Chicago-area musicians have delivered a few nice holiday tunes to brighten up this season; Kevin Pollack’s new EP; Good Noise’s Finter Fest; and Buffalo Creek Brewing’s Alpine Fest.
New music and videos straight from the Chicago area
Explore this month’s Spotify playlist for our favorite recent releases from the Chicago and suburban scenes.
Indie-folk rock band Each Day at WC Social Club; Born of Osiris on the Lakeshore Drive-In stage; and two vote-themed music livestreams.
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.
Fresh tracks: Sōk, Ballroom Boxer, Each Day, The Early Sixes, Friday Pilots Club, Matt Derda and more
Brand new and recent releases straight out of the Chicago and suburban music scenes.
Fresh tracks: Mel Senese, Beach Bunny, Bryan Joseph Kuhn, Adem Dalipi, Neat Freak, Alexander 23 and more
Fresh new music from Chicago and suburban artists
Explore this month’s Spotify playlist for some excellent new releases from the Chicago and suburban scenes.
Marina City Andrew Bird Mel Senese Each Day Ethan Bell Band Kate Schell Xander. Wolf
Fresh tracks: The Freedom Paradox, Nik De, Stratford, Grant Milliren, Fairview, JDR and the Broadcast and more
JDR and the Broadcast Park & Main Stratford Mutts Diagonal The Addisons The Freedom Paradox
Fresh tracks: Invisible Cartoons, Pözzi, Toronzo Cannon, I Fight Dragons, Fredo Disco, Pablo Gordy and more
Invisible Cartoons Guardrail Pözzi Toronzo Cannon I Fight Dragons Fredo Disco Pablo Gordy Each Day
Featuring: Trickshooter Social Club, Box House, The Mizzerables, Bury Me in Lights, Ax and the
Stone Mason From the Start Havens She Rides Tigers Led Pig Bryan Kuhn The Regular
Fresh tracks: Ember Oceans, Welcome to Jonestown, Witches, Love in October, DJ NoDJ, Nate Kay, The Kings Rising and more
Ember Oceans Welcome to Jonestown Witches Love in October Nate Kay The Kings Rising Austin
Featuring: The Darling Suns, Alex Bracy, Righteous Hillbillies, Frequilibrium, Leah Shoshanah, Each Day, Jeff Brown,
Sound check: Common joins CSO benefit; Side Street Studio Arts kicks off local, regional battle of the bands
Common joins CSO benefit Chicago native Common’s award-winning music and heart-winning charm come to play
Austin Fillmore The Way Down Wanderers Mungion Thrift Store Halo Stephen Kuc James Kahil Each
Girl Named Nino She Rides Tigers Ember Oceans Caitlin Edwards Austin Fillmore Meghan & Caitlin
Fresh tracks: Trickshooter Social Club, Each Day, Vinyl Pop, stop.drop.rewind, Nicole Amine, Moon Boots, Quantum, The Knits
Trickshooter Social Club Each Day stop.drop.rewind Vinyl Pop Nicole Amine Moon Boots Quantum The Knits