| Jul 30, 2014
| 3:07 PM
As far as we know David Bowie is still not coming to Chicago anytime soon. But tickets to the Museum of Contemporary Art's "David Bowie Is" exhibit go on sale 10 a.m. Thursday, and the MCA is so geared up for this show -- ah, wham bam thank you ma'am --...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 8:14 PM
| Jun 9, 2014
| 11:42 AM
Chicago brother/sister duo White Mystery — Miss Alex White on guitar and vocals and Francis Scott Key White on drums — have only one stated purpose: to dedicate themselves, fully and completely, to rock and roll. They won't get haircuts....
| Apr 29, 2014
| 1:26 PM
Bob Mould, Richard Thompson and Shara Worden’s My Brightest Diamond are among the headliners for this summer's Downtown Sound, Millennium Park’s annual free concert series.
Robbie Fulks kicks off the 10-concert season on June 2 at the...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 11:11 AM
Downtown Sound, the annual indie rock and roots music-leaning concert series in Millennium Park, has announced the 2014 lineup. Like last year, the goal is to attract a post-work audience with shows starting at 6:30 p.m. Like past years, the series is...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 10:00 PM
UPDATE: POLLS ARE NOW CLOSED. CHECK BACK WEDNESDAY TO FIND OUT WHO MADE THE ROCK 'N' VOTE TOP 4 AND WILL PLAY MAY 22 AT LINCOLN HALL.
In the NBA and NHL, more than 50 percent of the teams make the playoffs.
An all-time high of more than 200 artists...
| May 15, 2013
| 8:06 PM
UPDATE: Riot Fest announced late Wednesday that The Replacements will be one of its 2013 headliners. The band reunited late last year after disbanding in 1991.
For its second year as an outdoor music fest (and carnival) in Humboldt Park, Riot Fest...
| Sep 20, 2011
| 10:37 PM
A year ago, Kids These Days was a callow Chicago band for whom playing Lollapalooza was little more than a dream. The band’s MC, Vic Mensa, still wanted to attend the festival, but he didn’t have the money. So he tried to jump a fence to get...
| Oct 20, 2011
| 9:01 PM
A cultural shift that eventually became a landslide began 10 years ago this month, though almost no one noticed at the time. Apple Inc. rolled out a portable MP3 player it dubbed the iPod, and after a promising opening quarter in 2002, sales dropped...
| Mar 6, 2012
Official, non-official, who cares?
Dozens of Chicago bands are making the trek down to Austin, Texas, to play both official showcases and just-for-the-hell-of-it sets at SXSW, and we gathered them up in a tidy package for you. RedEye will be following a...
| Mar 16, 2012
| 9:11 AM
Welcome, music nerds. Once a year, Austin, Texas, turns into a hipster Mardi Gras paradise for nearly an entire week during the music portion of SXSW. This year, RedEye made the 20-plus-hour road trip to check it out. Here are a few things we noticed...
| Sep 22, 2011
| 11:15 AM
The Hideout was built on dirt.
It was constructed directly on top of the soil, a stone's throw from Goose Island, before the Kennedy expressway loomed at its right and Home Depot sprawled on its left, before it became a bar, then a bar and a place to see...