Music Festival

Fans Celebrate House Music At Chosen Few Old School Reunion PicnicAs the nation celebrates its independence, the Chosen Few DJs are again hosting the Chosen Few Picnic Weekend, a house music festival celebrating Chicago’s homegrown dance genre, through Sunday.
Pitchfork Music Festival Headliners AnnouncedAn annual music festival held here in Chicago, Pitchfork Music Festival will take place July 19-21 in Union Park. While most bands haven’t been confirmed--the festival usually has over 40 artists--Pitchfork announced three headliners today: R. Kelly, Björk, and Belle and Sebastian....
Lollapalooza Kicks Off In Grant ParkFrom the Red Hot Chili Peppers to local bands trying to make it big, Lollapalooza kicks off Friday in Grant Park.
Ald. Thompson Hospitalized After Collapsing At Music FestivalAld. JoAnn Thompson (16th) remained hospitalized Monday after collapsing the day before.
2012 Chicago's Lollapalooza PreviewFrom Aug. 3-5 Grant Park in Chicago will be overrun by musicians and music fans due to the Lollapalooza music festival. Check out some of the must-see performer's that will be gracing the stages at the 2012 festival.
County Commissioner: Use Taxes From Lollapalooza For Summer Jobs ProgramThe Lollapalooza summer music festival is, for the first time, paying amusement taxes – and now, a Cook County Commissioner wants to see the money put to good use.
2012 Chicago's Blues Festival PreviewSummer time means it is time for the largest free blues festival in the world to once again take place in Chicago at Grant Park. Check out this year's highlights and must-see performers.
County Board To Decide Whether Tax Break Continues For LollapaloozaCook County commissioners have approved a measure that will give them the final say in whether major entertainment events like Lollapalooza will get an exemption from the county's amusement tax.
Best of 2011: EventsDespite what my mother says, I do leave my house occasionally (and I’m not a nerd, dammit). It’s my job. Kind of. To go out in the world and to find junk to write about. And, you know, some of the junk I’ve found is great. Really great. Looking back over 2011, here are five of my favorite things that’ll be back in 2012. So leave your house in 2012! Go to these cool things! Prove to your mother that you're not a nerd!