Gene tackles Lolla’s best and busiest day, highlighting a few local bands and a huge closing set by The Cure.
Nightlife & Music
Day 2 of Lolla 2013 featured a surprise headlining set by Olympic snowboarder Shaun White’s band Bad Things. Read on for more!
A rundown of the opening day of Lolla 2013 featuring words on The Killers, Nine Inch Nails and more!
This year’s Lolla review wraps up with Day 3 highlights as well as a Food Recap and a Best of the Fest spotlight.
Lolla Day Two: Mother Earth kicks up a big storm, so does Franz Ferdinand!
Gene and Andrew tag-team Lolla again. This year there was no easing into the festival. Go!
Happy Lolla everybody! Here is our Lollapalooza preview with our picks for what bands to see when.
There is a different Chicago Street Festival every weekend of the summer, if not more than one! Check out our guide to May’s festival’s to kick off the summer.
The Burlington is quickly emerging as one of Logan Square’s premiere music venues. Even if it’s only a small basement.
As Velicity Metropolis, the boisterous blonde drag queen and host of Hamburger Mary’s weekly Bingo, will be sure to tell you, this really isn’t your grandma’s church basement Bingo.
Beyond the plethora of music venues, record stores and starving musicians looking to make more than a peep in this city, Chicago is one of the leading hubs for record labels.
Transistor is one of those hard-to-define Andersonville stores. Is it a record store? A bookstore? With art for sale on every inch of wall and amps, instruments, and headphones on display, I had to ask—what is Transistor?