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,…


Hey Chicago, check out Soft Ledges, a Chicago band with an edgy sound that commands attention!  The duo, featuring Shelley Miller and Chris Geisler, formed just a few years back in 2015.  The pair have since been writing music for their self-titled debut album, which is set to release this Friday, Nov. 18th!  What Laundry Day…

KONGOS + The Joy Formidable @ The Vic Theatre 10/5

Attention, attention!  This show has been moved from the Riviera Theatre to the Vic Theatre!  Tickets already purchased for the Riviera show will be honored at the Vic. The band of brothers will be swooping through Chicago this Wednesday in support of their June 10th release, Egomaniac.  If you already had tickets to the show at…

LouFest: Day 2 Preview

As promised, here are our suggestions for Day 2 of LouFest 2016! Sunday, September 11 Aaron Kamm & The One Drops [12:30pm @ Bud Light Stage] Is there anything Aaron Kamm & The One Drops can’t do?  You like it, they play it!  These St. Louis natives boast a set full of blues, groove, soul, rock,…

LouFest: Day 1 Preview

Any northern folk heading down to St. Louis for LouFest?  Chicago Music News will be bringing you the best of the best from the fest, but we want to point out some gems from the lineup first! Saturday, September 10 Foxing [12:30pm @ Bud Light Stage] Despite their early time slot, Foxing is bound to draw…

Riot Fest Additions

The Flaming Lips and Sleater-Kinney join the lineup! Click here for 3-Day GA or VIP tickets Click here for 1 and 2-Day tickets Click here for 3-Day Layaway tickets

Lollapalooza Aftershows Announced!

Today, Lollpalooza released their full lineup for Lolla 2016 aftershows, and we are digging it! All tickets go on sale Friday, 6/3.  Click here for full list of shows.