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Buddy Guy Tickets Still Available on Thursdays & Sundays

South LoopBuddy Guy - the man, the legend - is back in town for his annual residency at his namesake club. Each January he performs Thursday through Sunday nights at Buddy Guy's Legends in the South Loop. All...
Jam at The Joynt

Have Instrument, Will Jam: Jam At The Joynt December 19

River NorthWhat do you do when there are 16,000 musicians in town? Jam, baby! The Midwest Clinic is filling the halls of McCormick Place this week, so The Joynt, 650 N Dearborn, is inviting them to come on over...

Harry Caray Hooks Blues Traveler Fans

Magnificent Mile | StreetervilleHarry Caray's Tavern on Navy Pier hosted Blues Traveler's Chicago stop, a great show on one of the last warm evenings in Chicago; it was a very pleasant night of nostalgia and transition.  I arrived...

World Music Festival Offers Eight Days of Free Concerts

From September 21st through the 27th Chicago will be celebrating music that's as diverse as our population. The World Music Festival returns for eight days of concerts at venues all over the city,...

International Beethoven Festival Opening Night - TLT EXCLUSIVE OFFER

Edgewater | UptownThe International Beethoven Festival: REVOLUTION 2012 is an eight day celebration of one of the world's greatest composers and his ongoing legacy. It begins this Saturday with a Grand Opening Concert...

100 Tickets Released for SOLD OUT Adam Ant Show

WrigleyvilleAdam Ant is coming to the Cubby Bear on October 13. As you would expect, the show's already sold out. But here's an unexpected surprise: the intimate venue is releasing 100 tickets! They go on sale...

Closing Time for Two Rush Street Music Venues?

Gold CoastThe Back Room and Jilly's have shared the same building on Rush Street for decades. The Gold Coast music venues have been standbys since the 70's, but the building's owner wants to raze it and erect...

Free Lyric Opera Concert In Millennium Park

Grant Park | Museum CampusThe Lyric Opera of Chicago is one of the city's cultural gems, drawing talent and audiences from around the world. On September 8 it will present Stars of Lyric Opera at Millennium Park, its annual "...

Free Blues Traveler Concert at Harry Caray's Navy Pier

Magnificent Mile | StreetervilleIf Blues Traveler's "four" had been a cassette tape I would have worn the reels off of it. Fortunately I had it, and still do, on CD so I can play it over and over if I want. I'll be doing that a lot...

Eight Days Of Jazz

The Chicago Jazz Festival doesn't officially start until August 30, but the city will be gearing up to the fest with concerts all week long, including one with star trumpeter Wynton Marsalis. The...

Cara & Marcus Leshock Talk Lollapalooza, People Watching & Dragons [VIDEO]

Back in the media section at Lollapalooza, Cara Carriveau runs into WGN's Marcus Leshock. These two have both covered the festival since it started, so here they are sharing a bit about what it's...

Lollapalooza Afterparty at Hard Rock Hotel

The LoopLollapalooza!  You'd have to be in a coma not to know that the annual music festival was this past weekend, but I suspect that even the comatose were aware of the extravaganza in Grant Park.  I fully...

Lolla-ssentials

Lollapalooza is here! I'll be heading to the fest shortly with my bag full of essentials: Phone It's a phone! It's a camera! It's the #1 Lolla-ssential (besides tickets, of course). Phone charger...

LollaLIVE!

Grant Park | Museum CampusLollapalooza is this weekend! Every year I go with my good friend Cara Carriveau. She's the daytime jock on popular radio station 101.9 The Mix, so that means we get some pretty cool access. Starting...

International Beethoven Festival Returns To Chicago

Edgewater | UptownWhether you know classical music or not, you do know Beethoven. The legendary composer is worthy of his own festival, and he's got one. This year the Beethoven Festival returns to Chicago from...

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