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Chicago Concerts

A.V. Fest/Hideout Block Party Unveils Homegrown Headliner

Posted 07.11.2012 | Chicago

If you've been struggling to choose between A.V. Fest/Hideout Block Party and Riot Fest, two big-ticket music events hitting Chicago the weekend of Se...

Lollapalooza Schedule, Chow Town Lineup, Aftershows Unveiled

Posted 06.12.2012 | Chicago

Lollapalooza on Tuesday unveiled not only their daily set-by-set schedules and Chow Town food vendor lineup, the same day Chicago music fans who misse...

Hideout Block Party, A.V. Fest Join Forces, Unveil Lineup

Posted 06.11.2012 | Chicago

The Hideout and The A.V. Club on Monday announced the first wave of their Frankensteined mini-music festival's lineup. The A.V. Fest & Hideout Bloc...

PHOTOS: Ravinia 2012 Tickets Go On Sale Thursday

Posted 04.25.2012 | Chicago

Tickets for the 2012 edition of the Ravinia summer concert season on Chicago's North Shore go on sale Thursday for the general public. And while th...

Pack A Blanket! Millennium Park Summer Concert Lineups Released

Posted 04.19.2012 | Chicago

After weeks of teasing, the city of Chicago has released the full lineup for its annual Downtown Sound: New Music Mondays series of highly popular fre...

WATCH: 10 Spring Concerts Worth Checking Out

Posted 03.18.2012 | Chicago

With temperatures already approaching summer-like, record-breaking highs, it would be difficult to blame Chicagoans for getting a bit antsy for the pl...

Fiona Apple Concert Sellout Sparks Fan Internet Revolt

Posted 02.24.2012 | Chicago

Tickets for angsty singer-songwriter Fiona Apple's first Chicago appearance since 2006 went on sale Friday at noon -- and promptly sold out within min...

Joseph Erbentraut

Zola Jesus On Songwriting, Chocolate & Architecture

HuffingtonPost.com | Joseph Erbentraut | Posted 02.20.2012 | Chicago

When synth-goth musician Nika Roza Danilova, better known as Zola Jesus, broke out in 2009 with her debut album, "The Spoils," its darkly romantic con...

PHOTOS: The Kills Rock The Riv

Posted 01.23.2012 | Chicago

Raucous art-rock twosome The Kills kicked off their latest tour across the Atlantic with a reportedly sensual showing at Chicago's Riviera Theatre Fri...

Andrew Bird On Songwriting, Chicago And Hideout's Anniversary Party

| Lauren Drell | Posted 02.06.2012 | Chicago

Logan Square resident and Chicago favorite Andrew Bird has always loved the Hideout, and after some time on the farm recording his new album, he’s g...

PHOTOS: Pearl Jam Celebrates 20th Anniversary At Alpine Valley

| Lauren Drell | Posted 11.06.2011 | Chicago

Pearl Jam celebrated its 20th anniversary over Labor Day weekend at Alpine Valley in East Troy, Wis., with a pair of setlists that showed how they hav...

My Chicago: OK Go's Damian Kulash On Lolla, Obama's Birthday & More

| Lauren Drell | Posted 10.02.2011 | Chicago

Who: Damian Kulash Years in Chicago: From his early 20s into his late 20s Current City: Los Angeles Current Gig: OK Go’s lead vocalist L...

Lolla Alternatives: Weekend Activities For The Ticketless

| Ashley Henshaw | Posted 10.02.2011 | Chicago

If you’re not among the more than 270,000 people planning to attend this weekend’s sold-out Lollapalooza, it's not a total loss. You can avoid the...

School Of Rock Tour Brings Young Musicians To Schubas

| Lauren Drell | Posted 09.27.2011 | Chicago

Imagine having a band, going out on tour and playing gigs at notable venues around the country -- all when you’re just 16 years old. That’s what K...

PHOTOS: Pitchfork 2011 Ends On A Hot Note

The Huffington Post | Joe Erbentraut | Posted 09.17.2011 | Chicago

As the sun went down Sunday evening at Union Park, the seventh annual Pitchfork Music Festival came to a close after a long, hot day packed with music...

Pitchfork Day Two: Winners, Losers & Photos

The Huffington Post | Joe Erbentraut | Posted 09.16.2011 | Chicago

Day two of the seventh annual Pitchfork Music Festival was a day marked by both higher temperatures and performances that often trounced the energy ou...

PHOTOS: Winners And Losers At Day One Of Pitchfork

The Huffington Post | Joe Erbentraut | Posted 09.14.2011 | Chicago

Well, Chicago music aficionados, the seventh annual Pitchfork Music Festival has, as of Friday, officially kicked off at Union Park. We began our c...

WATCH: Our Guide To Pitchfork '11

Huffington Post | Joe Erbentraut | Posted 09.13.2011 | Chicago

Well, Chicago music obsessors, that time of year has come again as the seventh annual Pitchfork Music Festival kicks off Friday afternoon at Union Pa...

Here, There, And Everywhere: McCartney To Stop At Wrigley On Tour

Posted 08.14.2011 | Chicago

Paul McCartney confirmed Monday what many in Chicago already suspected: he'll be playing Wrigley Field this summer. Last week, Alderman Tom Tunney ...

Weekend Plans: A Vintage Lover's Paradise, Rahm's Concert & More

| Ashley Henshaw | Posted 07.12.2011 | Chicago

Whether you like the arts, scary movies, fine wines or all of the above, we’ve got you covered with this HuffPost Chicago Weekend Event Guide. Fr...

The Metro Releasing Its First Volume Of Live Recordings Later This Month

The A.V. Club Chicago | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Music venues generally aren't in the business of releasing bootlegs, but the Metro has just announced it's bucking tradition by releasing the first in...

Jazz Festival Bringing Big Talent To The Lakefront This Weekend

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

In a year where city events are being cut left and right due to budget shortfalls (July 3 fireworks, anyone?), the Chicago Jazz Festival has pulled of...

The Carolina Chocolate Drops Give Chicago Something To Barn Dance About

HuffPost Eyes&Ears Local | Jeff Pinzino | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Produced by HuffPost's Eyes & Ears Citizen Journalism Unit It used to be that Chicago had the most famous country music radio show in America. The WL...

Pitchfork Music Festival: Pavement, Modest Mouse, LCD Soundsystem To Perform, Tickets On Sale Friday

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The line-up for the Pitchfork Music Festival has been officially released, and as expected, it's got some enormous acts on the bill. Pavement is prob...

Pitchfork Music Festival: Pavement Rumored Headliner, Dates And Ticket Prices Announced

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The Pitchfork Music Festival will return to Chicago's Union Park this summer, and rumor has it that Pavement, the iconic indie-rock outfit that recent...