A chat with Chicago legend Mavis Staples—and the best ways to go beyond the Green Mill for great live music in the city.
Hear what Chicago’s festival planners are listening to—and see our critic’s picks for the best bets at Pitchfork and Lollapalooza.
From Drill to Bop to styles that defy categorization, here’s your guide to hip hop in Chicago in summer 2014—including the 11 hottest shows to see from now ’til August.
Hear some of the best outdoor music in the city this summer—and catch a ton of performances on the solstice, June 21.
Hear the best songs from Chicago’s Bloodshot records over 20 years—and a word from local up-and-comer Ryley Walker.