No T-Pain, No Gain.

Hit after hit, T-Pain showed fans why the rapper/singer/songwriter is still a household name. Performing at back to back sold out shows at The House of Blues, the artist thanked crowds for supporting him and declared he wanted to give back as he made it rain money from the balcony seats. “It might only be…

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…

Jesse McCartney at Park West

It was everything your twelve year old self dreamed of and so much more. Jesse McCartney played a sold out show this weekend at Park West, greeted by a crowd of screaming fans who have grown up alongside the triple threat performer. Performing a mix of classic hits and songs of his newer albums, everyone…

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…

Give me a “D”! Give me an “arkness”!

My last concert was March of 2020. Having been away from live music for so long, I knew my first show back had to be something extraordinary. Not an arena show–those are too impersonal and don’t always have the best sound. Not something too mellow either. When I saw that The Darkness was coming to…

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…

Echosmith’s The Lonely Generation Tour

Echosmith has come a long way since the release of their debut album back in 2013. Although they’ve released music here and there along the way in the form of EPs and singles, the release of their sophomore album, Lonely Generation, marks the band’s first LP in seven years. A little bit older, and a…

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…