| Jan 15, 2015
| 9:00 AM
Can you believe 2015 will bring new albums from Kanye, Adele, Kendrick Lamar and Chance the Rapper?
Well, don’t believe it yet, since those expected albums don’t have release dates at the moment.
Of the records that do have confirmed release...
| Dec 31, 2014
| 2:13 PM
As we roll into a new concert season, here are my favorite shows from 2014:
1. DJ Spinn, July 19 at the Pitchfork Music Festival in Union Park: Only two months earlier, DJ Spinn's friend and fellow footwork pioneer DJ Rashad was found dead at age 34...
| Dec 5, 2014
| 8:57 AM
The diva sat at the conference table, pen in hand, taking notes and occasionally offering comments on administrative matters and programming ideas. Twelve hours earlier, she'd been elsewhere in the building: on the stage singing one of her signature roles...
| Nov 19, 2014
| 9:43 AM
Grammy-winning singer and judge on NBC’s “The Voice” Usher made time for clubbing and culture while in Chicago for his show Monday at the United Center. Here’s that celeb sighting and many more:
- Usher checked out the David...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 3:59 AM
For a while, it looked like a bunch of artists from parts far removed from the South Side churches where Mavis Staples built her legacy was going to keep things bland for the singer’s 75th birthday party.
But then Staples herself took the stage and...
| Oct 28, 2014
| 2:30 PM
The Apollo Theater has announced the election of six new members to its board of directors, including singer-songwriter Pharrell Williams.
Williams joins the now 32-member board along with Robert K. Kraft, Jason L. Mathews, Carolyn Minick Mason,...
| Oct 31, 2014
| 10:10 AM
It's almost like a horror movie: Just when you though the summer concert festival season was finally over, a bony hand reaches from the grave and grabs you for one last sequel.
Hard Day of the Dead wraps up the year's fest glut at the Pomona Fairplex...
| Nov 7, 2014
| 1:00 PM
Thousands of new pop, hip-hop, EDM, rock, country and R&B offerings have been uploaded and eclipsed since we all put away our Anna, Elsa and Lorde Halloween costumes. Where to start? Here are three albums worthy of a closer look:
| Nov 11, 2014
| 8:02 AM
The Arcade Fire’s Win Butler and Regine Chassagne will join the all-star lineup for the Mavis Staples tribute concert Nov. 19 at the Auditorium Theatre.
Celebration of the South Side gospel-soul legend’s 75th anniversary also includes...
| Oct 17, 2014
| 2:33 PM
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America's Cutest Pets from five...
| May 12, 2014
| 8:02 AM
On "Turn Blue" (Nonesuch), their eighth album, the Black Keys slip further away from their muddy, grungy blues-rock origins. The duo of Dan Auerbach and Patrick Carney began more than a decade ago with an Ohio-centric garage-punk take on Mississippi hill-...