Internal strife, unpaid royalties, and the looming possibility of a sale have forced venerable Chicago indie Bloodshot Records to a crossroads.
This week’s featured gig poster was designed by local artist Joe Schorgl.
Chicago banjo fiend Al Scorch talks about his inspirations—including freak bikes, DIY hardcore, and Kelly Hogan.
Gossip Wolf guesses about the Lolla lineup, the Hideout throws its annual party for local acts heading to SXSW, and more.
Recent Bloodshot Records signee Al Scorch throws a jamboree for lovers of string bands and contra dancing.
The best shows to see on Thu 12/26 through Sun 12/29.
Chicagoans recommend a knee-slapping podcast, a legendary kids-favorite, and a secular gospel group