’90s alt-rock band Collective Soul plays Waukegan’s Genesee Theatre; Fletcher Rockwell returns to Quigley’s; Nellie’s and Hey Nonny showcase rising stars; and the Underbelly Hours podcast returns with its first local showcase of 2022 in Wheaton. Plus, a Meat Loaf tribute, the return of Blues on the Fox and two Situation Chicago benefit shows.
Two recent releases showcase the duo dabbling in its grungy, gritty, dreamy pop influences.
This weekend sees lots of Chicago and suburban talent hitting area venues — including Broken Robots in West Dundee, The Darling Suns in Yorkville and a Pop-Punk X-mas at Subterranean to name a few; plus, how to win free concert tickets.
Jingle Ball pop West Coast rapper Doja Cat headlines 103.5 KISS FM’s Jingle Ball with
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.
Sons of Ra drops a new EP at BrauerHouse; make a “Tapestry” tribute the perfect date night; Australia benefit show at Beat Kitchen; and more.
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.
The Weekend Run Club’s debut LP “Zoo,” out today, chronicles the time the young band spent honing itself and its music since its last release in 2018.
BrauerHouse packs a night full of jams; Chicago’s Windy City Smokeout announced early-bird ticket sales and the lineup Tuesday; Capital Soiree’s EP release at Hungry City; Releaser at Beat Kitchen and RocHaus.
Chicago Sound Check is giving away free tickets and a merch pack for the Weekend Run Club album release show. Enter to win!
Sound check: Badflower kicks off ‘Sick’ tour at Chicago’s Bottom Lounge; Scissors, Punting Baxter release shows and more
Badflower at Bottom Lounge Badflower is a band on the rise. After cruising the country supporting
Sound check: Jonfin’s new single, Beat Kitchen show; Mumford & Sons, Twenty One Pilots on WKQX Christmas bill
Jonfin’s new ‘Old Ways’ With its fresh spin on garage rock, the indie-alternative band Jonfin
Sound check: Cardinal Harbor release show; Villains at Bottom Lounge; Glen Hansard at Chicago Theatre
Cardinal Harbor release When Cardinal Harbor drops “Vulture Hottub” this week, the six-piece indie-rock band,
Sleep on It tour stop While fans are eagerly anticipating the follow-up to 2017’s “Overexposed”
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.
Badflower at BaseCamp Badflower is the epitome of modern rock: one foot in huge, hard-driving,
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,
Rockin’ Fitz’s New songs are afoot for West suburban punk band Take the Reins. The band
Mount Prospect’s own “American Idol” Lee DeWyze returns to the Chicago area for an in-store