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  • Circus 1903 ends on high note at Fisher Theatre

    Circus 1903 ends on high note at Fisher Theatre

    "Circus 1903-The Golden Age of Circus" wrapped up its debut Detroit run at the Fisher Theatre today. The show is the brainchild from the producers of the world's biggest magic show, "The Illusionists", along with the award-winning puppeteers from "War Horse." The result is a thrilling, authentic...
  • Chicago Students pen open letter to Chance the Rapper

    Chicago Students pen open letter to Chance the Rapper

    Chance the Rapper presented a novelty-sized check for one million dollars to the Chicago Public Schools as a call to action to Chicago businesses and the philanthropic community, according to a March 15, 2017 article in the Chicago Tribune. The rapper’s donation inspired Chicago students to write a...
  • Florida Georgia Line announces stadium tour with The Backstreet Boys, Nelly and Chris Lane

    Florida Georgia Line announces stadium tour with The Backstreet Boys, Nelly and Chris Lane

    Florida Georgia Line has added three performances to their Smooth Tour 2017, including a stop at Fenway Park in Boston on July 7, Target Field in Minneapolis on July 29, and Wrigley Field in Chicago on Aug. 12. The popular country duo made the video announcement on Good Morning America on March...
  • Chance The Rapper writes foreword for upcoming book of poetry

    Chance The Rapper writes foreword for upcoming book of poetry

    Chance The Rapper can do it all. Yesterday, the three-time Grammy winner donated $1 million to Chicago Public Schools, he recently announced a U.S. tour which already has sold out a handful of dates and now, he just revealed a foreword he wrote for Kevin Coval’s upcoming book of poetry. The book...
  • Chance The Rapper donating $1 million to Chicago public schools

    Chance The Rapper donating $1 million to Chicago public schools

    Chicago native son Chance The Rapper has announced that he will donate $1 million the Chicago Public School Foundation. As Pitchfork reported, Chance made the announcement Monday at a press conference at Oliver S. Westcott Elementary School on Chicago’s South Side. "Today I'm proud to announce that...
  • Best free family St. Patricks Day events in Chicago 2017

    Best free family St. Patricks Day events in Chicago 2017

    Chicago will once again tinge everything from the city lights to the river water green for another St. Patrick's Day celebration. With parades, festivals, fireworks shows and more, there are numerous St. Patrick's Day activities all throughout Chicago. While the holiday might be better known for it...
  • St. Patrick's Day shows and concerts in Chicago 2017

    St. Patrick's Day shows and concerts in Chicago 2017

    When it comes to party holidays every year, St. Patrick’s Day normally tops the list. With green beer, traditional Irish food, and great music, there is something for just about everyone looking for a good time. Chicago is no different, as there are a ton of great concerts and shows for people to...
  • Solange, LCD Soundsystem, A Tribe Called Quest to headline Pitchfork Music Festival 2017

    Solange, LCD Soundsystem, A Tribe Called Quest to headline Pitchfork Music Festival 2017

    The wait to see who is headlining Pitchfork Music Festival in 2017 is finally over. It was revealed today that this summer LCD Soundsystem, A Tribe Called Quest and Solange will each headline a night at the Chicago music festival. No other lineup information was announced, but details are coming...
  • Best free family Mardi Gras events in Chicago 2017

    Best free family Mardi Gras events in Chicago 2017

    Mardi Gras will be celebrated around the world the weekend of Feb. 25-26 and on Feb. 28's  Fat Tuesday.  New Orleans hosts the most famous Mardi Gras party in the U.S., but people the folks of Chicago will bring their own twist with special priced admissions and Cajun-influenced menus at restaurants...
  • Best bars and restaurants to celebrate St. Patrick's Day in Chicago

    Best bars and restaurants to celebrate St. Patrick's Day in Chicago

    Chicago and St. Patrick’s Day goes hand-and-hand. Second, only to Boston, there may be no other city in America that celebrates the luck of the Irish as much as Chicago does, and there will be a plethora of restaurants and bars that will celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in the Windy City. If you’re...
  • Iconic 80s punk band, Dead Kennedys, were pretty close to reuniting at Riot Fest in Chicago this September. 

