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Eye Vybe Records doesn’t need you to pretend Christmas is fun, Comfort Station throws a holiday benefit show with a dazzling lineup, and more.
Drummer Tim Daisy hits a hot streak with his record label, indie rockers Jupiter Styles celebrate a star-studded sophomore album, and more.
This week’s featured gig poster was created by local musician Jake Keenum for his band Energy Vision.
This week’s featured gig poster was designed by Chicago artist John Regan, who’s also a guitarist for the band High Priest.
Local punks Droids Blood add new variety to their dark, deranged hardcore, DJ Kool Hersh drops the expansive mix Attack of the Chicago Boogie, and more.
Guitarist and soul singer Isaiah Sharkey warms Chicago up for his next album, the Humboldt Park Orchestra celebrates five years with a tribute to women in salsa, and more.
This week’s featured gig poster was designed by Erin Page of Kill Hatsumomo Press.
Hogg drop a new LP of tense, ritualistic throb ’n’ roll, Elastic Arts hosts the 15th annual Sonic Celluloid multimedia mashup, and more.
Sunshine Boys pool decades of indie-rock experience on Blue Music, Frontwoman Fest says farewell in its fourth year, and more.
This week’s featured gig poster is by local artist (and Arriver guitarist) Daniel MacAdam, founder of Crosshair Silkscreen Printing and Design.
Underground rock festival Ian’s Party is run mostly by volunteers, which helps it feel like a community instead of a branding exercise.
A homegrown party puts Emo Nite LA to shame, Subterranean hosts a hip-hop show to help the ACLU fight Trump, and more.
Transgender Day of Visibility, Frontwoman Fest, and more happenings from March 31-April 2
The third annual Frontwoman Fest takes over the Burlington on Saturday with 16 acts that embody the diverse talents of the city’s female and female-identified musicians.