Riot Fest 2022 // Chicago, IL

Riot Fest 2022 Douglass Park Chicago, Illinois September 16th, 17th, and 18th   This weekend, Chicago hosted Riot Fest for the 16th year and brought an astounding amount of people to Southside Chicago’s Douglass Park. Though this was the fest’s 2nd year back after live music’s hiatus in 2020, this Continue Reading

Riot Fest Preview – Friday // Chicago, IL // 9.16.2022

Chicago’s beloved Riot Fest kicked off this weekend and Day 1 is in the books! We’ll be back at it tomorrow and posting recaps daily. Look out for the full Riot Fest article on Monday!

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

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

EVERY TIME I DIE – TURNSTILE – ANGLE DU$T – VEIN // CHICAGO, IL 11.12.18

Every Time I Die with Turnstile, Angel Du$t, and Vein Metro Chicago, IL 11.12.18 Photos and words by Micki Harris Twenty years of bullshit. Every Time I Die has been a band throughout the course of two centuries, three decades, four presidents, and nine planets turning into eight (RIP Pluto). Continue Reading

THE STORY SO FAR – TURNOVER – CITIZEN – MOVEMENTS // CHICAGO, IL 11.8.18

The Story So Far with Turnover, Citizen, and Movements Metro Chicago, IL November 8th, 2018 Photos and words by Micki Harris             When The Story So Far announced that they would be touring on their highly anticipated new record, Proper Dose, with Turnover, Citizen, and Movements, the scene was in Continue Reading

Circa Survive – La Dispute – Queen of Jeans // Chicago, IL // 11.03.18

Words & Photos by Micki Harris By now, Circa Survive has been around the block more than a few times. After 14 years of doing what they do and gaining momentum with each year that passed, they’re no strangers to the feeling of lighting up an entire room when they Continue Reading

TIGERS JAW // CHICAGO, IL 10.12.18

  Tigers Jaw Self-Titled Ten Year Anniversary Tour Bottom Lounge Chicago, IL Words and images by Micki Harris Ten short years ago, Tigers Jaw released their self-titled full length record, featuring some of their most well known tracks. The album was a huge hit throughout the pop-punk fan base, reaching Continue Reading