Lord Huron @ The Vic

Playing with emotion on his sleeve, Lord Huron captivated the audience with his angelic tones at the Vic Theater. A combination of folk, rock and roll and pop just to name a few, Lord Huron sounds like a soulful mix of Fleet Foxes and Bon Iver that you can’t help but be drawn to. Half…

Nobody Does It Like slenderbodies.

Formed in Los Angeles, slenderbodies is an Indie-pop band gaining fans with their uniquely genre-bending music. The brilliance of Max Vehuni and Benji Cormack, the duo hit the stage at Lincoln Hall, playing hits from their 2022 album Simple Shapes as well as crowd favorites from their later EP’s. Recently playing Electric Forest and met…

Summer Smash 2022

Roughly 90,000 hip-hop fans flooded Douglas Park over the hot June weekend ready to soak up the sun, beats and complimentary good vibes at the annual Lyrical Lemonade Summer Smash Festival. Headliners included global superstars Post Malone, Playboi Carti, Wiz Khalifa and 2 Chainz to name a few, as well as over 60 other artists…

PODS at Aragon Ballroom

Meet your new favorite house music duo, PODS. Friends since childhood, Dominic Fortuna and Mike Lelito have been making a name for themselves at every nightclub across Chicago thanks to their electric house beats you can’t help but move to. Over Memorial Day weekend, PODS had their biggest show to date opening for the world…

Feeling the Heat with Glass Animals

Top rock artist, Glass Animals stopped by Credit Union 1 Arena in Chicago during their Dreamland tour. The show began and the crowd went wild. The set opened with the first track, “Dreamland” and that moment felt like I was listening to the album for the first time again. The next song that played was…

grandson @ Bottom Lounge

The Death of a Tour brings grandson back to Chicago to play us an unforgettable show at Bottom Lounge. Supporting him on tour are Royal & the Serpent (RATS) and Nova Twins.  My first time seeing grandson was last year at Lollapalooza, and they gave an insane performance that day! Seeing front lead Jordan and the…

Half Alive in Chicago

Coming all the way from Long Beach, CA, Half Alive stopped by Chicago on their Give Me Your Shoulders tour. They spoke to the crowd that night, talking about past shows they’ve played venues such as Schubas and The Aragon Ballroom before, to playing tonight at the infamous House of Blues. Half Alive’s success can…

Twenty One Pilots Take Over Chicago

Following the release of their latest album “Scaled and Icy”, the Grammy award winning duo Twenty One Pilots (Tyler Joseph and Joshua Dun) began touring and playing live music again. The Chicago takeover week began at Bottom Lounge and continued on to venues as big as the United Center. We were able to make it to…

Pitchfork 2020

2020 marks the 15th anniversary for Pitchfork Music Festival, whose lineup was just released today. In addition to boasting a heavy-hitting lineup, the festival organizers are also putting on special events during the week leading up to the festival which takes place July 17-19 at Chicago’s Union Park.  Pitchfork Music Festival tickets are currently on…

Starcrawler turns it up to 100

Holy hell, where do I even start? I have never seen a band that so expertly keeps the attention of the crowd while still managing to rock hard from start to finish. Many bands attempt this, but I often feel that either the performance or the music suffers at the expense of the other. Starcrawler…