Get a dose of nostalgia when Vanilla Ice, Smash Mouth, Color Me Badd and more hit Naperville Saturday. And get a taste of the blues in Berwyn this weekend.
Joey Kar plays Lakemoor’s LongShot; Riot Fest weekend; a Glen Ellyn Food Pantry benefit concert; and Alligator Records celebrates an anniversary at Millennium Park; plus 12 hot shows you should go see.
Phil Vassar packs a country wallop at Joe’s Live; The Venue celebrates the Roots Music Festival; Underbelly Hours put three new artists in the spotlight; plus 15 shows you should catch this week.
This week on the music scene, fans can check out Louden Swain’s livestream or catch Toronzo Cannon’s outdoor show at FitzGerald’s.
Carpool Concerts pull into Schaumburg’s Boomers Stadium; Donnie Biggins takes the truck stage at FitzGerald’s.
Some of the summer’s big music festivals have officially been called off, but suburban patios are open for live performances.
FitzGerald’s continues its weekly concert series; Ron Onesti presents two livestream performances; Side Street’s weekly BOTB
Shows on the road The weather had Toronzo Cannon singing the blues last weekend when
Common and Chicago join a lineup of hometown celebrities for this weekend’s charity telethon; Side Street Studio Arts opens submissions for a virtual Battle of the Bands; and more
As concerts are canceled, some suburban venues are finding ways to keep live performances coming your way
Elvis Costello in town British new wave artist Elvis Costello brings a set of his punk-influenced songs
Sound check: BaseCamp’s haunted house, Birthdayy Partyy’s Costume Party, and other creepifying ways to celebrate Halloween
Haunted Lisle BaseCamp Pub transforms into your haunted home away from home this Halloween season
Sound check: Better Love, Late Nights, Commonweather and Weighted play Evolution; Sum 41 hits the Vic
Evolution showcase Evolution Music in Downers Grove hosts a celebration of some of the 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
Night of bands at BaseCamp It’s a double-feature at BaseCamp Pub Saturday: The night starts
Concert highlights 5/3-5/9: Adelita’s Way at RocHaus, Jake Miller at Chop Shop, Dennis DeYoung in Rosemont
The Sane Abandoned: 6 p.m. Friday, May 3, at Grandpa’s Place, 1868 Prairie St., Glenview.
DuPage County, represent! The Plain White T’s, the West suburban romantics who bounded to national fame
Cobra Lounge packs an eclectic mix of musicians into Saturday night with rock band-backed rapper Blaqrock heading
Be on the lookout when 101-WKQX unleashes PIQNIQ Bear and Plainfield’s Marina City to kick
I’ve written about The Belvederes before, but it bears repeating: If you want a fun night out