Chevelle @ House of Blues 12/17-12/18

The Illinois natives of Chevelle are playing the House of Blues two nights this upcoming week in support of their 2016 release, The North Corridor. Given that they are from the area and that the two Chicago shows will close their touring for the year, so they’re bound to be special ones! There are still some tickets…

The National’s 2 night takeover at the Civic Opera House

In the beautiful Civic Opera House of Chicago, one of indie rock’s most beloved bands, The National, set up camp for two nights to conclude their Sleep Well Beast tour for 2017. Fans of The National are dedicated and passionate. Upon hearing that the band would be finishing their 2017 tour in Chicago, fans exclaimed that…

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1/17 – Passion Pit @ Riviera Theatre (on sale 12/1) 3/14 – Eagles @ United Center (11/30-12/1  presale code = MYSONG, on sale 12/2) 5/23 – U2 @ United Center (on sale 12/4) 6/2 – Taylor Swift @ Soldier Field (on sale 12/13) For a more full list of upcoming events, click here.

Dance party with Hockey Dad

Australian surf-punk duo, Hockey Dad, played Lincoln Hall this past weekend and got Lincoln Hall jumping like I’ve never seen it before! The band is due to release Blend Inn in February, and fans were treated to a preview of some of the songs off the album. The duo was playful with the crowd and encouraged…

BAND SPOTLIGHT: Crypitus

Hailing from Vermont, the guys of Crypitus bring you an infusion of different metal genres with undertones and inspiration from jazz and punk. Although the group is relatively new to the scene, their experimentation has caused their music to evolve over the past year and a half. In the search to find the sound that…

A night with Overcoats

The New York duo of Overcoats swept through Chicago last week and left fans in awe. Having not seen the band before and having released YOUNG less than a year ago, I was curious to see how strong their fan base was in Chicago. I quickly received my answer as the crowd started dancing within…

Bully: a show of strength

The grunge rockers of Bully had the walls shaking last Tuesday at Thalia Hall! Although the band’s second album, Losing, came out less than a month ago, the new material was well-rehearsed for the live setting, and fans already knew the lyrics to the new songs. Lead singer Alicia Bognanno’s raw screams coupled with the…

White Reaper @ Metro 11/14

One of my Lollapalooza highlights, White Reaper, is coming to Chicago this upcoming Tuesday and there are still tickets available! White Reaper released their new album, The World’s Best American Band, this past Spring and they have been touring non-stop ever since. The album features more seasoned lyrics, layered guitars, and melodies that will lodge…

Bully @ Thalia Hall 11/7

Bully is back in Chicago in support of their sophomore album, Losing, which was engineered and mixed by lead singer Alicia Bognanno. After the success of their debut album Feels Like, the second album generated a lot of buzz before it was even released. As for the title of the album, Bognanno says “The title of the…

Alvvays @ Thalia Hall 11/3

Canadian indie pop band Alvvays is returning to Chicago this Friday to play Thalia Hall. The band originally gained attention with their single “Adult Diversion” off their 2014 self-titled debut album. Alvvays released their second album, Antisocialites, in September of this year and are eager to try their new material on eager fans. The band’s unique…

BAND SPOTLIGHT: Crejuvent

Crejuvent’s founder, Freddy Spera, is quite the candid jokester. In our interview with Crejuvent, Spera said that he first picked up the bass during his teenage years because it was easier to stay at home and learn the instrument than to try to get laid. However, what started as a way to avoid the more…