The Crystal Lake Strikers were called up to join Kanye West at his 'Sunday Service' at Northerly Island. CBS 2's Eric Cox reports.
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Crystal Lake Drumline Joins Kanye WestThe Crystal Lake Strikers were called up to join Kanye West at his 'Sunday Service' at Northerly Island. CBS 2's Eric Cox reports.
Sangria Festival To Kick Off Next Weekend In Humboldt ParkThe Sangria Festival in Chicago kicks off next weekend in Humboldt Park on Aug. 17 and 18.
B.B. King's Daughter Furious About Guitar AuctionOne of B.B. King's 'Lucille' guitars that he used late in his life is going up for auction, and daughter Shirley King is not pleased at all. CBS 2's Jim Williams reports.
Remembering Michael Jackson 10 Years After His DeathMichael Jackson's estate paid tribute to his artistry and charity Tuesday as fans began gathering to celebrate his memory on the 10th anniversary of the King of Pop's death.
Chicago Blues Festival Kicks Off FridayBilled as the world's largest blues festival starts in Chicago's Millennium Park Friday with a host of local, national and international performers on several stages throughout the weekend.
CSO Musicians Approve New Contract, End StrikeMusicians and management at the Chicago Symphony Orchestra approved a new five-year contract and will return to work, after a nearly seven-week strike.
Third Night In Jail For R. KellyThe R&B superstar's attorney said Kelly is being held in a private cell of the jail's hospital to protect his safety.
Chance The Rapper Hosting Second Annual "Night At The Museum"The rapper's charity SocialWorks is hosting the event Thursday night at the Museum of Science and Industry.
Fake Drugs Laced With Fentanyl Killed PrinceCBS 2 News at 5
Lollapalooza Announces 2018 LineupBruno Mars, Jack White, Arctic Monkeys, and The Weeknd will headline this year’s Lollapalooza music festival at Grant Park.
'Sound Opinions' Hosts On Chicago's Music RenaissanceThe Chicago music scene is exploding now with great talent, according to two music lovers who ought to know: Greg Kot and Jim DeRogatis, hosts of the national rock music radio show "Sound Opinions." In this Original Report, Jim Williams talks to them about the music they are passionate about, and Chicago's up and coming artists.
Grammy's Preview With Showbiz ShellyJames Corden is getting ready for the Grammy Awards on Sunday, and Showbiz Shelly from B96 is helping us breakdown the nominees for music's biggest awards.
Rock N' Roll Pioneer Fats Domino Dead At 89Rock & Roll Hall of Fame singer Fats Domino has died. His hits include "I'm Walking" and "Blueberry Hill" to name just a few.
Rock Star Tom Petty Dead At 66Rock legend Tom Petty has died. He was rushed to a hospital Sunday night after being found unconscious at his Malibu home. CNN's Stephanie Elam looks back at his life.
Lollapalooza: A Family AffairThe family that rocks out together, stays together. CBS 2's Vince Gerasole reports.
The One Thing That's Guaranteed To Ruin Your Vinyl RecordsIf you dust off an old record or pick up a used one at your local record store this Saturday, make sure you are cleaning it properly.
The Big Difference Between A Record Player And A Turntable Most People OverlookRecord player & turntable have been used interchangeably when describing the device a vinyl record is played on.There is a big difference between the two that many people may not know about!
Jeff Garlin joins Lin Brehmer & Mary Dixon to talk Cubs World Series, Curb Your EnthusiasmJeff Garlin & Heather Pasternak joined Lin Brehmer & Mary Dixon to talk about tonight's Q&A and screening of Handsome at Music Box Theatre, as well as their shows tomorrow & Saturday night at Zanies Comedy Club Rosemont.
Lin's Bin Live: Why We Need RitualsA listener asked Lin, "what is it about this time of year that makes me want to dye my hair blue & get a tattoo?"
Celebrate Opening Day With XRTIt's a tradition that is legendary!
Why One Hit Wonder Songs Like "Tainted Love", "Come On Eileen", "Turning Japanese", And More Are Created UnintentionallyMost bands don't want to become one hit wonders. Inevitably, some songs end up giving bands that legacy. We look at how these songs came to be and how oftentimes, the original intention wasn't to create a one hit wonder.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel Announces Chicago Blues Festival LineupMayor Rahm Emanuel stopped by the XRT Morning Show today and announced the full Chicago Blues Fest lineup this year.
We Have Sold Out 4-Day Lollapalooza Passes For YouLollapalooza 4-Day passes may be sold out, but not for you!
Why 1969 Was One Of The Most Important Years For MusicWe'll be featuring it on Saturday Morning Flashback this weekend!