Now that Riot Fest is over we need to wait until next year for our next major music festival in Chicago. But that doesn’t mean the music has stopped in 2013. There is still
What to say about Lollapalooza 2013? Three days in the Grant Park blur together, but here are a few things that stand out in my mind. Lollapalooza is massive. Bring your walking shoes… holy crap. This was
This past weekend I made my first venture into hipster Valhalla as I attended Pitchfork. As soon as I walked in I could tell it was different then any other festival I have attended.
Chances are if you don’t live in Canada you might not have heard of the Polaris Music Prize. In all honesty, I just learned about it myself this week. Apparently it has been around
This weekend is the second annual Wavefront Music Festival on Montrose beach in Chicago. Since it was just a huge success last year, they expanded it from two to three days. Instead of going
You have your ticket for Wavefront this weekend and you know a few of the artists you are going to see, but who the hell are the rest of these guys playing? With over
Last night the Chicago Blackhawks did something the ’85 Bears never could do, win a second championship. With the same core players as in 2010, the Hawks hoisted that trophy over their head for
With all the weekend street fests going on over the summer it is important to remember they can be about more than music, food and beer. Green Music Fest is happening this weekend for
Remember music videos? It seemed for awhile, after MTV stopped playing them, that most bands stopped making them. Of coarse there are always exceptions – bands like OK Go made their name through innovative
There will always be pressure on a group when they combine members of existing successful bands. Especially when it seems everyone in the media labels you a ‘supergroup’. This is the hurdle Divine Fits
Some mornings you wake up and just want to hear something different. This was one of those mornings. So in my typical button clicking on youtube style, I came across something special.
Summer in Chicago brings artists in from all over the world. That means no matter what kind of music you are into, you can find something you are going to like. Now