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.
With the new release “Bloom,” West suburban alternative rock band The Giving Moon pushes the limits of its sound.
It’s beginning to sound a lot like Christmas as artists bring their musical acts streaming to you this year.
Pop band Hellogoodbye marks the 10-year anniversary of “Would It Kill You?”; Matt Keen; and The Waco Brothers
Halloween is going to look a little different this year because of restrictions on bars and music venues in the Chicago suburbs. But here are a few shows you can catch to bring some entertainment to your witchy weekend.
West suburban rock band Piece of Cake dropped a new single and video Tuesday in advance of Friday’s release show in Aurora.
A two-day “Rock the Lot” concert series headlined by local favorites 7th heaven and Led Zeppelin tribute band Kashmir is coming to the Hyatt Regency Schaumburg’s parking lot this weekend.
Relive the Jack’s Mannequin release, along with favorites from Something Corporate and Andrew McMahon In the Wilderness, at three drive-in concerts.
Chicago-area punk band Guardrail takes on adulthood in the new EP, “Yikes.”
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.
Celebrate a new release with Push Puppets, livestream folk-rocker Ike Reilly or check out some outdoor blues at The Venue.
The Venue moves into its September lineup of outdoor events, OK Go celebrates an anniversary and Elgin Fringe Fest kicks off.
EGxBH dives deep into the static and white noise that keep us off balance in the band’s new video, “All in My Head.”
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.
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.
Alternative rock band Bush hits the livestream circuit to celebrate a new album; West Fest Chicago goes online; and Toronzo Cannon plays FitzGerald’s pickup truck concert Saturday.
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 us have taken the coronavirus quarantine as a time to do some metaphorical
Glen Ellyn’s Ralph Covert felt there was a need for isolated people at home to find community online. “I chose to do it every day because it seemed like having something consistent would be appreciated,” he said.
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.