Live concerts are coming to the new Memorial Park Bandshell in Wheaton. The Wheaton Park District has a season of 11 concerts largely featuring rock tribute bands, while the Wheaton Municipal Band has nine classical music concerts planned.
Fresh tracks: Wolf Rd, Lil Zay Osama, Friday Pilots Club, Marina City/CHO, Indoorsmen, Sixty Lumens and more
Recent videos and musical releases from Chicago and suburban artists
Ben Astrachan of Berta Bigtoe finds structure in musical chaos and meaning to his explorations with his new solo release.
Ravinia Festival in Highland Park announced the lineup for its 85th season Thursday with a strong mix of classical, jazz, pop, rock and all the favorites.
Chicago’s weekend festival of country music and barbecue is back on; RocHaus fires up the stage lights for a show this weekend; and more.
Fresh tracks: I Ya Toyah, OK Go, Action/Adventure, Sin., American Pastoral, Louis the Child and more
New video and music releases from Chicago-area artists
Mount Prospect singer-songwriter Kevin Farris reflects on the past while looking excitedly to the future with his new single “Love You Up” and a show at West Dundee’s RocHaus.
DuPage punk band Stellar West explores novel genres with a re-imagining of a recent album release.
The Venue in Aurora hosts Andrea Dawn and Emily Tipping livestreams; Arcada’s return; Tony Ocean at Chicago Prime; Beach Bunny plays Fallon and more.
New music and videos featuring fresh talent from Chicago and suburban artists
JORDY didn’t expect his song “Long Distance” to blow up on TikTok the way it did; but here he is with a label, an upcoming tour and a TV appearance because of it.
Warp Corps holds its second annual outdoor music festival in Woodstock’s Town Square, and Samantha Fish plays the blues at Piazza.
Fresh tracks: Rain Rabbit, Beach Bunny, The Mild West, ZORILA, The Fold, CELLRS, Rachel Ewe and more
New and recent music and video releases from Chicago and suburban artists
Aaron Williams and the Homegrown Arts & Music Festival are returning for 2021; submissions are open for artists.
Brad Redlich explores not the animosity after a split but the fire that built the relationship in the first place in his new single “Bottle Down.”
More than a year without touring has East Coast band Jukebox the Ghost itching to play, so the trio is dusting off their first two albums for a streaming series.
Tickets are on sale for 101-WKQX’s PIQNIQ; new ARC Fest appears on the horizon; Side Street opens up its battle of the bands.
Naperville’s Grant Milliren wanted to write a song to keep people “motivated during the toughest of times.”
With four singles already out in the world, Chicago pop-punk band High Wire completes its five-piece puzzle with today’s drop of “Find Me Here: Part 1.”
Tiny Kingdoms veers further into upbeat, joyful pop-rock territory with its new single “All I Know.”