| Oct 1, 2012
| 11:05 AM
It’s official: Patrick Stump is a married man.
Stump, known best as the singer of Chicago-area pop punk quartet Fall Out Boy, married girlfriend Elisa Yao in Chicago Saturday (Stump’s publicist confirmed the news). Later that night, Stump and...
| May 30, 2013
| 4:23 AM
Here are the Top 5 Concerts of the Coming Week: 1. WKRZ-FM SUMMER BASH In the natural cycle of music acts aimed at young audiences, Carly Rae Jepsen appears to have peaked. Her song “Call Me Maybe” was the best-selling......
| Feb 4, 2013
| 1:04 PM
Fall Out Boy is back.
Ending a three-year hiatus that commenced following a 2009 greatest-hits set, the popular emo-rock band announced Monday that it would release a new album and launch a North American tour in May.
"This isn't a reunion, because we...
| Feb 4, 2013
| 12:57 PM
*** (out of 4)
Fall Out Boy has a new single, as you might have heard. The band announced both an album ("Save Rock and Roll") and a reunion Monday by making sure to point out that this is NOT a reunion because "we never broke up," as they say on...
| Feb 4, 2013
| 2:42 PM
“I was getting all nervous, like it’s my first time.”
Which “first time” Fall Out Boy bassist Pete Wentz was referring to, we don’t really want to know, but the mortar attack of announcements that came from the...
| Feb 5, 2013
Even if you're Tommy Lee, releasing pictures of your junk (intentionally or not) is never a plus in the musical credibility column.
So it's no surprise that off-stage incidents like that progressively turned Pete Wentz into much more than the bassist...
| Mar 29, 2013
| 3:06 PM
Bo Diddley, Buddy Guy, Tom Morello, Patrick Stump ... the list of gifted guitarists from Chicago is a long one, and the list of their accomplishments is even longer. But one thing none of them ever had was a Dr. Pepper commercial. Apparently none of their...
| Nov 8, 2011
| 9:47 PM
It doesn’t take a musical genius to read between the notes of Patrick Stump’s first solo album, “Soul Punk” (Island), to realize that the Fall Out Boy singer and songwriter left a few things unsaid in his old band.
| Oct 17, 2011
| 9:58 PM
3 stars (out of 4)
Patrick Stump, the songwriter-singer who played trusty sidekick to pin-up Pete Wentz in multimillion-selling rock band Fall Out Boy, steps out for his first solo album, the misleadingly titled “Soul Punk” (Island).
| Jul 15, 2011
| 6:38 AM
"Harry Potter" star Matthew Lewis hung out at Paris Club's upper level lounge, Studio Paris, Thursday after promoting the latest film in the series at Navy Pier's IMAX and AMC River East movie theater.
"Had a sick night at Studio Paris in Chicago...
| Dec 18, 2011
| 5:44 PM
If any of us wondered if celebrities would still visit Chicago after “The Oprah Winfrey Show” ended in May, we now have our answer.
Chicago is still a popular destination for film projects — which this year included “Man of...