Ohmme cofounder Sima Cunningham spent years in a children’s choir that sang for the Dalai Lama—and she hopes to help such groups continue nurturing young musicians.
Pioneering house DJ Lori Branch shouts out her fellow Windy City originators, including Chaka Khan and Sister Rosetta Tharpe.
Dumpster Tapes showcases local Latinx talent at the second annual Demolición, Chicago groove machines the Lowdown Brass Band celebrate a new album, and more.
Continental bartender Greg Shirilla needs help getting back on his feet, the Hideout’s Back to School Ball raises money for Intonation Music Workshop, and more.
A day of pro-choice activism culminates in a #ShoutYourAbortion fund-raiser at Gman Tavern, the Vinyl Emergency podcast celebrates its first birthday, and more.
Dan Whitaker & the Shinebenders work hard for hard-working country fans, Myth Fest debuts with an ambitious bill of international electronic music, and more.
The Avondale record shop is bringing in Bob Nanna and a Bloody Mary bar to raise some dough.
This week in Food & Drink: what to do with the invasive plant garlic mustard, Key Ingredient dried shrimp, Cafe des Architectes under new chef Greg Biggers, a new cocktail challenge, and more.
A paella parade, an apiary tour, an absinthe tasting, and more.
2/5 — A swap meet at Wicker Park boutique Lenny & Me