Small circuses and indie rock acts will come together under the big top in Chicago over the weekend. Brilliant Corners of Popular Amusements, a 3-day festival, was inspired in part by the Vaudeville days of old.
Drummer and composer Mike Reed is a legend in the making. Reed’s a key member of our world-renowned improvisational music scene. He’s also the force behind a number of events in Chicago – the Umbrella Music Festival, the Downtown Sounds series, and Pitchfork.