Reunion Chicago, Slo ’Mo, and Open Television throw a three-night virtual Pride party, Brent Gutzeit of TV Pow assembles a massive compilation to benefit the fight for racial justice, and more.
He’s tried punk, noise, and Fahey-style fingerpicking, but he’s about to reach his biggest audience yet with the jazzy, open-ended folk-rock on his new album.
The Seval member emphasizes his gift for melody.
What’s on the Reader‘s Agenda for Wednesday, May 21
2013 Chicago Jazz Festival aftershows: Kidd Jordan, the Rempis Percussion Quartet, and other late-night diversions
Robert Glasper Quartet and others close out Jazz Fest’s final day.
Ellie Goulding, Soundgarden, and Jose James are among Soundboard’s early-week highlights.
Lord licenses its doom metal to a pole dancer, and the Whistler launches the covers series Playing Favorites
Critic’s Choices and other notable shows: Zomes, Night Beats, Andrew W.K., the Aram Shelton Quartet, Seu Jorge & Almaz, Bob Log III, and more
Critics’ Choices and other notable shows: Terry Adams Rock & Roll Quartet, Juana Molina, Struck by Lightning, David Dondero, Natacha Atlas, and more
German reedist Peter Brötzmann rolls into town for an exhibition of new visual art at Corbett vs. Dempsey (opening with a reception tonight) and a Wednesday concert at the Hideout.
Recommended events paired with nearby restaurants.
Critic’s Choices and other notable concerts: Algernon, Tape, Rosanne Cash, Gates of Slumber, La Roux, and more