This Week in Great Music: 7/9 – 7/15

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There are a lot of great music-things going on in Chicago this week! In addition to street festivals and the Taste of Chicago, we’ve also got Pitchfork rolling through, which should keep people busy for a while.

I’ll be absconding off to Louisville, Kentucky, for the Forecastle Festival, so I’ll miss out on all . . . → Read More: This Week in Great Music: 7/9 – 7/15

This Week in Great Music: 6/25 – 7/1

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June’s almost over. Can you believe that?

Monday, June 25 Occidental Brothers Dance Band International, Chico Trujilo; Millennium Park. 6:30 pm, free Robbie Fulks; Hideout. 7 pm, $10 suggested donation Esperanza Spalding; Ravinia. 8 pm, $27-55 Kate Miller-Heidke, Derek Fawcett; Schubas. 8 pm, $10-12

Tuesday, June 26 Cory Branan, Audra Mae, Briar Rabbit; Schubas. . . . → Read More: This Week in Great Music: 6/25 – 7/1

This Week in Great Music: 6/18 – 6/24

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In addition to all of the below shows going on this weekend, Make Music Chicago takes place all day on Thursday, involving over 700 musicians at 75 sites across the city. More detailed information can be found on their website, but I am mostly excited about SOUSAPALOOZA on Thusday, where dedicated music . . . → Read More: This Week in Great Music: 6/18 – 6/24

This Week in Great Music: 5/28 – 6/3

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It’s summer street festival season! Do-Division is going on this weekend, with a pretty stellar lineup of artists all weekend. Head on down to check it out.

Monday, May 28 Kelly Hogan, Scott Lucas and the Married Men; Millennium Park. 6:30 pm, free Robbie Fulks, Kathleen Keane; Hideout. 7 pm, $10 suggested donation Netherfriends, . . . → Read More: This Week in Great Music: 5/28 – 6/3

This Week in Great Music: 8/22 – 8/28

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The post-Lollapalooza slump is over, because there are tons of shows this week that I think are worth going to.

If you’re not going to see Braid (blast from the past) or Lost in the Trees (new and trippy chamber pop) on Saturday, and feel like a road trip, you . . . → Read More: This Week in Great Music: 8/22 – 8/28

This Week in Great Music: 8/15 – 8/21

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Monday, August 15 Rasputina; Millennium Park. 6:30 pm, free

Tuesday, August 16 Ari Herstand, Will Knox; Schubas. 7 pm, $8-10

Wednesday, August 17 Matt the Electrician, JT and the Clouds; Schubas. 8 pm, $10-12

Thursday, August 18 Garfield Park Conservatory Benefit, ft. Bobby Conn, Del Rey, Big Science, Sunken Ships, Bare Mutants, DJ Scary . . . → Read More: This Week in Great Music: 8/15 – 8/21