Tag Archives: music festivals

Ravinia: The Quintessential Chicago Music Festival

Not only is Ravinia the oldest outdoor music festival in the U.S. but also the number one outdoor music festival featuring classical music acts. No matter what genre of music you’re into, Ravinia boasts a three-month long lineup with over 100 musical events.

June Music Festivals 2011

June Music Festivals 2011

With so many festivals it’s hard to pick just one per weekend. After a careful investigation, here are our picks for what to enjoy musically for free/cheap in June.

Chicago Folk & Roots Festival

Chicago Folk & Roots Festival

Hosted by the Old Town School of Folk Music, the Chicago Folk and Roots Festival is a two-day music celebration held annually in Welles Park. This year’s festival will be July 9-10.

Lolla Recap 2010: Day Two

A recap from Day Two of Lollapalooza: The Soft Pack, Gogol Bordello, Social Distortion, Cut Copy, Phoenix.

Lolla Recap 2010: Day One

A recap from Day One of Lollapalooza: Mavis Staples, Devo, Matt & Kim, Jimmy Cliff, Gaga, and the Strokes.

Country Thunder Music Festival

If you like Country music, day drinking, third-degree sunburns, and you want a bucket-load of fond memories, get some of your pals together and head North to paradise!

Chicago Summer Music Festivals

Chicago loves rocking out in the summer, so many of the summer’s street fests are dedicated to music.

2010 Lollapalooza Preview

Lollapalooza is just a couple months away! Here we preview what to look forward to at the 2010 show and the run-down on the different ticket options and food and drink spots.


Perry Farrell’s 3-day music festival Lollapalooza features great live music with the Chicago skyline as a backdrop. Check out a brief history of the show and our tips on how to have the best time possible.