BAND SPOTLIGHT: Mister Moon

Mister Moon, the “culternative” rockers out of North Central Ohio, will be playing The Elbo Room this Saturday along with Sean Wilson, American Narcissism / The Pirate Broadcast, and Red Ransom. Despite the fact that all four band members have visited Chicago, this will be their first time playing the Windy City as Mister Moon.

WKQX The Nights We Stole Christmas

If you didn’t get your presale tickets today, more are going on sale tomorrow! See below for lineup details. 11/30 – Rise Against + Papa Roach (WKQX The Nights We Stole Christmas) @ Aragon Ballroom (on sale 9/29) 12/1 – Foster the People + Cold War Kids (WKQX The Nights We Stole Christmas) @ Aragon…

Fleet Foxes at The Chicago Theatre 10/3 – 10/4

One of our favorite indie folk bands, Fleet Foxes, is back at it and playing The Chicago Theatre for two nights in a row next week! The band released their first full-length album in 6 years this past summer and are eager to reconnect with fans. Crack-Up features the beautiful harmonies that originally drew us in…

LouFest 2017: The Festival

For those who were at LouFest last year, they’ve changed their location within Forest Park from Central Fields to the Upper Muny Grounds with entrance gates located at Wells Dr. / Macklind and Pagoda Circle/The Muny. The change means more shade and more weather-resistant terrain! The box offices for the fest will be located near…

LouFest 2017: Line-Up Preview

Whether the timing, the cost, or the rain kept you from Lolla or your favorite bands, our neighbors to the south are putting on yet another fantastic festival this year. If a 2-day fest is more your thing, stay tuned! Chicago Music News will be bringing you the best of the best from the fest,…

Pitchfork + Goose Island = GI5-5538

Pitchfork is finally here! Apart from the killer lineups, one of my favorite things about Pitchfork is that Chicago’s own Goose Island has been getting in on the fun the past couple of years and brewed a special beer with an artist. 2017’s collaboration has them partnered with S U R V I V E,…

A message from Dave Grohl

For those of you who haven’t heard the news yet.. For more info on the album and the band, click here.

2017 Lolla Aftershows

Click here for the full listing All shows go on sale Friday (6/2) at 10am through the venue’s webpage!

House of Vans Grand Opening

House of Vans is opening a new location in Chicago this upcoming weekend! To celebrate the opening of the Chicago location, Future Islands, Digable Planets, and Chicago’s own Noname will be playing live for free.  That’s right, it’s completely free as long as you RSVP (see below) and show up early. Being rooted in music,…