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Ring in 2019 with Noname, Guided By Voices, Galantis and more of the best year-end shows
Get into the yuletide spirit with orchestras, choirs and pop stars at these seasonal shows
You'll be able to see Kamasi Washington, Deerhunter, Slowdive and more acts perform inside a museum
Cave, Snail Mail, Neil Hamburger and more great acts will take the stage at this cozy winter fest
“I'd like to say, very narcissistically: If I back you, you have a chance.”
In the mood for a concert? Check out this week's top gigs at venues all over the city
Travis Scott, Thom Yorke, Kurt Vile and a host of holiday shows.
Kick off the New Year with Kacey Musgraves, Tomorrow Never Knows Fest and more great shows
Cher, Ólafur Arnalds and Pitchfork's Midwinter fest warm the city before spring arrives
Your complete guide to every notable music fest in Chicago
Who's playing, pictures, what to eat, mud people, previews, reviews and more
What to see—and people watching—at the hippest festival of the year
Pack a picnic and see some classic acts (including 50 Cent) in the ‘burbs
This twice-weekly “live magazine” is a cavalcade of culture, politics and wit featuring journalists, actors, comedians and musicians offering idiosyncratic...
This weekly night of comedy, curated by a group of funny dudes, puts local stand-ups on your radar.
Bruised Orange Theater Company’s long-running weekly show mines Chicago personal ads for dramatic (and comic) interpretation. Each week, three actors...
It's a simple concept: one performer takes a suggestion from the audience and from that, delivers a monologue based on something they've experienced. Then,...
The Chicago Symphony Orchestra decks the halls of Symphony Center and teams up with guest conductor Michael Krajewski, the Young Naperville Singers...
Holiday prog-rockers Trans-Siberian Orchestra make their annual trip to Rosemont, though you'll have to wait until after Christmas to see this year's...
Radio station KISS FM assembles an impressive sampling of pop music's biggest stars for its annual Jingle Ball concert, including EDM DJ Calvin Harris,...
Ever since 1976, Chicagoans have gathered to belt out Handel’s classic oratorio (the one with the famous “Hallelujah!” chorus) backed by a...
Local 30-some–piece marching band Mucca Pazza sends off 2018 with a jovial celebration at Lincoln Hall, which should please band geeks and the...
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
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
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.