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Check out the complete list of free shows that you'll be able to see in Pritzker Pavilion this summer
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Summer is here and Kendrick Lamar, Bon Iver and music festivals are arriving, too
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
Complete coverage of the second biggest festival in town
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Each week, legendary improviser Susan Messing and another Chicago improv veterean segue from scene to scene, creating characters and situations along...
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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.
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Our favorite spots for a sweaty night of dancing with friends and strangers
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Jazz is very much alive in Chicago, and there are plenty of places to see the city's hottest players
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The animated band came to life during a star-studded house dance party
Chance and his friends sold out Sox Park at this historic homegrown festival
The R&B superstar melted faces at this arena gig
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Madge is still a sight to behold
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Young singer-songwriter Greta Simone Kline has released dozens of self-recorded albums and EPs under a variety of pseudonyms, but her work as Frankie Cosmos...
Returning to Pilsen's Addams/Medill Park, Ruido Fest fills a void in Chicago's summer festival scene, championing the diverse sounds of Latin American rock...
In 1990, a group of Chicago house DJs and a small group of friends gathered in Jackson Park for an impromptu concert. Today, the Chosen Few DJs spin...