Rapper femdot., artist Liz Flores and Play Together team up; Cold Waves puts industrial rock fest online; Mike Zito plays BrauerHouse; and more.
Celebrate a new release with Push Puppets, livestream folk-rocker Ike Reilly or check out some outdoor blues at The Venue.
The Venue moves into its September lineup of outdoor events, OK Go celebrates an anniversary and Elgin Fringe Fest kicks off.
BluesStream: A Chicago/Kalamazoo Blues Party packs 12 smoking blues artists into one six-hour livestream presentation Sunday, Square Roots Festival goes online and a socially distanced SpaceCamp is set for BrauerHouse.
The Sears Centre hosts an electronic and dance drive-in music festival, and Los De Chicago rolls in to the SeatGeek Stadium with an all-day music fest.
The Chicago-area favorites Mungion bring the jams to a drive-in show; the Arcada Theatre streams a performance by Ann Wilson of Heart; the ’90s live again at BaseCamp’s 90’s Palooza; Bolingbrook Jubilee puts tunes on stage; and Gerald Dowd livestreams from The Venue in Aurora.
Rocker Daughtry kicks off a 19-show virtual tour; local artists livestream for Chicago venues; Side Street Studio Arts’ battle of the bands finals; Nikho’s release show; and Ravinia pays tribute to Janis Joplin.
Live from the Lot Following the success of last month’s Carpool Concerts, Duff Entertainment brings
Chicago Drive-In Theaters’ electrifying Blake Shelton, Gwen Stefani and Trace Adkins concert; Pete Yorn pulls out “musicforthemorningafter”; Da$Htone hits FitzGerald’s patio stage.
Alternative rock band Bush hits the livestream circuit to celebrate a new album; West Fest Chicago goes online; and Toronzo Cannon plays FitzGerald’s pickup truck concert Saturday.
Carpool Concerts pull into Schaumburg’s Boomers Stadium; Donnie Biggins takes the truck stage at FitzGerald’s.
Tom Higgenson of the Plain White T’s and exotic cars await as BrauerHouse pulls out all the stops (socially distancing, of course) to celebrate the Fourth of July this week. Check out that and many other suburban musical events.
Catch some big-name favorites on big and small screens this weekend as Garth Brooks, Richard Marx, Ike Reilly and Better Than Ezra prepare to entertain.
Patio stages are becoming the norm in the suburbs as we solidify our place on the reopening timeline
Some of the summer’s big music festivals have officially been called off, but suburban patios are open for live performances.
FitzGerald’s continues its weekly concert series; Ron Onesti presents two livestream performances; Side Street’s weekly BOTB
Shows on the road The weather had Toronzo Cannon singing the blues last weekend when
Live performances are still a ways off, but musicians are pitching in to help take the pressure off
Common and Chicago join a lineup of hometown celebrities for this weekend’s charity telethon; Side Street Studio Arts opens submissions for a virtual Battle of the Bands; and more
New music from State & Madison, fee-free Friday purchases at Bandcamp and finding livestreams through Facebook.