| Dec 16, 2013
| 7:25 AM
"Rivers and Roads," the finale of the Head and the Heart's performance at the Chicago Theatre Sunday night, began as quintessential North American folk music, with Josiah Johnson singing tenderly over his gently strummed acoustic guitar chords, joined...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 8:00 PM
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The Middle When Axl (Charlie McDermott)...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 9:34 AM
Thanksgiving is as late as it can be, and Hanukkah is earlier than usual this year, but the holiday shows always arrive right on schedule. From warmhearted theatrical classics to spicy newcomers, ballet to tap, traditional music to pop, we have enough...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 5:30 AM
Mumford & Sons have called it a day (for now) at the top of their game. Avicii is dropping bluegrass into his overcaffeinated EDM. Ed Sheeran is hanging out with Taylor Swift and One Direction. What the heck is going on with mainstream folk music today?...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 1:28 PM
A sampling of how it works for a rock 'n' roll band in middle age:
The bass player and drummer drive in for rehearsal from the suburbs where one of them is an interfaith counselor and the other, for a time, operated a fresh-bread franchise.
| Jan 23, 2013
| 2:58 PM
There's a question that someone paying close attention to contemporary pop music would not be considered crazy for asking:
What's with all the shouting?
Seemingly all of a sudden, bands have been having success punctuating their tunes with "hos" and...
| Jan 5, 2012
| 4:36 PM
The nebulous, constantly changing date in January is fast approaching when the Coachella Music and Arts Festival announces the year's lineup. Among the artists rumored to be playing are Radiohead, Daft Punk and No Doubt. Stay tuned to Pop & Hiss for...
| Mar 12, 2012
| 10:19 PM
The Lady Gaga sightings have continued in Chicago.
Gaga was spotted outside her Gold Coast hotel Sunday one week after she was seen having dinner with boyfriend Taylor Kinney, who is in the city filming the pilot for Dick Wolf’s “Chicago...
| Mar 28, 2012
| 8:51 AM
"Keeping up with the Kardashians" stars Kim, Khloe and Kourtney Kardashian are koming to the Chicago area to meet with Kardashian Kollection kustomers.
(See what I did there?)
The famous siblings are scheduled to take part in a meet-and-greet at Sears...
| Aug 4, 2012
| 7:26 AM
Here’s the rundown for Friday, Day 1 of Lollapalooza in Grant Park, as brought to you by yours truly (GK) and my colleague Bob Gendron (BG):
11:45 a.m.: Are they expecting the Normandy invasion? Lollapalooza officials say that security has been...
| Oct 14, 2011
| 4:35 PM
The Head and the Heart is the latest harmony-rich folk-rock band to achieve national renown on the indie label Sub Pop....