Bandcamp Friday lets you be sure that basically all your money will reach the people who made what you’re buying.
When humanity’s ship goes down due to a global pandemic, vulture capitalism, and corrupt politics, the band picking and singing the final notes will be Chicago’s Judson Claiborne. So this month—when we’re grappling with the messy aftermath of an election while watching COVID-19 cases skyrocket before our eyes—feels like the perfect time for Christopher Salveter, […]
How a Chicago indie rocker helped make a West African guitar band a sensation in Niger
The Empty Bottle’s new Music, Friendly, Food Trucks takes over the club’s block of Cortez on Sunday
The Reader’s pick for Best Local Musical Group, BBU (Bin Laden Blowin’ Up), is featured in the Seen and Heard Music Video Showcase tonight at Chicago Filmmakers.
Critics’ Choices and other notable shows: Janelle Monae, Vampire Weekend, Citay, Tegan and Sara, Tatsuya Nakatani, and more
Tickets go on sale at 4 PM today for the Hideout’s inauguration-eve concert in D.C., featuring Tortoise, the Waco Brothers, Ken Vandermark, and Freakwater, David “Honeyboy” Edwards, and other Chicago acts.
New local releases from Suicide Note, Que BILLAH & the Cool Kids, Parsley Flakes, Rabid Rabbit, Judson Claiborne, and the Poison Arrows.