It was the first time Metallica has played at the Metro in 38 years.
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Surprise Metallica Show Sells Out Chicago's MetroIt was the first time Metallica has played at the Metro in 38 years.
Englewood Music Fest Held For First TimeA brand-new tradition began Saturday in Englewood.
Riot Fest Going Ahead With COVID-19 Testing, VaccinationThose who come to Riot Fest in Douglass Park must either present proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test within 48 hours of entering. CBS 2's Meredith Barack reports.
Kanye West's 'Donda' Listening Party Apparently Late To StartKanye West’s “Donda” album listening party lit up Soldier Field Thursday night, but as far as we could tell just after 10 p.m., it hadn’t started yet.
Remembering Rolling Stones Drummer Charlie WattsCharlie Watts, the drummer whose beat kept The Rolling Stones alive for six decades, has died.
Lollapalooza Ends With DaBaby Nixed From Lineup Over Homophobic CommentsLollapalooza wrapped up Sunday night without one of its headliners. Grammy-nominated rapper DaBaby should have been ending his set right about 10 p.m. Instead, the festival nixed the headliner the latest backlash over his homophobic comments last week. CBS 2's Steven Graves reports.
DaBaby Pulled From Lollapalooza Lineup Amid Backlash Over Homophobic RemarksOn this final day of Lollapalooza Sunday, a headliner was nixed. Grammy-nominated rapper DaBaby will not be performing after backlash from homophobic remarks he made at another festival. CBS 2's Steven Graves reports.
Lollapalooza Returns To Grant Park Amid Growing COVID ConcernsAll attendees are required to have proof of vaccination against COVID-19 or else a negative test. CBS 2's Marissa Parra reports.
Crowds Turn Out For Lollapalooza With Negative COVID Tests, Vaccination Cards In HandThe show is going on for Lollapalooza in Grant Park beginning Thursday, despite concerns about rising COVID numbers. CBS 2's Marissa Parra reports.
Some Fans Are Unloading Lollapalooza Tickets Due To Worries About COVID-19Fans scooped up tickets for Lollapalooza as soon as they went on sale – but on Tuesday night, 48 hours away from the opening act – some have chosen not to go. And as CBS 2’s Charlie De Mar reports, concerns over the coronavirus and specifically the Delta variant may be to blame.
Gov. Pritzker Plans To Attend LollapaloozaIllinois Gov. JB Pritzker will be among the throngs of concert fans at Lollapalooza when it kicks off in Grant Park next week. But he urged people to stay safe with COVID-19 still an issue.
John Legend Among New Concerts Added To Ravinia ScheduleThe Ravinia Festival on Wednesday announced some additions to its summer lineup, and its plans to expand capacity for concertgoers.
Chicago Symphony Orchestra Gives First Live Performance Since Start Of PandemicThe sweet sounds of pandemic progress were heard Thursday night, as the Chicago Symphony Orchestra held its first live performance in more than a year.
As Chicago Reopens, Fate Of Lollapalooza Not Certain Just YetWill Lollapalooza be back this year? A new published report says yes, but the city says nothing is confirmed yet.
Grant Park Music Festival To Return To Pritzker Pavilion This YearThe Grant Park Music Festival will be back this year, featuring 20 concerts at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion at Millennium Park beginning July 2.
Co-Founder Perry Farrell Optimistic That Lollapalooza Will Return In Some Form This YearCould Lollapalooza be making a comeback in Chicago this summer? Festival co-founder Perry Farrell, the frontman of Jane’s Addiction, claimed in a new interview that he is optimistic the festival will return in one way or another.
With A Booster's Help, South Sider Whitney Morrison Became A Star At The Lyric Opera Of ChicagoSoprano Whitney Morrison has had a big booster who saw the South Sider’s potential long before she made it to the Lyric Opera of Chicago. CBS 2's Jim Williams reports on Morrison's journey.
A Montage Of CBS 2's Coverage Of The John Lennon AssassinationThis montage, compiled in 2010, shows CBS 2's coverage from Dec. 9, 1980, the day after John Lennon was assassinated in New York.
Eddie Korosa Jr. Plays PolkaA performance by Chicago polka musician Eddie Korosa Jr., who appeared with his real-life polka band in the movie "Home Alone" in 1990.
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.