Arlington Heights, Frontier Days Festival (6/30 - 7/4): family activities, live music, a carnival, a parade, and a weekend craft market at Recreation Park in Arlington Heights.
Elk Grove Village, Elk Grove Farmers Market (6/4 - 10/15): The Elk Grove Farmers Market is dedicated to offering you fresh, high-quality food items and food related services, such as knife sharpening. Join us for our FREE weekly raffle plus planned special a
Chicago, The Boys Upstairs (5/19 - 7/2): Kick off Pride with the funniest gay comedy of the year!
Antioch, 2nd Community Camping under the Stars 2016 (7/8 - 7/10): 2nd Community Camping under the Stars 2016. Check-in begins Friday, July 8th Evening after 5:00 pm and wraps up at noon on Sunday, July 10th. At The Pederson Park.
Apple River, Tai Chi (7/5): Tai Chi July will be held on July 5th, 2016, from 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM. At The Apple Canyon Lake Clubhouse.
Arlington Heights, Frontier Days Festival (6/30 - 7/4): family activities, live music, a carnival, a parade, and a weekend craft market at Recreation Park in Arlington Heights.
Arlington Heights, Dave Tamkin (7/3): Fresh Fueled Acoustic Rock
Aurora, 11th Annual HBR Royals Charity Golf Outing (7/11): By popular demand, our 2016 outing will again be held at Orchard Valley Golf Course. This is our main fundraiser of the year with 100% of proceeds going to support the Hinckley-Big Rock Golf Program.
Aurora, Crystal Gravy (6/29): Love-struck duet using strong vocal harmonies, along with guitars, piano, and keytar, to construct original biting lyrics and catchy melodies
Barrington, 2016 PHD Fairways for Families Golf Outing (7/13): PHD is pleased to invite you to "Fairways for Families" Annual Golf Outing fundraiser. Last year's event proved to be the highlight of the season, and we expect this year to be no different.
Barrington, Family Fitness Run 5K/10K /2K Fitness Walk 2016 (7/4): Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital Presents Family Fitness Run 5K/10K /2K Fitness Walk on Monday July 4th, 2016, 5K and 10K Races START at 7:15 AM. At Downtown Barrington IL
Belleville, Belleville Parks & Recreation Camp Quackers (6/6 - 8/12): The Belleville Parks & Recreation Department’s Day Camp Program, “Camp Quackers” will begin it’s 29th annual season on June 6, 2016 at our Stone Lodge in Bellevue Park.
Bensenville, Hawaiian Luau (7/8): Kick off your shoes, and dress in Hawaiian attire for this fun island barbeque party along the beautiful shores of the Bensenville Water Park.
Berwyn, 34th Annual American Music Festival (7/1 - 7/4): The festival's main focus is roots/Americana music -- everything from straight-ahead rock to soul, rockabilly, country, blues, jazz and bluegrass.
Berwyn, 6th Annual Trivia Night (7/13): Come to Housing Forward’s 6th Annual Trivia Night to prove it! !Registration fee includes professional Trivia Master, food, and a complimentary drink for you and your team of up to 6 people.
Berwyn, Ben Hemming (7/12): Gothic Americana singer songwriter with a dark Blues soul.
Berwyn, James McMurtry (7/3): The son of acclaimed author Larry McMurtry (Lonesome Dove, Terms of Endearment), James grew up on a steady diet of Johnny Cash and Roy Acuff records.
Berwyn, Mike Schiavo (7/15): Independent Urban Pop/Rock artist currently living in Los Angeles.
Berwyn, Sam Lewis (7/3): Sam Lewis Has Quickly Established Himself As One Of Nashville’s Most Talented New Tunesmiths
Berwyn, The Revelers (7/8): Cajun, Country, Blues, Zydeco, and Swamp Pop combine into a powerful tonic of roots music that's sure to get you moving. New EP July 15th. revelersband.com
Berwyn, The Roosevelts (7/1): The Roosevelts is a brand dedicated to bringing out the best news in adventure, gear, culture and of course America.
Berwyn, The Stolen (7/15): The Stolen is a Pop Rock band from Old Bridge, NJ, consisting of Dom Cuce (Vocals), Rob Chiarappa (Guitar/Vocals), Kevin Smart (Bass), and Mike Chiarappa (Drums).
Bloomington, Digisaurus (7/9): DIGISAURUS is the brand new “future pop/rock” project from artist and producer, James Allison.
Featuring some of Ohio’s best musicians and visual artists, Digisaurus is dedicated to the evolution o
Bloomington, Hayes Carll (6/28): Hayes Carll is at the forefront of a generation of American singer/songwriters. A Texas native, his style of roots-oriented songwriting has been noted for its plain-spoken poetry and sarcastic humor.
Bloomington, Mimicking Birds (7/14): Mimicking Birds with Myah Evans will be on July 14th, 2016 Thursday 8:30pm at The Bishop in Bloomington, Illinois.
Bloomington, Robert Brown Band (7/1): The Robert Brown Band is a 3-piece Rock band based out of Bloomington-Normal, Illinois, poised to launch a fresh, invigorated take on American Rock n’ Roll.
Bloomington, Black Esther (7/16): Upbeat indie electronic with layered vocals, fat synths, and head-bobbing, foot-tapping, good-time-having beats.
Bloomington, Tinsley Ellis (7/1): Tinsley Ellis wears his Southern roots proudly. Born in Atlanta in 1957, he grew up in southern Florida and first played guitar at age eight.
Bolingbrook, Alexis Keegan (7/15): Starting with a Clean SLATE as a raw, real and edgy pop-rocker, multi-talented New Jersey bred, L.A. based artist and performer Alexis Keegan has been in full whirlwind mode.
Bolingbrook, Lee DeWyze (7/15): Genre: Indie/ Singer / Songwriter
Bourbonnais, Compassion Conference 2016 (7/14): The event, which is sponsored by Nazarene Compassionate Ministries, is an international space where you can connect, collaborate, create, and begin to change the world.
Braidwood, Braidwood Summerfest (7/14 - 7/17): Rides, Games, Food, Arts and Crafts, Free Nightly Entertainment, Bingo and much, much more for the entire family.
Bristol, Bristol Renaissance Fair (7/11 - 9/7): Our Faire is 30 acres of pure fun! 20 stages offer variety entertainment all day long.
Byron, ByronFest 2016 (7/7 - 7/10): The Byron Area Chamber of Commerce presents the 2016 ByronFest from July 8 to 10. Gospel Fest will be held on July 7.
Carbondale, The Taste of Sunrise (7/15 - 7/24): A bilingual play in American Sign Language and English, a moving prequel to Suzan Zeder's Mother Hicks, performed by theStage Company last summer.
Champaign, Dental Essential Workshop (3/30 - 8/31): A weekly workshop that will teach the basic knowledge needed to be successful in working in a dental practice and utilizing the dental care system.
Champaign, Jordan Feliz Concert for Mercis Refuge (7/10): Merci's Refuge, a new residential program for women seeking freedom from life-controlling issues, is excited to present a powerful and soulful night of worship featuring the popular artist, Jordon Fel
Chicago, 2016 Beach To Boystown (7/9): Felines & Canines is dedicated to providing a safe and loving shelter to abandoned, injured, abused and neglected animals until their permanent adoptive home is found.
Chicago, 2016 CHANCE Alumni Networking Brunch (7/9): Please join the UIC CHANCE Program at its first alumni & friends networking brunch fundraiser. Come re-connect with your (now professional) CHANCE colleagues and build your social capital!
Chicago, 2016 KICS Cup Opening Ceremony (7/6 - 7/10): The opening ceremony will feature live musical performances from Chicago Soul Childrens Choir and more! Come watch exciting youth soccer action played by some of the best young squads in the world!
Chicago, 2016 Millennium Art Festival Chicago (7/8 - 7/10): An array of artwork, including paintings, ceramics, photography, and furniture, showcases the talents of more than 110 juried artists who participate in this city-centric festival.
Chicago, 21st Annual Kaleidoscope Family Day (7/16): Make art and explore special activity stations during Kaleidoscope Family Festival in the Ryan Education Center at the Art Institute of Chicago.
Chicago, 35th Chicago Music Awards (7/1): The 35th Anniversary of Chicago Music Awards is scheduled on Friday July 1, 2016 at Union Park in Chicago, IL.
Chicago, 41st Annual Arts & Crafts Festival (7/11 - 7/12): The Arts and Crafts Festival at DuSable Museum features traditional, ethnic, and experimental fine arts and crafts with African-American themes. Free.