    Dead Kennedys turn down reunion gig at Riot Fest, remaining 100 percent punk

    Nostalgia acts have become a money-making, ticket selling staple at major music festivals in recent years. From the return of Guns N' Roses and Outkast, to LCD Soundsystem and The Misfits each making their own return to the stage in 2016, promoters of mainstream music festivals have been able to...
  • Free family Valentine's Day events in Chicago 2017

    Free family Valentine's Day events in Chicago 2017

    Chicago is bursting with activities and events to do this Valentine's Day. For those of you looking to get out and enjoy a great evening with the family, there are many free activities open for those of all ages.  Here are just a few of those options. Handmade Market Chicago Feb. 11 thru April...
  • Best Valentine's Day shows in Chicago 2017

    Best Valentine's Day shows in Chicago 2017

    Is there a better date night than a concert, especially for Valentine's Day? Concerts can make for a great romantic night out or a fun night on your own if you're single, and Chicago has some great ones to choose from, including traditional South African music and modern-day pop stars. Whether you...
  • Kings of Leon postpone Chicago concert at the United Center

    Kings of Leon postpone Chicago concert at the United Center

    Chicago fans of Kings of Leon will have to wait a little longer to see them live. That's because their concert tonight (Jan. 23) at the United Center will not go on as planned due to drummer Nathan Followill being diagnosed with pneumonia.  The announcement about the postponement was made yesterday...
  • Green Day are playing Chicago's Wrigley Field for the first time ever this summer

    Green Day are playing Chicago's Wrigley Field for the first time ever this summer

    Following a newly announced round of summer tour dates as part of their continued Revolution Radio tour, Green Day have announced the addition of a special date at Chicago's famous Wrigley Field. Few bands have graced the baseball diamond belonging to the recent World Series winners the Chicago Cubs...
  • Chicago and Doobie Brothers bringing classic rock tour to Dallas in June

    Chicago and Doobie Brothers bringing classic rock tour to Dallas in June

    Classic rock fans in the Dallas-Fort Worth area have a huge concert coming their way in 2017. New Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees Chicago are heading out on tour with the Doobie Brothers for a big 2017 tour as co-headliners. The tour kicks off on June 7 in Concord, California, and Live Nation...
  • Chicago teams with Doobie Brothers for 2017 summer tour of North America

    Chicago teams with Doobie Brothers for 2017 summer tour of North America

    Chicago started 2017 year off with a bang by announcing a summer co-headline tour with The Doobie Brothers. The pair of multi-Grammy winners will hit the road this summer for a 30+ city trek across North America. Pollstar reports on Jan. 3 that the powerful double-bill will rock amphitheatres across...
  • Best bars for New Year's Eve in Chicago 2016

    Best bars for New Year's Eve in Chicago 2016

    Chicago remains one of the best destinations for New Year’s Eve when it comes to having a good time. There are a ton of events around the city, including fireworks, parties, and more. There are also a lot of bars that have great New Year’s Eve parties going on around the city. Here are the best bars...
  • Best family friendly New Year's Eve events in Chicago 2016

    Best family friendly New Year's Eve events in Chicago 2016

    Chicago is one of the best cities in America to ring in the New Year. Outside of New York, Miami, Los Angeles, and Las Vegas, no other city can match the sheer fun that Chicago revelers will have on New Year’s Eve. But if you want to enjoy the last day of 2016 with the family, guess what? You can do...
  • Buzzer Eater: 3 reasons BYU basketball got upended 75-73 at Illinois

    Buzzer Eater: 3 reasons BYU basketball got upended 75-73 at Illinois

    Anytime you let your chances boil down to one last prayer of a shot at the end of a game, you're letting fate slip out of your own hands and into your opposition. That's exactly what happened this weekend at Illinois, as BYU let its opportunity to win at the United Center in Chicago rest on a half...
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