Music is back on stage at Hey Nonny and on screen at The Venue; plus not-to-miss livestreams this next week.
West suburban punk band Take the Reins celebrates three decades of Material Issue’s “Valerie Loves Me” with a cover release and limited edition merchandise.
North Coast organizers announced the lineup and ticket sales for the Labor Day weekend electronic and dance festival.
So whose fault is it anyway? Wolf Rd contends both sides are to blame in its new single and video
Sound check: SXSW puts the Austin party online; 312 Day with Beach Bunny; St. Patrick’s Day livestreams
St. Patrick’s Day livestreams feature Flogging Molly, Dropkick Murphys, Celtic Thunder and Bob Weir; SXSW goes virtual; 312 Day with Beach Bunny; and Alligator Records plays the blues.
Bluesman Corky Siegel has a star-packed livestream set for Saturday; Side Street Studio Arts celebrates eight years in Elgin.
“I just think I’m angry at what’s happening to people.” Jeff Schaller’s punk roots are showing in the band’s new EP.
“The time at home has allowed me to reflect on some memories, which further allowed me to find new inspiration to write about,” Adem Dalipi said of his new single.
The Lawrence Arms and Riot Fest have adapted the annual three-night War on X-Mas to a single night of top-notch acts streaming straight to you; Joe Walsh’s VetsAid 2020; Umphrey’s McGee’s annual tradition; and Mike Maimone streams a holiday performance.
Chicago jazz icon Ramsey Lewis plays selections from his hit 1961 album “Sound of Christmas” along with other holiday favorites Saturday, Nov. 28, as part of his monthly virtual salon.
Great new music and video releases from the Chicago and suburban scenes.
Run, baby, run! Space Mafia’s new single channels a “Horror Movie,” but you can dance to it.
The weather’s cooling off, but Kevin Pollack has a lakefront party invitation just for you.
“There’s something that just feels off that you can’t put your finger on.” Dive-bar soul singer Phillip-Michael Scales addresses a lifetime of subtle jabs that can cut more deeply than overt racism in his new single, “Tell Me How I Sound Again.”
The Mild West on the Chicago River; Hey Nonny’s second anniversary week; Indigenous Peoples Day livestream; and Something Wicked opens at Side Street Studio Arts.
The Joanna Connor Band heats up Mundy Park outside The Venue in Aurora; Huntley’s Fall Fest moves online and to the RocHaus; and Kane Brown headlines an Encore Live drive-up show.
Rapper femdot., artist Liz Flores and Play Together team up; Cold Waves puts industrial rock fest online; Mike Zito plays BrauerHouse; and more.
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.
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.
Their plans for a big album release were scrapped, but Woodridge rock band Radar are forging ahead with single release and a new video.