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Surprise artists make Chance the Rapper festival ‘magnificent’

Surprise artists make Chance the Rapper festival ‘magnificent’

Nandi Howard

September 25, 2016


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

If anyone in Chicago was skeptical about Chance The Rapper before Magnificent Coloring Day, Saturday proved to be the inaugural acceptance of Lil Chano from 79th. Read More »...

St. Vincent’s DeJamz: international artists

St. Vincent’s DeJamz: international artists

Pat Mullane

September 19, 2016


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

To spice things up a little different from last week’s issue of local sound by Chicago’s young artists, this week’s selection is entirely compiled of not only international artists, but also songs not in the English language. Read More »...

Fall music preview

Fall music preview

Jaycee Rockhold

September 18, 2016


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

As the temperature begins to cool and the pumpkin spice lattes start to make thier rounds on campus, it becomes quite clear that fall is finally here. Read More »...

Lollapalooza: Day Four recap

Lollapalooza: Day Four recap

Pat Mullane

August 2, 2016


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

Attending three days of Lollapalooza is quite the achievement in itself, but four days is in all honesty a remarkable feat. And in what seemed to be a special festival because of the extra day, might now become a trend as Lollapalooza confirmed next year’s festival would follow the Thursday through...

Lollapalooza: day three recap

Lollapalooza: day three recap

Pat Mullane

July 31, 2016


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

Day three at Lollapalooza wiped away any notion that the four-day festival was going to be lessened by grey clouds and rain.  The sun shined bright Saturday afternoon and the artists shined with it.  During a normal festival year, this third day of concert hopping would be the festival’s last, ...

Lollapalooza: day two continues the momentum

Lollapalooza: day two continues the momentum

Pat Mullane

July 30, 2016


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

As crowds of people shuffled through Grant Park early Friday evening, rain drops scattered among them.  The sky remained dull and grey for the majority of the afternoon, though the spirits did not.  Finding themselves halfway through Lollapalooza, exhaustion kicked in but it was nothing that Saba or...

The five most anticipated performances at Lollapalooza

The five most anticipated performances at Lollapalooza

Pat Mullane

July 28, 2016


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

As thousands prepare for what is destined to be a scorching hot, energy rousing, and celebratory weekend at this years' Lollapalooza festival, we compiled this years' most anticipated performances. Celebrating their 25th anniversary, Lollapalooza has not only added an extra fourth day for the festiv...

Pitchfork Music Festival 2016: Sunday

Pat Mullane

July 18, 2016


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

As Pitchfork came to a close Sunday night, both the bands and the weather delivered a bright and fitting finish to the weekend-long music festival.  With the thunderstorm forecast that had been predicted, the crowd of fans carried rain jackets and ponchos throughout the afternoon — though they would...

Pitchfork Music Festival 2016: Saturday

Pitchfork Music Festival 2016: Saturday

Pat Mullane

July 17, 2016


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

The levels of energy — along with the heat and sweat—were undeniably high on Saturday at Pitchfork.  The grass remained filled the entire night, as long lines wrapped around beer tents, mini thrift shops and food huts that all converged in a mass of hundreds in front of the three stages.  Satur...

Pitchfork Music Festival 2016: Friday

Pat Mullane

July 16, 2016


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

What was looking to be a rainy, gray first day for Pitchfork turned quite colorful and heated as crowds stood shoulder to shoulder to see the lively, spirited Carly Rae Jepsen performance, the unique sounds and bells of Shamir and those in the timeslots in between. This year’s Pitchfork — especially...

You’re here for who? Bleached, Big D and the Kids Table, Tigers Jaw

You’re here for who? Bleached, Big D and the Kids Table, Tigers Jaw

Erin Yarnall

May 30, 2016


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 Pitchfork, Lollapalooza, North Coast and Riot Fest this year. Read More »...

From extra toilet paper to budgeting, a Chicago music festival survival guide

From extra toilet paper to budgeting, a Chicago music festival survival guide

Kirsten Onsgard and Erin Yarnall

May 30, 2016


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The big festivals Pitchfork Music Festival July 15-17, Union Park A music festival organized by Pitchfork media that also features a record fair. This year’s headliners include Brian Wilson and Carly Rae Jepsen. Lollapalooza July 28-31, Grant Park Chicago’s largest festival is four days lo...

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