Who needs the nostalgia gig when you have a classic album?
Help for two former Chicagoans caught in the SXSW hit-and-run, new music from the Lemons, and more
What’s on the Reader‘s Agenda for Monday, March 24
Chicagoans recommend Behind the Beautiful Forevers, the Encyclopedia Show, and the Upstairs Gallery.
Red Line Tap
It pleases me to launch this column on Chicago metal with news of an especially Chicagoan album: the self-titled debut from Bones, due May 2 on Planet Metal, the label […]
Festival International Pop Overthrow Founded 13 years ago in Los Angeles, the International Pop Overthrow festival now has a presence in 17 cities—including Liverpool, where the IPO books shows at […]
Music Critics’ Choices and other notable shows: the Robert Glasper Trio, Xray Eyeballs, Dawnbringer, Godspeed You! Emporer Black, Francois K, Agalloch, Steve Coleman & Five Elements, Danielson, and more.
A mini metal festival, a mini musician spectacular, how to tell Caw! Caw! from Cacaw, and more
Free ways to celebrate New Year’s Eve 2009.
Black Diamond Heavies, Deal’s Gone Bad, and M.O.T.O. highlight a weekend of live music in Rogers Park.