Here’s a sampling of the eclectic performers at World Music Festival Chicago. The free shows are scheduled at venues across the city.
The 23-year-old U.K. sensation, in the throes of his first-ever North American headlining tour, doesn’t exactly fit the mold of a megawatt entertainer.
The best Fixx songs engage both the hips and the head.
Tim McIlrath is not just headlining Riot Fest this weekend with his hardcore punk group Rise Against, he is also a fan.
A few songs into his show Thursday, Garth Brooks stopped for a moment, bent over to hold his knees and let the audience into his head: “I’m 107 years old.”
Gospel, twerking and ratchet are terms not often heard in the same sentence. But when it comes to Michelle Williams, the former Destiny’s Child member now known for her inspirational bent, such combinations make total sense.
Corgan is quietly redefining what it is to be a maturing rock star. He has the brand (Pumpkins) when he wants to fire up the stadium rock; he has a neighborhood teashop (Madame ZuZu’s) when he wants to indulge in noise experiments to 30 people.
Country superstar Garth Brooks holds court with the media today in Rosemont during a press conference just hours before he was to kick off his hugely anticipated world tour at the Allstate Arena.
The Handsome Family is a small one: Just two people, Brett and Rennie Sparks, a married couple that started making music in Chicago where they were part of a then-flourishing roots music scene in the mid-1990s.
Nearly nine months after Deborah F. Rutter announced that she would be leaving her post as president of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association after a hugely successful 11-year run, the CSO parent organization announced her successor Wednesday.
Brad Paisley is taking control of the conversation about Brad Paisley with the release of his new album, “Moonshine in the Trunk.”
Two years ago, when The Cadillac Three were known as The Cadillac Black and the majority of the Joe’s Bar crowd that night were there to see a new country duo called Florida Georgia Line, life changed for drummer Neil Mason.
“I remember hanging out …
Five Seconds of Summer is having quite the season.
Dan Tepfer can lay down a captivating take on a standard and swing with the best of them.
The band is counting on live shows south of the border to win over America “one fan at a time.”