Friday at Sleeping Village, the Coven Classic presents fresh live renditions of danceable tracks from “witches and b#$!s from Grace Jones to Nina Simone.”
The rapper and singer-songwriter are set up to release two of the best records of the year.
At Late Night Writers Room the mockery is for charity.
Wild bear rapper Big Dipper, rock iconoclasts Blizzard Babies, gnarly glam band Lollygagger, and brand-new boogie label Leisure Records all celebrate fresh releases.
Steve Hauschildt of Emeralds celebrates a new album of crystalline ambient techno, Thirsty Ears Festival brings classical music to the streets of Ravenswood, and more.
DJ Scary Lady Sarah’s Nocturna party turns 30 this weekend, the new What’s for Brek-Fest takes over the Wicker Park Emporium, and more.
Psych-pop group Roommate play their first Chicago show in more than two years, DJ Clent spins at another giant juke, footwork, and ghetto-house blowout, and more.
Erin Brenner lends her audio engineering skills to the newly opened Avondale bar and concert hall.