Alto saxophonist Alison Shearer had nearly completed her debut solo album when her father, acclaimed photojournalist John Shearer, died in 2019. In the aftermath, the Brooklyn-based musician, who cofounded the ten-piece hip hop group Pitchblak Brass Band and currently plays with eclectic party band Red Baraat, decided to start from scratch. Her new View From […]
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Here are the headliners for World Music Festival: Chicago
This year’s version seeks quality over quantity.
Best shows to see: Rhythms of China, White Hills, Matthew De Gennaro, The-Drum
Between now and Sunday, your live-music options include Rhythms of China, White Hills, Matthew De Gennaro, The-Drum, Bone Thugs-N-Harmony, and Red Baraat.
Best shows to see: Ryan Hemsworth, Passion Pit, Roc Marciano, and Red Baraat
Kick off the next four days of shows with Dunn Dunn Fest, XXYYXX, Joe Diffie, Eels, Shofar, Painted Palms, and more.
Dinner & a Show: Friday 9/24
Recommended entertainment paired with nearby restaurants.
Ethnic Arts Festival
Evanston introduces some international flavor to Dawes Park this weekend, with performances by Red Baraat, Kenge Kenge, Grupo Rebolu, and others.
Chicago Folk & Roots Festival
The Old Town School of Folk Music throws its annual blowout, with performances by the Budos Band, Etran Finatawa, Red Baraat, Shemekia Copeland, and others.
Chicago’s Best Music Venue: Millennium Park
Nothing in Chicago can compare with this summer’s music offerings in Millennium Park—and every show is free.
Folk & Roots Lineup Announced
The Old Town School announces the lineup for this year’s Folk & Roots festival, and it’s much improved over last year, with Etran Finatawa, the Budos Band, Samba Mapangala and the Occidental Brothers Dance Band International, Shemekia Copeland, Red Baraat, and more.
Free Chicago World Music Festival Shows This Weekend
Free world music this weekend, including Red Baraat, Phyllis Chen, Little Cow, and the Steve Gibons Gypsy Rhythm Project