This week’s featured gig poster features art by anthropologist and graphic designer Kisira Hill.
Jazz Fest’s ten days of neighborhood concerts, satellite shows, and aftersets include Kidd Jordan, Angel Bat Dawid, Jeff Parker, Marc Ribot, and Ben Sidran.
Minor Moon celebrate a new album of lush, stately folk rock, Hooligan magazine throws itself a fifth-birthday party, and more.
Psalm One, Akenya, Sisi Dior, Chimeka, and Mother Nature talk about sisterhood, mutual support, and the pernicious notion that hip-hop has room for only one female star at a time.
Friday at Sleeping Village, the Coven Classic presents fresh live renditions of danceable tracks from “witches and b#$!s from Grace Jones to Nina Simone.”
Current musical obsessions of Ne-Hi guitarist Jason Balla, Hideout talent buyer Sullivan Davis, and Reader music listings wrangler Luca Cimarusti
A badly injured Logan Bay keeps running WLPN from the hospital, Seth Vanek moves throws The Therapy Sessions a birthday party, and more.
Every Monday at the Promontory, Sam Brown and Sasha Tycko nurture a democratic, welcoming creative community.
The rapper formerly known as Noname Gypsy released her debut mixtape as Lollapalooza ended, and her vision of Chicago will linger long after Grant Park is cleaned up.