Category: Concert Coverage

  • Carl Cox @ Radius

    Carl Cox @ Radius

    By @theo_gdz As a techno enthusiast, I was really excited to see the king himself perform in Chicago. To add to the hype, Carl Cox (@carlcoxofficial) was performing at Radius, a new venue that opened a week before his show. To make the most of the night, I decided to get to the venue before […]

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  • North Coast Music Festival 2019

    “North Coast celebrated its tenth birthday with EDM heavyweights like Bassnectar, Flux Pavilion and Major Lazer”   2019 marked the 10-year anniversary of Chicago’s North Coast Music Festival, which I found to be impressive considering the city’s increasingly saturated music festival scene. My personal theory for the longevity of the fest is its position for […]

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  • Lollapalooza 2019

    Lollapalooza 2019

    Lollapalooza is, without a doubt, the biggest music festival in Chicago, and one of the biggest in the world, and instead of each year jealously watching concertgoers see their favorite artists live, eat amazing food, and be very, very drunk, we were grateful enough to have the opportunity to cover the festival! In order to […]

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  • The Rapture @HouseofVans

    The Rapture @HouseofVans

    The Rapture @HouseofVans By @Nic.jwill @RichJacobs Rich Jacobs decorated House of Vans with blue lines and balloons. The scene reminded me of an ocean of balloons. In the middle of the venue stood a giant wave-like balloon structure. Throughout the show, balloons were tossed around and the crowd truly resembled an ocean of fans. @MrLukeJenner […]

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  • Party WIIT @Anderson.Paak @HouseofVans

    Party WIIT @Anderson.Paak @HouseofVans

    Nic (@Nic.jwill) A night to remember as House of Vans hosts Anderson.Paak  @DeweySaunders Before anyone graced the House of Vans stage art installations by Dewey Saunders greeted guests. Orange, blue, green, and yellow posters screamed take me home a put me on your wall and many concert-goers obliged. House of Vans itself is a piece […]

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  • Pitchfork Festival 2019

    Pitchfork Festival 2019

    If you haven’t checked out our pre-Pitchfork prep coverage, you can check that out here. Day 1   MIKE “Thanks CTA!”   Narkis: MIKE was a great way to kick off the festival, even though it was unbearably hot at the festival. MIKE commanded the crowd, playing mostly from his albums War in My Pen […]

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  • Party Wiit Vans @HouseofVans

    Party Wiit Vans @HouseofVans

    Nic (@Nic.jwill) On West Randolph Street you can find House of Vans Chicago the home of creativity and Vans House Parties. For Music This summer House of Vans has put together an electric lineup of artists curating nights for free. You can RSVP for free on the Vans website about a week before each event. […]

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  • Pitchfork Fest 2019 Prep Playlists

    Pitchfork Fest 2019 Prep Playlists

    This year, our festival attendees will be Narkis (@narkisanthony) and Ellen(@ellenmphillips). Here are their Pitchfork prep playlists: Narkis: My Pitchfork Fest playlist this year is really just a collection of my most anticipated artists at the fest, and what I believe to be a couple of their standout tracks. My playlist is somewhat skewed to […]

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  • Riot Fest 2018

    By Narkis Anthony Garcia III (@narkisanthony) Day 1: Arrived at around 4:00 to catch a little bit of Sum 41 before The Front Bottoms. Sum 41:  Unlike his appearance, frontman Deryck Whibley’s voice hasn’t changed much at all. I didn’t get to stay too long but they definitely drew one of the biggest crowds I […]

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  • Pitchfork Festival 2018

    As a precursor to this review, here are what our volunteer attendees expected when going to the festival: Sid was more focused on the vibe of the show, while Mike was more concerned with how the artists sounded. Sid (@fflowerdogg) Before going to Pitchfork Fest at Union Park, I planned on focusing on a few […]

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  • Pre-Pitchfork Fest 2018 Prep

    This year, our festival attendees will be Sid (@fflowerdogg) and Mike (@mikedmachesky). Here are their pre-fest playlist: Mike:“The playlist I have created here reflects the acts that i am personally most excited to see this weekend. Taking up a decent chunk of the list are tracks by Courtney Barnett and Fleet Foxes, two contrasting indie/alternative […]

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  • Mister Heavenly @ Lincoln Hall

    I don’t know if I could tell what the best part of the concert was. Whether it was when the singer ordered a bowl of tater tots and passed it around the audience, when they convinced everyone but one man to stay quiet after a song, so that when the song ended there was only […]

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