May 13, 2014 |
For the 9th consecutive year, Riot Fest will invade Chicago, leaving a trail of chain wallets and black hoodies in its wake. This year, the festival, held in Humboldt Park Sept. 12-14, will feature a smattering of punk, emo, screamo, rap and good ol' fashioned rock bands. Headliners will include The Cure, The National, Weezer, Tegan and Sara, and Slayer. If you're ready to get all up in your feelings, you'll be happy to know that both Taking Back Sunday and Dashboard Confessional will be performing this year.
March 19, 2013 |
***= Recommended shows On sale 10 a.m. Friday Dave Matthews Band, Grace Potter and the Nocturnals, Friday, July 5, Saturday, July 6 ($40.50-$75, all ages) at Alpine Valley Music Theatre, East Troy, Wisc. Ross Mathews, Tuesday, May 28 ($29.75, all ages) at Park West. On sale noon Friday Baths, Houses, D33J, Friday, June 7 ($16, 18+) at Metro. Andrew Belle, Friday, May 24 ($15, early show: all ages; late show: 21+) at Schubas. ...
February 4, 2014 |
***= Recommended shows On sale noon Wednesday W. Kamau Bell, Friday, March 14 ($20-$23, 21+) at Lincoln Hall. On sale noon Thursday Goo Goo Dolls, Tuesday, April 22 ($35-$45, all ages) at City Winery. On sale 10 a.m. Friday Jamie Cullum, Saturday, June 7 ($38, 18+) at Park West. Dave Matthews Band, Friday, July 4, Saturday, July 5 ($40.50-$75, all ages) at FirstMerit Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island. Emmylou Harris, Daniel Lanois, Steven Nistor, Jim Wilson,...
August 16, 2013 |
EAT Julia Child Restaurant Week Bistronomic 840 N. Wabash Ave. 312-944-8400 The iconic chef's 101st birthday - and her French recipes - serve as inspiration for a three-course prix fixe with four options per course including a house-cured duck confit a l'orange appetizer and bacon-wrapped pork chop entree during this "week," which actually extends through August 31. 5-11 p.m. $30. Additional participating restaurants: ...
May 24, 2013 |
Enoch Simpson may have created a monster. Since the days when his homemade doughnuts became a surprise brunch sensation at Nightwood, gourmet twists on the classic breakfast pastry have swept the city, threatening to make the trend go stale. With the upcoming debut of his first bakery and restaurant, Endgrain in Roscoe Village, Chicago's original mad scientist of high-blood-sugar breakfasts is finally ready to rejoin the game he's been at since the beginning. At Endgrain, Simpson will unveil his latest creations alongside the originals...
April 12, 2013 |
Via email, the Fall Out Boy bassist/lyricist, guitarist and drummer chimed in on their evolving sound, what makes them feel old and more. Bassist/lyricist Pete Wentz As you wrote lyrics for “Save Rock and Roll,” what topics did you find didn't interest you as much as they once did, and what took their place? What subject matter will always appeal to you? It always changes I guess. I guess you will just write or think differently at every period of your life. So it is not topics that I stick to or what not. At...