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The American Music Festival’s best lineup in a decade features old standby Billy Joe Shaver and rising stars Zoe Muth and John Fullbright.
Music headliners at CIMMfest 2014 include Yo La Tengo and Goblin soundtracking Suspiria.
The University of Chicago Folk Festival presents bluegrass fiddler Bobby Hicks, ragtime guitarist Ari Eisenger, and more.
Tomorrow Never Knows 2014 features Oneohtrix Point Never, Darkside, Superchunk, and more
With 32 acts at 11 venues, the Hyde Park Jazz Festival paints a portrait of the Chicago scene.
North Coast Music Festival has found its niche—one where Danny Brown, AlunaGeorge, and the Disco Biscuits fit side by side.
The 24th African Festival of the Arts brings the likes of Otis Clay and Brandy to Washington Park.
Festival Cubano starts with an evening of house, but it still has two whole days of Cuban music.
Six points and 40 bands—including Roky Erickson, the Reigning Sound, and Ted Leo—at Wicker Park Fest 2013.
If kids think of “punk” as radio pop with guitars, that’s what the Vans Warped Tour will book.
The roots music at this year’s Square Roots festival includes Fatoumata Diawara, Glenn Jones, and more.
The postrock of Tortoise and the garage trash of the Oblivians are the yin and yang of this year’s West Fest.
Taste of Chicago’s slimmed-down five-day lineup includes Robin Thicke, Jill Scott, and Robert Plant.
FitzGerald’s American Music Festival features Dave Alvin, NRBQ, Brave Combo, Mudd Morganfield, and dozens more, with a side of Cajun barbecue.