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Vince Staples, A Tribe Called Quest and more: highlights from days 1 and 2 of Pitchfork Music Festival

Vince Staples, A Tribe Called Quest and more: highlights from days 1 and 2 of Pitchfork Music Festival

Matt Koske

July 17, 2017


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

Pitchfork opened its gates and welcomed crowds of people for its 12th year Friday at Union Park. Over the dozen years, Pitchfork has catered to their regulars by offering reasonable prices – compared to other bigger festivals around the Chicago land area like Lollapalooza or Riot Fest – all whil...

Maureen Choi Quartet bridges gap between traditional and modern classical music

Maureen Choi Quartet bridges gap between traditional and modern classical music

Charlene Haparimwi

July 5, 2017


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In The Promontory’s warm, candle-lit space on the second floor of the Hyde Park concert venue and restaurant, there is an exciting buzz in the air. It’s a Tuesday summer night and an intimate, older crowd is ready to hear the iconic Maureen Choi Quartet, a classically trained group of flamenco...

Mamby on the Beach delivers strong Chicago based performances

Mamby on the Beach delivers strong Chicago based performances

Yazmin Dominguez

June 27, 2017


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Mamby on the Beach, curated by React Presents, celebrated their third year at Oakwood Beach this weekend. Bringing to the beachside well known headliners such as Walk the Moon, MGMT and Tchami, Mamby saw about 30,000 attendees this year. With the backdrop of Chicago’s downtown skyline and a stron...

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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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 »...

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