The Black and Brown Punk Show Collective hosts a stacked two-day festival in Pilsen, sludgy punks Lil Tits celebrate a new cassette EP, and more.
Soup & Bread, 50 First Jokes, Smudged Lipstick Revue, and more happenings from January 3-5
Donut Fest, Irish Christmas Market, and more happenings from December 9-11.
Not Normal Tapes demonstrates its range and ambition with a three-day hardcore festival featuring Uranium Club, American Hate, Negative Scanner, the Bug, Tigress, and dozens more.
The Black and Brown Punk Show Collective’s annual festival returns, the Lemons and Paul Cherry collaborate on a split cassette, and more.
Blizzard Babies heat up a bitter February with their debut LP, downstate label Manic Static launches a seven-inch series, and more.
What’s on the Reader‘s Agenda for Saturday, October 4
The fate of Avondale show house Animal Kingdom says a lot about the DIY music community’s struggle to coexist with the rest of Chicago.
Guitarist Nathaniel Braddock makes a return visit from down under, ChiTown Futbol hosts an antifascist conference, and more.
What’s on the Reader‘s Agenda for Saturday, February 22
Today’s 12 O’Clock Track is a cut from Fever Hunting, the midwest hardcore band’s first album in six years.
The south-side hardcore idols are playing two shows on Saturday.