Streaming your favorite artists’ music is the least helpful way to support them. But they can’t abandon those platforms, because we won’t.
On Fantasize Your Ghost, Macie Stewart and Sima Cunningham make their music a place of trust, discovery, and compassion.
The fledgling Why? Records crew—Davis, Malci, Joshua Virtue, and Ruby Watson—are already making some of the city’s most compelling and idiosyncratic hip-hop.
Rays collide jittery postpunk with the minimalist pop aesthetic of vintage Flying Nun releases.
Service Sanitation porta-potties have become a ubiquitous sight at Chicago music festivals. And even if you don’t think you want to, you’re about to learn about the business that put them there.
Fests devoted to rap, house, jazz, country, gospel, blues, metal, Latin music, and more
What’s on the Reader‘s Agenda for Sunday, June 2
A German festival, a wine tasting event, a 26th annual tent sale, and more
Highlights of the Do-Division Street Fest include Peanut Butter Wolf, Le Butcherettes, and Pinebender
The biggest and best of the music fests