A new Zoom opera honors the health-care workers fighting COVID, country cat Lawrence Peters leads a workshop for aspiring record collectors, and more.
Alejandro Morales’s death doesn’t just leave a hole in Chicago’s DIY music scene—it’s a loss to community activists, to affordable housing advocates, and to countless friendships.
This week’s featured gig poster was created by Chicago illustrator and designer Ryan Duggan.
The Hideout isn’t having a full-blown Block Party this year, but you can still see Eleventh Dream Day, Kelly Hogan, the Lawrence Peters Outfit, Robbie Fulks, the JC Brooks Band, Devil in a Woodpile, the reunited Mr. Rudy Day, and many more.
Songs: Ohia and Magnolia Electric Co. front man Jason Molina produced a prodigious catalog of stark and heartbreaking music. Then he disappeared.
Artist on Artist: Honky-tonk torch carrier Dale Watson talks to local country journeyman Lawrence Peters
Wine dinners, wine making, truffle making, and other food and drink events this week.
Square dance at the Hideout with the Golden Horse Ranch Square Dance Band this Tuesday and you could be part of a French TV documentary this fall.