Only now, after 40 years, have the self-created, cult-heroic studio rats known as Shoes truly hit their stride as a live act.
This album is a lot of things but mostly it’s thoughtful in its approach to describing the problems and the life of Chicago.
The Ravinia Festival music director opens this summer’s stay with chamber music by Hanns Eisler, Paul Hindemith and Erich Wolfgang Korngold.
Dan Smyers of Dan + Shay is a real smart guy.
A boy from Pennsylvania that was always good at math, Smyers attended Carnegie Mellon University as a finance major. He worked hard to graduate in three years so he could get back to his …
If Phish sells out one night of a multi-night stand, you can expect the entire run to follow suit. That’s because the band is the focus of a community that observes Phish dates like joyful family reunions. It’s easy to get caught in the crowd’s …
The mix Some cool things to do this weekend and beyond. to your health The Rock ‘n’ Roll Chicago Half Marathon & 5K is set for Grant Park on July 20. An after-festival takes place in Butler Field. On July 18-19, a health & fitness …
Try shepherding a sheep along Chicago’s potholed-streets, and it becomes very clear: The broken streets of this city and the beatific Scottish Highlands are worlds apart.
GENEVA — Texas blues legend Johnny Winter emblazoned himself into the world’s consciousness with his tattooed arms churning out lightning-fast guitar riffs and his striking long white hair flowing from under his cowboy hat.
His contrasting appearance and devotion to the blues pioneers of the …
Tall Heights is not your normal band. And that’s just the way Tim Harrington and Paul Wright want it.
NEW YORK — Lincoln Center in New York says it will offer a live stream from a weekend memorial concert for Pete Seeger and his wife Toshi (TOH’-shee). The free concert will be held Sunday at Lincoln Center’s Damrosch Park. It will feature artists and …
If Stefani Germanotta only could get Lady Gaga out of the way of her career.
Garth Brooks is finally embracing digital music — making his back catalog of hits and his new music available for download, but only through his own website.
It’s not every day you hear of an all-female Beastie Boys tribute band. In fact, She’s Crafty may be the only one in the world.
Looking and acting more like an indie-rock band, the ensemble reworks music by everyone from Kanye West to the Beatles to Bach.
That James Galway recently launched an online series of interactive flute tutorials for beginners of all ages hardly comes as a surprise. After all, who knows more about playing the instrument than he does?
If Sarah McLachlan has a message for anyone listening to her latest album, it’s that there comes a time to just pick up the pieces and “Shine On.”