Monthly Archives: May 2014

Bounce Dat

I’ve come to fall in love with NOLA bounce music queen Big Freedia’s live shows over the years but this week marks the Chicago debut of Freedia’s predecessor and best friend Katey Red. Read my interview/show preview here. Advertisements

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Summer Streets Fests and Shows Abound

It’s that time of year again. Time to start highlighting the growing number of street festivals that grace our city every summer.  Also, why not take a look at Chicago’s outdoor concert venues while we’re at it?

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Local Music In Focus

This month, I am really digging Chance the Rapper’s lil bro Taylor Bennett. Read my review for his new mixtape Mainstream Music here. Another local act that I wanted to bring some more attention to is M&O. I highlight the … Continue reading

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May Through The Lens (So Far)

I’ve had the opportunity to shoot some incredible bands in my time but Brooklyn disco collective Escort and recently reunited bluegrass geniuses Nickel Creek were two of my favorites from recent memory. Check out my pics of each on Chicagoist!

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