Chicago // Cincinnati, OH // 07.23.2022

Chicago Riverbend Music Center Cincinnati, OH July 23, 2022   Chicago brought their tour to the beautiful Riverbend Music Center last weekend to celebrate their 55th anniversary. Despite the hot weather, music lovers from all over Ohio and Kentucky traveled to Cincinnati to see Chicago and Brian Wilson, who opened Continue Reading

MARINA // Chicago, IL // 02.15.22

MARINA Ancient Dreams in a Modern Land Tour Chicago Theatre Chicago, Illinois 02/15/2022 On the day after Valentine’s Day, London based pop star MARINA made a stop at the famous Chicago Theatre on her Ancient Dreams in a Modern Land tour. In a theatre most elegant and ornate, fans arrived Continue Reading

CITIZEN – DRUG CHURCH – GLITTERER – FLOATING ROOM // CHICAGO, IL // 12.4.2021

Citizen with Drug Church, Glitterer, and Floating Room Bottom Lounge Chicago, IL 12.4.2021 I think I speak for all musicians, music industry workers, and passionate consumers of music when I say that a year and a half without live music was one of the most emotionally challenging aspects of the Continue Reading

$UICIDEBOY$ — TURNSTILE // CHICAGO, IL // 10.23.2021

$uicideboy$ with Turnstile, Night Lovell, Ramirez, Shakewell, Germ, and Chetta Byline Aragon Ballroom Chicago, Illinois 10.23.2021 This fall, $uicideboy$ crossed emo and rap in a big way when they brought Turnstile, hardcore’s most dynamic band, along on the Greyday Tour. The New Orleans based duo includes cousins Scrim and Ruby da Continue Reading

Chicago queer-pop trio Drama Moth premiere their new single “Speed Limit”

Having spent a few years making lush and emotional music, Chicago queer-pop trio Drama Moth formed in 2018 and released their debut album In My Dream You Thought You Had More Time last year.  Comprised of close friends Arch, Elma and Michael, the trio fuse glamour, experimentation, queer identities and melancholy to Continue Reading

Dance Loud discuss embracing their differences, their new single and upcoming album, their interest in time travel and what’s next

Chicago electronic dance duo Dance Loud, comprised of Kristin Sanchez (DJ/Decks/Synths/Mix Engineer/Mastering) and Deseree Fawn (Drums/Guitar/Bass/Vocals/Arranger/Mix Engineer) formed in 2008 and have gained a steady following due to their unique mix of digital and analog sounds.  The real life couple combines Kristin’s electronic production and DJ talents with Deseree’s live Continue Reading

The Joy Thieves release new EP ‘A Blue Girl’

The Joy Thieves is a Chicago-based post-industrial rock collective founded by Dan Milligan that encompasses the very essence of collaboration.  Comprised of over 30 musicians, the collective has included current, former and touring members of Ministry, Revolting Cocks, Pigface, Marilyn Manson, Stabbing Westward, The Machines Of Loving Grace, Skatenigs, Mary’s Window, Continue Reading

Beach Bunny – Field Medic – Niiice. // Chicago, IL // 2.22.2020

Beach Bunny with Field Medic and Niiice. Metro Chicago, IL 2.22.2020 Chicago native indie pop band, Beach Bunny, began their headlining tour in the Midwest last week – Kicking it off in Madison, Wisconsin, and heading to Chicago the following day for a hometown show to send them off around Continue Reading

KING PRINCESS // CHICAGO, IL // 1.5.20

  King Princess with Kilo Kush and Irregular Girl The Riviera Theatre Chicago, Illinois 1.5.20 It’s all been fast moving for Mikaela Straus, better known as King Princess, since she dropped her debut single “1950” in the winter of 2018. Although being exposed to the music industry from an early Continue Reading

King Diamond – Uncle Acid and The Deadbeats – Idle Hands // Chicago, IL // 11.18.19

King Diamond with Uncle Acid and The Deadbeats and Idle Hands Riviera Theatre Chicago, IL November 18th, 2019 Iconic metal artist King Diamond, who is currently wrapping up his The Institute North American 2019 Tour, made a stop in Chicago, IL to a nearly sold out crowd of metal fans! Continue Reading

August Burns Red / Silverstein / Silent Planet – Chicago, IL – 07.01.2019

August Burns Red w/ Silverstein, Silent Planet House of Blues Chicago, IL July 1, 2019 Words & Photos by Nina Tadic Constellations by August Burns Red (ABR) is an album that has impacted generations of people within metalcore, and is a record that never goes out of style. Therefore, it came Continue Reading

Basement – Nothing – Gouge Away // Chicago, IL – 5.24.19

Basement with Nothing & Gouge Away Metro Chicago Chicago, IL May 24th, 2019   Photos and review by Micki Harris   It’s been five years now since Basement returned from their two year hiatus. Since then, the English pop-punk five piece have pumped out content that showed the scene that Continue Reading