Pitchfork fills Chicago with cutting-edge favorites, the new Emerge Winnetka brings music back to the North Shore, Take the Reins plays a benefit in Carpentersville, and a whole lot more.
Phil Vassar packs a country wallop at Joe’s Live; The Venue celebrates the Roots Music Festival; Underbelly Hours put three new artists in the spotlight; plus 15 shows you should catch this week.
Sound check: Backyard Tire Fire returns to Aurora; Foghat at the Arcada; Geekd, The Shades and JORDY’s tour
Americana rock band Backyard Tire Fire plays The Venue’s outdoor stage, Mundy Park; Christian Moreno headlines the first night of the Separate Waves II art/music showcase; and Foghat takes the Arcada Stage.
After being closed for 16 months due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the historic Arcada Theatre reopens this weekend in downtown St. Charles.
The Venue in Aurora hosts Andrea Dawn and Emily Tipping livestreams; Arcada’s return; Tony Ocean at Chicago Prime; Beach Bunny plays Fallon and more.
The Chicago-area favorites Mungion bring the jams to a drive-in show; the Arcada Theatre streams a performance by Ann Wilson of Heart; the ’90s live again at BaseCamp’s 90’s Palooza; Bolingbrook Jubilee puts tunes on stage; and Gerald Dowd livestreams from The Venue in Aurora.
As concerts are canceled, some suburban venues are finding ways to keep live performances coming your way
Release The Run Around! West suburban The Run Around is taking on one of the
Get to know The Mild West With a pair of singles in rotation and a
Draft Week’s Lincoln Hall debut; Grammy-winning Richard Marx (acoustic style) at the Arcada Theatre; The Weekend Run Club’s release show at Beat Kitchen; bands pay tribute to Coren McLeod in West Chicago; and more.
Dan Tedesco’s homecoming with the BoDeans Dan Tedesco’s opening set for the BoDeans when the
Soul at Sleeping Village The Chicago neo-soul rockers of the JC Brooks Band are bound
The field of Suburban Chicago’s Got Talent finalists has narrowed — from 20 to 15.
Two new judges for Suburban Chicago’s Got Talent emphatically stated their preference for new material
Concert highlights 5/3-5/9: Adelita’s Way at RocHaus, Jake Miller at Chop Shop, Dennis DeYoung in Rosemont
The Sane Abandoned: 6 p.m. Friday, May 3, at Grandpa’s Place, 1868 Prairie St., Glenview.
Concert highlights 4/19 – 4/25: EELS headlines Thalia Hall, Gazebo Effect at Schubas, Nick Moss Band at Hey Nonny
Solo Night with Dianne Christine, Zack Baumgartner, Lara Bell and Will Orlyk: 7 p.m. Friday,
Fans know when The Flat Five hits the stage (at two suburban venues this weekend), they’re in
After two years away from the stage, Chicago rock band CELLRS — Adam Novak and Weston Reynolds