This week on the local music scene: Tony Ocean’s 30th Anniversary Extravaganza, an Anti-Cruelty Society benefit show, and band battles with Side Street Studio Arts, Bitter Jester and the Homegrown Arts & Music Festival.
Sound check: Dance shows and benefits with Girl Named Nino, RubyGld Smoke, Max Happy Fest; plus an industry happy hour
Girl Named Nino partners with L-Theory Dance; Rotten Mouth headlines Max Happy Fest; RubyGld Smoke hosts a Symphony of Change benefit show; and Gman Tavern invites the Chicago music scene to an artist and industry happy hour.
Catch up with some ’90s radio-era favorites as Soul Asylum and Dishwalla hit Waukegan’s Genesee. Plus, The Blooze Brothers’ postponed show finally happens at the Raue, Ryan Argast unleashes his solo release at Chop Shop, and much more.
To Chicago indie-alternative band Scotch the Filmmaker, the energy of a live show is where