| Jun 19, 2013
| 7:17 AM
Chicagoans got a little preview of this year’s Taste of Chicago (running July 10-14 in Grant Park) when the city’s Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events opened eight Taste booths and a cooking demonstration tent during the lunch...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 12:47 PM
Some of you might not be very familiar with Dragonette’s music catalog, but you’ve most likely heard lead singer Martina Sorbara’s voice. She provides the vocals on Martin Solveig's hit “Hello,” which reached No. 46 on the...
| May 12, 2013
| 4:25 PM
Hip-hop singer Theophilus London, a Pocono Mountain East High School graduate, is continuing to see the profile of his music rise with the recent release of a new single. But these days, he’s also getting attention as an actor. Theophilus......
| May 14, 2013
| 8:20 AM
Lollapalooza presented festivalgoers with some difficult choices Tuesday when it announced its hour-by-hour schedule for the three-day, sold-out festival. Two headliners a day will play simultaneously at opposite ends of Grant Park: Nine Inch Nails and...
| Apr 22, 2013
| 12:54 PM
Nathan Rabin is the head writer for The A.V. Club. His books include “The Big Rewind” and “My Year of Flops.” He also collaborated on “Weird Al: The Book.” He has written for the Wall Street Journal,...
| Mar 19, 2013
Did you miss Lollapalooza 2010? Then you may (or may not) be thrilled that some of that fest’s biggest acts will return this summer.
As reported Tuesday by the Tribune, headliners at Lolla 2013, Aug. 2-4 in Grant Park, will include recent,...
| Mar 24, 2013
In a ceiling-high, greasy tangle of wheels, fenders, handlebars and derailleurs, Amy Little sees hope.
She's the co-founder with her husband, Lee Ravenscroft, of Working Bikes Cooperative (2434 S. Western Ave., workingbikes.org), a nonprofit...
| Mar 25, 2013
| 11:00 AM
Northerly Island will host as many as eight 30,000-capacity concerts a summer in addition to a full slate of smaller shows, promoters Live Nation and the Chicago Park District will announce Monday.
The first major concert will be Jimmy Buffett on June...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 3:44 AM
If the guy in the rakish spectacles at the next table at Mezzaluna Wednesday night bore an uncanny resemblance to Les Claypool, it’s because that indeed was the Primus bass player and bon vivant tucking into the Italian supper specialties off the...
| Mar 7, 2013
| 6:54 AM
With the Smashing Pumpkins, Train and the Offspring, the just-announced lineup for SunFest 2013, running May 1-5, seems reminiscent of, oh, Lollapalooza ’94.
The waterfront music and art festival announced its lineup on Thursday, splitting the...
| Mar 7, 2013
| 6:53 AM
What was it, like 17 degrees when you went out this morning? Perfect time for a little news from SunFest. The annual five-day boogie-down on the lakefront in West Palm Beach is May 1-5 this year, and the lineup announced Thursday morning will warm you...