Music

Taylor Swift, worldwide famous pop singer, held two sold-out shows at Soldier Field June 1 and June 2 for her reputation tour. On her second country-wide stadium tour, she reinvented herself by bringing darker, more …

Arts & Entertainment

The B-Side features collaborations between The Phoenix and WLUW 88.7. Music Director of WLUW 88.7 FM, Frankie Deimer, chatted with Sean Desiree of Bell’s Roar on activism through music, genre-bending and the Art Funds Art …

Arts & Entertainment

From Bruno Mars to Green Day, there’s several big-name bands coming to Chicago this summer. With stellar lineups for Pitchfork (July 20-22) and Lollapalooza (Aug. 2-5) included, dozens of top artists who’ll make a stop …

Arts & Entertainment

Chicago’s emerging soul, hip-hop and rock duo, Iris Temple, performed its first headlining show at Schubas Tavern (3159 N. Southport Ave.) April 16. The group brought its signature good vibes and infectious energy while blending …

Arts & Entertainment

Lorde transformed Allstate Arena (6920 N. Mannheim Road) into her melodramatic world March 27. With the intimacy of a club show and the production quality of an arena tour, Lorde (born Ella Yelich-O’Connor) was able …

Arts & Entertainment

On March 22, Carson Shanks, a player on Loyola’s men’s basketball team tweeted the link to a song titled “Band of Wolves,” along with the caption, “We have our own rap song, we win.” The …

Arts & Entertainment

Jack White returns more bombastic than ever with his third solo album, “Boarding House Reach,” which dropped March 23. The album is a follow up to “Lazaretto,” released in 2014. The record opens up with …

Arts & Entertainment

Prepare for The Ramblers’ Sweet 16 game versus Nevada with The PHOENIX’s pre-game playlist. Go Ramblers!