Follow Friday: Love Raid, 6/11/10
The pop trio combines years of experience into an irresistible sound.
Chicago Festival Guide 2010, 3/30/10
Fill your calendar with these 50 can't-miss Chicago festivals during the summer and beyond.
The songstress gives credit to Marky Mark, her church and Chicago gold-diggers.
Lollapalooza Parties, 7/31/09
Official, unofficial...if it's Lolla-related, you'll find it in this list.
Under 18 Clubs in Chicago, 7/24/09
These Chicago music clubs regularly admit fans who are 17 and under.
Live Music for Less Than $5, 7/17/09
Lolla and Ravinia too pricy for you? Here are some budget-minded concert alternatives.
JC Brooks and the Uptown Sound, 3/16/09
Chicago's newest soul revivalists talk sailor suits, jet packs and Wu-Tang lovin' sexagenarians.
Meat Number 5, 3/10/09
The duo's protein-filled beats will do a body good...if they don't disgust you first.
South By Chicago, 3/10/09
These Chicago bands hope to make a big impression at SXSW 2009, even if they have to use PB&J.
A Chicago Burlesque Primer, 1/8/09
We steer you through all the feathers and fans of the barest of subcultures.
The prolific MC has three new albums on the way, and, appropriately, a lot to say.
Hey Champ, 12/24/08
Are they DJs? Are they a band? As long as they keep making good music, no one cares.
Ear to the Underground, 6/13/08
Think you've been to every music venue in the city? You may have missed these under-the-radar locales.
Aleks and The Drummer, 2/13/08
The drums-and-organ duo breaks all the rules, except when it comes to parking.
Tyler Beach, 1/23/08
There's no such thing as a side project for this master multi-tasker.
BYOB Alternatives, 11/26/07
Can't get a table at Coast? Try these lesser-known but just-as-great substitutes.
The idiosyncratic MC finds inspiration in everything from O'Doul's to emo kids.
Bobby Conn, 12/18/06
Chicago's answer to David Bowie lives and dies for entertainment.
Fruit Bats, 12/4/06
The grass is always greener for this ever-changing band.
The Art in Gift-Giving, 11/20/06
Dabble in the DIY spirit of art this holiday season.
Bound Stems, 10/19/06
Making sense of this making-waves band.
The Changes, 10/16/06
Building a debut, piece by piece.
Chin Up Chin Up, 7/18/06
Finally ready to move on, move on...to Pitchfork and beyond.
The Tyrades, 6/20/06
Chicago punkers on having fun, dancing like a primate and looking stupid for Intonation.
Eleventh Dream Day, 5/11/06
Zeroes and Ones add up to rock.
Shelley Short, 4/17/06
Haunting, listless country-folk. Just please don't tell her we called it that.
The 1900s, 4/5/06
Rock you like Belle & Sebastian...or like a Murph.
Town and Country, 3/13/06
Learning to love the ebb and flow.
Joseph Costa, 3/5/06
Talking cities with L'altra's Joseph Costa.
Pit er Pat, 7/4/05
This Thrill Jockey band is making sounds.