Tufting their way through the pandemic
A zinester remembers Rainforest Cafe.
For 19 years, the Chicago Underground Quartet’s first album was their only album—but now longtime collaborators Rob Mazurek, Jeff Parker, and Chad Taylor have recaptured the group’s freewheeling jazz spirit.
You can’t count on a Jonas Brothers reunion every week—and in the meantime, this Chicago group brings nostalgic boy-band favorites to life onstage all over the midwest.
Nu-metal is enjoying a rosy reappraisal in the media, but Incubus cut their ties to the much-maligned subgenre even before its early-2000s fall from grace.
Maybe Riot Fest can book amazing reunions forever—but only by building current bands into tomorrow’s back-from-the-dead headliners.
A new adaptation of Stephen King’s 1986 novel is a shrewd mix of nostalgia and horror.
Nearly 20 local bartenders compete Thursday at Salvage One to create cocktails that evoke simpler times.
Deathless memories of Jordan’s team help us cope with Chicago basketball’s dysfunctional present.
Cheap Trick performed at the Metro, one week ahead of their induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
The band’s new single sounds right out of the 90s.
Today’s 12 O’Clock Track is “It Was There That I Saw You” from Trail of Dead’s 2002 abum Source Tags & Codes, which the band will be playing in full at the Empty Bottle on Tue 4/1.
Revisiting the 1979 BBC teleplay in light of I Declare War, the recent Canadian feature playing at Facets Multimedia
Thoughts on a recent midnight show at the Logan Theater
Phantom Manor engineer Mike Lust fills his Logan Square abode with 80s nostalgia