There are 450 limited edition recordings for sale on Record Store Day. It’s best to start with a list, which could include the following: Dave Alvin and Phil Alvin, “Songs from Common Ground” (12-inch, 1,900 copies) Autumn Defense/Josh Rouse, “Sentimental Lady/Trouble” (7-inch, 1,860 copies) David Bowie, “1984 Picture Disc” (7-inch, 4,000) The Civil Wars, “Live
Sometimes there just no place like home. When The Wanted’s Siva Kaneswaran hits Chicago Saturday, he’ll get a dose of the homefront from bandmate Jay McGuiness.
Smashing Pumpkins frontman, tea purveyor and champion of his adopted hometown Highland Park, Billy Corgan certainly has a way with words. He’s in the studio recording two new Pumpkins records, as well as writing sprawling spiritual memoir (four parts at 120,000 words each) and gearing up to release a cycle of songs inspired by Chicago.
From Kevin Costner and his band Modern West at the Arcade Theatre in St. Charles to Diana Ross headlining the Chicago Theatre, the concert schedule heats up to finally kick off spring in Chicago.
Christmas came early for Chicago’s Justin Timberlake fans. The singer continues his 20/20 tour with 13 new dates on the calendar for the end of this year. He’ll play the United Center on Dec. 8. Tickets go on sale April 14, with a pre-sale happening on his fansite April 8. Here’s a Monday flashback to
In a new twist for public art, the “Art Everywhere U.S., A very, very big art show” campaign seeks to display favorite works of art on outdoor advertising spaces — from bus shelters to subway posters. Five U.S. art museums, including the Art Institute of Chicago, have been asked to suggest 100 works that represent
Here are the most-TIVOed shows this past week, according to viewers who use the TIVO season pass function. Of all the shows, there was only movement in the rankings for seven: The Mentalist, American Idol, Scandal, S.H.E.I.L.D., Blue-Bloods and CSI: Crime Scene. Cosmos-Space had the largest increase in viewership, moving six spots up the chart.
The music director of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra is going to school. Riccardo Muti will give the main commencement address June 20. He also will be one of five people to receive an honorary degree. Grammy Award-winning artist Stevie Wonder joins that group as well, reports the Daily Northwestern. Guess who's speaking at Northwestern's 2014
The hosts Jimmy (Fallon and Kimmel) paid tribute to David Letterman, who announced his impending retirement Thursday. “Dave’s the greatest. One of the true innovators in TV history. He’s made all of us better,” Fallon said in in a statement to The Hollywood Reporter. Kimmel took to Twitter to praise the longtime CBS host. <blockquote
DJ Maurice Joshua hits Wired Fridays at the Chicago Cultural Center Friday to pay tribute to the house music pioneer Frankie Knuckles by spinning his music from noon until 1 p.m. tomorrow. Here is a track from his discography. The Grammy award-winning DJ has touched up tracks for Beyonce, Blu Cantrell, Mariah Carrey, Whitney Houston,