Three Beats: Old Town School preps digs and digs deep, Chrome Waves roll in, Vic’s Drum Shop invents a holiday, and Lovely Little Girls reemerge with a new lineup
Von Freeman, Dolly Parton, Omar S, Jill Scott, and other notable shows
Loose Dudes, LL Cool J, Hall & Oates, and other notable shows
Recommended and notable concerts, including Charles Lloyd, Raphael Saadiq, Antietam, Wildbirds & Peacedrums, David Bazan, and Earth
Music Critics’ Choices and other shows: Joe Lovano, Indian, Robert Plant, Wire, Wormrot, ICP Orchestra, Rempis Percussion Quartet, and more
Music Critics’ Choices and other notable shows: the Diplomats, Shams Ensemble, Robyn Hitchcock & Joe Boyd, Robbie Fulks, Rotting Christ, Marc Ribot, Wanda Jackson, White Hills, and more
Music Critics’ Choices and other notable shows: Barrington Levy, Resonance Ensemble, American Heritage, Iron & Wine, Janet Jackson, the Ex, Nels Cline, Rafael Toral, and more
Critics’ Choices and other notable shows: Bobby Conn, Jessica Lea Mayfield, Eternals, Gang of Four, Robyn, Pacifica Quartet, Jeannie Holliday, Deerhoof, and more.
Critics’ Choices and other notable shows: Richie Hawtin, Syl Johnson, Bruno Mars, Blind Guardian, Jenny Scheinman’s Mischief & Mayhem, and more
An underappreciated soul great gets another chance.
Critics’ Choices and other notable shows: Big Freedia, Greg Dulli, Massive Attack, Tarbaby, the Baseball Furies, Olof Arnalds, and more
Critics’ Choices and other notable concerts: Swans, Eels, Prince Rama, the Clean, Atari Teenage Riot, and more
Noon | Claudia Cassidy Theater Oreka TX The core sound of this Spanish Basque group comes from an unwieldy traditional percussion instrument called the txalaparta. Built from planks of wood laid across trestles and struck end-on with stout wooden rods, it has a sound a bit sharper and drier than a marimba’s and often idiosyncratic […]
Noon | Claudia Cassidy Theater Pansori Brecht Though playwright Bertolt Brecht captured his place and time (Europe between the world wars) with incisive, biting detail, his works are nearly as adaptable as Shakespeare’s and have been transposed into other contexts with great success. Pansori is a Korean musical and theatrical tradition that relies to a […]
Noon | Claudia Cassidy Theater Artists Documentary Film Screening Marathon Noon Nömadak TX (about Oreka TX) 1:30 PM The Duke of Bachata (about Joan Soriano) 2:30 PM The Other Side of the Water (about DJA-Rara) 1 PM | Edgewater Gralley Festival | $10 suggested donation Black Bear Combo 1 PM | Navy Pier 3 Leg […]