This week’s featured gig poster was created by Chicago artist Scott Baker.
Beloved and influential Swedish progressive metal band Opeth play Chicago for the first time in nearly three years in support of a new album, last fall’s In Cauda Venenum (“Poison in the Tail”), released in English and Swedish versions. The band, established in 1989, have traditionally recorded only in English, so it’s fascinating to hear […]
The band Heilung (German for “healing”) are sometimes described as experimental folk; they themselves call their sound “amplified history.” Either way, they are thundering Viking hippie nerds. Band founder Kai Uwe Faust is a German tattoo artist who specializes in Old Norse imagery, and who has cultivated a throat-singing vocal style similar to that of […]
This week’s featured gig poster was designed by local artist Jay Ryan of the Bird Machine.
Also, former CPD superintendent Garry McCarthy says Black Lives Matter is causing an increase in violent crime.
The Riv stagehands that Jam illegally fired last year have been rehired, and now they’re protesting the company’s failure to negotiate with their newly formed union.
Also, the chairman of USA Basketball thinks the 2016 Olympic bid may have been rigged against Chicago.
Dozens of Riviera stagehands fired by Jam Productions this fall after attempting to unionize gathered at a rally outside the company’s headquarters.
This week’s gig poster was designed by Minneapolis-based artist Andrew Schmidt of Starman Press.
This week’s featured gig poster was created by the design team Hand Carved Graphics.
This week’s gig poster was designed by Milwaukee-based artist Paloma Chavez.
This week’s gig poster was designed by Massachusetts-based artist Nate Duval.
Today’s 12 O’Clock Track is the title track from Noveller’s most recent full-length, No Dreams.
What’s on the Reader‘s Agenda for Monday, December 30
Artist on Artist: Dan Whitford of Cut Copy talks to Dan Foley of Baathhaus.