Chicago, 42nd Annual Arts and Crafts Festival (7/9): 42nd Annual Arts and Crafts Festival on July 9, 2016 at DuSable Museum of African American History, 740 E 56th Pl, Chicago, IL 60637
Chicago, 90s Crawl Chicago (7/9): Join fellow Chicagoans in full 90's gear as you "crawl" to Chicago's top bars! Guests will have exclusive access to nine different bars, drink specials, DJs, live music and karaoke playing all your fa
Chicago, A. Sinclair (7/10): You know A. Sinclair and might be familiar with the work. New sounds are happening and happening here. Stay tuned. http://asinclairmusic.com/
Chicago, Advance Base (7/11): Owen Ashworth used to release his lo-fi keyboard pop under the name Casiotone for the Painfully Alone, but these days he calls it Advance Base.
Chicago, Afterwork CEO and VIP Roundtable Open House (7/7): Our CEO and VIP Roundtable Open House is designed to give you some background information on A Safe Haven Foundation. Come learn about who we are and what we do followed by a tour of our facility. Ref
Chicago, Allen & Envy (7/16): English based DJ/Producers…ALLEN & ENVY are considered one of the biggest new uplifting acts in todays trance scene.
Chicago, Andy Suzuki & the Method (7/9): Independent NYC-based band, Andy Suzuki & The Method, recently released their highly anticipated LP, Born out of Mischief.
Chicago, Angelcorpse (7/14): ANGELCORPSE: Black/Death Metal band born on the ashes of Pete Helmkamp’s previous band, Order from Chaos, originally from Kansas City, Missouri.
Chicago, Anime Midwest (7/8 - 7/10): 10,000+ anime fans converge on the Hyatt Regency O'Hare from July 8 - 10, 2016 to take part in cosplay, concerts, gaming tournaments, formal dances, and more
Chicago, Archie Powell & The Exports (7/1): “With simple melodies and sardonic lyrics, Archie Powell and the Exports' new album, Great Ideas in Action, may well be the soundtrack to this summer.”
- NPR’s World Cafe
Chicago, Artist Talk + Reception: Continuous Span (7/7): Continuous Span: New Work from The Bridge Program features recent work developed by artists in the winter 2016 session of The Bridge Program at Hyde Park Art Center.
Chicago, Assault & Battery (7/14): Assault & Battery is a streetpunk/oi!/hardcore band from Milwaukee, WI. Formed from members of Get Rad, Brutal Dildos, Cry Coyote, and Reckless Reasons.
Chicago, Aterciopelados (7/9): ATERCIOPELADOS Since 1990, Andrea Echeverri and Hector Buitrago began to be heard with a unique musical approach, crucible of modernity, rebellion and tradition.
Chicago, B.J. Jansen (7/10): B.J. Jansen, born January 3rd 1981 in Cincinnati, has established himself as a charismatic and dynamic performer, composer, bandleader and educator on and off the stage.
Chicago, Band Called Catch (7/1): Inspiration comes in many forms, from late nights in large vans to reproductive rhinos to the plush taste of a Moon Pie washed down with a sip of D'Arcy Family Whiskey. The experiences had with each o
Chicago, Bannermen (7/9): These are songs that have a compelling and dynamic structure, they can be quietly dramatic, sweeping, disarming and melancholic. A sweet and sad undercurrent with enough groove to get you through the
Chicago, Barbatos (7/14): Genre
Black metal, Thrash metal, Heavy metal
Chicago, Bars & Measures (6/10 - 7/17): As part of a National New Play Network Rolling World Premiere, Charter Core Member Prop Thtr will present Idris Goodwins newest drama; Bars and Measures.
Chicago, Bastille Day Chicago (7/14): Come celebrate the French National Day on July 14th with a picnic at Montrose Beach on Grove 16!
Chicago, Beast Warrior (6/29): At the outermost fringe of the universe, far beyond the range of sentient thought, they were born. Four beings, spawned forth from the unholy union of dark matter and the semen of God.
Chicago, Bellows (7/11): Bellows is the bedroom recording project of songwriter and producer Oliver Kalb.
Chicago, BenFest 2016 Chicago (7/15 - 7/17): This year’s BenFest has something for every age! Come join us for three days of family fun including great bands, cuisine from local restaurants, activities for the kids and a chance to win...
Chicago, Bethany Thomas (6/28): See what BT is up to these days.
You're also invited to post production/performance photos, videos, moments and/or of Bethany Thomas here!
Chicago, Beyond the Mirror: Work by Art Center Teens (4/10 - 7/12): New paintings, drawings, photography, prints, videos, and collages demonstrate the intense study by over 20 teens participating in Hyde Park Art Center’s five teen programs.
Chicago, B-Groomed Expo (7/9 - 7/10): An event like no other. Men’s Fashion, Music, Hair, Technology, and Lifestyle merge together for an amazing weekend. If you crave FRESH education, rising and established TALENT, and the HOTTEST MEN’S
Chicago, Fort Frances (7/8): To understand Fort Frances’ “Alio” — pronounced ah-low — you have to start with a cover of a 1991 Will Smith song.
Chicago, Frank Catalano (7/8): Saxman Frank Catalano & Jimmy Chamberlin of Smashing Pumpkins fame have a new Album: http://frankcatalano.bandcamp.com/album/bye-bye-blackbird
Chicago, Taste of Polonia Festival (9/2 - 9/5): Taste of Polonia Festival
Great Polish food PLUS -- 35 BANDS on 4 Stages (Rock, Pop, Latin, Polka)
MORE ATTRACTIONS: Kid's Zone, Casino, Craft Beer tent, Carnival rides, vendors.
Chicago, Luminate (7/14): "Welcome To Daylight" featuring the single "Banner of Love" is now available! Check it out here http://smarturl.it/WelcomeToDaylight !!!
Chicago, Mamby On The Beach 2016 (7/2 - 7/3): Music festival is thrilled to return over the 4th of July holiday weekend. DJ TENT Tale Of Us // Black Coffee // Shiba San // Hannah Wants // Sonny Fodera // Billy Kenny // Gene Farris and more!
Chicago, Man Called Noon (7/1): Man Called Noon is releasing their 2nd full-length studio album “The Bad Guy.
Chicago, Mark Flash (7/3): Mark Flash always knew where he needed to be. When other kids were running the streets, he was trying to figure out how to get into the clubs.
Chicago, Mark Sherry (7/16): Mark Sherry is a leading pioneer of tech-trance and is known for his Outburst sound, high profile gigs and his Outburst Radioshow/podcast..
Chicago, Black Oil Brothers (7/9): Black Oil Brothers will be on July 9th, 2016 Saturday 5:00pm at Beat Kitchen in Chicago, Illinois.
Chicago, Blackberry Smoke (7/16): "I think that this record does a really good job of conveying what we do and what we're about," Blackberry Smoke singer-guitarist-songwriter Charlie Starr says of Holding All the Roses, the band's fou
Chicago, Booher (7/10): In a city awash in talent of every conceivable stripe, the brandishing of a good vocal hook or using the voice as an instrument is surprisingly as rare as finding a spot in central Austin that won’t l
Chicago, Boy & Bear (6/29): Band Members:
Dave Hosking - Killian Gavin - Tim Hart - Jon Hart - Dave Symes
Chicago, Brian Fresco (6/30): Brian Fresco is a 21-year-old hip-hop artist from the south side of Chicago that made a name for himself coming up with fellow SaveMoney members Chance The Rapper, Vic Mensa, Towkio and the rest, all
Chicago, Bruce Hornsby (7/4): Almost three decades after winning a Grammy for Best New Artist and launching one of contemporary music’s most diverse careers, Bruce Hornsby still makes joyful noise as he discovers clever and expans
Chicago, Carcass (7/16): Record Label:
Nuclear Blast Records & Trooper Ent. (Japan)
Chicago, Castle Freak (7/18): Grinding Death Punk from the gut spookinest reaches of Philadelphia/Baltimore.
Chicago, Catholic Guilt (6/28): A healthy diet of early to mid-80s hardcore and chorus pedals
Chicago, Celebrate Clark Street Festival (7/16 - 7/17): Enjoy multi-cultural food, art, music, and dance at Celebrate Clark Street Festival [sound] on N Clark St. from Morse to Estes. Kids’ activities.
Chicago, Celebrating Home Garden Party (7/14): LYDIA is a national, Christ-honoring organization whose mission is to strengthen families to care for children and care for children when families cannot.
Chicago, Celine Neon (7/1): Celine Neon unleashes club-ready grime pop for the huntress. Dancy, industrial, electro pop; an erotic mix of Charli XCX, Tove Lo, and NIN.
Chicago, Charles Tillman Hosts Celebrity Pro BOWLer (7/14): An evening of great bowling, delicious food and festivities to support the Charles Tillman Cornerstone Foundation. It's sure to be an unforgettable night with Lawrence Holmes.
