On January 4, 2020, Jen Lemasters started She Bop, an Instagram account dedicated to recordings by women in rock. Lemasters has a huge record collection, not least because she and […]
Record Store Day usually takes place in the spring (well, before the pandemic it did), but in 2011 its organizers launched a Black Friday spin-off. Since then I’ve become increasingly […]
If you have the money to help Chicago’s record stores stay in business long enough to reopen, here are your options.
Dumpster Tapes books the Demolición festival to make room for Latinx rock in the self-segregated north-side scene.
Details about discounts, giveaways, in-store performances, and more at three dozen shops—with an interactive map and alphabetized listings
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.
Check out our interactive map and listings detailing the area’s festivities, including discounts, giveaways, in-store performances, and more.
This week’s featured gig poster was designed by local artist Keith Herzik.
This week’s featured gig poster was designed by local artist Ryan Duggan.
The Green Music Fest catches Dave Mata’s Royal Hands, Bric-a-Brac Records celebrates four years, and more.
Record Store Day deals and happenings, listed by store and arranged on an interactive map
On Saturday at Bric-a-Brac, Brian McMahon of Cleveland protopunk legends the Electric Eels signs copies of the band memoir Jaguar Ride.
Reunited late-70s Irish punks Protex hit Chicago for two shows, Redgrave host an ACLU benefit to fight Trump’s Muslim ban, and more.
This week’s gig poster was drawn by Ronnie Roe, daughter of Trouble in Mind owners Bill and Lisa Roe.
Simulation celebrate a new tape at ESS’s Summersonic festival, Bric-a-Brac Records takes over East Room for Scummer Slam 2016, and more.