Homegrown Arts & Music Festival founder Aaron Williams has found a way to work within health guidelines to bring the annual fest to life again — both in person and streaming around the world.
Fresh tracks: RubyGld Smoke, Flowers for Dorian, Obs3rve, Demi Clara, Jimmy Chamberlin Complex and more
New music and videos we don’t want you to miss from the Chicago and suburban music scenes.
Fresh tracks: Dog Spelled Backwards, Marina City, Rematch, Western Automatic, JR Entsminger, The Bellow & the Whale and more
Camp Edwards Western Automatic Sun-Riser First Round’s On Me Marina City Rematch Stingray Central Noah
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Sound check: Footlight District, Million Reasons light up Martyrs’; Happy Anniversary to Chicago Mixtape!
The Footlight District conjures up its soulful and modern take on classic rock when they play with the The Million Reasons and Bubbles Erotica at Martyrs’. Don’t miss The Bank Notes at The Uptown or Chicago Mixtape’s anniversary show with Psalm One, Sy Somebody and Josh Chico.
Explore this month’s Spotify playlist for some excellent new releases from the Chicago and suburban scenes.
As Taylor Brennan, new frontman for The Million Reasons, agonizes over his quest to find
My iPhone storage is at least 75 percent photos from local shows. My dresser is
John Mayer and more at the United Center When John Mayer first hit commercial acclaim
Featuring: Trickshooter Social Club, Box House, The Mizzerables, Bury Me in Lights, Ax and the
Sleep on It tour stop While fans are eagerly anticipating the follow-up to 2017’s “Overexposed”
Stone Mason From the Start Havens She Rides Tigers Led Pig Bryan Kuhn The Regular
Ken Ugel ticks off the doldrums of moments passing with his opening guitar riff of
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
After two years away from the stage, Chicago rock band CELLRS — Adam Novak and Weston Reynolds
Featuring: Gazebo Effect, Friday Pilots Club, AM Taxi, When the Sun Sets, New Nights, The
Genre: Rock, indie rock, alternative // For fans of: Cage the Elephant, Arctic Monkeys, Jet, The Strokes, Thin Lizzy, Walk the Moon