This week’s featured gig poster was designed by local artist Ryan Duggan.
London’s Cheatahs bring their strange sounds to Subterranean tomorrow night
The shoegaze band gets weirder on their new tracks.
Local posthardcore band Slow Mass enters the world with ‘Nice But Not Kind’
The Reader has the great debut song and video from this local punk outfit.
There are two chances to catch the no-frills punk rock of Big Ups this weekend
The New York band plays at Sub-T and Wicker Park Fest.
Singer-songwriter Jennifer Hall celebrates her first studio material in four years
Singer-songwriter Jennifer Hall celebrates her first studio material in four years, Electric Hawk play a release party for their long-awaited second album, and more.
Lumpen Radio raises funds to build a low-power FM station in Bridgeport
Lumpen Radio raises funds to build a low-power FM station in Bridgeport, Jim Magas launches a new record label, and more.
Pittsburgh band Adventures bring their sunny, 90s-flavored indie pop to Subterranean tomorrow night
The band compares themselves to the Cranberries, rightfully so.
Local rapper Dan Kanvis opens a Window to the local hip-hop scene
The local rapper takes the stage after helping put so many others on one.
Electro-pop trio Celine Neon celebrates its fun-but-not-faking-it debut EP on Wednesday
The Chicago trio plays a release party at Subterranean with hip-hop supergroup Rapper Chicks and DJ Johnny Walker.
The Shivas throw a party of lo-fi, surf-happy garage on ‘Manson Girls’
Today’s 12 O’Clock Track is “Manson Girls” from the upcoming full-length “You Know What to Do,” out 10/28 via K Records
Best show to see: Zammuto, Florida Georgia Line, White Lung
The best shows to see on Mon 9/8 through Wed 9/10
Gig poster of the week: Skeleton love with the Velvet Teen
This week’s gig poster was created by local artist Josh Davis of Dead Meat Design.
Learn something at Chi-Rock Nation’s benefit for a back-to-school event
The local hip-hop organization continues to usher in its 30th year, and does so by throwing a fund-raiser for its annual back-to-school extravaganza.
Reader’s Agenda Mon 6/30: Off the Top, My Brightest Diamond, and the Queer Bits Film Festival
What’s on the Reader‘s Agenda for Monday, June 30
Best Revival of a Stand-Up Standby
The demise of the Lincoln Restaurant didn’t put a stop to these troupers.