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Chicago’s beachside festival to celebrate city’s musical history with Green Velvet

Chicago’s beachside festival to celebrate city’s musical history with Green Velvet

Yazmin Dominguez

June 16, 2017


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

Chicago is the birthplace for house music. In its humble beginnings during the 80s and early 90s, legends like Farley JackMaster Funk, Frankie Knuckles and Steve Silk Hurley were born. Their records set Chicago high on the electronic music scene worldwide. Since then it has spawned new house and tech...

Jesse McCartney’s beautiful soul charms, while Logic takes spotlight

Jesse McCartney’s beautiful soul charms, while Logic takes spotlight

Garret Neal

May 29, 2017


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

While doors were originally scheduled to open at 6 p.m., the end-of-the-year concert was ultimately pushed back due to the rain. By 6:30 p.m., the gates were finally let in and students rushed to the front to stand in the rain, waiting for everyone’s favorite heartthrob Jesse McCartney. Ma...

St. Vincent’s DeJamz: DePaulia soundtrack

St. Vincent’s DeJamz: DePaulia soundtrack

Pat Mullane

May 29, 2017


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

With every DePaulia employee working in the windowless basement of U-Hall every weekend, there are few things outside of music that help keep the paper a float.   Read More »...

St. Vincent’s DeJamz: DePaul playlist

St. Vincent’s DeJamz: DePaul playlist

Pat Mullane

May 21, 2017


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

From athletics to academics, music to movies, there’s no doubt that DePaul University is home to a great number of talented students.  While DeJamz has covered an array of renowned known and not-so-famous artists over the years, we have yet to take a look at some of the many musically talented stude...

You’re here for who?: Bonobo, Jambinai, The 1975, Bleachers, and Jimmy Eat World

Pat Mullane

May 15, 2017


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

We did the homework so you don't have to. Check back each week for the scoop on bands you can't miss at some of Chicago’s hottest music venues. Read More »...

St. Vincent’s DeJamz: FEST 2017

Pat Mullane

May 15, 2017


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

If you’re looking for something outside of DePaul’s annual music festival FEST, from Lollapalooza to Pitchfork, Chicago’s summers are jampacked with some of the best festivals in the world.  While the tickets may be overly priced, the headliners, the atmosphere and the entire experience of a mus...

St. Vincent’s DeJamz: FEST playlist

St. Vincent’s DeJamz: FEST playlist

Pat Mullane

May 7, 2017


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

While this year’s FEST lineup is rather interesting and strange with the paired duo of early 2000’s singer Jesse McCartney and American rapper Logic, it’s still worth taking a look at the songs that made them. Read More »...

You’re here for who?: Black Lips, Big Freedia and Local H

You’re here for who?: Black Lips, Big Freedia and Local H

Pat Mullane

May 7, 2017


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

We did the homework so you don't have to. Check back each week for the scoop on bands you can't miss at some of Chicago’s hottest music venues. Read More »...

The safety and precautions of turning your apartment into a music venue

The safety and precautions of turning your apartment into a music venue

Molly O'Mera

April 30, 2017


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

A plain, three-story building with blacked out windows is easy to miss among the bustle on a vibrant stretch of North Milwaukee Avenue. Surrounded by neon signs for thrift stores and trendy restaurants, it makes no attempt to identify itself as one of the liveliest event spaces in the heart of Wicker Park. Read More »...

You’re here for who?: Deadmau5, Father John Misty and The Weeknd

You’re here for who?: Deadmau5, Father John Misty and The Weeknd

Pat Mullane

April 30, 2017


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

We did the homework so you don't have to. Check back each week for the scoop on bands you can't miss at some of Chicago’s hottest music venues. Read More »...

St. Vincent’s DeJamz: Mother’s Day appreciation jamz

St. Vincent’s DeJamz: Mother’s Day appreciation jamz

Pat Mullane

April 30, 2017


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

We can finally say that we’ve made it through the wet and windy April showers, and now we only have the May flowers to look forward to. And while May brings joyous flowers, FEST and food festivals, it also marks the month Mother’s Day falls under. Read More »...

St. Vincent’s DeJamz: Prince appreciation playlist

St. Vincent’s DeJamz: Prince appreciation playlist

Pat Mullane

April 23, 2017


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

While it’s hard to believe that it has been just over a year since Prince died, it’ll never be easy to forget the everlasting and influential music that he left behind.  Whether you were a big fan of his work or not, there’s no denying his status as icon – earned for both the wide variety of s...

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