Get Schooled in Cool , 8/15/09
Left out of the Lolla lineup? Start practicing for next year at one of these music schools.
Under 18 Clubs in Chicago, 7/24/09
These Chicago music clubs regularly admit fans who are 17 and under.
Hip-Hop Stops, 4/22/09
Hit these Chicago clubs to get your regular fix of beats and rhymes.
DJ Pickel, 4/21/09
The veteran DJ won't take requests...but he will answer our questions.
Best Beats 3/23/09, 3/24/09
Gui Borrato might just make you rethink the future of techno.
Best Beats 3/2/09, 3/2/09
Party all day and all night in honor of Chicago's favorite nightlife photographer.
Best Beats 2/23/09, 2/20/09
Will you have Big Fun at Crocodile or stick with Flosstradamus at Sonotheque?
Best Beats 2/9/09, 2/10/09
After a while, everyone ends up at Crocodile...for The Cooler on Sunday night.
This eight-piece band takes neo-soul to new heights.
Best Beats 1/26/09, 1/26/09
Don't Mess Around; Get Loose and get ready for some Dance Party Magic on Saturday.
Here's one rapper who wouldn't mind getting laughed off the stage.
Best Beats: 1/3/09, 1/3/09
Lava's house-music party gets a hot new name this Friday.
Best Beats: 12/28/08, 12/28/08
Just because it's New Year's Eve, it doesn't mean you have to drop a lot of dough.
Best Beats: 12/15/08, 12/15/08
Zentra's under HouseArrest on Friday...this is a good thing if you like to dance.
The Graduate, 8/25/08
These downstate rockers have aced the college charts and are ready to conquer the big city.
DJ Zebo, 5/28/08
You won't have to pay top dollar to see one of the city's top DJs.
Heavy-Metal Hangouts, 4/28/08
Chicago's hard-rock scene is one of the nation's strongest. Here's where to go to get in on the headbanging action.
Russian Circles, 4/24/08
The melodic instrumental trio grows into a more focused sound on its sophomore album.
Bound Stems, 10/19/06
Making sense of this making-waves band.