Chicago, Charles Wilson Blues Band (6/30): Charles Wilson's first break came when he got the opportunity to go on the road with legendary Bobby Rush. He waxed his first single in 1978, "You Cut Off
Chicago, Chicago Challenge (7/9): Teams run around the city solving clues to win prizes in the Chicago Challenge, which ends at a bar for awards and a costume contest.
Chicago, Chicago Indian Picnic (7/17): A fun time of authentic Indian food, outdoor games, and an opportunity to meet other families. We can't wait to see you at this event.
Chicago, Chinatown Summer Fair (7/17): This iconic event is one of the most ethnically unique outdoor events in Chicago and the Midwest.
Chicago, City of Ghosts (7/1): City of Ghosts is a five-piece rock band from Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Chicago, Colombian Fest (7/16 - 7/17): Colombian Fest has top musicians, DJs, arts & crafts, cultural exhibits, vendors, a kids’ zone, food, beer, and wine at the Copernicus Center. Children 12 and younger are free.
Chicago, Color in Motion 5K (7/9): We are excited to party with you on July 9th, 2016 at Montrose Beach! Prices will go up as it gets closer to the event so don't miss out and sign up today!
Chicago, Crow Moses (7/2): Crow Moses (formerly Musikanto) is set to release his new record Horse Heaven Hills on September 9.
Chicago, Cult Leader (7/6): Lightless walk" out now. On tour now.
Chicago, Dale Watson (7/1): True Country Troubadour & Keeper of the Flame…
Chicago, Dan Smith (6/29): Dan Smith is a writer and performer from the USA, and is the primary lead vocalist for the band Listener. This is the FB place for his solo work mostly.
Chicago, darkturn (7/10): Songs from people who read books, hold jobs, and have a hard time parsing fiction from anything else.
Chicago, Dead Where I Stand (6/30): Aaron Ruminski, Kevin O'Donnell, Adam Korf, Justin Koda, Pete Arado
Chicago, Dead Winter Carpenters (6/30): Hailing from North Lake Tahoe, Calif., Americana band Dead Winter Carpenters has built a
reputation for pouring their heart and soul into each performance.
Chicago, Dearborn Garden Walk (7/17): Dearborn Garden Walk admits you to 20 award-winning gardens (some with live jazz or classical music), a garden exhibition, and an architectural walking tour of historic Dearborn Street.
Chicago, Deströyer 666 (7/14): Deströyer is a non-profit organisation dedicated to the dispersal of ideas of lycanthropy, nihilism and minimalism.
Chicago, Direct Hit (7/1): Direct Hit is a band based out of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA currently signed to Fat Wreck Chords. They set up and promote parties under the Who Cares Who moniker, and publish short movies, comics, and
Chicago, DJ All the Way Kay (7/1): Caryn Robinson, or KayKay for short, maintains a dual DJ & Design practice which are both influenced by the cultural aesthetic of her hometown, Chicago.
Chicago, Dont Look (6/17 - 7/3): DON'T LOOK by Gina Doherty
Chicago, DOOMSQUAD (7/14): Record Label
Hand Drawn Dracula / Bella Union / No Pain In Pop / Heretical Objects Cooperative
Chicago, DRAMA STARS Summer Camp : Our theme for 2014 is PAINTING THE STAGE! This summer we will play with stories about art-making and the visual imagination.
Chicago, Droughts (7/5): 4 guys from different backgrounds playing together in a band that shouldn't actually work
Chicago, Echo Courts (7/6): “With fragile vocals and reverb-laden guitars, they wend a tangled path through gardens of pop pleasures.” – Jordan Green, Triad City Beat
Chicago, Edamame (7/14): "Posturing lo-fi atmospherics at the side of silky smooth crimson beats, singing synths, and verging almost new age in some breaths, Chicago instrumentalist Edamame falls genre-less on the ears and de
Chicago, Eddy Clearwater (7/16): On the Chicago blues scene since the early 1950s and, along with Magic Sam and Otis Rush, was one of the architects of the so-called West Side sound. Who LUV You Baby !!! I DO !!!
Chicago, Erykah Badu (7/15): Self-described as a “mother first”, Badu is a touring artist, producer, dj, director, activist, holistic healer, doula, veggie, bgirl, observer, hustler
Chicago, Esso Afrojam Funkbeat (6/30): Cultural consciousness, unity and celebratory dance are the ideals behind multicultural musical outfit ¡ESSO!
Chicago, Family Day: Summer Comics Festival (7/9): Drop by and join in the Smart's free family activities every month! Each Family Day features hands-on art activities designed to inspire children to think about and respond creatively to art and the w
Chicago, Family Workshop: Introduction to Hieroglyphs (7/7): Learn the basics of the Egyptian hieroglyphic writing system and discover some sneaky tips that will have you reading some ancient Egyptian artifacts in no time.
Chicago, Faux Fiction (7/8): Faux Fiction is four-piece alternative/powerpop band from Milwaukee, WI.
Chicago, FFHM’s 50th Anniversary Celebration (7/16): This will be a time of food, friends, and fellowship as we look back on the last half century of reaching the lost, restoring the needy, and rescuing children in Mexico.
Chicago, Smoke DZA (6/29): Recording artist Smoke DZA hails from Harlem and is the son of two Guyanese immigrants.
Chicago, Soul Phlegm (7/16): Fusing a contemporary sound of blues, soul, folk & rock n' roll, Soul Phlegm oozes through the fuses & out through your front door.
Chicago, Southport Art Festival (7/16 - 7/17): The festival will showcase the work of more than 75 of the city’s most diverse artists who work in a variety of mediums, including oil, acrylic, watercolor, jewelry, sculpture, photography, glass and
Chicago, Split Lip Rayfield (7/1): The fire rages on for the powerhouse trio from Kansas, Split Lip Rayfield (SLR), as they celebrate the release of their new record, "I’ll Be Around."
Chicago, G Herbo (6/29): Cinematic Music Group x Machine Entertainment Group x 150 Dream Team
Chicago, Gary Buseys One-Man Hamlet (7/12): Gary Busey's One-Man Hamlet on July 12, 2016 at Upstairs, Chicago Shakespeare Theater, 800 E Grand Ave, Chicago, IL 60611
Chicago, Gemini Club (7/14): Gemini Club is Tom Gavin, Daniel Brunelle, Ryan Luciani and Gordon Bramli, a four-piece indie-electronica band from Chicago.
Chicago, Grant Park Music Festival (6/15 - 8/20): Grant Park Music Festival is an outdoor classical music series at Jay Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park. The rear seats are free, or bring a blanket or lawn chairs.
Chicago, Hannah Georgas (6/29): Hannah Georgas is a Canadian singer/songwriter. Originally from Newmarket, Ontario, she now resides in Vancouver, B.C.
Chicago, Help Wanted: The Summer Servants Tour (7/6 - 9/2): Our highly popular living history summer Servants’ Tour is back! The year is 1899, and the Nickerson family is away spending the summer season at their Cape Cod estate.
Chicago, Hemmingbirds (7/14): Hemmingbirds came into formation through the scattered collection of songs by Yoo Soo Kim.
Chicago, Humana Rock n Roll Chicago (7/15 - 7/16): Free and open to the public, this expo features the latest in running technologies, fitness apparel, health & nutrition information and interactive displays.
Chicago, Hundred Handed (7/1): Jordan McGraw (vocals/guitar), Drew Langan (drums), and Matt Black (bass)
Chicago, Ignite the Night (7/9): Please join the Cook County Health Foundation Associate Board for an evening of drinks, small bites, and live music to raise awareness of food insecurity in Cook County!
Chicago, Ill-Esha (7/7): the delicate honey drip of soul through the ones and zeroes, tension and release, a caged bird set free soaring above the shifting tectonic plates of rhythm and bass.
Chicago, Immortal Bird (7/13): "Dark and twisting, Akrasia refuses to be pigeonholed. Often proggy, sometimes doomy, and other times quite beautiful, it offers surprises around every sudden corner." -Decibel Magazine
Chicago, In Anticipation of Belonging (7/5 - 8/18): How do we create spaces of belonging? This summer, the Smart Museum will collaborate with the Arts + Public Life's Teen Arts Council, Odyssey Institute Program, Red Line Service, Stockyard Institute,
Chicago, In Her Shoes Foundation Happy Hour (7/6): The purpose of In Her Shoes Foundation (a 501(c) 3 not for profit) is to bring women of all ages and backgrounds together, to share ideas, support and inspire the development and maintenance of a heal
Chicago, Inter Arma (7/13): Record Label
Relapse, Forcefield, Gilead Media, Mirror Universe, Toxic Assets, Tartarus
Chicago, Irish American Heritage Festival (7/8 - 7/10): Irish American Heritage Festival has Irish music and dance on 5 stages, a folk tent, food vendors, clothing, jewelry, beer, wine, and family activities at Irish American Heritage Center.
