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Doug McCombs and Dan Bitney reminice about the recording of Tortoise's 1998 album
The Lolla lineup will likely arrive in March and we expect Cardi B, Ariana Grande and more acts will be on it
The River North nightclub has abruptly shuttered, making way for something new
After another great year for music, we rounded up some of our top jams
You'll be able to see Kamasi Washington, Deerhunter, Slowdive and more acts perform inside a museum
In the mood for a concert? Check out this week's top gigs at venues all over the city
Cher, Ólafur Arnalds and Pitchfork's Midwinter fest warm the city before spring arrives
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
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...
Former Chicagoan (and current Los Angeles resident) Andrew Bird has a penchant for the city's coziest venues—he's performed intimate sets at the...
After the departure of longtime pianist Ethan Iverson (and the addition of pianist Ethan Iverson), jazz trio the Bad Plus readjusted its course once again...
On her 2015 debut, Me, Empress Of mastermind Lorely Rodriguez looked inward with a self-produced collection of R&B-tinged electro-pop anthems. Her latest...
Between the tragic Manchester Arena bombing, the death of her ex-boyfriend Mac Miller and the very public end of her brief engagement to SNL star...
After taking a year off in 2018, Chicago's only summer music festival devoted to heavy metal and modern rock is returning for another weekend of...
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.