The B-Side

The B-Side features collaborations between The Phoenix and WLUW 88.7. Shortly after arriving at University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, WLUW programming director Paul Quinn and promotions director Kaylie Plauche kicked off Pygmalion, an annual indie rock …

Music

Denzel Curry returned to Bottom Lounge (1375 W. Lake St.) with support from opener Kid Trunks Oct. 4 to a rowdy crowd at a sold-out show. Kid Trunks, a Broward County, Florida native opened the …

Arts & Entertainment

Loyola’s all-women a capella group, The Silhouettes, marked the release of their third album, “Sils and the City” with a party and performance at Ireland’s Pub 10 (6511 N. Sheridan Rd.) Oct. 12. “Sils and …

Music

Electronic dance music (EDM) fans will get a treat this Halloween with the Jawbreaker Festival taking over the Wisconsin Center (400 W. Wisconsin Ave.) a massive convention and exhibition hall in the heart of downtown …

Music

After coming off a hiatus since debuting its first album, London-based band Jungle returns to the music scene with its second album “For Ever.” The seven-piece British soul collective, with Josh “J” Lloyd Watson and …

Music

Rapper and songwriter Denzel Curry returns to Bottom Lounge (1375 W. Lake St.) for a sold out show Oct. 4. Curry is no stranger to Chicago–mosh pits and stage dives from his amped fans. The …

Music

Rising synth-pop star Rina Sawayama blew the crowd away at the Subterranean in Wicker Park Sept. 14. The 28-year-old Japanese-British singer and lyricist is currently residing in south London. She released her remarkable debut album, …

Music

British punk band IDLES is ready to break out on its first American tour, bringing American post-punk band Bambara along for the ride. The tour kicked off at Lincoln Hall Sept. 14, where both bands …