Members of the dearly departed Beat Drun Juel and Fake Limbs have joined forces as Djunah, and they play Lincoln Hall this week.
Plus: Bric-a-Brac celebrates five years with a stacked in-store show, prog-punk brothers Avantist keep the hits coming on a new EP, and more.
Underground rock festival Ian’s Party is run mostly by volunteers, which helps it feel like a community instead of a branding exercise.
This week’s featured gig poster was printed by Josh Davis of Dead Meat Design.
A badly injured Logan Bay keeps running WLPN from the hospital, Seth Vanek moves throws The Therapy Sessions a birthday party, and more.
Chicago power trio Beat Drun Juel drop a heavy new EP, Maximum Pelt throws a double release party for Swear Beam and Basement Family, and more.
A broad range of Chicago acts featuring female musicians—including Melkbelly, Fury, Lykanthea, and Beat Drun Juel—gather on Saturday for the second Frontwoman Fest.
Beat Drun Juel drop a new single that could’ve come from MTV’s 90s Buzz Bin, Netherfriends’ Shawn Rosenblatt throws a weird party for his latest full-length, and more.