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.

Cults @ Lincoln Hall 10/22

NYC indie pop duo Cults will be playing Lincoln Hall this Sunday to show off new tunes from their latest album, Offering. Madeline Follin and Brian Oblivion first burst onto the scene with their hit “Go Outside” from their 2013 album Static.  Offering marks the first time the duo have shared equally in the writing process. While Follin has…

The Trashcan Sinatras @ Lincoln Hall 10/9

Scottish cult heroes, The Trashcan Sinatras, are coming through Chicago next week for their 30th anniversary tour! The band’s touring and recording has been sporadic in recent years, but they are hitting the road again with their most extensive US tour in decades. The show will be acoustic and feature not only fan favorites, but…

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…

Kasabian @ House of Blues 9/19

Kasabian and Slaves are playing House of Blues this upcoming Tuesday. Kasabian, one of the UK’s most beloved bands, will be playing in support of their 6th studio album, For Crying Out Loud, which was released this past May. It has been 3 years since Kasabian has done a US tour, so both the band and…

Jay Som @ Subterranean 9/14

Jay Som is swinging back through town to enchant us with their beautiful, sprawling music. The brainchild of Melina Duterte, Jay Som’s most recent album, Everybody Works, has received high praise from the likes of Stereogum, Paste, Entertainment Weekly, and Rolling Stone. Last time they were in town was an absolute treat–don’t miss out on…

Widowspeak @ The Empty Bottle 9/13

Looking for something to do next Wednesday? Check out Widowspeak, the Brooklynites dishing out dreamy indie rock for just $15 that night. The released their new album, Expect The Best, in late August and are looking forward to playing the new tracks for live audiences. To get your tickets, click here.

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,…

Homeshake @ The Empty Bottle 8/17

Homeshake, the project of Peter Sagar, is coming back through Chicago in support of his February release, Fresh Air.  His hazy love songs have a light, stoner-R&B feel which is hard to describe unless you check it out.  Homeshake’s downtempo bedroom R&B featured on the album is the perfect thing to check out if you’re looking…