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.
The first thing one might notice about Irving Ave’s music is a lightness. Not that
In the brief window between yesterday’s holiday honoring Martin Luther King Jr. for bending the
The band Beach Bunny — featuring members from Elgin and Chicago — plays ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” in anticipation of Friday’s new EP, “Blame Game.”
Throughout the pandemic, Matthew Kopecky has been fortunate to keep playing gigs fairly regularly since summer. Just
Last year, the local music landscape was obscured by the haze of the pandemic. But some bands cut through the fog with stellar releases, making them acts to keep an eye on.
Editor’s note: In this crazy year devoid of local shows, discovering new favorites hasn’t been
Radio and podcast host James VanOsdol gives us a glimpse at Wyatt Waddell: “He’s offering hope for a better future for us all.”
Dog Spelled Backwards and Diagonal hit the top of Chicago Sound Check photographer Neal Zeleznak’s list.
Podcaster and radio host Adela Skowronski treats us to her take on rock band Primal Moon.
Why podcast and radio host Jacques LaMore fell in love with World War Me.
Today’s Trade and Nora Marks won over podcast host and podcast network founder Andy King.
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.
Brady Matteson is looking to take some big strides in the world of ambient/electronic music.
Deerfield’s Todd Kessler finds hope in connecting with others through the new single and video he created with fellow musician Kevin Andrew Prchal.
With the new release “Bloom,” West suburban alternative rock band The Giving Moon pushes the limits of its sound.
Primal Moon’s new hard rock EP explores the deviation from center in one’s life and finding the way back.
When live performances make up a bulk of your entertainment coverage and then a pandemic strikes, you learn to pivot.
It’s beginning to sound a lot like Christmas as artists bring their musical acts streaming to you this year.
Chicago jazz icon Ramsey Lewis plays selections from his hit 1961 album “Sound of Christmas” along with other holiday favorites Saturday, Nov. 28, as part of his monthly virtual salon.