A homegrown party puts Emo Nite LA to shame, Subterranean hosts a hip-hop show to help the ACLU fight Trump, and more.
Bands dress up as better bands for Halloween at Cole’s, Gramps the Vamp celebrate their spooky, funky new LP, and more.
Five Riot Fest emo acts—Thursday, Tigers Jaw, the Anniversary, Balance & Composure, and Underoath—talk about how the genre’s reputation has evolved along with its sound.
Pitchfork has never booked an emo act before—but the Hotelier’s new album is too good to ignore.
The Smart Studios Story, opening the Chicago International Movies & Music Festival, revisits the Madison recording studio that nurtured the indie rock of the 90s.
Our guide to the best places to be when 2014 starts
Between now and Sunday, your live-music options include Raul Jaurena, Chimaira, Probcause, Jimmy Eat World, Angel Olsen, and Yo-Yo Ma.