Mutant Beat Dance throw a little party for their monster debut album, former Ponys front man Jered Gummere drops his first full-length as Richard Vain, and more.
Multifaceted metal master Professor Black drops three albums in one day, Harm’s Way lose their trailer to thieves but keep touring, and more.
Because it’s a Chicago punk-rock tradition.
Tomorrow Never Knows 2014 features Oneohtrix Point Never, Darkside, Superchunk, and more
The Empty Bottle seals the deal on Pilsen’s Thalia Hall, Weasel Walter returns with Cellular Chaos, and more.
The “arts” at this year’s Milwaukee Avenue Arts Festival include music from Cave, the Cairo Gang, and William Cepeda.
A new track from two of the 1900s
Bubblegum punks Redd Kross, psych-rock legend Roky Erickson, and more at HoZac Blackout 2012
Disappears side projects, an Usher remix for Flosstradamus, a departure from Anatomy of Habit, and more
The latest on Willis Earl Beal, Thirds, Stripped & Chewed Music, and Bare Mutants
The Reader’s Lollapalooza Survival Guide, plus Paul McCartney, Sade, Iceage, and plenty more non-Lolla stuff too
You can go ahead and check off West Town in your annual roll call of neighborhood festivals: West Fest is returning for its seventh year this Saturday and Sunday (7/9-7/10) on Chicago between Damen and Wood. As usual the Empty Bottle has gotten its hands nice and dirty booking the main stage, which features rock […]