Fleet Foxes return to Chicago

Fleet Foxes return to Chicago in support of their critically acclaimed 2020 album, Shore. Given all the craziness in the world since the album’s release, this will be the first time the album has been performed live for audiences. If you are new to Fleet Foxes, you have truly been missing out! The band is…

It’s An Aussie Takeover!

Playing to a sold out crowd, Josh Cashman won hearts over with his Australian accent and undeniable talent at The Riviera on Wednesday. Opening for his longtime friend and fellow Australian Tash Sultana, Cashman sang his catchy tunes of love, life and loss equipped with his laid back persona. Knowing from an early age music…

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…

ARTIST SPOTLIGHT: Lauren Mitchell

Blues vocalist Lauren Mitchell will be making a stop at Buddy Guy’s Legends on August 29th in support of her 2017 album Desire . This album is very personal for Mitchell. With her personal and professional life in absolute chaos, she did what great artists do–turn her pain into a work of art. “Sometimes people…

ARTIST SPOTLIGHT: Phillip-Michael Scales

Phillip-Michael Scales is no stranger to the music scene. The gifted songwriter originally played as the indie-rock band Briar Rabbit playing songs that were a mix of folk and blues, but it proved to be a a tough atmosphere to drop your roots. After the death of his uncle, Scales moved to Chicago, took some time…

MGMT Take Us On A Ride Through A More Carefree, Decadent 80’s Giving Us Hope That We Will Survive This Little Dark Age.

Laura Hoke @tennislala February 9th ended the 5 year wait for MGMT’s fourth studio album under Columbia Records, Little Dark Age. It’s widely known that accidental rock stars, Ben Goldwasser and Andrew VanWyngarden met their freshman year at Wesleyan College. They bonded over their love of music, developing their relationship by impressing one another making…

Unique shows of the week!

Are you a fan of puppets? Okay, how about rock music? The rockers of Everything is Terrible! is bringing their show The Great Satan to Lincoln Hall this Tuesday (2/20). EIT creates a unique atmosphere at their shows by piecing together and remixing videos they find in order to weave a narrative that fits their shows….

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…

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…