The Piazza in Aurora and the relaunched Q101 host the Alt-Rock Rager, featuring alternative favorites Cracker and Marcy Playground; Debbie Gibson and Randy Travis at the Des Plaines Theatre; plus Bitter Jester and Side Street Studio’s band battles and Lollapalooza aftershows.
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.
Fresh tracks: Prizefighter, Ignescent, Isaiah Eby, Ngozzi, Wolf Rd, Lee DeWyze, Mike Maimone and more
New music and videos from Chicago and suburban artists
Warp Corps holds its second annual outdoor music festival in Woodstock’s Town Square, and Samantha Fish plays the blues at Piazza.
The Sears Centre hosts an electronic and dance drive-in music festival, and Los De Chicago rolls in to the SeatGeek Stadium with an all-day music fest.
BrauerHouse packs a night full of jams; Chicago’s Windy City Smokeout announced early-bird ticket sales and the lineup Tuesday; Capital Soiree’s EP release at Hungry City; Releaser at Beat Kitchen and RocHaus.
Andrew Moore and Watch City repped Elgin on the House of Blues stage Thursday, Jan. 9, with Rotten Mouth, Space Mafia, Signal the Launch and a special surprise guest.
Andrew Moore’s career is awash in collaboration. Nearly three years ago, the Elgin hip-hop artist
Juice, Stephen Day: 7:30 p.m. Friday, July 12, at Subterranean, 2011 W. North Ave., Chicago.
DISRUPT Fest Looking to rock a little harder this weekend? Sum 41 headlines the Rockstar
Sound check: Chicago Open Air brings Tool, System of a Down; Rotten Mouth, Million Reasons at Beat Kitchen
Chicago Open Air After a year away, Chicago Open Air, the city’s hard rock and
Skokie’s Kenn Goodman and Freeport’s Rick Mosher harness their considerable talents from their time on