Dennis J. Leise’s Indiana farm doesn’t just produce food—it’s also the wellspring for his smart, witty country and rockabilly tunes.
Mavis Staples drops a benefit single to help Chicago seniors survive the pandemic, Mukqs embarks on a weekly series of live-recorded experimental EPs, and more.
Kites are fun, and dis Miss Kelly Hogan at your peril, asshole.
Kelly Hogan releases her first new album in 11 years on June 5.
Critics’ Choices and other notable concerts: Robbie Fulks, Roy Hargrove, Josh Berman’s Old Idea, Fiery Furnaces, and more
Chicago oddball Chris Ligon celebrates a great new compilation of wacky recordings with a Saturday-night show at the Hideout.
How a month of “Margaritaville” and a bald man with a hair dryer convinced Scott Ligon to get serious about music