A chat with Chicago legend Mavis Staples—and the best ways to go beyond the Green Mill for great live music in the city.
Marquis Hill plays tonight, the Umbrella Music Festival happens next week, and all month, there are loads of choices for live music around the city.
Kanye, David Sedaris, Cameron Esposito, and more in this month’s Chicago Guide.
The Bad Plus, Herbie Hancock, and a full lineup of greatness at Space make next month a hot one for concerts in Chicago.
There are 17 events through the month, starting with Jazz Fest this weekend.
The festival’s artist-in-residence tells why this weekend’s event is so important to him—and who he wants to see perform.
Here’s a pocket guide to three acts to catch at the Labor Day weekend event. Bonus: Five minutes with Willie Pickens, the piano legend who will close the fest.
Here’s who to see in town before the Chicago Jazz Festival on Thursday.
From Glen Ellyn to Humboldt Park to Millennium Park, there’s free outdoor jazz all over town in the next two weeks.
Live jazz at the Robie House, and Willie Pickens and Ari Brown representing five decades of Chicago jazz in back-to-back sets highlight this fall’s showcase.