Chicago, Jaggery (6/28): “Jaggery audiences go silent and still like people appreciating raw, scary, beautiful wildlife.”
Chicago, Jazmine Sullivan (7/15): [New York, NY – December 15, 2014] With a three-year hiatus from the music business behind her, Jazmine Sullivan will release her highly anticipated new studio album Reality Show on January 13, 2015,
Chicago, Jazzin at the Shedd (6/22 - 9/4): Jazz. Cocktails. The lake. Fireworks. And 32,000 animals. That's Jazzin' at the Shedd!
Chicago, Jennifer Hall (7/14): In the past five years, soulful Singer/Songwriter Jennifer Hall has taken the Chicago music scene by storm. She has been named as "an artist to watch" by Chicagoist and a "phenomenal singer" by Lin Br
Chicago, Jerry Paper (6/29): Lucas W. Nathan is Jerry Paper's host body.
Chicago, Jewels in July (7/14): Carnaval comes to life at this year's Jewels in July! Indulge in Latin American-style cuisine, open bar including beer, wine and our signature cocktail, dazzling decor and engaging festivities.
Chicago, John Dahlback (7/10): Label owner, producer, remixer and DJ: there isn’t much John Dahlback hasn’t done during his decade-young career.
Chicago, Jordan Suckley (7/16): Having gained a residency on the internationally revered station BBC Radio 1, as part of the ‘In New DJs We Trust’ rotation further cemented Jordan’s inauguration among the Superstar realms.
Chicago, Josh Wink (7/1): "Some people get pigeonholed as being into just one thing’, Wink remarks, ‘I hate that. When there are rules, it doesn't become art, and it's not fun. I've learned that you can't please everybody, so
Chicago, Justin Ruff (7/14): ABC Windy City LIVE finalist, Justin Ruff is an up and coming R&B artist based out of Chicago, IL.
Chicago, Kate Simko (7/1): For a decade now, Kate Simko has been affirming her status as one of dance music’s standout artists.
Chicago, Kin Folk (7/8): Kin Folk on July 8, 2016 at The Den Theatre, 1333 N Milwaukee Ave., 2nd Floor, Chicago, IL 60622
Chicago, Kitten Live at Chicago, Illinois (7/13): Kitten is live at Chicago, Illinois. You will feel the intensity of the Chloe's vocals together with the maturity of the bass & guitar.
Chicago, KONGOS (7/7): Band Members
Johnny Kongos, Jesse Kongos, Dylan Kongos, Daniel Kongos
Chicago, KT Tunstall (7/7): Yo. Guitar thwacker, boot stomper, yeller, story teller, part-time nomad. And I have a dog. That about does it for now I reckon.
Chicago, Kyau & Albert (7/9): Kyau & Albert deliver massive, cutting edge productions!
Their DJ sets + their energy behind the decks is just simply infectious. Catching them live is something people won't soon forget!
Chicago, Lady Lamb (7/15): ***I am starting an outgoing project to collect YOUR home video footage for an upcoming lyric video!
Chicago, Ladyhawke (6/28): Hi my name is Ladyhawke. I want you. I play a bunch of stuff and sing a bunch of stuff. Rad.
Chicago, Lawrence Hall and Feed My Starving Children MobilePack (7/13 - 7/14): Events allow people across the United States to pack life-giving meals. In 2014, our MobilePack events produced more than 60 million meals. In 2015, our MobilePack events are set to produce 75 million
Chicago, Lil Ed and The Blues Imperials (7/16): From smoking slide guitar boogies to raw-boned Chicago shuffles to the deepest slow blues, guitarist/vocalist/songwriter Lil’ Ed Williams is an awe-inspiring master bluesman.
Chicago, Lila Downs (6/28): I like to sing to those who fall and then rise to the embattled cumbia and rancheras where my heart is.
Chicago, Lipstick Homicide (7/1): Record Label:
Bloated Kat, It's Alive, Public School Records, John Wilkes Booth
Chicago, Liquid Soul (7/1): Nicola Capobianco, based in switzerland, started at early age getting addicted to the magic of electronic music. He began playing progressive trance from the end of 1993.
Chicago, Listener (6/29): Introducing Talk Music is hard work, but good work.
Chicago, Little Tybee (7/16): Little Tybee’s eponymous album (out June 3rd on On The Grid) is by far the group's most ambitious work, and fully crystallizes the Atlanta sextet’s brand of dynamic and multi-layered dream folk.
Chicago, Longface (7/8): Longface creates angular anti-pop, pop structures centered around the universe of fictional characters Longface & Agnes Pachoulia Earheart.
Chicago, Lower Dens (6/30): synthesizers, guitars, a rhythm section and vocals
Chicago, Luke Redfield (7/2): Indie folk / alt-country / rock and roll
Chicago, Winter Break (7/12): Aaron plays drums. Mark plays guitar and sings. Matt plays bass and sings occasionally.
Chicago, Winter Classic (7/1): Insolvent financial histories. Jai Alai enthusiasts. Excellent sandwich makers. Band from Chicago.
Chicago, Withered (7/13): Unleashing The Wrath of Humanity's Lacking
Chicago, Wood Chickens (7/5): A rompin' and stompin' cowpunk band from Wisconsin. Since 2009!
Chicago, World/Inferno Friendship Society (7/12): Genre: Punk / Soul
Jack Terricloth - Vocals
Sandra Malak - Bass/Bkgd vocals
Frank Morin - Guitar
Mora Precarious - Drums
Jeff Young - Violin
Scott Hollingsworth - Keyboards
Chicago, Wray (6/30): Wray isn’t afraid to revel in repetition, churning (like butter) confident, seamless grooves firmly in the tradition of NEU!, Faust, or Can.
Chicago, Wrekmeister Harmonies (7/12): J.R. Robinson perceives life as a long, gradual process of decay. Lightness fades into darkness, while innocence succumbs to the evils of modern society.
Chicago, XXYYXX (7/14): 19 year old Electronic producer from Orlando, Florida.
Chicago, Me Like Bees (7/1): Four narcissistic friends run an Indie Rock band where their juvenile behavior brings situations from uncomfortable to hysterically horrible.
Chicago, Midnight in Paris / Minuit à Paris (7/13): A successful but creatively unfulfilled Hollywood screenwriter, much to his wife’s despair. While he is struggling to finish his first novel centered on a man who works in a nostalgia shop.
Chicago, Minor Wits (7/15): Genre
Pop/Rock, Wind-Surf Pop, Rock, Powerpop, Suburban Longboard Rock, Soda Pop, Mary POPpins
Chicago, MobSquad Nard (6/29): It's been a long, steady come up for MobSquad Nard. The 25-year-old MC first kicked a rhyme as a fifth grader growing up in his hometown of Jacksonville, Fla.
Chicago, Monobody (7/2): Monobody is a band from Chicago, IL.
Chicago, Moon Tooth (6/30): Heavy Rock//Aggressive Progressive
Chicago, MSI After Hours: Brick Bash (7/16): We're excited to host our first public nighttime event, MSI After Hours: Brick Bash. This special event includes exclusive access to MSI’s newest temporary exhibit, Brick by Brick, and other popular e
Chicago, Musical Arts At The Met (7/7): The Board of Directors of The Musical Arts Institute invites you for a night of fun, entertainment, information and networking.
Chicago, Never Shout Never (7/1): Release Date: August 7, 2015
Genre: New Age Rock Pop Indie Acoustic Fun
Christofer Drew - Lead Singer / Guitar / Uke
Taylor MacFee - Bass
Hayden Kaiser - Drums
Ian Davidson - Gu
Chicago, Nine Days (7/15): The band is currently in the studio with producer Jim Scott (Wilco, Grace Potter, Court Yard Hounds), working on it's ninth album. The new album will be a return to the guitar driven pop of it's 2000
Chicago, Nonprofit Digital Marketing Workshop (7/6): A 1-hour workshop where you’ll learn the value of Google Grants, how to apply for them and how to optimize them. Google Grants are AdWords grants from Google worth up to $40,000/month in PPC traffic f
Chicago, Northanger Abbey (5/27 - 7/17): Northanger Abbey is based on Jane Austen’s first book about a young British woman who loves Gothic novels at Lifeline Theatre.
Chicago, Nyck Caution (6/29): By this point, hip-hop heads all over the world are familiar with Joey Bada$$ and Pro Era.
Chicago, Oceans Over Airplanes (7/1): Oceans Over Airplanes is a group that is not specifically from the fields of the Midwest, the bustle of the city or the repetition of the sprawling suburbs.
