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Prius Route to Rock, Vol. 119: West Fest, Taste of Chicago, Jon Langford

You want festivals?  We have a few of those here in Chicago and two of ‘em make the list this weekend.  Oh, and there’s always time for Mr. Jon Langford at one of our favorite […]



Prius Route to Rock, Vol. 118: American Music Festival, Fireworks, Delta Rae, and More Fireworks

4th of July weekend, kids!  What does that mean?  It means that a lot of people head out of town, but for those of us that don’t have a cabin to retreat to, there’s plenty […]



Prius Route to Rock, Vol. 116: Bike to Work Rally, Wicker Park’s Green Music Fest, Strand of Oaks

We’re officially at the time of the year where there’s more stuff to do than one person can possibly get to.  It’s how we do the summertime in Chicago…  This weekend you can celebrate the […]



Prius Route to Rock, Vol 115: Chicago Blues Festival, Old Town Art Fair, Low

It’s that time of year.  Festival season.  Street fests, fests in Grant Park, art fairs, book fairs, vintage/antique markets, etc.  We have a bunch of that for you this weekend along with a good ol’ […]



Prius Route to Rock, Vol. 114: Steve Earle/Shawn Colvin, Ribfest Chicago, Heisenberg Uncertainty Players

The street fests are back in full force.  Do Division last week, Ribfest this week.  Yes, music, beer, ribs.  Repeat that for three days…  Also, the Hardcore Troubadour takes the stage at Thalia Hall and […]



Prius Route to Rock, Vol. 113: Do Division, JD McPherson, St. Paul & The Broken Bones

Well, it’s now here.  The summertime street festival season.  After months of listening to our fellow Chicagoans bitch about the cold, we can now listen to people complain about the oppressive heat and violent thunderstorms…  […]


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Don’t Miss The Black Keys Presale Starting Today at 10 AM!

The Black Keys announced a stop in Chicago as part of their Turn Blue World Tour last week, coming to the United Center on Saturday, September 27th with special guest Cage The Elephant! The tour […]


It's not a party until the DJ says it is!

Guster & G. Love and Special Sauce to headline World’s Largest Block Party!

One of the longest running Summer Festivals in Chicago is marking it’s 30th Anniversary this year, and with an awesome musical line up to celebrate. Old St. Pat’s World’s Largest Block Party celebrates 30 years […]



Prius Route to Rock, Vol. 111: Mogwai, The Blasters, Local H/Split Single

Lots going on this weekend in the live music department.  We have an atmospheric post-rock band from the mean streets of Glasgow in town on Friday night, a great, American rock ‘n’ roll band makes […]



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