| Aug 19, 2014
| 7:00 AM
“Lost on the River: The New Basement Tapes,” an ambitious new project in which a handful of contemporary musicians have completed unfinished songs by Bob Dylan nearly half a century old, has been set for release on Nov. 11.
| Jul 23, 2014
| 1:20 PM
There's nothing odd about it -- "Weird Al" Yankovic's new album dominated Spotify's most-shared track charts in its first week in release.
Globally and in the U.S., songs from the pop music parodist's "Mandatory Fun" currently hold four of the five...
| Oct 12, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Want to know the latest trends in carpeted cat furniture? What to do about your dog's strange skin rash? If you really can train a rabbit to walk on a leash?
There's probably a show on Pet Life Radio to answer these questions — and just about...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 8:30 PM
It's hard to miss that songwriter and indie rocker Jenny Lewis just came out with her first album in six years, "The Voyager" — to rave reviews. She’s also got something else new, namely The Voyager wine, which will debut today exclusively...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 6:12 PM
For the first — and possibly the last — time in four decades, Chicago once again will echo with the blare of the hard-hitting trumpets that propelled the band Chase into the musical spotlight in the early 1970s.
Back then, bandleader and...
| Jul 20, 2014
| 11:43 AM
A "plum gig" for musicians and an intimate haven for folk music lovers is closing in August.
The Stained Glass Coffeehouse, located within the Congregational Church in Deerfield, will stage a final and free concert on Aug. 16. Senior pastor Blair Hull,...
| Nov 26, 2014
| 5:19 PM
Let’s be honest, most families’ Thanksgivings don’t come close to a Norman Rockwell painting.
“All about that Bass” singer Meghan Trainor channeled her awkward family holiday moments into fake Thanksgiving carols for...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 1:27 PM
Radio personality Kathy Hart and her husband, Billy Baruth, are buying the former Bertucci's Italian Steak House in Highwood, vacant since last fall, to create separate dining and live-music venues under one roof.
Kathy is co-host of "The Eric and Kathy...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 9:31 AM
"Fast & Furious 7" is getting all fancy on us.
The next installment of Universal's automotive action franchise will feature an appearance by Australian rapper Iggy Azalea, whose electro-dusted single "Fancy" has been an inescapable earworm this summer...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 10:16 AM
The Shed is unique to Highland Park and the North Shore. It's a music social club that provides rehearsal space for musicians who want to practice individually, jam in group settings, network, and/or attend clinics and intimate concerts, according to...
| Aug 24, 2014
| 10:00 PM
The Naperville Jaycees are hoping everything Last Fling visitors want includes two 1990s all stars.
Smash Mouth and Vertical Horizon are playing the end of summer festival in downtown Naperville on Aug. 31.
Smash Mouth is best known for hits like "All...