312 Day with Beach Bunny; and Alligator Records plays the blues.
A band breakup caused North Aurora musician Lucas Bennett to start envisioning a new project. With a handful of songs and random lyrics, he launched his musical experiment, Of Thought and Feeling.
Bluesman Corky Siegel has a star-packed livestream set for Saturday; Side Street Studio Arts celebrates eight years in Elgin.
When the Sun Sets is a band built on a mission: To connect with people
“I just think I’m angry at what’s happening to people.” Jeff Schaller’s punk roots are showing in the band’s new EP.
West suburban Marina City presents a powerful new pop song for fans.
With an updated spin on a retro genre, the band Hollyy gets to truly celebrate its influences in a standout style.
A life performing was a foregone conclusion for TomCat Trumpet. But he had to get there his own way.
Quarantining out near nature helped inspire the musical duo The Bellow & the Whale to release this week’s EP release.
Truly looking at yourself can be one of the hardest things to do. ZORILA addresses finding ways past that darkness in their new single.
“Alive,” the new single by Northwest suburban pop-punk band Joyful., tells a story about breaking free from a bad relationship. But it also can speak to all of us right now on our own terms.
“The time at home has allowed me to reflect on some memories, which further allowed me to find new inspiration to write about,” Adem Dalipi said of his new single.
Broken Robot’s video, “Burn It Down,” celebrates escaping from the struggles people are quietly fighting in the shadows.
The Weekend Run Club frontman Mitchell Jay’s new solo EP, “DEARMAN Down,” is a deep dive into the Naperville musician’s psyche.
Garage-rock band Black Bolts’ new EP, out Friday, captures the energy of their live performances. They’ll celebrate with a livestream performance and Wolfden Brewing Company-created merch/beverage packs.
L.A. is a hotspot for the music industry, and a few Chicago and suburban acts are getting a handhold there; Pollyanna Brewing Company hosts a livestream with the Joe Marcinek Band to benefit the fight against pediatric cancer; House of Blues offers college scholarships.
Jazz legend Lewis Contemporary jazz just got a little more modern. Grammy-winning Chicago icon Ramsey Lewis is
The first thing one might notice about Irving Ave’s music is a lightness. Not that