As Chicago gears up for Phase 4 of its coronavirus reopening plan this Friday, the owners of the city’s storied performance and music venues say they still can’t make it with those restrictions. CBS 2's Tara Molina reports.
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Small Music Venues Say They Might Not Make It Through Pandemic Without HelpAs Chicago gears up for Phase 4 of its coronavirus reopening plan this Friday, the owners of the city’s storied performance and music venues say they still can’t make it with those restrictions. CBS 2's Tara Molina reports.
Metro Concert Venue Dispels Rumors It's Closing For GoodThe Wrigleyville concert venue says it looks forward to opening when it's safe to do so.
CSO Violinist Records All 4 Parts Of Vivaldi Concerto With Infant DaughterSo-Young Bae is a violinist for the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. She recorded four parts of the Spring Concerto (“La Primavera”) from Vivaldi’s “The Four Seasons” (“Le quattro stagioni”) for all the mothers out there.
Another COVID-19 Casualty: Pitchfork Music Festival CancelledWith social distancing a priority, organizers of the annual Pitchfork Music Festival cancelled this year's event.
Singer-Songwriter John Prine Dies Of CoronavirusPrine is a native of Maywood. He was 73.
Jazz Icon And Pianist Ellis Marsalis Dies At The Age Of 85The father of several prominent musicians including Branford, Delfeayo and Wynton Marsalis passed away in New Orleans. It's reported he was a victim of the coronavirus.
Accordion Class Presses On VirtuallyThe stay-at-home order did not stop Mary Ann Covone from getting her Old Town School of Folk Music accordion class to connect -- this time in a virtual setting. CBS 2's Brad Edwards reports.
Full Video: Yo-Yo Ma Plays At St. Sabina ChurchYo-Yo Ma performs a cello selection, dedicated to 'everybody... who has experienced loss.'
Family Remembers Country Singer Hit, Killed By CarLindsey Lagestee, lead singer for Dixie Crush and also a doctor of pharmacy, was hit and killed on Valentine's Day in Mount Greenwood. CBS 2's Mike Puccinelli reports.
Chance The Rapper Cancels TourThere were no upcoming Chicago dates on the tour calendar. The concert tour had been scheduled to hit Milwaukee and Detroit in February.
Rapper Juice WRLD RememberedChicago rapper Juice WRLD died after suffering a medical emergency at Midway International Airport. He was just 21 years old. CBS 2's Mike Puccinelli reports.
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.