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Madonna Offers A Unique Experience With Madame X At the Chicago Theatre

“You guys need to get out of your comfort zones!” Madonna cried Wednesday night (Oct. 16) during the first of seven nights of the Madame X tour at the Chicago Theatre. Her latest trek in support of her new album is all about taking chances and embracing change. She practically forced this idea on her audience by locking away everyone’s cell phones at the start of the night. Already it was clear, this wasn’t going to be your typical concert. Madame X is a unique experience where Madonna subverts expectations, celebrates freedom, and…

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3Teeth Bring Industrial Fury to Chicago

3Teeth crashed onto the rock scene six years ago with their brutal, unapologetic sound. Critics and fans alike praised their sound. They even impressed Tool who took them out on their North American tour. It didn’t take long for them to grow an army of fans. Now, on their third album, the band have reached headliner status. They brought their intense Metawar tour featuring GosT and Author & Punisher to Reggie’s Rock Club Wednesday (July 24) night. GosT kicked off the night with a high energy set featuring blinding lights,…

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Turnover and Turnstile lead eclectic showcase at Concord Music Hall

Hardcore and indie, dream pop collided when Turnover played a nearly sold-out show at Concord Music Hall on Thursday (May 2). Featuring Chicago band Vortex along with Reptaliens and Turnstile, it was a jarring night that shifted between sweaty, in your face music to slow, mellow easy-going vibes. On paper, it’s a lineup that shouldn’t work and in some ways, it doesn’t, but it made for a memorable if weird concert. As people milled about shopping merch and ordering drinks, local act Vortex hit the stage without warning. Foregoing introductions,…

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On the Radar: Tool 2019 Tour, Rock Hall Presenters and The Black Keys On Tour

This week we’re talking about Tool and The Black Keys on tour, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame presenters plus this week’s shows. All that and more On the Radar. Tool Announce Summer Tour Dates Tool is still hard at work on their highly anticipated album, but at least you can catch them on the road this summer. The band announced a new set of dates that they’ll play in between their festival appearances, which include Chicago Open Air, Epicenter, and Welcome to Rockville. The new shows will take place…

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Chicago Artist Feature: Caesar Gorgeous

Caesar Gorgeous is a Chicago based rapper, producer, and songwriter. His songs pay special attention to audio detail and production thanks to his training as a sound designer and engineer at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago. He blends elements of Hip-Hop and RnB to create songs that are emotional, yet catchy enough to bounce to. Recently, Caesar Gorgeous released his latest single “Youth,” a collaboration with producer and engineer J. Khaga, last month. He previously shared the singles “EGO” and “Four Walls.” The songs come from his…

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On the Radar: Knotfest Roadshow, Pitchfork Lineup, RIP Keith Flint and Concerts

This week we’re talking about Slipknot’s summer tour, the sick Pitchfork lineup, remembering Keith Flint and more On the Radar. Slipknot announce Knotfest Roadshow North America 2019 Slipknot are making their live return this summer with their massive Knotfest Roadshow headline tour. Joining them on this outing are Volbeat, Gojira, and Behemoth. The tour kicks off July 26 in Mountain View, California and concludes September 8 in The Woodlands, Texas. Slipknot and friends will play the Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre in Tinley Park on August 11. Find more details here. Tickets…

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Chicago Artist Feature: Tree

It’s been a few years since we heard from SoulTrap creator Tree, but now he’s back with new music. Recently, the rapper released his latest single “FLOOD” featuring longtime collaborator Vic Spencer. The song comes from their new collaboration album, Nothing Is Something. Check out the video above. MC Tree got noticed back in 2012 for his unique SoulTrap sound. After cultivating a new genre and a steady stream of music, the rapper stopped abruptly. Aside from a few projects, he stopped releasing music and performing shows all together. After…

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On the Radar: Record Store Day 2019, Janet Jackson in Vegas and Chicago Concerts

This week we’re talking about Janet Jackson in Vegas, remembering Mark Hollis and Andy Anderson, Record Store Day and more On the Radar. Record Store Day reveals 2019 exclusive releases The day all vinyl enthusiasts have been waiting for is almost here. Now, the official Record Store Day list has been revealed. This year’s exclusives feature releases from Pearl Jam, Erykah Badu, Madonna, Prince, Queen, Foo Fighters, and Mastodon to name a few. Some highlights that’s got us excited include Green Day’s Woodstock 94, featuring the recording of their iconic…

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