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On the Radar: Cage the Elephant On Tour, 21 Savage Earns His Freedom, Pearl Jam Named RSD Ambassadors and More

This week we’re talking about Cage The Elephant’s upcoming tour, 21 Savage’s freedom, this week’s shows and more On the Radar. Cage the Elephant announce co-headline tour with Beck and Spoon Cage the Elephant are headed back on the road and this time they’re bringing their friends with them. The band recently announced their “Night Running Tour” featuring Beck as co-headliner and Spoon as special guest. Sunflower Bean, Wild Belle, and Starcrawler will serve as support on select dates. The trek kicks off July 11 in Ridgefield, Washington and wraps…

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Peter CottonTale. Forever Always Behind the Scenes Photo by- Kevin Baker @ImKevinBaker. Chicago, Il
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Watch Peter Cottontale’s new visuals for “Forever Always”

Peter Cottontale releases the official music video for “Forever Always” ft Chance the Rapper, Rex Orange County, Daniel Caesar, Madison Ryann Ward and YEBBA. Forever Always swept across the world making headlines and being featured on top music streaming platforms. A beautiful song always paints pictures. Releasing the video on Valentine’s Day he allowed fans to send to send a special message to their significant other. Tune in below and be on the lookout for his solo album Catch Peter. Forever Always Official Music Video Behind the Scenes Photos “Forever…

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Chicago Launch Bounce Interactive Workshop, Demo and Artist Showcase

Chicago Music, Novation, QSC, Focusrite, Shure, able2play and Treblemonsters Presents Chicago Launch Bounce. Monday February 25 :: 7pm-11pm18+ – FREE Event (RSVP is advised.) Join us for a night of interactive workshops, demos, artist showcases and prizes. This event will feature an exclusive live beat-making performance competition. Judges will determine winners! We are selecting 5 producers to perform a 3-5 minute original track using any Novation product. Top 3 performances will win prizes from our sponsors. 1st Place : Novation Launchpad Pro w/ a DECKSAVER2nd Place : Novation Launchpad w/…

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On The Radar: Jamila Woods’ New Music, Maynard James Keenan on New Tool LP, Billy Corgan Reunited with Lost Guitar and Chicago Concerts

This week we got news about Jamila Woods new music, Tool’s new LP, Billy Corgan’s long lost guitar, plus this week’s shows and more On the Radar. Jamila Woods announces new LP ‘LEGACY! LEGACY!’ Chicago’s own Jamila Woods has announced her new album, LEGACY! LEGACY! will be coming May 10 via Jagjaguwar. The album is inspired by the various people who have influenced the singer over the years. Each song is named after one of these people, which includes playwright and social critic Jimmy Baldwin, poet Nikki Giovanni, and artist…

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Chicago’s Ron Poindexter releases debut album “Any Day Now”

Chicago’s own Ron Poindexter releases his debut album Any Day Now. The album was released on eOne Music Nashville’s digital subsidiary IndieBlu Music. Any Day Now features songs from his first live recording which Pointdexter produced and wrote himself. On this album you can hear fan favorite’s like Lord Make Me Whole, Any Day Now and G.O.D. Ron Poindexter delivers an album that encompasses that Chicago Gospel sound that we love. Purchase and stream Any Day Now on all digital music platforms. Listen to Any Day Now by Ron Pointdextex

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On the Radar: Billie Eilish announces debut LP, Warped Tour Returns, New Cage the Elephant + More

Recover from the polar vortex by checking out music’s hottest stories with this week’s On the Radar. Billie Eilish announces debut LP ‘When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?’ Billie Eilish, one of the hottest artists of 2018, has officially announced her debut album. Titled When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go? the record drops March 29 via Darkroom/Interscope Records. Eilish also shared the eerie artwork and tracklist for the album. The 17-track LP features previously released singles “you should see me in a crown” and…

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On the Radar: Kendrick Lamar’s Oscar Nomination, New Music from Vampire Weekend, Ariana Grande’s New LP and Chicago Concerts

Kick off the week by catching up on music’s biggest stories and more with this week’s On the Radar. Kendrick Lamar receives first Oscar nomination Kendrick Lamar has been nominated for his first ever Academy Award. Lamar and SZA’s collaboration for Black Panther’s, “All The Stars,” is one of the five nominees for Best Original Song at the 2019 Academy Awards. Other contenders for the award include David Rawlings and Gillian Welch for “When A Cowboy Trades His Spurs For Wings” (The Ballad of Buster Scruggs); Diane Warren for “I’ll…

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Musician Rodney East set to collaborate with an artist for Black History Month. Find out how

Rodney East a Chicago musician born and raised on the Southside of the city. East is an accomplished musician, producer and songwriter that has traveled the world with artists such as Jamie Foxx, R. Kelly, The Isley Brothers, Marvin Sapp and Yolanda Adams for whom he currently serves as Musical Director. Rodney has announced that he is looking for an amazing beautiful heartfelt acappella rendition of The National Black Anthem “Lift Every Voice and Sing” to “Put A Lil Piano On It.” Submit your version by using the hashtag #LiftEveryVoiceAndSing…

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