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.
This week’s featured gig poster was designed by local artist and musician Karissa Talanian.
Current musical obsessions of Strawberry Jacuzzi’s Shannon Candy, Rahim Salaam of the What About Chicago?! podcast, and Reader staff writer Leor Galil
Current musical obsessions of Eye Vybe Records founder Karissa Talanian, singer-songwriter Drea Smith, and Reader associate editor Kevin Warwick
The Green Music Fest catches Dave Mata’s Royal Hands, Bric-a-Brac Records celebrates four years, and more.
Reunited late-70s Irish punks Protex hit Chicago for two shows, Redgrave host an ACLU benefit to fight Trump’s Muslim ban, and more.
A day of pro-choice activism culminates in a #ShoutYourAbortion fund-raiser at Gman Tavern, the Vinyl Emergency podcast celebrates its first birthday, and more.
Simulation celebrate a new tape at ESS’s Summersonic festival, Bric-a-Brac Records takes over East Room for Scummer Slam 2016, and more.
Gossip Wolf premieres Soft Candy’s new garage-psych single, the 3 Yards Bangin’ House Fest returns to the southeast side, and more.
Rabble Rabble celebrate a new record at the third Good Vybes Fest, Twin Peaks sign LPs bundled with coloring books at Reckless, and more.
The inaugural event celebrates new music made by small local labels.
The Logan Square-based psych label puts on a two-day festival at the Empty Bottle.
New blood in Heavy Times, new music from the Velcro Lewis Group, and new digs for Logan Hardware.