Chicago, Officer Installation Picnic (7/10): Chicago Near South is celebrating its 2016 - 2017 Officer Installation with a picnic at the 31st Street Beach Park. Please come and join us from 12:00 - 3:00.
Chicago, Oh Pep (7/11): sometimes foot-stomping, somewhat heart-breaking original contemporary folk.
Chicago, Old Crow Medicine Show (7/18): Old Crow Medicine Show started busking on street corners in 1998 New York state and up through Canada, winning audiences along the way with their boundless energy and spirit.
Chicago, Otis Taylor Band (7/2): Band Members:
Larry Thompson, drums; Todd Edmunds, bass; Anne Harris, fiddle; Taylor Scott, guitar
Chicago, P.M. Buys (6/28): His first release, a batch of six songs entitled Funeral Psalms, was released in January of 2014. The EP is currently available for download, free of charge, at www.pmbuys.com.
Chicago, Paucities (7/18): Genre: Grind and Polka.
Chicago, Pitchfork Music Festival (7/15 - 7/17): Music Festival returns to Chicago's Union Park featuring Broken Social Scene, Carly Rae Jepsen, Blood Orange, Super Furry Animals, Miguel & Holy Ghost, and many more! If you win after ticket purchase
Chicago, Pool Holograph (7/6): Pool Holograph are a four-piece rock band from Chicago whose style is tightly laced with modern minimalist and psychedelic influences.
Chicago, Primitive Man (7/6): Denver’s PRIMITIVE MAN’s music matches its name: a savage, sparse mix of death metal, blackened noise, and doom riffs.
Chicago, Protoje (7/13): There is an exciting resurgence of conscious, organic music in Jamaica and industry experts and fans alike agree that Protoje is among those at the forefront of the movement known as the ‘Reggae Reviv
Chicago, Psychic Twin (6/28): Two and a half years ago, Erin Fein began to pen a series of songs that would become the music of Psychic Twin.
Chicago, R Dubb (7/9): "The Corner" & "Knockout: Round 2" are still in the works. Download "Knockout" at http://bit.ly/aNOw2m! SUGGEST ME TO YOUR FRIENDS!!!
Chicago, Raging Fyah (7/18): Record Label: Raging Fyah Production
Chicago, Ratboys (7/11): Ratboys with New Color, Mid Atlantic Title, The Most, Perspective, and A Lovely Hand To Hold will be on July 11th, 2016 Monday 8:30pm at Beat Kitchen in Chicago, Illinois.
Chicago, Rebecca Jasso (7/2): Rebecca started playing guitar at the age of 10. Since then, her aim has been to write the best songs she can. A Chicago native, she studied classical guitar throughout high school, until she quit for
Chicago, Revolt For Scholarships (7/12): Join Latinos Progresando’s Associates Board (LPAB) for their second annual Revolt for Scholarships fundraiser benefiting students of Latino or immigrant descent.
Chicago, RIMYA Art Gala Fundraiser (7/15): RIMYA services welcomes you to their First Annual Fundraiser, we are collaborating with Centro Abreu celebrating Dominican Art. The Centro Abreu is committed to developing sensibility and creative in
Chicago, Rivers of Nihil (7/3): RIVERS OF NIHIL began their musical journey in 2009, and recorded their first EP, “Hierarchy“, with Carson Slovak.
Chicago, Roast Beef II (6/4 - 7/30): An All Male Striptease Comedy Sequel.
Chicago, Rock Baby Rock (7/5 - 9/27): ROCK BABY ROCK is the explosive, retrospective stage show biography of the golden age of Rock & Roll.
Chicago, Rodrigo Lara Zendejas: La Paz (4/3 - 7/17): Artist Rodrigo Lara Zendejas reimagines the garden of his youth in a new multimedia installation presented in “La Paz,” a solo exhibition on view on April 3 in the Kanter McCormick Gallery at Hyde Par
Chicago, Roomful of Blues (7/16): Roomful of Blues, according to DownBeat magazine, “are in a class by themselves.” With their masterful combination of jumping, horn-heavy, hard-edged blues and R&B, it’s no wonder why the great Count
Chicago, Roscoe Village Burger Fest (7/9 - 7/10): Enjoy fine beef, veggie, and turkey burgers with toppings or BBQ, plus music, arts & crafts, and a kids’ zone at Roscoe Village Burger Fest on Clybourn Avenue (from Diversey to Barry).
Chicago, Royal Outsiders (7/1): Royal Outsiders is a rock band formed out of Chicago in 2014. Check out our debut album Neither Here Nor There out now!
Chicago, Rude Punch (7/18): Rude Punch is a band from Davenport,Iowa. Blending Reggae,Rock,Ska and Dub into their music, Rude Punch is a band that showcases energy, positive living,and awareness with the music and live performan
Chicago, Ruido Fest 2016 Chicago (7/8 - 7/10): Ruido Fest, 3 day multi-stage outdoor music festival, will be showcasing Latin Post-Punk, Electronic, Hip-Hop, Rock, Psychedelia, Tropicalia, EDM, Reggae and Pop acts from all over the American...
Chicago, SaturDAY Booze Cruise (7/16): Come out on our 400 person YACHT for the SaturDAY Booze Cruise on Lake Michigan
Chicago, Savage in Limbo (6/10 - 7/17): The Poor Theatre's Summer Mainstage.
Chicago, School Supply Fundraiser (7/13): This event will raise funds to provide school supplies for needy students in AUSL schools. Please pass this invitation along to any and all of your generous friends who would enjoy a summer night out
Chicago, Scott H. Biram (7/1): Rock ‘n’ Roll ain’t pretty and neither is Scott H. Biram. The self proclaimed ‘Dirty Old One Man Band’ successfully, and sometimes violently, lashes together blues, hillbilly and country precariously
Chicago, Scythian (7/1): "A shine-fueled, fiddle-flying hoedown." --Ed Helms's The Bluegrass Situation
Chicago, Senior Housing News Summit (7/14): SHN is bringing leading industry executives to provide insight into the most current trends and topics.
Chicago, Seventeen Sisters (7/15): For Sarah, Gracie, Angel, Faith, Hannah, and Cecil Scarbrough, the term “living with purpose is more than just a clever phrase; it’s a true representation of who they are.
Chicago, Sex Therapy (7/10): Physical copies of Letters to Frank are available at our shows and you can purchase on iTunes.
Chicago, Sheila E. (7/10): Drummer Extraordinaire, Percussionist, Vocalist, Songwriter, Performer, Arranger, Producer, Composer, Instrumentalist and Humanitarian
Chicago, Sidewalk Chalk (7/15): Sidewalk Chalk continues to lead the contemporary evolution of hip-hop, soul, and jazz.
Chicago, Sidewalk Chalk (7/14): Sidewalk Chalk continues to lead the contemporary evolution of hip-hop, soul, and jazz. The band’s third album, Shoulder Season, is compiled from seven live performances across the US.
Chicago, Simpleton & Cityfolk (7/8): Scattered across the West Town area of Chicago, Simpleton & Cityfolk appeal to the listener with a blend of roots rock, Americana and folk.
Chicago, Zumba With the Berry Illinois (7/17): If you answered yes to any of those questions, come party with the Berry Illinois. The Berry Illinois will be hosting a Zumba class at Aida's Fitness & Nutrition with Janet, a certified Zumba instruct
Chicago, Squeeze My Cans (7/14 - 7/24): Like to audition to be Tom Cruise’s girlfriend? What do you do if the carrot of spiritual freedom was dangled in front of you, waiting to be seized?
Chicago, Step Rockets (7/15): It didn't take long for Step Rockets to take off. Their self-released single “Kisser” found its way to #1 on the Hype Machine charts just two weeks after its release despite virtually no publicity. Th
Chicago, Stereospeak (6/30): Stereospeak is an established Chicago indie 5-piece. The band has evolved considerably since its inception in 2009, when guitarist/vocalist Mike Mitzner and drummer Logan Ortega began collaborating mu
Chicago, StHS Summer Bash 2016 (7/12): Saving tiny Hearts Society Associate Board is dedicated to building awareness, funding livesaving research for children with congenital heart defects and promoting medical innovations that will help s
Chicago, stop.drop.rewind (6/30): stop.drop.rewind is what happens when emo kids grow up and get jazz degrees.
Chicago, STU Hamm Band (7/12): STU Hamm Band will be on July 12th, 2016 Tuesday 7:00pm at Reggie's Rock Club in Chicago, Illinois.
