District 211 Battle of the Bands: 4:45 p.m. Friday, Nov. 8, at RocHaus, 96 W.
Halloween Bash with Dead Freddie: 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 31, at Cigars & Stripes, 6715
Concert highlights 10/25-10/31: The Shades’ EP release at Uncommon Ground; Invisible Cartoons, Bumsy and the Moochers at Two Brothers
A Haunting on Lincoln Ave. featuring The King of Mars, Origami Button, Prom Night Perm,
Concert highlights 10/18-10/24: Two sets with the Carolyn Sills Combo; Porktober at BrauerHouse; Incubus at the Aragon
The Bad Examples featuring Ralph Covert: 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 18, at Hey Nonny, 10
Concert highlights 10/11-10/17: Eddy and the Arsons play Rocktober Fest; Blue Öyster Cult hits the Arcada; Camp Edwards at Moe’s; and more
Jonfin EP release, Boye, Lunar Hotel, Division Point: 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 11, at Subterranean,
Concert highlights 10/4-10/10: The North 41 headlines Chop Shop; Marina City plays NCC; Toto at the Chicago Theatre
Marina City, Double Identity: 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 4, at The Union at North Central
Concert highlights 9/27-10/3: The Footlight District; The Kid Fraze; Zorila with the Loose Cannons; Jungle of Cities and more
Zorila, Loose Cannons, Addy’s Corner, Littlebirds: 7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 27, at Cubby Bear, 1059
Punk the Burbs 3: 5 p.m. (doors open at 4 p.m.) Friday, Sept. 20, and
Concert highlights 9/13-9/19: Ballroom Boxer, Love In October at Schubas; Mary J. Blige, Morrissey at Ravinia
Bands N Brews featuring Dream Soda, Stellar West and Emma Kaminski: 6 p.m. Friday, Sept.
Concert highlights 9/6-9/12: Kesha’s first time at Ravinia; Rock Fight Battle of the Bands at BrauerHouse
Glen Hansard’s “This Wild Willing Tour”: 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 6, at the Chicago Theatre,
Concerts: Uke phenom Jake Shimabukuro plays The Venue; 350 Fest; Punch Cabbie at Bottom Lounge; and more
56 Music Fix: Performances start at 2 p.m. Friday, 11 a.m. Saturday and 11:30 a.m.
Concert highlights 7/26-8/1: Emo on the rise with Feels Fest 2019 at Wire; Lord Huron at Chicago Theatre
Dave Eno: 7 p.m. Friday, July 26, at FoxFire, 17 W. State St., Geneva. Free.
Concert highlights 7/19-7/25: Joe Martin does Kanye; Imperial Sound’s free show at Hey Nonny; Bury Me in Lights at Subterranean
Pitchfork Music Festival: Noon Friday through Sunday, July 19-21, at Union Park, 1501 W. Randolph
Juice, Stephen Day: 7:30 p.m. Friday, July 12, at Subterranean, 2011 W. North Ave., Chicago.
Concert highlights 7/5-7/11: Victor Wainwright plays Buddy Guy’s; Space Camp; Ivy Ford; Summer Jam Showcase; and much more
Space Camp Festival: 3 p.m. Friday, July 5, at BaseCamp Pub, 5750 Lakeside Drive, Lisle.
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Concert highlights 6/28-7/3: D Liva, Lunchroom Rejects at Bourbon on Division; Werewolves at Hour 30; VP Punk Night and more
Outlaw Music Fest with Willie Nelson, The Avett Brothers, Alison Krauss, Dawes, Old Crow Medicine
Concert highlights 6/21-6/27: Miranda Lambert, Luke Bryan play LakeShake; Tony Bennett at Ravinia; Capital Soiree at Sub-T and more
Country LakeShake Festival featuring Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert, Maren Morris, Keith Urban, Cassadee Pope, Midland,
Concert highlights 6/14-6/20: The Ataris, Parker at Bottom Lounge; Local H at Durty Nellie’s; and more
Buddy Guy, Shemekia Copeland and the North Mississippi Allstars: 6:30 p.m. Friday, June 14, at
Concert highlights 6/7-6/13: Bury Me in Lights EP release, Josh Groban at Ravinia, Todd Kessler’s showcase and more
A.M.B. Fest: 5 p.m. Friday, June 7; and 11 a.m. Saturday and Sunday, June 8