Whether you’re into nude cycling or peculiar musical gizmos, there’s no shortage of happenings this weekend. (And, hey, there’s always Blues Fest!) Fri 6/9-Sat 6/10: The interactive game show Science Night at the Steppenwolf Theatre (1650 N. Halsted) gives participants an idea of what it’s like to be a real scientist by asking them to complete middle-school science […]
The Green Music Fest catches Dave Mata’s Royal Hands, Bric-a-Brac Records celebrates four years, and more.
A case for spreading around your hard-earned money to support the city’s smaller outdoor music fests
Brickworld, Green Music Fest, and more happenings from June 17-19.
Fests devoted to rap, house, jazz, country, gospel, blues, metal, Latin music, and more
What’s on the Reader‘s Agenda for Sunday, June 22
Listen sustainably at Green Music Fest: Ha Ha Tonka, Joe Pug, Into It. Over It., and more.
What’s on the Agenda for Sunday, June 24, 2012
Not just the Green Music Fest but also Colin Stetson, Japandroids, Dope Body, and more
Dinosaur Jr., the Raveonettes, and compostable everything at Green Music Fest this Saturday and Sunday
Yo La Tengo spin their wheel and land on Duk’s. Plus: Dave Pirner dresses for success and a Pinebender veteran debuts a new project
Supported by the Chicago Center for Green Technology, the eco-friendly Green Music Fest runs Sat-Sun 6/25-6/26 on Damen between North and Schiller (rather than on a stretch of Chicago Avenue like last year). The festival’s to-do list includes providing guests with biodegradable drinking cups, biodiesel-generated power, water bottles made from plant-based plastics, free bike parking, […]
Loose Dudes, LL Cool J, Hall & Oates, and other notable shows
As the annual roll call for summer music festivals continues to balloon, a select few set themselves apart from the pack. Below are our festival picks for the summer, including both the local neighborhood bookings and the familiar blowouts like Pitchfork, Blues Fest, and Lollapalooza. HoZac Blackout Fest The infamous festival returns in a big […]
This week’s Early Warnings include the Cars, Curren$y, Peter Gabriel, the Green Music Fest, Jerry Lee Lewis, My Brightest Diamond, the Neon Marshmallow Festival, Rasputina, Torche, TSOL, Wavves, and Wild Flag.