| Jan 20, 2013
| 9:13 AM
Little starlight shone on the Sunshine Blues Festival Saturday at Boca Raton’s Mizner Park Amphitheater, inclement weather graying the skies and softening the ground, leaving no foot — clad or otherwise — free of mud. Star power, on...
| Jan 10, 2013
| 12:41 AM
Taylor Swift, Rihanna and Mumford & Sons are among the initial crop of artists unveiled as performers on the Feb. 10 Grammy Awards. LL Cool J will return return as host for the telecast, which will be broadcast live except for the West Coast on CBS at 8...
| Jan 18, 2013
Even though he says, "I'm the worst with my memory banks, about as bad as you can get," Mac Rebennack remembers "the shift" that allowed him to become one with his onstage persona — the charismatic, extravagantly costumed, voodoo-preaching rock star...
| May 21, 2013
| 9:52 AM
As the sun beamed on the Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre in Irvine on Saturday, a sold-out sea of indie music fans danced and sang along to some of today's biggest rock artists at the 21st annual KROQ Weenie Roast.
While many of the past years have...
| May 10, 2013
Though you probably already know, let’s review why you should come to Tuesday’s (free!) RedEye Rock ‘n’ Vote show 7:30 p.m. at House of Blues (17+):
--You chose these four local artists (UIC/Little Italy pop-rockers The Addies;...
| Apr 24, 2013
UPDATE: 2013 Rock 'n' Vote voting has closed. RSVP for the show (required for attendance) and click here to get to know this year's acts better. See you there!
The abundance of great Chicago bands never ceases, or ceases to impress.
| Apr 12, 2013
Via email, the Fall Out Boy bassist/lyricist, guitarist and drummer chimed in on their evolving sound, what makes them feel old and more.
Bassist/lyricist Pete Wentz
As you wrote lyrics for “Save Rock and Roll,” what topics did you find...
| Mar 8, 2012
| 4:23 AM
Top 5 Concerts of the Coming Week 1. THE BLACK KEYS Akron, Ohio alt-rockers The Black Keys had been plugging away through a decade and five albums when its disc “Brothers” made it big in 2010, hitting No. 3 on......
| Apr 4, 2012
| 4:23 PM
An alternative rock group that last year had two singles hit the Top 5 on Billboard’s rock chart was just announced as the latest headliner for Musikfest’s main SteelStage venue. Young the Giant, the California-based quintet whose song “...
| Mar 9, 2012
| 4:23 PM
Musikfest, Bethlehem’s massive 10-day August music festival, has announced its first wave of free acts this year – including one of the Grammy-winning Neville Brothers – and says it offer more free music than ever before for its 29th...
| Jan 27, 2012
| 4:23 AM
On the biggest hit from his breakthrough 2007 disc “Some Mad Hope,” singer-songwriter Matt Nathanson sang, “Come On Get Higher.” These days, Nathanson's mantra might as well be “Come on work harder.” Nathanson's...