This dedicated, lushly meticulous David Bowie tribute band debuted at Metro in 2013 as a benefit for a cancer charity. They’ve carried that tradition forward (albeit with different charities) into […]
Metro hosts a memorial for musician and mensch Rob Warmowski, Jeremiah Meece of The-Drum teases an imminent album of spooky electro, and more.
If Big Thief had only given us May’s U.F.O.F., they already would’ve been one of the most compelling indie bands of 2019. Then in August, the folk-leaning Brooklyn four-piece dropped […]
The winding story of Boston band Cave In is full of massive triumphs and heartbreaking pratfalls, and they’ve kept on trucking no matter what comes their way. Formed in 1995 […]
Beer and Metal returns to review a long-gestating collaboration by beloved Chicago institutions Pelican and Metropolitan Brewing.
Thursday at Metro, Do Re #MeToo brought together an all-star revue of women musicians and comics to parody sexist songs and advocate for abortion rights.
Brittney Carter thought she was just writing poems. Her classmates at Young Chicago Authors heard a great rapper in the making—and the rest of the city’s scene is starting to agree.
The Chicago Independent Venue League shouldn’t have to push back against the Live Nation handouts in the Lincoln Yards development—but City Hall doesn’t protect Chicago’s homegrown music scene.
The band’s raucous, hooky songs hold up great today—and after 34 years, Pravda is still releasing music.
This week’s featured gig poster was designed by Daniel MacAdam of Crosshair Silkscreen Design.
The World Music Festival wraps up and more happenings around town.
Wayne Kramer and worthy sidemen play Metro in honor of the protopunk classic.
Rumors about the Chicago band’s sexually abusive behavior had been circulating in private for years. A group of devoted fans decided to make them public.
Abraham Levitan of Shame That Tune and Baby Teeth dusts off his singing-in-public shoes, Metro hosts a Neo reunion three years after the venerable goth club’s closing, and more.
DJ Scary Lady Sarah’s Nocturna party turns 30 this weekend, the new What’s for Brek-Fest takes over the Wicker Park Emporium, and more.