Chicago, Summer Camp: Medicine & Transportation (7/18 - 7/27): Summer Camp: Medicine & Transportation on July 18-27, 2016 at International Museum of Surgical Science, 1524 N Lake Shore Dr, Chicago, IL 60610
Chicago, Summer Design Studio: Raptors in the Sky (7/11 - 7/29): Summer Design Studio: Raptors in the Sky on July 11-29, 2016 at The Field Museum of Natural History, 1400 S Lake Shore Dr, Chicago, IL 60605
Chicago, Summer Lovin 2016 (7/8): Summer Lovin’ will be an evening filled with delicious food from leading Chicago restaurants, cocktails, and outstanding entertainment.
Chicago, Supersuckers (7/1): You’ve heard our name, you’ve seen our records, our t-shirts and our stickers. We’re probably the favorite band of someone you know and yet maybe we’re still a mystery to you. Well my friend, that’s o
Chicago, Sweet Spirit (7/7): Ironically, the nine-piece band Sweet Spirit started as a solo project. Austin singer Sabrina Ellis was going through some distressing times: the band that she fronted for several years, Bobby Jealous
Chicago, Talib Kweli (7/2): The Brooklyn-based rapper earned his stripes as one of the most lyrically-gifted, socially aware and politically insightful rappers to emerge in the last 20 years.
Chicago, Tap It Back For Culinary Care (7/9): Culinary Care invites you to tap it back at SoulCycle this summer! Just pick one of three available dates, invite a friend or a few, and come enjoy the ride!
Chicago, Taste of Chicago 2016 (7/6 - 7/10): Taste of Chicago is the nation's premier outdoor food festival showcasing the diversity of Chicago's dining community.
Chicago, Taylor Bennett (6/30): Taylor has created quite a buzz over the past six months.
Chicago, The 3rd Annual Freedom Fest at Navy Piers Rooftop (7/4): The absolute best place to watch the firework spectacular once the sun begins to set on the bright lights of Chicago. This Independence day event will feature a delicious BBQ to satisfy your hunger.
Chicago, The Actuary (7/9): The Actuary on July 9, 2016 at Chicago Dramatists, 1105 W Chicago Ave, Chicago, IL 60642
Chicago, The Afro Soul Ensemble (7/18): "The deep funk revival was ignited way back in the 90s by The Poets of Rhythm in Germany, the Dap-Kings family in New York.. or, before anyone else, The Greyboy Allstars in San Diego, where a new inst
Chicago, The Big Wu (7/8): The story goes that the Big Wu, bound for rock stardom, sold their souls for a case of Old Style beer one thirsty night long ago.
Chicago, The Blue Eyed Bettys (6/29): Harmony Driven String Band.
Daniel Emond, Sarah Hund, and Ben Mackel
Chicago, The Book of Mormon (6/29 - 8/14): The Book of Mormon is an outrageous comedy in the vein of South Park that has won nine Tony Awards, at The PrivateBank Theatre.
Chicago, The Boys Upstairs (5/19 - 7/2): Kick off Pride with the funniest gay comedy of the year!
Chicago, The Hot Bagels (7/6): Best Band Named After Something That Goes Great With Cream Cheese - Chicago Reader 6/2014
Chicago, The Invalids (7/2): Danny Eosefow (guitar), Sean Kehoe (drums), Scott Valid (vocals), 'Slim' Hoffman (bass), Casey Crenshaw + Joe Cable (guitarists emeritus) Tony Alfieri (bassist emeritus)
Chicago, The Julie Ruin (7/14): Band Members
Kathleen Hanna, Kathi Wilcox, Kenny Mellman, Carmine Covelli, Sara Landeau
Chicago, The Pears (6/29): Genre: Punk / Hardcore
Chicago, the please and thank yous (7/12): A band of brothers that have been going through perpetual bullshit since 2006. It's a miracle they're still together.
Chicago, The Rocketboys (7/3): The Rocketboys’ sound reflects the Texas landscape from which they hail: vast, yet sparse, desolate, yet rich and abundant.
Chicago, The Spudnik Picnik (7/9): The Hubbard Street Lofts outdoor parking lot will transform into our printmaking and picnic paradise. Bask in the summer sunshine to help Spudnik create large-scale cyanotype banners with an interacti
Chicago, The Underachievers (6/29): The Underachievers are an American hip hop duo from Flatbush, Brooklyn, New York, formed in 2011. The group is composed of East Coast rappers AK and Issa Gold.
Chicago, Then Came the Fall (7/9): Then Came the Fall on July 9 - 10, 2016 at Pierce Hall, 77 W Washington St, Chicago, IL 60602
Chicago, This (6/15 - 8/28): An after-dinner game reveals secrets among friends turning 30 in This, “The best new play to open off Broadway” [New York Times 2009] at Windy City Playhouse.
Chicago, This is Chicago: Annual Meeting (6/29): Join us on June 29 at Bottom Lounge to learn all about what the chapter’s been working on for the last year, where we’re headed next and meet the new board members that will be joining us for the ride
Chicago, Tiga (7/1): Thank you for allowing me to share in your wonderful Book of Faces. I like to think of the Internet as a tiny mutant-man with flesh the texture of brain tissue.
Chicago, Tomorrow Morning (7/9 - 8/28): One young couple plans to marry and another to divorce in Tomorrow Morning, a show about impending change and the power of love at Theater Wit.
Chicago, Torture Love (7/15): According to this model of the psyche, the id is the set of uncoordinated instinctual trends; the super-ego plays the critical and moralizing role; and the ego is the organized, realistic part that me
Chicago, Tour de Fat: Chicago (7/9): Parade on bicycles through the city, hear bands, dance, and drink beer to support charity at Tour de Fat at Palmer Square. Free registration.
Chicago, Towrs (6/30): Tow'rs is a band born out of Flagstaff, Arizona. We are a husband and wife duo that invited our friends along to create together. Hope you enjoy!
Chicago, Trevor Hall (7/14): Greetings. My name is Trevor. I play music…and love doing it. It has been a wonderful teacher, friend, and companion over the years. This is the part where I tell you a little about my life… so far.
Chicago, Trophy Wives (RI) (6/30): With a fresh new attitude and a drive to make great music for their audience, TROPHY WIVES are a unique blend of fast paced, dynamic rock music with catchy choruses and punchy bridges.
Chicago, Tyler Imbrey (7/1): The band formed in Denver in early 2015 when Tyler and electric Ukulele player, Caleb Koch found musical chemistry at an open jam at Denver's Dada Art Bar. Several months later multi-instrumentalist,
Chicago, Umek (7/2): What’s 2 m tall, plays music on four channels, lives Behind the Iron Curtain, has 1605 reasons to run an awesome label and flies?
Chicago, Unlikely Company (7/8 - 7/29): Developed into a lean, mean, sketch comedy machine that continues to wow audiences with their energetic, theatrical shows. Their eclectic music and sketch fuses intelligence, vulgarity, and candor.
Chicago, Use Big Words (7/2): Use Big Words is a 3-piece effort by Joseph Ufer (Guitar), Alex Kritz (Bass), and Raymond Bonanno (Drums/Vocal).
Chicago, VibeUP Yoga Social Summer Series on the River (7/6): Featuring some of Chicago's best yoga teachers, healing hands, healthy snacks and sips, and more. The Yoga Social and Mindful Markets will feature a specially curated selection of professional instru
Chicago, Violent Femmes (7/12): Violent Femmes formed in 1981 as an acoustic punk band playing on the streets of Milwaukee. Their main influences at that time were Gene Vincent and the Blue Caps, and The Velvet Underground. Their go
Chicago, War Paint (6/28): War Paint on June 28, 2016 at Goodman Theatre, 170 North Dearborn St., Chicago, IL 60601
Chicago, Wastwater (7/7): Wastwater on July 7, 2016 at Steep Theatre Company, 1115 W Berwyn Ave., Chicago, IL 60640
Chicago, Water Liars (7/12): We write songs because they're the best/only way we know how to tell about the way the world is.
Chicago, Wayne Hancock (7/1): Wayne has a genuine affinity for stomping rockabilly, Western swing, blues, and old-timey country.
Chicago, We Are The Willows (6/28): We Are The Willows is an orchestral indie rock band based out of South Minneapolis.
Chicago, West Fest (7/8): The event began in 2004 with 40 vendors and one live music stage, and each year West Fest has grown in size and popularity. In 2015 there were three stages, over 100 vendors, and 40,000 attendees!
Chicago, Whitney Rock Band Live at Chicago, IL (7/15): Whitney Rock Band is live at Chicago, Illinois. The band was formed shortly after the breakup of member Max Kakacek's band Smith Westerns in late 2014.
Chicago, Wild Belle (7/2): Wild Belle (formed in 2011) is an American psychedelic pop and indie rock brother/sister duo, hailing from Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Chicago, Windy City RibFest in Uptown (7/1 - 7/3): Top local and national ribbers will again mix saucy slab offerings that are complemented with an eclectic music lineup at this 8th annual festival.
