JORDY’s back With a joyful and uplifting view on life (and just a light touch
Fresh tracks: Dan Vapid & the Cheats, The Fold, Scarlet Demore, The Linden Method, The Armoury and more
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FitzGerald’s 39th American Music Festival celebrates the U.S. through its music this weekend with four days of Americana, roots, folk and jazz; Waco Brothers play in Aurora; Charlie Otto hits Hey Nonny; and Broken Robots share a new single at Chop Shop with Girl Named Nino and HLDAY MAGK.
Fresh tracks: Four Stars, Take the Reins, Meat Wave, Friday Pilots Club, Crandelion, Marina City, Curious Grace & Black Rabbit, Broken Robots, ZORILA and more
Recent music and video releases, fresh from the Chicago music scene
Fresh tracks: Isaiah Grass, Better Love, Violet Crime, Sammy Cannillo, Jake Larson, Everyday Fantastic, Hanging Cities and more
New music and video releases from Chicago and the suburbs
Broken Robots releases a new single with a show at Martyrs’; plus shows with Family Vacation, LOUDERNOW, Blue Car, Joe Piscopo, Haley Reinhart and The North 41 with The Mild West.
Fresh tracks: Emi Be Like, Next Day Air, RubyGld Smoke, In Time, ALIGN, Counterpunch, Demi Clara and much more
New music and video releases you need to check out from Chicago and suburban artists
“We have changed, and it’s a good thing for people like us to see.” Through their new Broken Robots single and video “Who Am I?” Wood Dale’s Kat and Tony Baker close a chapter on their past struggles with addiction.
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.
Recently released videos and music from the Chicago and suburban scenes
A decade since the last Songs from a Scene concert, Lucky Boys Confusion is bringing the showcase back with two nights of nostalgic faves and hot up-and-comers at Bottom Lounge. Plus more shows you should check out this week.
“Runaway,” Broken Robots’ newest single and video release, mirrors overlapping facets of a story with electro-grunge flourishes, disenchanted charm and just a hint of aggression.
With a full bag of Halloween concerts this weekend, it can be hard to choose which one to see. Here are 13 picks to guide you.
Autumn Equinox brings electronic music to the fall; Nora Marks plays a release show at Chicago’s Golden Dagger; Fuel headlines a free show at Palatine’s Nellie’s courtesy of 101-WKQX.
The Broken Robots trio has seen its share of struggles in life, and the rock band’s new EP comprises their stories as they fight to beat them.
Warp Corps holds its second annual outdoor music festival in Woodstock’s Town Square, and Samantha Fish plays the blues at Piazza.
Fresh tracks: Colleen Wild, TLB, Liz Phair, Emily Blue, Fredo Disco, Sean McCole, Isaiah Grass and more
Recent releases from Chicago and suburban artists
Broken Robot’s video, “Burn It Down,” celebrates escaping from the struggles people are quietly fighting in the shadows.
Take a spin through some of our favorite discoveries of the past year, all in one playlist.
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.