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Childish Gambino, Ariana Grande, the Chainsmokers and more acts confirmed to play Grant Park
The local rapper may celebrate the release of his new "owbum" with a self-organized fest
Weird Al, Morrissey, T.I. and more inlikely acts play Ravinia this season
Check out the complete lineup for the summer music festival, which is full of surprises
The EDM fest will take place in Hoffman Estates this summer
In the mood for a concert? Check out this week's top gigs at venues all over the city
Robyn, Mumford & Sons, Vince Staples and more shows to get excited about
Neko Case, Spiritualized and Muse greet the arrival of spring in the city
Before summer officially arrives, catch the Hives, the Who, Weyes Blood and more
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
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,...
This weekly night of comedy, curated by a group of funny dudes, puts local stand-ups on your radar.
Bye Bye Liver combines two robust Chicago traditions: comedy and heavy drinking. The show opened a decade ago for a three-week run, then kept getting...
Second City’s 107th mainstage revue takes on the horrifying, exhilarating, entirely overwhelming experience of being alive in 2019. Featuring Second...
Taking over the fields of Grant Park for four days each summer, Lollapalooza is a behemoth of a music festival, welcoming an estimated 100,000 attendees to a...
Chicago's largest EDM festival returns each June, armed with some of the biggest DJs and electronic acts in the world. This year, Spring Awakening takes over...
Under his Of Montreal moniker, Kevin Barnes has explored glam, psych, new wave, prog rock and EDM, but his 15th album, White Is Relic/Irrealis Mood, is set...
Alternative hip-hop icon Open Mike Eagle grew up on the South Side of Chicago, attending break dancing sessions at Promontory Point and rapping with the...
Everyone's favorite vegan (remember when he shut down all of the hot dog, taco and burger stands at Riot Fest?) makes his first appearance at Raivinia,...
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.