John Mellencamp Delivers Career-Spanning Set At Ravinia [Concertgoers Blog]A few light showers did nothing to detract from a fantastic performance by a musician who is playing as well as he ever has.
U2 In Chicago - A Sort Of HomecomingStick to the music? What’s the point of that? See you next time, boyos.
Foxygen AKA "The Pirates From A Glam Rock Porno" Rock The Vic Theatre [Concertgoers Blog]There are many things to like about the unlikely duo known as Foxygen and they were all very much on display at their XRT show last night at the Vic Theater.
Japandroids Perform "Best We Have In Chicago" At Sold Out 93XRT ShowFor being a duo from Vancouver, Japandroids showcased a seasoned sense of Chicago throughout their Wednesday night set at the Vic Theatre.
Cloud Nothings Perform Impressive Set At Thalia HallCloud Nothings continued to impressively showcase themselves at Thalia Hall
Andrew Bird Takes Millennium Park By (Impending) StormAfter playing great Chicago venues such as the Civic Opera House, Fourth Presbyterian Church, and The Hideout, Bird's peaceful melodies were welcomed with open arms into the echoing air of a city that is in desperate need of peace.
Mamby on the Beach Slugs Their Sophomore Effort Out of the Park: Water Balloon Fights, Music and More [Review]From a five minute water balloon fight during Mayer Hawthorne to Santigold absolutely killing her set; here's how Mamby kept it hot during a cool holiday weekend.
In Between Sets: The Cure at UIC Pavilion [Review]They say time travel is impossible, but last night I swear I took a trip back to 1988. The Cure rocked through a career spanning set at UIC Pavilion that even the casual fan would marvel at.
Tom Petty's Mudcrutch RevivalIt was a sweaty evening full of winning songs, stellar playing, and collaborative spirit, revealing yet another side of Petty’s genius.
Studio X Review: The Avett Brothers Perform New Tracks Off Unreleased AlbumIn such a small space and so up close, the magic felt undeniably strong.
JC Brooks Brings the Uptown Sound to UptownJC Brooks' Uptown Sound bounced through Chicago's Uptown last weekend in a punkafunkadelicious free show.
Studio X Review: Leon Bridges Has Soul, Style, And SuccessLeon Bridges is one of the “great stories in music over the past year,” Marty Lennartz said while introducing the singer and his band last Friday at the Bottom Lounge for a Studio X show.