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On the Radar: Smashing Pumpkins Celebrate 30th Anniversary, ‘Yadhi’ Gets Delayed, Mac Miller Benefit Concert + More

Too busy preparing for Halloween to keep up with music news? Chicago Music’s On the Radar has you covered. Check out this week’s edtion below. Smashing Pumpkins extend 2018 tour to celebrate 30th anniversary If you missed out on seeing the Smashing Pumpkins earlier this year, you’ll have another chance this winter. The band have announced a series of dates to celebrate their 30th anniversary. The new batch of shows kick off November 28 in Madison, WI and will hit up Chicago for another hometown show, St. Louis, and San…

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On the Radar: Maroon 5 at the Super Bowl, Kanye West’s ‘Yandhi,’ Robyn’s New LP + More

If you were too busy enjoying the gorgeous weather this weekend, see what you missed in music with the latest edition of On the Radar. Report: Maroon 5 to play the 2019 Super Bowl halftime show According to Variety, Maroon 5 is set to perform the Super Bowl LIII halftime show in Atlanta, Georgia on February 3, 2019. Needless to say, the news has been met with lukewarm responses. Another report states that Cardi B, who teamed up with the band on the song So far, a representative for Maroon…

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On the Radar: North Coast Festival Lineup, Queen Biopic Drops New Trailer, Kanye West Reveals New LP Tracklist + More

The weather forecast looks grim today, so why not stay in and catch up on all the music news you missed with the latest installment of On the Radar? North Coast Music Festival reveals 2018 lineup Despite the weather, it’s almost summer in Chicago, which means it’s festival season. This time we’ve got the hot lineup for the North Coast Music Festival, which was revealed last week. This year’s event features “future funk” outfit Jamiroquai, Miguel, and former Swedish House Mafia members Axwell & Ingrosso as headliners. Other acts on…

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On the Radar: Kayne vs Everyone, ABBA Reunites, New Prince music and Concerts

Did you miss the latest Kanye West drama? Do you need to know which concerts to hit up this week? Catch up with the latest music news with this week’s On the Radar. Kayne West expresses Trump support (again); loses 10 million followers Oh, here we go again. Kanye West’s latest antics haven’t slowed down, but this time he may have overdone Last week, Yeezy took to Twitter to defend his support of Donald Trump. He wrote “You don’t have to agree with [Trump] but the mob can’t make me not…

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On the Radar: Kendrick Lamar makes history, Kanye West reveals new album, Eddie Reyes leaves Taking Back Sunday, + More

It’s Monday again, which means it’s time for the latest edition of On the Radar. Catch up with all the music news you missed right here. Kendrick Lamar wins 2018 Pulitzer Prize in Music Kendrick Lamar scored a major win last week that’s better than all his awards so far. Lamar’s fourth album, DAMN., was awarded the 2018 Pulitzer Prize in Music. This marks the first time a non-classical or jazz artist has won the award. In the announcement, the Pulitzer board gave praise to the album for capturing “the…

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On the Radar: Grammys Boycott, Depeche Mode, Goodbye Black Sabbath, + More

What’s been picking at my brain this week? Rappers boycotting the Grammys, new music from Depeche Mode, Eminem and more. Check it all out on this week’s edition of On the Radar. Boycotting the Grammys Seems like the Oscars aren’t the only awards ceremony with a diversity problem. Turns out several artists are going to sit out this year’s Grammys ceremony over a lack of diversity. TMZ reports that Kanye West, Frank Ocean, Drake and Justin Bieber will not attend the ceremony on February 12th. Drake and Bieber both agree…

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