Pop band Hellogoodbye marks the 10-year anniversary of “Would It Kill You?”; Matt Keen; and The Waco Brothers
Singer-songwriter Kevin Farris explores melancholy disconnection with a new single; celebrate the late Tom Petty’s birthday with a virtual music festival; School of Rock outdoor fundraiser show tonight at FitzGerald’s.
“There’s something that just feels off that you can’t put your finger on.” Dive-bar soul singer Phillip-Michael Scales addresses a lifetime of subtle jabs that can cut more deeply than overt racism in his new single, “Tell Me How I Sound Again.”
The Mild West on the Chicago River; Hey Nonny’s second anniversary week; Indigenous Peoples Day livestream; and Something Wicked opens at Side Street Studio Arts.
Indie-folk rock band Each Day at WC Social Club; Born of Osiris on the Lakeshore Drive-In stage; and two vote-themed music livestreams.
The Joanna Connor Band heats up Mundy Park outside The Venue in Aurora; Huntley’s Fall Fest moves online and to the RocHaus; and Kane Brown headlines an Encore Live drive-up show.
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