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Interview | Catching Up With Kyle Hollingsworth

Kyle Hollingsworth, keyboardist of the String Cheese Incident, has been dedicating himself to his craft for over 30 years, which is made apparent by his refined taste, musical palette, and urge to constantly create under any circumstances, including a broken wrist.Aside from SCI, Kyle has been performing with his own group, Kyle Hollingsworth...

Wicker Park Festival Announces Lineup

By: Alex WoodWicker Park Fest organizers have announced the headliners for the 2016 summer street festival taking place July 23 and 24. This year's headliners will be The Mountain Goats, Com Truise and Antibalas on Saturday and Rocket From The Crypt, Ought and Alvvays on Sunday. With three stages set up along Damen...

8-UP | Eight Artists On The Way Up & When To Catch Them

We'll always cover the old favorites, but it's also worth keeping a lookout for artists that may be on their first few swings through Chicago. This new feature, 8-UP, showcases eight acts on the way up -- catch 'em before they're big.Check them out in this Spotify Playlist and check out when they'll...

Location, Support Acts Annouced For Blottopia 2016 in McHenry County

Blottopia had a nice long run at a single location through 2011, but since then, the only constant (besides Mr. Blotto's covers of classic albums) has been change, as they switch things up at various locations throughout the region.The team has decided to move again for the 17th edition of Blotto's summer classic, this time...

Moby To Read From New Memoir at City Winery Chicago 5/24

 From one of the most interesting and iconic musicians of our time comes a piercingly tender, funny, and harrowing account of the path from suburban poverty and alienation to a life of beauty, squalor, and unlikely success, born of the New York City club scene of the late 1980s and 90s.Moby released his...

8-UP | Eight Artists On The Way Up & When To Catch Them

We'll always cover the old favorites, but it's also worth keeping a lookout for artists that may be on their first few swings through Chicago. This new feature, 8-UP, showcases eight acts on the way up-- catch 'em before they're big.Check them out in this Spotify Playlist and check out when they'll be in...

Supernatural Beings To Celebrate Music Of Prince @ Emporium Arcade Bar 4/28/16

Here's the first of what I'm sure will be many Prince tributes to take place in Chicago this spring and summer -- and it has a bit of a jamband flair, too.Supernatural Beings -- featuring Marcus Rezak (guitar; Digital Tap Machine), Todd Stoops (keys; RAQ), Mike Greenfield (drums; Lotus, Electron), and Clay Parnell (bass;...

Feels Like Home: A Summer Camp Preview & 3-Day Pass Giveaway

By: Carmel O'Farrell - @carmelocorn| Photo: Kristine CondonLike a fleeting circus, Summer Camp Music Festival comes around but once a year just as the weather starts to change and pale skinned music fans emerge from winter hibernation. For many like myself, this festival is a tradition and over the years we've become addicted to the...

8-UP | Eight Artists On The Way Up & When To Catch Them

We'll always cover the old favorites, but it's also worth keeping a lookout for artists that may be on their first few swings through Chicago. This new feature, 8-UP, showcases eight acts on the way up-- catch 'em before they're big.Check them out in this Spotify Playlist and check out when they'll be in...

Tedeschi Trucks Band To Headline Blues On The Fox This June

When the second Wheels Of Soul Tour was announced earlier this year, Chicago area Tedeschi Trucks Band fans were a little despondent, despite having a two night dose of the band at The Chicago Theater in January.But apparently there was no reason for despair after all, as the band has been tapped to headline...