The U.S. could’ve had live music back already, but at least Bandcamp is still helping the artists making do without.
For Glen Echo, Azita Youssefi’s first album in more than eight years, she played and recorded every instrument herself.
No-wave luminaries the Scissor Girls give their 1992 demo its first-ever vinyl release, radio producer Morgan Sherm debuts the rap podcast Another Element, and more.
“To me that’s kind of the magical part, bringing the songs to various people to work on them together.”
The Co-Prosperity Sphere devotes a concert and exhibit to 90s Chicago no wave, and the CHIRP Record Fair returns for year 17.
John Corbett celebrates his latest book with free barbecue and fantastic bands, self-described “Bruce jazz” trio Poplife play a farewell-for-now show, and more.
This week’s featured gig poster was designed by Chicago-based artist Dmitry Samarov for the release party of this book Music to My Eyes.
Reality TV star and tattoo artist Phor showcases his rap skills at 1st Ward, tape label Love Lion pays tribute to the Chicago underground, and more.
Guitarists Ryley Walker and Bill MacKay whip up some sorely needed holiday cheer, Timbuck2Forever returns to Metro to honor the fallen Chicago DJ, and more.
Bloodyminded drop their first album in seven years, Bring Your Ray Gun celebrate their debut EP, and more.
What’s scheduled for some of this summer’s best free concert series.
This weekend’s best concerts include Azita, Jeb Bishop, Six Organs of Admittance, Foxygen, High on Fire, and the last Country Calendar show
Drag City celebrates a new space with paintings by Lisa Alvarado and music by Natural Information Society and Azita
This weekend’s Sound Art Theories Symposium brings with it some enticing installations and performances.