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Mamby on the Beach surprises with Chance the Rapper, Tycho

Matt Koske

July 6, 2016


Filed under Arts/Life

Oakwood Beach hosted Mamby on the Beach’s second year featuring acts by Milky Chance, Animal Collective, Atmosphere, Chet Faker, Santigold, Chromeo, Tycho, Lido and a surprise appearance by Chicago hip-hop artist Chance the Rapper this past Fourth of July weekend. After a successful run last year, Mamby on the Beach and pr...

St. Vincent’s DeJamz: songs to look back on

St. Vincent’s DeJamz: songs to look back on

DePaulia Staff

May 30, 2016


Filed under News

After numerous years, and thousands upon thousands of dollars, some of us are finally graduating.  Read More »...

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 »...

Beyoncé is blessing Chicago by bringing her world tour to Soldier Field this Friday

Beyoncé is blessing Chicago by bringing her world tour to Soldier Field this Friday

Erin Yarnall

May 22, 2016


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

Okay Chicago now let's get in formation. The opening act for the Chicago dates is as-of-yet unannounced, so these are my dream opening acts for the tour dates. DJ KHALED The king of Snapchat is opening for most of the stops on Beyoncé’s tour, but for some reason sadly not in Chicago. It would ...

St. Vincent’s DeJamz: Riot Fest 2016

St. Vincent’s DeJamz: Riot Fest 2016

Erin Yarnall

May 22, 2016


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

Riot Fest announced the first wave of its lineup this past week, with some staples of the Fall festival (Gwar, of course, is playing again) and some surprises (who would have ever guessed they’d nab Morrissey) — making it an altogether exciting lineup. Read More »...

St. Vincent’s DeJamz: graduation playlist

St. Vincent’s DeJamz: graduation playlist

Erin Yarnall

May 14, 2016


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

It’s starting to dawn on me that after five years of attending DePaul, I’m down to my final few weeks — which is truly frightening and very exciting at the same time, and is leading to a lot of nostalgic reminiscing about the past five years. Read More »...

Can’t-miss concerts hitting Chicago this summer

Can’t-miss concerts hitting Chicago this summer

Rachel Zarsky

May 13, 2016


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

Check out some of these pop artists and rock bands hitting the city this summer: Read More »...

St. Vincent’s DeJamz: the power of relatability

St. Vincent’s DeJamz: the power of relatability

Erin Yarnall

May 8, 2016


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

One of my favorite things about music is relatability. I love listening to a song, and feeling a connection with the band because I have felt or experienced what they’re describing in their lyrics.  Read More »...

Drake’s new album fails to impress

Drake’s new album fails to impress

Andrew Busch

May 7, 2016


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

Last Friday, Drake released his record, “VIEWS,” after announcing the album’s title almost two years ago on Aug. 6, 2014. However, after delivering two modern hip-hop classics last year with his mixtape “If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late” and his collaborative effort “What a Tim...

St. Vincent’s DeJamz feat. Beyoncé

St. Vincent’s DeJamz feat. Beyoncé

Erin Yarnall

April 29, 2016


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

The world was blessed on April 23 as Beyoncé released a visual album on HBO and simultaneously released her sixth studio album, “Lemonade.” Read More »...

5 releases to watch for on Record Store Day

5 releases to watch for on Record Store Day

Jaycee Rockhold

April 15, 2016


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

Record stores across Chicago are planning their Record Store Day celebrations, whether it be by planning live local bands like Bric-A-Brac or meet and greets with iconic music engineers like Reckless Records. Read More »...

The Smith Street Band brings powerful Aussie punk to Chicago

The Smith Street Band brings powerful Aussie punk to Chicago

Marty O'Connell

April 11, 2016


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

Hailing all the way from Melbourne, Australia, the Smith Street Band swung by the Beat Kitchen this past Saturday night as part of their North American tour. Read More »...

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