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Surviving a musical festival that takes place in mid-July can be challenging, given the often-sweltering temperatures, humidity and possibility of a thunderstorm at any moment. But to do more than simply survive, here are The …

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Rock ‘n’ roll, pop punk, the alternative scene, you name it, it’s a male-dominated world, but that wasn’t about to slow down the women of Dressy Bessy, Colleen Green and Potty Mouth who performed at …

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Latino bedroom pop artist Cuco took over Metro (3730 N. Clark St.) June 24 for the first of two sold-out shows that bookended the week of his 21st birthday. Chicago native Victor Internet and indie …

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Summertime is all about warm, carefree nights enjoying quality music with people you love. That was certainly the page my mom was on as she made her way up to Chicago to see Josh Groban …

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Chicago’s only beachfront music festival is set to bring a diverse lineup to its new home. Mamby on the Beach will host headliners Brockhampton, Troye Sivan, Zhu, Sylvan Esso, Flying Lotus 3D and Virtual Self …

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Tyler, The Creator pulls listeners out of their musical comfort zone with his sixth studio album “IGOR,” released May 17. His strategic instrumental layering permeates all aspects of the album from the love-filled pop to …

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Anna Clendening is uncomfortable. She hates touring, the van makes her carsick and meeting new people makes her anxious. Nearly everything seems to point to the fact she shouldn’t be pursuing a career as a …

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Over its ten years as a band, Turnover has re-imagined its sound — transforming from an emo pop punk group to an indie pop dream. The Virginia-based band brought its transfigured tracks to Concord Hall …