Homegrown Arts & Music Festival founder Aaron Williams has found a way to work within health guidelines to bring the annual fest to life again — both in person and streaming around the world.
Some of the summer’s big music festivals have officially been called off, but suburban patios are open for live performances.
Side Street Studio Arts celebrates a lucky seven years as a major hub for the Elgin arts community with demos, exhibits and live music; Aaron Williams and Hannah Watson show off some new works at Two Brothers Barrel House; Afroman plays BrauerHouse; Flatfoot 56 headlines Chop Shop; and much more.
Sound check: Footlight District, Million Reasons light up Martyrs’; Happy Anniversary to Chicago Mixtape!
The Footlight District conjures up its soulful and modern take on classic rock when they play with the The Million Reasons and Bubbles Erotica at Martyrs’. Don’t miss The Bank Notes at The Uptown or Chicago Mixtape’s anniversary show with Psalm One, Sy Somebody and Josh Chico.
Anniversaries are a time to ponder the past, to celebrate the present and to plan
Roselle native Tom Benko, the in-house percussion expert at Maine South, performer at both Blue
New releases from New Nights, Aaron Williams and AM Taxi
South suburban alternative rock band Observing With Annie hit the gas hard with the spring release of
SKYD, the Lisle duo of Skyler Nicole and Derek Boyke, are far more than just
Aaron Williams’ Homegrown Arts & Music Festival turns six this year. And it’s still growing. “Homegrown was
Be on the lookout when 101-WKQX unleashes PIQNIQ Bear and Plainfield’s Marina City to kick
Libertyville native Ike Reilly rocks his way to Chicago’s Old Town School of Folk Music to kick
Glenview native Del Breckenfeld and his ’80s-era rock band Gambler, best-known for hits “Walkin’ the
Aaron Williams is on a quest to level up local music. His objectives: Bring bands
The Homegrown Arts & Music Festival is back — and on the move. BaseCamp Pub & Eatery in
Chicago’s music scene is so strong, it sometimes overpowers its suburban brother. Glen Ellyn native