The Lowdown Brass Band celebrate their new collection with a real-live show, Allen Moore creates sound collages with LPs cast by hand, and more.
Staff from 22 Chicago music venues talk about how far they still are from normal—and what it’ll take to keep them around till we all get there.
“All of us have been put on pause, where we’re forced to go sit down and think about our lives, because things can be taken away just like that.”
This week’s featured gig poster was created by Chicago artist Steve Walters, proprietor of Screwball Press.
The Moondogs gigged hard for a few years in the late 70s and early 80s, and these beloved country rockers have played a reunion show as recently as 2012.
Recorded in Chicago in 1982, Eardance’s sole album had tons of gorgeous conservatory-trained playing but got almost no distribution.
Beloved underground rapper Mic One passes on too soon, Donnie Biggins of Harmonica Dunn takes over as booker at FitzGerald’s, and more.