Darien Pasulka’s new Da$Htone release looks back on how our decisions and behaviors make us who we are.
Sound check: PravdaFest, Dry City Music Festival, Soundboard Sessions, The Chainsmokers headline Pride in the Park
The Chainsmokers and Alesso hit the spotlight for Chicago’s Pride in the Park festival this weekend; plus PravdaFest, Dry City Music Festival, Modern English at the Raue, Indigo Girls at Evanston’s Cahn, Craig Finn and much more.
Hard-rocking Releaser drops a new single at Elmhurst Hall; New Kids on the Block’s nostalgia-packed show with Salt-N-Pepa, Rick Astley and En Vogue; plus more on Phillip-Michael Scales, Ribfest, Winnetka Music Festival, Lyrical Lemonade Summer Smash, Q101’s PIQNIQ and a special Album Rebrews live podcast presentation.
North Shore native and freelance flute aficionado Steve Kujala returns to perform with the Chicago Philharmonic alongside screenings of “Black Panther” and “The Lion King” at the Chicago Theatre and Ravinia respectively.
Blues and Brews fest, Liquid Soul, T1 Fest, The Throwbacks and the Chicago Philharmonic summer schedule; plus more from Side Street Studio Arts and Bitter Jester.
Four Nashville artists — Abby Anderson, Canaan Smith, Darryl Worley and Ray Fulcher — are flying into town for a “songwriters in-the-round-style” event.
Looking for a place where you can grab a bite while listening to some live tunes? Here are some indoor and outdoor music offerings at suburban restaurants and bars.
The Piazza in Aurora and the relaunched Q101 host the Alt-Rock Rager, featuring alternative favorites Cracker and Marcy Playground; Debbie Gibson and Randy Travis at the Des Plaines Theatre; plus Bitter Jester and Side Street Studio’s band battles and Lollapalooza aftershows.
This week on the local music scene: Tony Ocean’s 30th Anniversary Extravaganza, an Anti-Cruelty Society benefit show, and band battles with Side Street Studio Arts, Bitter Jester and the Homegrown Arts & Music Festival.
From hometown artists to international acts, Chicago and the suburbs know how to celebrate music when summer festival season hits. Here’s what to watch for.
Sound check: Dance shows and benefits with Girl Named Nino, RubyGld Smoke, Max Happy Fest; plus an industry happy hour
Girl Named Nino partners with L-Theory Dance; Rotten Mouth headlines Max Happy Fest; RubyGld Smoke hosts a Symphony of Change benefit show; and Gman Tavern invites the Chicago music scene to an artist and industry happy hour.
Highland Park’s Bitter Jester Music Festival is counting down to the opening act of its four-week showcase series, starting its 16th season Friday, May 20.
Hold on to those Spring Awakening passes (or get a refund) as the EDM and dance festival is postponed to summer 2023.
A week’s worth of concert highlights in the city and the suburbs
The Riot Fest lineup is out and tickets are on sale now for the September music festival.
Broken Robots releases a new single with a show at Martyrs’; plus shows with Family Vacation, LOUDERNOW, Blue Car, Joe Piscopo, Haley Reinhart and The North 41 with The Mild West.
A week’s worth of concert highlights around the Chicago area
With tickets for the summer concert season on sale now, Ravinia Festival announced some additions and changes to the lineup this week.
Catch up with some ’90s radio-era favorites as Soul Asylum and Dishwalla hit Waukegan’s Genesee. Plus, The Blooze Brothers’ postponed show finally happens at the Raue, Ryan Argast unleashes his solo release at Chop Shop, and much more.
Chicago rock band The Million Reasons follows up “If Not for the Fire” with “Haven,” an 11-song album that captures the intensity the band is known for while dabbling in new musical territory.