West-side rapper Musa Reems dazzles with a weekly single series, college radio stations WHPK and WNUR fill the weekend with festivals, and more.
This week’s featured gig poster was designed by local artist and musician Keith Herzik for his band Wet Wallet.
Current musical obsessions of poster artist and Wet Wallet guitarist Keith Herzik, Wet Wallet bassist and singer Gina Herzik, and Reader music editor Philip Montoro
Kitchen has brought Punk Rock and Donuts to CPL and book talk to Lumpen Radio.
The Blue Ribbon Glee Club turns ten with a reunion party, old-school beat party Boombastic comes back to Wicker Park, and more.
Izzy Olive’s Half Gringa celebrate their debut album, Metro hosts a 25th-anniversary concert for American Ska-thic, and more.
Permanent Records celebrates its odds-defying tenth anniversary, Comfort Station hosts the inaugural ZINEmercado festival, and more.
Simulation celebrate a new tape at ESS’s Summersonic festival, Bric-a-Brac Records takes over East Room for Scummer Slam 2016, and more.
Plus: Illustrator and guitar mangler Keith Herzik goes lo-fi in Wet Wallet, and emo kids Forfeit rev up for a new release.