Mount Prospect’s 56 Music Fix returns this weekend with a three-day celebration of local music and art.
The band stays true to its punk-inspired heritage with its new catchy single and video, juxtaposing inspiration with a sobering twist and a driving beat.
With a new Kings of Leon album, why is bassist Jared Followill excited to play the oldies on Chicago tour stop?
When Kings of Leon heads to the Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre next week, bassist Jared Followill said in addition to playing new songs from their recent release “When You See Yourself,” he’ll be reveling in the love for their breakout hits as well. “That’s when I feel the most confident on stage.”
“I felt like I needed to release them out into the world to get it off my chest or feel better.” Savanna Dickhut tackles more personal songwriting for Burr Oak’s debut album.
Violinist and dancer Lindsey Stirling packs “color and depth and vibrance” into her “Artemis” tour stop in Chicago next Tuesday.
‘We only live once’: In new ‘Merry Go Round’ video, Mel Senese explores cycles of negativity, depression
Singer-songwriter Mel Senese had had enough. And her song (and the new video) “Merry Go Round” helped her figure out what was wrong.
Violet Crime’s Jeff MIlls has got a bone to pick with you … and with himself.
“I want to know not how do you think I was feeling when I wrote this song, but how did this make you feel?”
Homegrown’s Aaron Williams had to pivot online when the pandemic threatened to shut down the annual local music celebration last summer. This weekend, the fest returns in person to Lisle with favorite alums and plenty of new music.
Premiere: Wild Gravity injects a little optimism into our recovery with debut single, video ‘Comatose’
Ken Ugel and Phil O’Reilly try an uplifting tactic with the debut single from the new project Wild Gravity.
Following a layoff in 2020 amidst the pandemic, Lollapalooza returns to Grant Park Thursday, July 29. “It’s the medicine that we need,” says creator Perry Farrell.
After shifting to a virtual songwriting contest last year, the Bitter Jester Music Festival is back full force and in person this summer.
Some days can be a dream. Others can feel like a disaster. OK Cool’s delightful and relatable new video for the recent single “Divers” captures that feeling.
Lit introduced one of the catchiest earworms of the last few decades in the summer of 1999. This weekend, the band brings “My Own Worst Enemy” and more to headline the Ultimate ’90s Fest in Lombard.
Phillip-Michael Scales moved from Chicago to Nashville two years ago, but as live shows are returning, he’s jumping at the chance to head back to Hey Nonny in Arlington Heights for a show next week.
After being closed for 16 months due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the historic Arcada Theatre reopens this weekend in downtown St. Charles.
Lombard Cruise Nights are back in after a haitus due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Nine Saturday night concerts with displays of classic cars run weekly from July 10 to Sept. 4.
“We just let the songs form themselves, and God kind of provided the message we wanted to get out.”
Christian Moreno’s pandemic year turned into a time of artistic expression and discovery.
REO Speedwagon’s Kevin Cronin is looking forward to the band’s July 1 concert in Aurora. “It’s just going to be great to strap on a guitar and make some noise,” he said.