Posts Tagged ‘music’

Ruthless and Reckless at Riot Fest

Wednesday, September 20th, 2017

Riot Fest started up in 2005 as a multi venue event harboring music that encompasses punk, rock, alternative, metal and hip-hop. The fest takes place every September since then with the exception that it is now an outdoor event hosted in Douglas Park. The fest is three days long event…

New Rolling Stones Exhibit Now Open in Chicago

Monday, April 17th, 2017

On April 14, “Exhibitionism”, an exhibit in honor of The Rolling Stones, opened at Navy Pier. This exhibit started in London, traveled to New York, and has now made its way here to Chicago. Since the 1960’s, The Rolling Stones have been rocking the world and now you are able…

Give Opening Acts A Chance

Thursday, March 30th, 2017

Seeing your favorite musician or band live in concert is always exciting. Except, you have to sit through the opening acts first. Boring, right? Not exactly. Opening acts are often skipped out on or paid little attention to by concertgoers, when they should really give the opening acts a chance….

Hot Thoughts Album Review

Monday, March 27th, 2017

Spoon has been an indie-rock favorite of mine for quite a while. Even though there is nothing original about their sound or style, I am always more than happy to hear their energetic rock pieces. But ever since I listened to their 2014 record They Want My Soul, I knew…

Grammys Recap: The Good, The Bad, and The Scary

Monday, February 13th, 2017

The 59th Grammy Awards took place yesterday and it was quite the show! The night was full of memorable performances and moments from various artists but of course with the good also comes the bad. Here are a few memorable moments from music’s biggest night.   Adele –  Adele had…

Lady Gaga Wows the Super Bowl Crowd

Monday, February 6th, 2017

The halftime performance is always an iconic moment during the Super Bowl. This year, Lady Gaga was tapped to perform. In true Lady Gaga fashion, she did not disappoint. Here’s a quick summary of her performance. The halftime show began with Lady Gaga a top the stadium singing a medley…

Arcade Fire and Gorillaz Are Back With Anti-Trump Songs

Monday, January 23rd, 2017

Rejoice, music lovers! On January 19, 2017, Gorillaz released their new single, “Hallelujah Money.” Gorillaz is an alternative rock, hip hop, electronica, and visual band from England. Gorillaz hasn’t released anything since their fourth studio album, The Fall, which was released on December 25, 2010. A full six years has…

The Best of 2016’s Music

Friday, November 18th, 2016

2016 has been a great year for music. Now that the year is almost over, I thought it would be appropriate to look back on my favorite albums of the year. David Bowie – Blackstar Blackstar was released on Bowie’s 69th birthday, which is two days before his death. While…

Preview of the 2016 American Music Awards

Wednesday, November 16th, 2016

The American Music Awards will be taking place this weekend on November 20 and judging by the nominations and performers, it is sure to be a good night. The show will be hosted by supermodel Gigi Hadid and comedian Jay Pharoah. Let’s take a look at the performers and this…

The Most Relaxing Song Ever

Wednesday, November 2nd, 2016

College students are always stressing out about papers, assignments, projects, work; You name it. Just thinking about all that is getting me anxious. Whether it be a friend, a good book, a video game, or a television show, we always have that one thing that helps us through those stressful…