Cicero, Zomboy (7/11): Zomboy has had an explosive few years since making the transition from his sound engineering background into full-time music production, and his dynamic rise to global recognition has been quite somet
Collinsville, 18th Annual Catsup Bottle Festival (7/10): The 18th Annual Brooks® World's Largest Catsup Bottle® Festival, Birthday Party & Car Show is scheduled to be held July 10.
Countryside, The Best of Countryside (7/14 - 7/17): Join us at this family-friendly event as we enjoy amusement rides, hot bands, and great local food. Eat, Drink and Play! A variety of beverages, beer, and wine will be available for purchase.
Crest Hill, 16th Annual Art in the Garden (7/10): Join the 16th Annual Art in the Garden on July 10, 2016, 10 am to 4 pm at The Fields on Caton Farm.
Crystal Lake, 37th Annual Lakeside Festival (6/30 - 7/3): The 37th Annual Lakeside Festival in Crystal Lake, IL will take place from June 30th – July 3rd at the Dole Mansion & District 47.
Decatur, Let’s Paint with Liz (7/1): Let’s Paint with Liz on July 1, 2016 at Children's Museum of Illinois, 55 S Country Club Rd, Decatur, IL 62521
Decatur, Pre-K Camp – Mess-terpiece (7/1): Pre-K Camp – Mess-terpiece on July 1, 2016 at Children's Museum of Illinois, 55 S Country Club Rd, Decatur, IL 62521
Deerfield, 11th Annual Family Campout 2016 (7/9 - 7/10): 11th Annual Family Campout 2016 on Saturday, July 09, 2016 & Sunday, July 10, 2016, 5:00 PM to 08:30 AM. At The Maplewood Park.
Deerfield, Art in the Park (7/9): Art in the Park on Saturday, July 09, 2016, from 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM. At The Maplewood Park.
Deerfield, Eat to the Beat with Jimmy Mac (7/6): Eat to the Beat with Jimmy Mac on Wednesday, July 06, 2016, from 11:30am to 1pm. At The Jewett Park Pavilion.
Dekalb, Flaccid (7/2): Five boys who enjoy playing music for the people of the world
Dekalb, Boxsledder (7/8): Boxsledder is about taking a collective voyage into a realm in which no one has to grow up, everyone speaks solely in quotes from movies, bees are no longer endangered, and dreams come true. All whils
Dekalb, Chase Aways (7/8): Genre: Alternative Hard Rock
Dekalb, Me Like Bees (6/29): Risin' up, back on the street, did my time, took my chances. Went the distance now I'm back on my feet just a man and his will to survive.
Dekalb, The Detours (7/10): The Detours are a Boston-based alternative rock group, formed in 2015. They consist of Luke Frees on lead vocals and guitar, Ryan Bale on lead guitar, Niels Sorensen on bass guitar, and Alex Marlowe o
Downers Grove, Ryanhood (7/8): Hailing from Tucson, AZ, acoustic-duo Ryanhood have performed more than 800 shows in 42 U.S. States with their signature blend of folk and acoustic pop.
East Peoria, Writers on the River (7/9): Book signing at PAR-A-DICE Hotel Casino on July 9, 2016 1PM-4PM
Edwardsville, The Land of Goshen Community Market (6/11 - 10/15): The Land of Goshen Community Market Visitors can find fresh, seasonal fruits and vegetables, farm fresh eggs, naturally raised meats – beef, pork and poultry – along with baked goods...
Elk Grove Village, Elk Grove Farmers Market (6/4 - 10/15): The Elk Grove Farmers Market is dedicated to offering you fresh, high-quality food items and food related services, such as knife sharpening. Join us for our FREE weekly raffle plus planned special a
Evanston, Evanston Ethnic Arts Festival (7/16 - 7/17): Evanston Ethnic Arts Festival offers international songs, dance, art, and food in Dawes Park.
Evanston, Lucky Chops (7/5): Redefining what it means to be a brass band, Lucky Chops stormed onto the scene in 2015 with the help of millions of viewers around the globe.
Evanston, McGaw YMCA Youth Triathlon (7/10): Encourage all youth to be active and achieve their personal best, regardless of how many triathlons they’ve experienced. Give your child the chance to boost his or her confidence and grow athletic abi
Evanston, Michael Tolcher (6/30): “I write and perform for the feeling it gives me, and the experience of being connected with a room full of people... to the vibration of music"
Evanston, Over the Rhine (7/15): "It's a collection of songs that required some extra real estate," Linford Detweiler says of Over the Rhine's Meet Me At The Edge Of The World, the latest product of his prolific two-decade musical co
Evanston, Terrapin Flyer (7/4): Terrapin Flyer on July 4, 2016 at 27 Live, 1012 Church Street, Evanston, IL, 60201
Evanston, The Ben Hecht Show (6/10 - 7/17): Ben Hecht tells you everything you need to know about show business, Jews, and Anti-Semites. With Jokes.
Forest Park, Forest Park Music Fest (7/15 - 7/17): Enjoy all that this urban suburb has to offer, The 2016 Forest Park Music Fest. lively stages filled with some of Chicago’s best including 16 Candles, Too White Crew, American English and more!
Galena, Buckhill Run (7/4): Buckhill Run on July 4th, 2016, Race Time at 8:00 a.m. For $35 ages 20 and older and Free for ages 19 and under.
Glen Ellyn, Cardboard Regatta (7/2): Watch crazy cardboard boats float or sink at the Cardboard Regatta on Lake Ellyn in Glen Ellyn. Bring a picnic or buy food and beer. Free.
Glen Ellyn, Romeo & Juliet - A Unique Dance Drama (7/10): Anila Sinha Foundation (ASF) is proud to present Shakespeares Romeo and Juliet in a Kathak ballet form on Sunday July 10th at McAninch Arts Center at College of DuPage.
Glencoe, Movies on the Green - Goonies! (7/8): Join your neighbors on Wyman Green for this year's retro-themed summer movies under the stars! Movies begin at dusk.
Glendale Heights, 2016 Glendale Heights Fest (7/13 - 7/17): The 2016 Glendale Heights Fest will be held from July 13 to 17 at Camera Park.
Glenview, On Golden Pond (6/16 - 7/31): On Golden Pond won Tony Awards on Broadway and Oscars for the film version, and now its story about a family reconciling at a lake in Maine is onstage at Oil Lamp Theater in Glenview.
Glenview, Staged Reading of Our Town (7/10 - 7/11): The intergenerational cast will be directed by Attea drama teacher, Debby Shellard. Our Town, written by Thornton Wilder, follows the daily life of the everyday citizens from the fictional town of Gr
Granite City, PWCS Presents: Stage Two 2016 (7/9): PWCS returns to KGs Sports Bar and Grill on Saturday night July 9th for another action packed card!
Grayslake, Grayslake Vintage & Antique Market (7/9 - 7/10): A paradise for all kind of collectors: antique furniture, old paintings, used watches, old jewelry, silverware, toys, curiosa
Grayslake, James Lumber Center Presents South Pacific (7/15 - 7/24): James Lumber Center Presents South Pacific on Jul 15 & 16, 2016 at 7:30 PM, Jul 17, 2016 at 2:00 PM, Jul 22 & 23, 2016 at 7:30 PM and Jul 24, 2016 at 2:00 PM. At The James Lumber Center for Performin
Grayslake, Lake County Runway 5K/Walk Race (7/16): This event is held in conjunction with the 2nd Annual Lake Co. CareAffaire to benefit Wings of Mercy, Inc. Participants will enjoy a one of a kind route starting on the runway at Campbell Airport (C8
Gurnee, 14th Annual Fishing Derby 2016 (7/9): 14th Annual Fishing Derby 2016 will be held on Saturday, July 09, 2016, from 8:30AM to 11:00AM. At The Hunt Club Aquatic Center.
Harwood Heights, The Lost Trailers (7/10): The Lost Trailers is a country music project of songwriter/producer Stokes Nielson. Nielson's first record using the name The Lost Trailers was an album entitled "The Story of the New Age Cowboy" whic
Harwood Heights, The Mantz Brothers (7/10): THE MANTZ BROTHERS
A premier hi-energy contemporary country band.
Highland Park, Fourth Fest (7/4): Fourth Fest includes a children’s bike and pet parade at 9:30 a.m., parade of floats & bands at 10 a.m., carnival rides, food and music at 11 a.m., battle of the bands at 4 p.m., and fireworks at dusk
Highland Park, Blue Oval Performance Car Club Show and Shine Car Show (7/10): Highland Park, IL With warmer weather upon us, do you find yourself dreaming about summertime fun? Mark your calendars and kick off those summer activities with the Blue Oval Performance Car Club S
Highland Park, Chris Cornell (7/3): Chris Cornell is a modern innovator who transcends genre. He was the chief architect of the 90s grunge movement and remains one of the best rock voices of all time.
