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On Thursday, the orchestra will perform a final work from Montgomery — the grace note on her wildly prolific three-year run as the city’s adopted new-music superstar.
These shows are the antithesis of sweaty festivals. They’re more intimate and feature performers at the top of their craft.
The blues legend is cruising into retirement with a headlining set at Chicago Blues Fest this weekend. But his influence on the city, and the genre, is undeniable.
Noise rock pioneer Kim Gordon of Sonic Youth will play a show this weekend at Bohemian National Cemetery. It’s not as unusual as you might think.
“We essentially only got a day and a quarter of what we paid for.”
Jeff Tweedy produced the duo’s new album, Not God, which delivers a wildly inventive soundscape reflective of the city’s music scene past and present.
Chicago DJ Miriam Paz went from being the only woman DJ at Sueños three years ago to throwing a giant “girls only” party at this year’s festival.