West-side rapper Musa Reems dazzles with a weekly single series, college radio stations WHPK and WNUR fill the weekend with festivals, and more.
Dumpster Tapes books the Demolición festival to make room for Latinx rock in the self-segregated north-side scene.
Impulsive Hearts use their summery pop-rock to raise money for Resilience, footwork crew the Era screens short films in Hyde Park, and more.
The Green Music Fest catches Dave Mata’s Royal Hands, Bric-a-Brac Records celebrates four years, and more.
A badly injured Logan Bay keeps running WLPN from the hospital, Seth Vanek moves throws The Therapy Sessions a birthday party, and more.
These modest Chicago imprints have gotten so good at what they do that they’re shaping music scenes far and wide.
Flesh Panthers celebrate their latest album, last month’s Willows Weep, tonight at East Room.
White Mystery, Flesh Panthers, Vamos, Dumpster Babies, and others help raise money for Logan Square arts hub Comfort Station with an outdoor show next Saturday.
Gossip Wolf guesses about the Riot Fest roster, Skin Graft Records cranks back into action for its 25th anniversary, and more.
Plus: Tall Pat Records brings Cuddlestock back for year three, and Scientist release their second album of metal experiments.
The group celebrate the release of a four-way tape with a handful of like-minded locals.
Do312’s Rock ‘N’ Roll Market pairs three killer Chicago rock bands with folks selling lots of cool wares.
Reviews of new music by Flesh Panthers, J Fernandez, Lil Durk, the Singleman Affair, T.B. Arthur, and the Valenteens
Twenty-six bands plus a farewell from Rodeo.
More than 40 local bands are playing two festivals over the weekend.