It’s music festival season again, and of course we’re still in the middle of a pandemic. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 222.3 million U.S. residents are fully vaccinated against COVID-19—roughly 67 percent of the population. Vaccination is a great safeguard against serious illness or death, but it’s less effective against infection […]
Veteran rapper and activist Rhymefest remembers an all-star festival by and for the community.
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Even on a weekend it shares with the Silver Room Block Party and the debut of ComplexCon Chicago, Pitchfork stands out for its far-sighted, eclectic bookings.
Since moving to Hyde Park, the Silver Room Block Party has blossomed into one of Chicago’s most important cultural institutions.
For a chance to win, take your best shot at identifying all the people, places, and things in Jason Wyatt Frederick’s cover illustration.
Bobbito Garcia, the Twilite Tone, and Georgia Ann Muldrow are among the performers at the free Hyde Park fest July 21.
Party Noire celebrates two years of sharing black joy, Pilsen gallery AMFM brings its jazz series to Dvorak Park, and more.
Solange and her Saint Heron collective show off the depth and richness of the city’s black cultural expression with a festival installation and three off-site events.
A case for spreading around your hard-earned money to support the city’s smaller outdoor music fests
After a year as the new kid on the block in Hyde Park, Silver Room owner Eric Williams has restored his annual Sound System Block Party to its former glory—and then some.