Twin Peaks played a packed hometown show at Metro Sunday night with fellow local bands Modern Vices and Landmarks sharing the bill. The night served as the finale of Chicago’s five-day Tomorrow Never Knows (TNK Fest), which ran across town at venues such as Lincoln Hall, Schubas, The Hideout, and The Athenaeum Theatre.
Chicago’s beloved Wilco closed out a six-show Winterlude run at the Riviera Theatre Friday Night with a nearly 30-song setlist. The show was what frontman Jeff Tweedy described as a “greatest hits” of the residency, which spanned the band’s vast discography and celebrated 20 years of Wilco with rarities, fan favorites, and an acoustic encore.… Read more Photos: Wilco @ The Riviera Theatre (Chicago), 12/12/14
St. Vincent dazzled the crowd at WXRT’s Big Holiday Concert with songs from her four-album solo discography, David Byrne-inspired theatrics, and endless charm.
Gearing up backstage for what she endearingly referred to as her “Sweet 16” on Wednesday evening, Mavis Staples told a local news reporter, “I could have been president if I wanted!” And isn’t that the truth? As a member of one of the most influential R&B/gospel groups in history—the Staple Singers—an unwavering fixture in the civil… Read more “I’ll Take You There” – Celebrating 75 Years Of Mavis Staples @ The Auditorium Theatre, 11/19
The blues rock duo spent the weekend in Chicago.
Check out photos from some of Alarm’s favorite moments, including Patti Smith, Metric, Wu-Tang Clan, and Kurt Vile.
Arcade Fire casted their reflection on Chicago’s United Center Tuesday evening.
Over its Satan phobia, the Scottish pack of absurdist instrumentalists blazes a new sonic path.
A boundary-free trio of friends navigates rough recording waters to find home at Sargent House.
One of hip hop’s best modern poets makes a righteous return.
With Nine Inch Nails’ spellbinding Tension tour as just one of his many projects, Leroy Bennett applies an appreciation for storytelling to his dynamic stage design.
After 23 years between LPs, Joey Santiago and David Lovering of Pixies check in to discuss the need for new material, the “Pixification” process, and making the right mistake.