Get moving with a night of Chicago house at The Piazza, America and The Buckinghams at the Genesee Theatre, Valentine’s Day with a Dashboard Confessional livestream and more.
Rapper Nelly, pop star Tiffany and alt-rockers Everclear hit the suburbs; Tedeschi Trucks Band starts a four-night residency in Chicago; the Tomorrow Never Knows fest returns to heat up the city and more.
Jethro Tull guitarist Martin Barre brings the “Aqualung” album’s 50-year anniversary tour to the Arcada Theater in St. Charles; Miles Over Mountains and Chanson Du Chat play The Venue in Aurora; and broadcaster Sam Alex hosts a fundraiser concert at Pinstripes in South Barrington.
Space Mafia ramps up for its first concert in nearly two years; Ron Onesti celebrates Jimmy Page’s birthday with two shows; Ralph Covert heads to Aurora’s The Venue; and more.
This weekend sees lots of Chicago and suburban talent hitting area venues — including Broken Robots in West Dundee, The Darling Suns in Yorkville and a Pop-Punk X-mas at Subterranean to name a few; plus, how to win free concert tickets.
Pentatonix, the Trans-Siberian Orchestra and Mannheim Steamroller roll into town for shows this week; Santa visits the 56 Yule Fix Saturday; and Boy Band Review brings the hits back to Nellie’s.
Jingle Ball pop West Coast rapper Doja Cat headlines 103.5 KISS FM’s Jingle Ball with
Underground spotlight series Underbelly Hours podcast hosts Adela Skowronski and Dan Dick take to the
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.
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.
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.
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.
Autumn Equinox brings electronic music to the fall; Nora Marks plays a release show at Chicago’s Golden Dagger; Fuel headlines a free show at Palatine’s Nellie’s courtesy of 101-WKQX.
Get a dose of nostalgia when Vanilla Ice, Smash Mouth, Color Me Badd and more hit Naperville Saturday. And get a taste of the blues in Berwyn this weekend.
Joey Kar plays Lakemoor’s LongShot; Riot Fest weekend; a Glen Ellyn Food Pantry benefit concert; and Alligator Records celebrates an anniversary at Millennium Park; plus 12 hot shows you should go see.
Pitchfork fills Chicago with cutting-edge favorites, the new Emerge Winnetka brings music back to the North Shore, Take the Reins plays a benefit in Carpentersville, and a whole lot more.
Tickets are on sale now for the new Naperville Music Festival featuring Vanilla Ice, Village People, Smash Mouth, Kool & the Gang and more. Plus, Bitter Jester’s grand finale ends with a bang. And summer festival season keeps on rolling.
Phil Vassar packs a country wallop at Joe’s Live; The Venue celebrates the Roots Music Festival; Underbelly Hours put three new artists in the spotlight; plus 15 shows you should catch this week.
Punk cowboys The Waco Brothers play outdoors at The Venue; 56 Music Fix returns to Mount Prospect; and Vince Neil headlines next week’s VetFest 2021 in Oswego. Plus, 10 shows not to miss.
A studio recording of “Long Way Home,” a theatrical production by the Q Brothers Collective, becomes available for streaming, and Marina City kicks off one of Wrigley’s hottest concerts of the summer, featuring Green Day, Fall Out Boy and Weezer.