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Stories like these are exactly why independent venues in Chicago (and beyond) deserve federal assistance.
Three different shops tell us how they're selling records during a pandemic.
With no reopening in sight, the beloved venue is beefing up its streaming programming.
Just outside of Adler Planetarium, live music has returned to the lakefront.
Shops throughout the city have come up with creative ways to continue selling LPs, CDs and tapes.
Whether you're a music geek or just want to air guitar to some solos, these 11 venues should be on your radar
Our favorite spots for a sweaty night of dancing with friends and strangers
If you want to boogie to the blues, these are the places to go
Jazz is very much alive in Chicago, and there are plenty of places to see the city's hottest players
From drill to old-school, soul-sampling hip-hop, here's where you need to go to see rising rappers
Sing your heart out, drink your liver out at these favorite local karaoke spots
Any occasion is a good occasion for a drinking song. Feeling too blue to say cheers? We've got songs to drown your sorrows, too.
From the Nirvana baby to Ol' Dirty Bastard, these are our favorite record sleeves from the 1990s
The era of excess delivered on its promise sonically with glittering, shimmering gems
Her greatest hits, as voted on by Time Out's music staff
So hit the karaoke bar, grab the mike, knock back your drink: It's time to take the stage
Take a bump ’n’ grind down memory lane with the top R&B songs from the last quarter-century