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  • Fest planner: Sept. 12-14

    Fest planner: Sept. 12-14
    Dig out your scuffed up Converses and "From Under The Cork Tree" CD—it's Riot Fest weekend. What began as a scrappy punk festival in 2005 has now expanded to three days of music, carnival rides and more in Humboldt Park, headlined this year by Rise Against, Weezer, The National, The Cure and others. If you're not heading to Humboldt, check out one of the smaller, more laid-back fests including Little Village's Festival de la Villita, Berghoff Oktoberfest, the Lakeview East Festival of the Arts or World Music Festival.
  • Riot Fest aftershows announced, 15+ events scheduled

    Riot Fest aftershows announced, 15+ events scheduled
    Riot Fest is a little over a month away, and the aftershows for the Humboldt Park-based festival have been announced. Because Riot Fest has a less ... uh, traditional fest vibe than other events, expect less sexy branded gifting suites and more things...

    After break, Matt Pryor back to songwriting

    After break, Matt Pryor back to songwriting
    During the sweltering months of this past summer, Matt Pryor realized he was completely burnt out from writing and touring as a singer-songwriter. This breaking-point (or as he facetiously describes it, his "come-to-Jesus moment") makes sense when you...

    Top 5 Concerts of the Coming Week

     
    Top 5 Concerts of the Coming Week: 1. DARIUS RUCKER Truth be told, the chart-topping, award-winning country music Darius Rucker is making these days isn’t much different from the songs that topped the charts and won awards for him as...

    Tour of solo sets by lead singers is mostly hits (songs and success) at Sherman Theater

     
    When you cobble a concert from the lead singers of five bands playing solo acoustic sets, you might expect a desultory show, especially when the bands fall under the general category of “punk rock,” which these days encompasses everything...