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Chicago the Musical Celebrates Its 25th Anniversary

By: Staff – When ‘Chicago’ premiered in 1975, no one expected it to become the longest-running American musical in Broadway’s history. Reviews were mixed and critics felt that the story was too dramatic for any silliness or lightheartedness to arise. The show wasn’t memorable and, as a result, it only lasted for about two years … Continue reading

Photos: Soccer Mommy, Squirrel Flower @ Thalia Hall

Photos by: Jenna Whalen – Indie rock artist Soccer Mommy, who released her second album, Color Theory, on February 28th, 2020 via Loma Vista, which was produced by Gabe Wax (who also produced Soccer Mommy’s 2018 debut album Clean), and mixed by Lars Stalfors (Mars Volta, HEALTH, St. Vincent), performed at Thalia Hall in Chicago … Continue reading

Photos: Riot Fest 2021 – Machine Gun Kelly, New Found Glory, The Flaming Lips

Photos by: Curtis Sindrey – Pop-Punk artist Machine Gun Kelly, who will release his newest album, Born With Horns, sometime in 2021, performed at Riot Fest in Chicago on Sept. 19th with pop-punk band New Found Glory, who released their newest album, Forever + Ever x Infinity, on June 19th, 2020 via Hopeless, psychedelic rock band The … Continue reading

Photos: Riot Fest 2021 – Run The Jewels, Rise Against, Rancid

Photos by: Curtis Sindrey – Hip-hop duo Run The Jewels, who released their fourth album, RTJ4, on June 3rd, 2020 via Jewel Runners/BMG, performed at Riot Fest in Chicago last night (Sept. 18th) with alt-rock band Rise Against, who released their ninth album, Nowhere Generation, on June 4th, 2021 via Loma Vista, punk band Rancid, who released … Continue reading

Photos: Riot Fest 2021 – Smashing Pumpkins, NOFX, Lupe Fiasco

Photos by: Curtis Sindrey – Acclaimed alt-rock band Smashing Pumpkins, who released their newest album, Cyr, on November 27th, 2020 via Sumerian, performed at Riot Fest in Chicago last night (Sept. 17th) with punk band NOFX, who released their newest album, Single Album, on February 26th, 2021 via Fat Wreck Chords, hip-hop artist Lupe Fiasco, who released … Continue reading

Riot Fest Announces 2021 Daily Lineups

By: Staff – Riot Fest has announced its 2021 daily lineups. The festival, which is set to take place at Douglass Park in Chicago from Sep 17 – Sep 19, 2021, will feature performances by Nine Inch Nails, The Smashing Pumpkins, Run The Jewels, Pixies, Faith No More, Devo, Mr. Bungle, Coheed And Cambria, Taking … Continue reading

Riot Fest Announces 2021 Lineup

By: Staff – Riot Fest has announced its 2021 lineup. The festival, which is set to take place at Douglass Park in Chicago from Sep 17 – Sep 19, 2021, will feature performances by Nine Inch Nails, The Smashing Pumpkins, Run The Jewels, Pixies, Faith No More, Devo, Mr. Bungle, Coheed And Cambria, Taking Back … Continue reading

Exclusive Premiere: Stream I Ya Toyah’s New Single “Vast Spaces”

By: Staff – Chicago-based one woman industrial electronic army I Ya Toyah is back with her new single “Vast Spaces”, which you can stream exclusively via Aesthetic Magazine below. Serving as the the most dark and dystopian song off Toyah’s new Out of Order EP, the track was written, produced and performed by I Ya Toyah and … Continue reading

Pitchfork Music Festival Announces 2021 Lineup

By: Staff – The Pitchfork Music Festival will return to Chicago’s Union Park on Friday, September 10 through Sunday, September 12. The festival has also dropped their full 2021 lineup, including headliners Erykah Badu, St. Vincent,and Phoebe Bridgers. The Festival opens on Friday with Phoebe Bridgers, Big Thief, Animal Collective, Yaeji, The Fiery Furnaces (their … Continue reading

Photos: Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness, Melody Federer @ Schaumburg Stadium

Photos by: Katie Kuropas – Indie Rock singer-songwriter Andrew McMahon, who released his newest album, Upside Down Flowers, on November 16th, 2018, which featured the singles “Ohio”, “Teenage Rockstars”, “Blue Vacation”, and “Paper Rain”, performed at Schaumburg Stadium in Schaumburg, IL last night (Oct. 3rd) with pop singer-songwriter Melody Federer, who released her newest album, When the Dogwoods Bloom, on February 24th, … Continue reading

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