April 28, 2014 |
Twerking, life-sized stuffed bears, crotch grabs and that tongue. Miley Cyrus, in all her glory, is coming back to Chicago. After postponing or cancelling seven "Bangerz" shows, Cyrus announced on Monday her rescheduled tour dates and two additional shows in Pittsburgh and Chicago, according to a press release. She'll perform Aug. 14 at the United Center. Tickets for her return visit go on sale at 10 a.m. on May 9. Cyrus canceled or postponed the shows after having an allergic reaction to cephalexin, an antibiotic also known as Keflex, which she was taking to treat a sinus...
June 18, 2013 |
This weekend, Englewood is joining the list of Chicago neighborhoods with their own alderman-led community tours. The tour, led by 15th Ward Alderman Toni Foulkes, will make stops at the local library and firehouse, Growing Home, the South Side neighborhood's urban farm and job training site, and a new water park playlot built last year on Hermitage Avenue. Foulkes has been holding a bike tour of Chicago Lawn, the other neighborhood encompassed by her ward, since 2008, with the goal of promoting exercise and wellness to...
October 17, 2012
A look at Lance Armstrong's impressive and controversy-laden career. 1991: Becomes U.S. national amateur cycling champion. 1993: Crowned U.S. national cycling champion. Oct. 2, 1996: Diagnosed with testicular cancer. The disease later spreads through his whole body. 1997: Founds Lance Armstrong Foundation for Cancer. 1997: Declared cancer-free after brain surgery and chemotherapy. July 1999: Claims first Tour de France title, winning four stages.
January 28, 2013 |
Paramore will kick off its first North American tour since 2010 on Aug. 25. The band will be starting in Houston. The tour supporting the release of the band's upcoming eponymous album makes its way to the Chicago Theatre on May 9. The album drops April 9. Pre-sale tickets will be available exclusively to members of Paramore's fan club and singles club starting at 5 p.m. Monday. Remaining tickets will be available starting Feb. 1. L.A. band Kitten opens the tour. Want more?
April 28, 2014 |
The Carters are coming! The Carters are coming! For weeks rumors have circulated that married icons Beyonce and Jay-Z would headline a tour this summer, and the rumors have now been confirmed: You can see the mega-stars Thursday, July 24 at Soldier Field as part of the “On the Run” tour. The title is a play on the 2013 Jay-Z track “Part II: On the Run” that featured - wait for it - Beyonce. A promotional item for the tour features a photo of the couple in ski masks. Good thing there's no mistaking Mrs. Carter's eyes.
July 16, 2012 |
Ben Folds Five will be releasing a new album later this fall for the first time in 13 years. "The Sound Of The Life Of The Mind" is scheduled to be released Sept. 18, followed by a world tour, according to a news release. The closest the tour will come to Chicago (after performing at Old St. Pat's Block Party last month) is Detroit on Oct. 2. The full listing of tour dates can be found here . The album was created in conjunction with PledgeMusic, a donation website similar to Kickstarter, and a portion of the album's sales will go to the...