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.
Tickets are on sale now for the new Naperville Music Festival featuring Vanilla Ice, Village People, Smash Mouth, Kool & the Gang and more. Plus, Bitter Jester’s grand finale ends with a bang. And summer festival season keeps on rolling.
Riot Fest organizers announced Nine Inch Nails will be headlining the fest as three-day passes fly out of the box office.
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.
It’s beginning to sound a lot like Christmas as artists bring their musical acts streaming to you this year.
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.
The good news is My Chemical Romance still plans to headline Riot Fest. But the bad news is it’ll be in 2021.
My Chemical Romance is coming to Chicago’s Riot Fest, organizers announced Wednesday morning. The New
Sound check: Rylan Wilder benefit show at Martyrs’; Todd Kessler’s Songwriters in the Round at Hey Nonny
Editor’s note: The Mohawk Ball at Sugar Skull on Saturday, Nov. 30, has been canceled.
Riot Fest’s claim to fame on Chicago’s summer fest landscape is its variety. Despite its punk-rock
“We want to melt as much face as we can in the amount of time
Riot Fest, probably your last stab at live music under the summer sun, rolls into
Riot Fest, the last big bastion for summer music, slides in right under the deadline