September 3, 2013 |
*** = Recommended shows On sale noon Thursday The Fratellis, The Ceremonies, Wednesday, Nov. 6 ($21, 18+) at Metro. On sale 10 a.m. Friday ***Kings of Leon, The Weeks, Wednesday, Oct. 2 ($50, 17+) at House of Blues. On sale noon Friday ***Sleigh Bells, Doldrums, Sunday, Nov. 10 ($26, 18+) at Metro. On sale 10 a.m. Saturday ***Fitz and the Tantrums, Capital Cities, Beat Club, Friday, Nov. 22 ($27.50, all ages) at Aragon. Slayer, Gojira, 4Arm, Friday, Nov. 15 ($39.50-$45, all ages)
March 5, 2013 |
*** = Recommended shows On sale 10 a.m. Friday Zac Brown Band, Saturday, June 8 ($29.50-$65, all ages) at Alpine Valley Music Theatre. On sale noon Friday Dale Earnhardt. Jr. Jr., Friday, May 24 ($15, 21+) at Lincoln Hall. ***Japandroids, Tuesday, June 11 ($20, 18+) at Metro. Little Boots, Wednesday, May 8 ($15, 18+) at Lincoln Hall. Motive, Monday, April 29 ($8-$10, 21+) at Schubas. Mount Kimbie, Vinyl Williams, Saturday, June 8 ($17, 18+)
April 2, 2013 |
*** = Recommended shows On sale 10 a.m. Wednesday ***Lollapalooza, Friday, Aug. 2, Saturday, Aug. 3, Sunday, Aug. 4 ($95 for one-day tickets, all ages) at Grant Park. On sale noon Friday Bear Mountain, Friday, May 31 ($10, 18+) at Schubas. Beat Club, Sunday, June 30 ($8-$10, 21+) at Schubas. ***Fitz and the Tantrums, Tuesday, June 18 ($26-$28.50, all ages), Wednesday, June 19 ($26-$28.50, 18+) at Metro. Hands, Saturday, June 8 ($8-$10, 21+) at...
July 12, 2012 |
This weekend, get ready to brave the masses at two of the biggest weekend happenings of the summer: Taste of Chicago or Pitchfork Music Festival. If you're craving something slightly more low-key, hit up the one-day-only Chinatown Fest, or up your meat intake at the Windy City Ribfest. Taste of Chicago When: 11 a.m.-9 p.m. through Sunday Where: Grant Park Cost: Free admission, food/drink tickets and concert admission sold separately Why you're going: The visitors on your couch for the weekend...
November 25, 2012 |
Am I the only one who can't wait for Justin Bieber to start doing excessive amounts of cocaine? I don't say that in a mean-spirited, schadenfreude-drenched sense; just that the hyper-celebrity entity known as Justin Bieber surely is going to make for a really terrific VH1 "Behind the Music" or equivalent self-destructive documentary where still images of his cherubic face are juxtaposed with stories of him throwing Grammys through plate-glass windows...
December 17, 2013 |
*** (out of four) Though his glorious mustache causes him to resemble a man, Ron Burgundy (Will Ferrell) is, in reality, the ultimate giant baby -- a random collision of unchecked impulses and defiant tantrums. Whoever hires the fired anchorman to host the Sea World dolphin show after wife Veronica Corningstone (Christina Applegate) chooses her promotion over her husband must have known the guy soon would be drunkenly asking the two female trainers to kiss in front of the crowd.