Events

Rain held off as Pitchfork weekend started July 14 in Union Park without a hitch. The first performer of the day, Madame Gandhi, graced the stage with her ensemble, which included an all-female band consisting …

Events

Pitchfork Music Festival is back in Chicago for its eleventh year on July 14-16 with an eclectic lineup of big and small name artists that’s sure to make for an eventful weekend. The Union Park …

Arts & Entertainment

Savemoney rapper Dally Auston thinks about music differently than most rappers. A forbearing artist in every aspect, Auston has worked on a highly-anticipated project called “Roses,” the release of which has been expected for nearly …

Music

If you’re not obsessed with Brian Fresco by now, then you will be after one listen to his most recent mixtape, “Casanova.” For avid followers of Chicago hip-hop and rap, the hard-to-miss Brian Fresco is …

Phoenix Picks

The first Phoenix Picks playlist of 2017 is guaranteed to bring your ears a lot of happiness. The list starts with SZA, an alternative R&B singer and songwriter signed to the West Coast label spearheaded …

Events

If you are staying in Chicago for winter break, The PHOENIX has you covered. We picked the coolest events and activities for you to do to stay busy all break long. Four weeks is a …

Phoenix Picks

The end of 2016 has brought an explosion of new music from both popular and under-the-radar artists. In this week’s edition of Phoenix Picks, listeners receive a taste of new rap from the likes of …

Music

On Nov. 25, Grammy-award winning R&B artist The Weeknd released his latest full-length album, “Starboy.” Just one year after releasing his break-out album, “Beauty Behind the Madness,” the alternative artist, born Abel Makonnen Tesfaye, went …