Street View featuring a stylish attendee of the MCA’s inaugural art/music/food event in a flowy fishnet skirt.
With the opening of Cherry Circle Room and Game Room inside downtown’s stately but hip Chicago Athletic Club Hotel, it’s been a big year for Land and Sea Dept. Hell, it’s been a big half decade. The group responsible for Longman & Eagle, Parson’s Chicken & Fish, Lost Lake, and other spots has proven capable […]
What’s on the Reader‘s Agenda for Thursday, July 11
It’s the Fourth of July, which is about a good a time as any to listen to a moving and gorgeous work in four parts.
What’s scheduled for some of this summer’s best free concert series.
Four stages and a “silent disco” host loads of dance music, hip-hop, jam bands, and indie rock at the North Coast Music Festival
Our guide to the World Music Festival and the music you should be checking out this fall
This week’s Early Warnings include the Cult, Lady Gaga, Dan Deacon, Lightning Bolt, Lindstrom, Dimmu Borgir, Minus the Bear, Einsturzende Neubauten, Pretty Lights, and the Tubes.
The godfather’s corpse takes a walk, Ryan Adams tries metal, Lady Gaga pumps G.I.S.M., and more
The GZA, the Hood Internet, Dan Deacon, and a funk musician walk into a bar . . .
Critics’ Choices and other notable concerts: Ghostface Killah, Dan Deacon, Thao with the Get Down Stay Down, and more
Aside from the Yeah Yeah Yeahs’ stellar headlining set on Saturday night, the best music I heard all weekend was at the “No Deachunter” show last night at the Logan Square Auditorium: No Age, Deerhunter, and Dan Deacon played in the round, trading songs and occasionally members throughout. A combination of physical exhaustion and music […]
Today’s playlist: alt-pop, gore grind, ambient hardcore, and more
Someone in Chicago stole Dan Deacon’s favorite skull toy.