Counterparts, Being As An Ocean – Chicago, IL – 09.29.18

Words & Photos by Nina Tadic Counterparts, Being As An Ocean w/ Have Mercy, Varials Bottom Lounge Chicago, IL September 29, 2018 Last Friday night, yeah we danced on tabletops. Yeah, we took too many shots. Think we kissed but I forgot! If you asked Katy Perry what last Friday night Continue Reading

Riot Fest // Chicago, IL 9.14-9.17

Riot Fest Douglas Park Chicago, IL September 14-17, 2018 Words and Photos by Micki Harris   Consistently each year, Riot Fest is the last hurrah of the Chicago punk’s summer. From all ends of the city, state, country, and even the world, folks convene in Douglas Park, a small neighborhood Continue Reading

Summer’s Last Stand: Best Acts to See at Chicago’s North Coast Festival

Article by Annayelli Flores Thinking about summer coming to an end is all too melancholy as we make our way into the month of August. Luckily, your final hoorah is Labor Day weekend! If you’re still unsure of your Labor Day plans, may we suggest hitting up Chicago’s North Coast Continue Reading

North Coast Music Festival 2018

Chicago’s North Coast Music Festival is coming back to Union Park from August 31st to September 2nd. This years festival headliners include Miguel and Axwell / \ Ingrosso on Friday, DJ Snake on Saturday and Jamiroquai on Sunday. The lineup is jam packed with artists both big and small, well Continue Reading

The Flaming Lips – Le Butcherettes – Half Gringa // Chicago, IL 7.14.18

The Flaming Lips with Le Butcherettes and Half Gringa Taste of Chicago Chicago, IL July 14th, 2018 Words and Photos by Kate Scott The Taste of Chicago is one of the city’s biggest events of the year. Hundreds of thousands of people flock from different neighborhoods and suburbs to try street Continue Reading


Paramore Foster the People, Jay Som at Huntington Bank Pavilion, Chicago, IL July 2, 2018 Words & Photos by Nina Tadic Paramore is a band that has been around the block a handful of times, and the tour they’ve put together shows that for sure. Openers Jay Som and Foster Continue Reading

North Coast Music Festival 2017 // Chicago, IL

North Coast Music Festival 2017 Chicago, IL North Coast dubs itself “Summer’s Last Stand”, and while there are still some major festivals to come in Chicago (Riot Fest and AAHH! Fest included), last weekend was a solid attempt at holding onto summer just a little longer. The three-day festival, hosted Continue Reading

Single Review: Porn and Chicken “Zipper” and “Bread”

(Photo from Spring Awakening, courtesy of Kate Scott Daly) Chicago is synonymous with a few things: hot dogs, the Chicago Cubs, and house music. It’s been widely accepted that house music was created in Chicago in the 1980s, and since then, some of the greatest DJs and dance artists have Continue Reading

Spring Awakening // Chicago, IL 6.9.17-6.11.17

Spring Awakening Music Festival Chicago, IL June 9-11 2017 Words and Photos by Kate Scott Daly I’d been told that Spring Awakening was going to be a shit show. There would be thousands of drunk people obnoxiously dancing and shoving glow sticks in my face. “Don’t go to Spring Awakening.” To Continue Reading

Tigers Jaw – Saintseneca // Chicago, IL 6.15.17

Tigers Jaw – Saintseneca The Metro Chicago, IL 6.15.17 Last week, Tigers Jaw and Saintseneca hit The Metro in Chicago for a festive and fun show, along with support from Smidley. The bands’ performances were a hit from beginning to end, and the crowd confirmed that with their behavior. Saintseneca, Continue Reading