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.
Lit introduced one of the catchiest earworms of the last few decades in the summer of 1999. This weekend, the band brings “My Own Worst Enemy” and more to headline the Ultimate ’90s Fest in Lombard.
Rapper femdot., artist Liz Flores and Play Together team up; Cold Waves puts industrial rock fest online; Mike Zito plays BrauerHouse; and more.
BluesStream: A Chicago/Kalamazoo Blues Party packs 12 smoking blues artists into one six-hour livestream presentation Sunday, Square Roots Festival goes online and a socially distanced SpaceCamp is set for BrauerHouse.
Rocker Daughtry kicks off a 19-show virtual tour; local artists livestream for Chicago venues; Side Street Studio Arts’ battle of the bands finals; Nikho’s release show; and Ravinia pays tribute to Janis Joplin.
Tom Higgenson of the Plain White T’s and exotic cars await as BrauerHouse pulls out all the stops (socially distancing, of course) to celebrate the Fourth of July this week. Check out that and many other suburban musical events.
Some of the summer’s big music festivals have officially been called off, but suburban patios are open for live performances.
With this week’s release of “Camo Jacket,” punk band Take the Reins (and special guests) puts a fun, fresh spin on the performance video concept
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.
Get to know The Mild West With a pair of singles in rotation and a
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.
ALS benefit with Take the Reins, Bumsy and the Moochers, Lights Over Bridgeport and Attic Salt – BrauerHouse 2/1/20
Caitlin Edwards raised $1000 for ALS research with performances by Take the Reins, Bumsy and the Moochers, Lights Over Bridgeport and Attic Salt at BrauerHouse in Lombard.
Aurora’s JDR & the Broadcast plays a release show at The Venue, Take the Reins headlines an ALS benefit at BrauerHouse and Bitter Jester opens submissions for this summer’s music series.
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.
Lucky boys Confusion, the Chicago-area rock band that got its start playing around Naperville, Lisle and Downers Grove, is bringing its show back to the suburbs with an April show at Lombard’s BrauerHouse.
‘What’s it all about, Alfie?’ International icon and smooth-voiced musical legend Dionne Warwick makes an
Mercy Home benefit show The musical pair Michael McDermott and Heather Horton headline a concert
Juice, Stephen Day: 7:30 p.m. Friday, July 12, at Subterranean, 2011 W. North Ave., Chicago.
Concert highlights 6/14-6/20: The Ataris, Parker at Bottom Lounge; Local H at Durty Nellie’s; and more
Buddy Guy, Shemekia Copeland and the North Mississippi Allstars: 6:30 p.m. Friday, June 14, at
Take the Reins puts a face on the west suburban punk rock culture with the