Man Is Man is Chicago musician Christa Meyer's new project. Meyer matured musically in the band Puerto Muerto with her longtime co-songwriter and husband, Tim Kelley. Now, a few years after their divorce, Meyer is fully engaged to her new project.
Jim DeRogatis isn't just WBEZ's music critic and co-host of Sound Opinions; he's also the drummer for punk rockers Vortis. For those who like their music loud, fast and in their face then, Vortis could be the ticket.
World Music Day has been around for about three decades. The Fête de la Musique got its start and original name in France. Now, it's a global celebration, taking place in over 400 cities around the world.
Becoming a teenager involves a lot of firsts: Your first time driving, your first kiss, your first boy- or girlfriend. But what about your first rock concert? Not just as a spectator but as the onstage act?Local band Purple Apple hit that first just over a year ago.