Hard-rocking Releaser drops a new single at Elmhurst Hall; New Kids on the Block’s nostalgia-packed show with Salt-N-Pepa, Rick Astley and En Vogue; plus more on Phillip-Michael Scales, Ribfest, Winnetka Music Festival, Lyrical Lemonade Summer Smash, Q101’s PIQNIQ and a special Album Rebrews live podcast presentation.
Recently released videos and music from the Chicago and suburban scenes
This week on the local music scene: The Mild West joins Boston rockers Juice at Lincoln Hall; Chicago-area acts gather for a benefit show at Bottom Lounge; Nellie’s shines a spotlight on Future Stars; Phillip-Michael Scales debuts his new LP at Gold Dagger and more.
Fresh tracks: Acoustic Truth, Local H, Jessica Ever, Phillip-Michael Scales, Jeff Mills, Sir Mango, Stingray Central and more
Recent music and video releases from Chicago and the suburbs
“Capturing people online is cool,” said Phillip-Michael Scales, “but capturing those fans who are going to see live music — catching up with those people is huge.”
Phillip-Michael Scales moved from Chicago to Nashville two years ago, but as live shows are returning, he’s jumping at the chance to head back to Hey Nonny in Arlington Heights for a show next week.
Fresh tracks: The Flat Five, Amelia Harlovic, Hollyy, Face Time Police, Burr Oak, Jacks and Atoms and more
Brand new music and video releases straight from the Chicago-area music scene.
“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.”
Explore this month’s Spotify playlist for our favorite recent releases from the Chicago and suburban scenes.
Fresh tracks: Rise Against, Sean McCole, Brad Redlich, Dan Asio, Knuckle Puck, Phor, Tsunami and more
A collection of great new music and videos from our friends on the Chicago and suburban music scenes.
Check out some new music and videos fresh from the Chicago-area scene.
If you missed last weekend’s livestream concert with Phillip-Michael Scales, catch the video here
The lack of live musical performances has taken its toll on artists, but dive-bar soul singer Phillip-Michael Scales is making the best of these weird times.
Explore this month’s Spotify playlist for some excellent new releases from the Chicago and suburban scenes
Stay in and enjoy some new music and videos from Chicago-area artists
Fresh new music and videos from Face Time Police, Ezra Furman, Capital Soiree, Phillip-Michael Scales, Grey Shore Avenue, Secret Bad Boy and more.
Featuring: New Nights, Blaqrock, Dead Lucid, Camp Edwards, Nehemiah Heckler, Primal Moon, The JAB, Foo
READ MORE: ‘O, Hallelujah’ a dose of gratitude from Phillip-Michael Scales
Soul at Sleeping Village The Chicago neo-soul rockers of the JC Brooks Band are bound
Fresh tracks: Million Miler debuts with new single; Owen and the Ghosts, Phillip-Michael Scales, The Band Calderisi, Twin Peaks and more
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