Blues and Brews fest, Liquid Soul, T1 Fest, The Throwbacks and the Chicago Philharmonic summer schedule; plus more from Side Street Studio Arts and Bitter Jester.
Bluesman Toronzo Cannon celebrates Hey Nonny’s birthday Saturday; Jukebox the Ghost brings its HalloQueen tribute tour to House of Blues; plus WC Social Club, Evolution Music Downers Grove and The Venue host hot shows this week.
Pitchfork fills Chicago with cutting-edge favorites, the new Emerge Winnetka brings music back to the North Shore, Take the Reins plays a benefit in Carpentersville, and a whole lot more.
Sound check: SXSW puts the Austin party online; 312 Day with Beach Bunny; St. Patrick’s Day livestreams
St. Patrick’s Day livestreams feature Flogging Molly, Dropkick Murphys, Celtic Thunder and Bob Weir; SXSW goes virtual; 312 Day with Beach Bunny; and Alligator Records plays the blues.
Bluesman Corky Siegel has a star-packed livestream set for Saturday; Side Street Studio Arts celebrates eight years in Elgin.
This week on the music scene, fans can check out Louden Swain’s livestream or catch Toronzo Cannon’s outdoor show at FitzGerald’s.
Alternative rock band Bush hits the livestream circuit to celebrate a new album; West Fest Chicago goes online; and Toronzo Cannon plays FitzGerald’s pickup truck concert Saturday.
Shows on the road The weather had Toronzo Cannon singing the blues last weekend when
Fresh tracks: Invisible Cartoons, Pözzi, Toronzo Cannon, I Fight Dragons, Fredo Disco, Pablo Gordy and more
Invisible Cartoons Guardrail Pözzi Toronzo Cannon I Fight Dragons Fredo Disco Pablo Gordy Each Day