The boys are back in town

Saturday night saw the return of UK band You Me at Six at Bottom Lounge. The last time the band played the Windy City was back in 2014, so the excitement in the room was palpable. Some people had driven  across the midwest to see them, and others had been anxiously waiting their return for…

‘Twas the night before Thanksgiving…

‘Twas the night before Thanksgiving and all through the venue, all the crowd was a buzzing great rock on the menu Blackout Wednesday brought BBC Presents through Bottom Lounge boasting a killer lineup!  We made it in time for Spring King and Sundara Karma who helped fans to let loose and kick off the holiday…

Sam Evian @ Bottom Lounge 10/21

Sam Evian will be performing at Bottom Lounge this Friday in support of his debut album, Premium, which was released at the end of September.  He will be playing alongside one of his favorites, Teenage Fan Club.  Check out his single “I Need A Man,” and get your tickets to Friday’s show here.

How to Dress Well @ Bottom Lounge 9/23

How to Dress well, the band of a Chicago native, not a self help book, will be coming to Bottom Lounge on Thursday the 23rd. The brainchild of Tom Krell will be storming though the city in support of his fourth album, Care, which is set to release on the same day as the show.  Care…

Beach Slang @ Bottom Lounge 5/16

Beach Slang, the wildly catchy punk rock band, is coming to Bottom Lounge on Monday as part of their first headlining US tour. The band’s 2015 release, The Things We Do To Find People Like Us, has been received enthusiastically by fans and critics alike.  As music fans, I’m sure we can all agree that…

School of Rock

Mid December, I joined a crowd quite unlike any other I had ever seen.  Packed with parents, siblings, friends, and fellow musicians, I witnessed the incredible talent of Naperville’s  School of Rock musicians.

Strokes Guitarist, Albert Hammond Jr, at Bottom Lounge 9/15

If you haven’t already heard of Albert Hammond Jr., this Tuesday would be a good time to check him out! With the release of his third solo album, Momentary Masters, Albert Hammond Jr. is making his way through North America this fall with a recent appearance at LouFest in St. Louis.  Pitted up against Ludacris…