Highland Park, Grand Baton (7/4): Dubstep/Rock tempos based on the traditional beat of Gwo'ka drums from Guadeloupe in the French Caribbean.
Highland Park, Highland Park 4th of July Celebration (7/4): “A Salute to Our World War II Veterans” main parade immediately follows the Bike & Pet Parade and features floats, marching bands. Food Brought to you by La Casa De Isaac, Highland Pop Gourmet Popcor
Highland Park, Ladysmith Black Mambazo (7/11): For over fifty years, the voices of Ladysmith Black Mambazo have married the intricate rhythms and harmonies of theirnative South African musical traditions to the sounds and sentiments of Christian g
Highland Park, Takács Quartet (7/15): The Takács Quartet was formed in 1975 at the Franz Liszt Academy in Budapest by Gabor Takács-Nagy, Károly Schranz, Gabor Orm ai and András Fejér, while all four Were students.
Highland, Carson & Barnes Circus (7/9): The Circus is presented in traditional American “Big Top” style and features amazing aerial artistry, daredevil motorcycle maniacs, and the world-famous Carson & Barnes Elephants. A giant menagerie of
Highland, Glow Stick it to Cancer 5K (7/8): Come early- stay late! Relay for Life Opening Ceremonies begin Friday, July 8 at 7:00 pm. The walk/run track will be open until Closing Ceremonies at 2:30 am.
Hoffman Estates, Matt Maher (7/16): Sometimes in order to move forward, you have to look back and remember where you’ve been. It was in that spirit that Matt Maher birthed his latest album, Saints and Sinners (Essential/Sony).
Hoffman Estates, Chris Tomlin Presents Worship Night in America (7/16): Join us as Chris Tomlin hosts his second year of Worship Night in America, an unforgettable night of music with worship leaders and friends from around the world.
Hoffman Estates, Northwest Fourth-Fest (7/1 - 7/4): Northwest Fourth-Fest has carnival rides June 30 to July 4, music July 1 to 3, a weekend craft fair, and a parade plus fireworks on July 4 at the Sears Centre Arena in Hoffman Estates.
Hoffman Estates, Phil Wickham (7/16): “Writing about music is like dancing about architecture.”
Itasca, Itasca Health Fair (7/17): Will bring you a wealth of wellness information,exams and product samples. We’ll have something for everyone!
Joliet, Bumsy and the Moochers (7/2): Behold, a splendid, spectacular six piece band from Chicago, IL. Our sound has been described as a fusion of 90s pop punk and ska.
Joliet, Rescued Rejects Round Up Event (7/9): Sunrise Animal Resuce is a 501c3 non-profit rescue that provides access to low-cost veterinary services for low-income families and places rescued animals in foster homes in order to get them adopted
Kenilworth, Rummage Sale (7/16): Proceeds from this popular event are donated to more than 40 charities supported by our service-oriented Church. Come shop to your heart’s content, getting great bargains and wonderful merchandise, al
La Grange, 42nd Annual La Grange Craft Fair (7/9 - 7/10): The 42nd Annual La Grange Craft Fair is set for Saturday, July 9 9am-6pm and Sunday, July 10 10am-5pm.
Lake Zurich, Lake Zurichs Cruise Night (7/6): Lake Zurich's Cruise Night on Wednesday July 06, 2016, @ 6pm. At The Downtown Lake Zurich.
Leland, Celebrate Red White & Blue (7/4): Celebrate Red White and Blue with a 5k or One Mile Run. Ribbons will be awarded for first through third place 5k finishers in each group. Registration includes t-shirt and post race refreshments.
Libertyville, 2016 Lake County Greek Fest (7/8 - 7/10): The 2016 Lake County Greek Fest at Saint Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church - Libertyville, IL is coming July 8th 9th and 10th.
Libertyville, Family Fun Fridays - Miniature Golf (7/8): Family Fun Fridays - Miniature Golf on Friday, July 08, 2016, from 11:30am to 2pm. At The Independence Grove Forest Preserve Beach.
Libertyville, HenneBerry at Mickey Finns (7/8): HenneBerry at Mickey Finns Friday July 08, 2016 on Friday, July 08, 2016. At The Mickey Finn's Brewery. Admission is Free.
Libertyville, Lambs Farm Famous Farmyard (3/25 - 10/30): Meet Miss Wiggles, the 450-pound pig with an affinity for Bavarian Crème donuts and Oreo Cookies®, and meet all of the new miniature animals, including Levi the miniature horse.
Lisle, 2016 Eyes to the Skies Festival (6/29 - 7/3): Highlights include performances by nationally known musical groups, the best in local band performances, a large carnival, a 100-booth craft fair, a special children's area...
Lisle, Eyes to the Skies Festival (7/1 - 7/3): One of Lisle’s most treasured events, the Eyes to the Skies Festival, celebrated its 30th Anniversary in 2012.
Lockport, Save The Playground (7/16): We are on a mission to Save the Playground at the SOS Children's Villages Illinois in Lockport!
Lombard, 3 on the Tree (7/7): Led by Pat Jones...3 on the Tree is a trio of guys that love playin music...loud and fast....sometimes....but slow and hot other times....we like to get our crowds fired up with on stage shenanigans..
Lombard, Cash ORiley (7/14): Cash O'Riley brings his "Stewed & Screwed Hellbilly Blues" across the highways and byways in the his 1964 Chevy Belair and gets every foot within earshot tappin', the floor dancin' and hands clappin'.
Lombard, Ideamen (7/9): Band Members
Tim Swanson, Mark Vasquez, Dave Solar, Phil Goodrich, Phil Miller & Greg Millikan
Lombard, Jimi Falls (7/15): Jimi Falls is a touring rock band hailing from Chicago with Rock and Alternative influences. For booking inquiries email firstname.lastname@example.org
Lombard, Johnny Automatic (7/8): We are a pop/ punk band from Chicago. Check out our debut album "Robots, Machines, and Weapons", thanks for the support!
Lombard, Kobanes (7/2): The kids know what’s up and, all of a sudden, the kids are really into The Kobanes, with T-shirts and other merch cropping up en masse
Lombard, Pastaways (7/8): The Pastaways are a punk rock band from the Western suburbs of Chicago heavily influenced by horror, sci-fi, camp, etc.
Lombard, Royal Son of a Guns (7/7): Loud and trashy bare knuckle bar stool smashing Rock and Roll.
Lombard, The 4onthefloor (7/7): The 4onthefloor deliver stompin' blues at an alarming intensity. 4onthefloor was born in the bottom of a bourbon bottle with the idea that it’s effing time to have some fun and make amazing music as w
Lombard, The Braver Days (7/8): The Braver Days are a punk rock band based out of Chicago IL, that was formed by three friends in 2012. The band draws influence from the So-Cal skate punk bands of the 90's
Lombard, The Memphis Murder Men (7/2): What do you call 50's rock 'n' roll's bastard child? - The World's 2nd Greatest Rock n Roll Band, THE MEMPHIS MURDER MEN of course! Originally hailing from Pittsburgh, PA, the band evolved from the St
Lombard, Two Ton Anvil (7/15): Dark Star recording artist’s Two Ton Anvil is lead and fronted by vocalist/guitarist founding member Reed McCallister. Reed formed TWO TON ANVIL in summer of 2008.
Loves Park, Rocktown Adventures - Kayak Class - Safety and Rescue (6/30): You are out for a paddle on a lake or slow moving river and you see a shinny thing passing under the kayak. As you lean over to look….WHOOPS! Now what? We have a class that teaches “Now What?”
Mackinaw, Roadhouse For Rhinos, Mackinaw Valley Vineyard (7/17): Dress in Safari attire, win prizes, Roadshow For Rhinos is coming! 501 C-3 Wild And Free founder Matt Bracken speaks on rhinos and nature, holds early kid wildlife educational games.
Maryville, Cheering up a Sweat 5K (7/2): The SIUE Cheer & DanceTeams proudly host the 4rd Annual Metro East “Cheering up a Sweat 5K Run/Walk”. This race starts at the beautiful Fireman’s Park in Maryville, IL and runs on the streets and tr
Monticello, Fireworks Train 2016 (7/3): Ride the train from downtown Monticello to watch the fireworks!
Morris, 2016 Liberty Arts Festival (7/14 - 7/16): The second annual Liberty Arts Festival is coming to Downtown Morris on July 14th – 16th, 2016
Mundelein, Free Garden Walk (7/9): Free Garden Walk will be held on Saturday, July 09, 2016, from 10am to 2pm. At Various Mundelein Gardens.