Sammy Cannillo and a team of bands and artists from Chicago and the suburbs are bringing the tunes to Chicago’s Pride month with an eye toward giving back.
The roster’s a little shorter for this music season, but here’s a quick look at the fests you should check out — from Homegrown in Lisle to Chicago’s Lollapalooza.
With the high-energy sound that’s a hallmark of The Mild West’s music, “Rendezvous” plays on the very human need for connection, a riff on something that’s been lacking for many of us over the last year.
The Broken Robots trio has seen its share of struggles in life, and the rock band’s new EP comprises their stories as they fight to beat them.
Northwest suburban native James Fisher channels the calming energy of his live performances in the new EP, “Vista.”
Recent North Central College grad Lucas Bennett used his musical composition studies to layer many different genres in his project’s two new releases.
“When I sing I want them to feel something.” POZZI aims to write music people can connect with in his new EP.
Elgin hip-hop artist Andrew Moore is releasing a new collection of songs called “If You Saw Me At My Lowest” on June 4.
On the road as a rock musician, Elk Grove Village native Matthew Daniels was exhausted and his body was breaking down. Now he’s the founder of a new health and fitness gym that includes his love of music.
20 years after the release of their Elektra debut, DuPage-born Lucky Boys Confusion looks back on the times, the tours and their songs from the era.
Organizers announced the lineup for this summer’s Lollapalooza in Grant Park; four-day tickets went on sale Wednesday.
The pandemic has exacerbated substance abuse and mental health issues for some people, and West Dundee’s John Bruner talks about how The King of Mars is trying to help with the new single “Junkie Road.”
Riot Fest organizers announced Nine Inch Nails will be headlining the fest as three-day passes fly out of the box office.
Glenview actor/musician Kevin Pollack shares the music that inspired him throughout his career with a cabaret performance at the Raue Center and livestreaming Saturday.
Live concerts are coming to the new Memorial Park Bandshell in Wheaton. The Wheaton Park District has a season of 11 concerts largely featuring rock tribute bands, while the Wheaton Municipal Band has nine classical music concerts planned.
Ben Astrachan of Berta Bigtoe finds structure in musical chaos and meaning to his explorations with his new solo release.
Ravinia Festival in Highland Park announced the lineup for its 85th season Thursday with a strong mix of classical, jazz, pop, rock and all the favorites.
Mount Prospect singer-songwriter Kevin Farris reflects on the past while looking excitedly to the future with his new single “Love You Up” and a show at West Dundee’s RocHaus.
DuPage punk band Stellar West explores novel genres with a re-imagining of a recent album release.
JORDY didn’t expect his song “Long Distance” to blow up on TikTok the way it did; but here he is with a label, an upcoming tour and a TV appearance because of it.