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“Ladies and Gentlemen, An Evening with Jason Mraz and Raining Jane” will finish its two-month-long tour at the Chicago Theatre, 175 N. State St., for two shows Nov. 23 and 24.

Jason Mraz wraps-up intimate tour in Chicago

November 19, 2019

After playing more than 15 intimate shows across the U.S., Grammy-award winning singer-songwriter Jason Mraz and pop-rock band Raining Jane are wrapping up their tour in Chicago. “Ladies and Gentlemen, An ...

Rebel Rampage will perform Aug. 16 at Reggie’s, 2105 S. State St.

Rebel Rampage ‘stirring up the pot’ through protest rock

August 16, 2019

When protest rock trio Rebel Rampage conceptualized its cover of “Immigration Man,” originally by Graham Nash and David Crosby, they were not aware of the extent to which immigrant detention at...

The Wabash Arts Corridor is now offering tours open to the public for the first time ever in a formal program

Everyone can ‘moose-y’ down Wabash Arts Corridor with new street art tours

June 26, 2019

For the first time since the Wabash Arts Corridor's creation, Chicagoans and visitors alike will be able to take guided tours of the street art, from the bubblegum-popping moose to the pastel flowers dec...

Cub Sport takes music to a new level with its largest U.S. tour

Cub Sport takes music to a new level with its largest U.S. tour

May 30, 2019

Australian alt-pop group Cub Sport’s latest album shifts the way its music connects to its audience by bringing people closer to the band culturally. Composed of married couple Tim Nelson and ...

The Garden of the Dead Walking Tour has run for the past 10 years and is led by Pamela Bannos. It starts at the Chicago History Museum and walks past the Couch Tomb and Lincoln Monument. 

Garden of the Dead tour unearths forgotten history of Lincoln Park

October 22, 2018

Grab your flashlight and prepare to walk through history as the Garden of the Dead Walking Tour sheds light on a time when Lincoln Park was Chicago’s only graveyard.The tour is hosted by the Chicago Hist...

Echosmith will be performing in Chicago April 14 at Metro, 3730 N. Clark St.

Echosmith comes packed with positive vibes

April 9, 2018

Echosmith is back. The indie-pop pioneers from Chino, California, have hit the road after postponing the tour for their latest EP, Inside a Dream.The sibling trio, formerly a quartet, made a cosmic splash...

Hump! Film Festival rides raw into Chicago’s Music Box

Hump! Film Festival features 21 curated sex flicks made by amateurs, coming to Chicago Feb. 16–17 at the Music Box Theatre, 3733 N. Southport Ave.

By Mayan Darbyshire

February 10, 2018

Sex lovers can stand proud, for over that oddly asymmetrical horizon rides the 13th annual Hump! Film Festival.The festival will take place Feb. 16–17 at Chicago’s Music Box Theatre, 3733 N. South...

Pilsen artist is ‘Here’ with new exhibit

Candida Alvarez poses in front of her painting

By Kendrah Villiesse

May 8, 2017

Vibrant colors and textures illustrate the life story of Pilsen-based artist Candida Alvarez in a new exhibit at the   Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington St.Scheduled through August 6,  “Cand...

Shirts off for (some of) The Walters!

REVIEW: The Orwells, The Walters shake it down at home show on US tour kickoff (PHOTOS)

March 17, 2017

"Take your shirt off!" the crowd shouted at Walter Kosner of The Walters. Lead singer Luke Olson screamed into the microphone for Kosner to appease the audience; he didn't need to be told again and ...

Carousel Kings to bring ‘Charm’ to the city

Carousel King released Charm City Feb. 10 and will visit The Wire, 6815 W. Roosevelt Road in Berwyn, Illinois for its

By Kendrah Villiesse

February 13, 2017

David Alexander, vocalist in Carousel Kings, always dreamed about being in a band. In 2008, when Alexander was 18, he decided to create pop-punk band Carousel Kings with his friends.The Lancaster, Penn...

 Christopher the Conquered is scheduled to perform at The Hideout, 1354 W. Wabansia Ave., June 16 to support his first full-length album

Christopher ‘Conquered’ first full-length album

May 9, 2016

Iowa native Christopher Ford began writing music 10 years ago as a way to express emotional experiences.Known for his boisterous, comedic and improvisational live performances and raw lyrics, Ford—better-known as Ch...

A capella group The Filharmonic gained national attention after competing on NBC’s “The Sing-Off” and being featured in “Pitch Perfect 2.” 

The Filharmonic to be ‘Pitch Perfect’ on tour

April 11, 2016

The Filharmonic, an a capella group best-known for its fourth-place run on NBC’s “The Sing-Off” and cameo in “Pitch Perfect 2,” is currently on its “Get Up and Go” headlining tour.  The ...

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