PIQNIQ season Not to be deterred by the ongoing pandemic, Chicago’s 101-WKQX is reviving its
Miles Nielsen & The Rusted Hearts: 7 and 9 p.m. Friday, April 9, at Hey
RiverEdge Park in Aurora is bringing back live concerts in July. The open-air John C. Dunham pavilion will welcome stars such as Snoop Dog and Twista, plus many rock tribute bands.
The stars are coming out for Backline’s “Set Break” benefit show for mental health awareness; also Whitney, Ike Reilly, a Nichols Concert Hall chamber series streaming this week.
Music is back on stage at Hey Nonny and on screen at The Venue; plus not-to-miss livestreams this next week.
North Coast organizers announced the lineup and ticket sales for the Labor Day weekend electronic and dance festival.
The Chicago area’s Plain White T’s play an acoustic-duo show in Waukegan; the Lumineers’ concert footage gets a limited theatrical release; Ramsey Lewis’ most-requested songs; and more.
Hey Nonny’s lineup Signs are popping up that spring is creeping in to the area,
Guardrail’s annual pop-punk pajama party SNÜZFEST wasn’t missing a chance to celebrate its five-year anniversary, so it’s going online this weekend.
Highland Park’s Ravinia Festival is giving us hope for a summer season
Elgin Youth Symphony Orchestra members haven’t let the pandemic stop them, and on Sunday they will present Wanderers, a series of three livestreamed concerts.
Sound check: SXSW puts the Austin party online; 312 Day with Beach Bunny; St. Patrick’s Day livestreams
St. Patrick’s Day livestreams feature Flogging Molly, Dropkick Murphys, Celtic Thunder and Bob Weir; SXSW goes virtual; 312 Day with Beach Bunny; and Alligator Records plays the blues.
Bluesman Corky Siegel has a star-packed livestream set for Saturday; Side Street Studio Arts celebrates eight years in Elgin.
Garage-rock band Black Bolts’ new EP, out Friday, captures the energy of their live performances. They’ll celebrate with a livestream performance and Wolfden Brewing Company-created merch/beverage packs.
L.A. is a hotspot for the music industry, and a few Chicago and suburban acts are getting a handhold there; Pollyanna Brewing Company hosts a livestream with the Joe Marcinek Band to benefit the fight against pediatric cancer; House of Blues offers college scholarships.
Jazz legend Lewis Contemporary jazz just got a little more modern. Grammy-winning Chicago icon Ramsey Lewis is
Superkick streaming With one foot stomping through post-punk rock and the other bopping away in
Hometown country Suburban country boy Andrew Salgado may have moved down to Nashville, but in
Throughout the pandemic, Matthew Kopecky has been fortunate to keep playing gigs fairly regularly since summer. Just
Looking to drop-kick 2020 on its not-so-merry way? Artists and venues have cooked up some livestreams (and a drive-in event) so you can still ring in the shiny new year in style.