Mr. Greenweedz, 9/28/10
Longtime emcee talks about his experiences and gives his take on the Chicago hip-hop scene.
Where to Celebrate the Blackhawks, 6/10/10
Toast Chicago's hockey team at one of these bars.
NYE Picks: Concerts, 12/11/09
Want to see music on New Year's Eve? These concerts should have you grooving into 2010.
Winning the Red Bull Big Tune Beat Battle has given this producer wings.
Lollapalooza Parties, 7/31/09
Official, unofficial...if it's Lolla-related, you'll find it in this list.
Under 18 Clubs in Chicago, 7/24/09
These Chicago music clubs regularly admit fans who are 17 and under.
Live Music for Less Than $5, 7/17/09
Lolla and Ravinia too pricy for you? Here are some budget-minded concert alternatives.
Best Beats 5/21/09, 5/21/09
If you don't like dirty fruit, stay out of Metro on Friday night.
Best Beats 4/14/09, 4/14/09
Kid Koala's opened for Bjork and Radiohead; he should be able to rock the Zentra stage.
Best Beats 3/31/09, 3/31/09
Million $ Mano helps Evil Olive celebrate two years of late-night parties in Wicker Park.
DJ Intel, 3/30/09
The man of eight residencies gives us his list of prized records.
JC Brooks and the Uptown Sound, 3/16/09
Chicago's newest soul revivalists talk sailor suits, jet packs and Wu-Tang lovin' sexagenarians.
This eight-piece band takes neo-soul to new heights.
Hey Champ, 12/24/08
Are they DJs? Are they a band? As long as they keep making good music, no one cares.
Best Beats: 12/15/08, 12/15/08
Zentra's under HouseArrest on Friday...this is a good thing if you like to dance.
Virtual L: Addison (Red), 11/5/08
You can find more than sports and suds in Wrigley.
The Graduate, 8/25/08
These downstate rockers have aced the college charts and are ready to conquer the big city.
Virtual L: Armitage (Brown), 8/19/08
On your mark, get set, consume!
Get Fit and Give Back, 5/27/08
At these fitness events that support charity, you and your shrinking love handles won't be the only winners.
Heavy-Metal Hangouts, 4/28/08
Chicago's hard-rock scene is one of the nation's strongest. Here's where to go to get in on the headbanging action.
Yea Big + Kid Static, 1/4/08
This energetic hip-hop duo will make you move, whether you want to or not.
Mixing it up with Mango, 10/22/07
A pre-concert pit stop at Raw Bar brings out the martinis and memories.
Skip to the End, 1/15/07
Stop by Smartbar for a smooth finish to the weekend...but don't count on much fanfare.
Joe Shanahan, 12/11/06
The Metro owner comes clean about his labor of love.
Verbal Kent, 10/11/06
The Northside MC's big mouth can get him in trouble, but he wouldn't have it any other way.
Wax On Radio, 9/4/06
Suburban prog rock philosophers get signed and talk existentialism.
Steve Dawson, 7/3/06
The country crooner sings from the soul.
The Tyrades, 6/20/06
Chicago punkers on having fun, dancing like a primate and looking stupid for Intonation.
Taking Tea With Mike Foster, 1/2/06
Flannery O'Connor and a cup of Earl Grey at MoJoe's Hot House.