Here is this week’s dose from Chicago’s Tastemakers! Each week we check in with our 60+ Chicago movers and shakers to see what’s going on around town. Stay tuned each week to get each week’s wrap and next week’s view! Our weekly Tastemaker Spotlight will let you get to know our Tastemakers a bit better because they’re more than a name online, they’re bringing you the hottest events Chicago has to offer.
CONSEQUENCE OF SOUND
Obscure indie songstress has joined the roster of Jay’Z Roc Nation. We are curious to see how this is gonna pan out!
Now this is what we call an interesting take! Listen to Tears for Fears covering Animal Collective’s “My Girls”!
Exciting news from Rock and Roll Hall of Fame! According to Rolling Stone, Nirvana, KISS, Peter Gabriel, Cat Stevens, Hall and Oates, and Linda Ronstadt will be inducted during a ceremony held next April.
Our friends at Audiotree always does a stellar job at capturing intimate performances by many talented bands! See what they have this week!
Our friends at Gapers Block gives you the insight on what to expect for the Pines’ performance at City Winery tomorrow!
Gapers Block did a review on impressive forces in Indie/Indie Pop music, King Krule and Tops! Read all about it here!
Gapers Block went to check out the intimate acoustic performance by Brendan Bayliss & Jake Cinninger! Read their review here!
Gapers Block Holiday Party is this Friday at GMan Tavern!
Good people of JBTV are always concerned for the well beings of fellow Chicagoans! Check out their plans for the ‘Don’t Drink and Drive Live Music Marathon’ right here!
As the holidays seasons are in full swing, our friends at Glitter Guts went out on the town to capture the precious moments!
Chicago Mixtape is the best place to find out new and upcoming music for free! Check out this week’s mixtape right here!
PORN AND CHICKEN TV
Check out this week’s recap for Porn and Chicken as the rowdy crew makes an Escape from Margaritaville!
DO312 PHOTO HIGHLIGHTS
You can always count on us to keep up with what’s going on in town! Check out what our photographer have captured this week!
- Studio Sessions Presents: Topher Jones at Studio Paris
- No-Tell Motel: “Not Your Daddy’s Burlesque” at Debonair Social Club
- Stardust Presents Vogue for Tots Vol. 7: Zebra Katz, Teen Witch Fan Club, JPEG and more! at Berlin
- SRTB Presents 12 Days of Porn and Chicken: TWRK, Porn and Chicken, and PHMN at Sound-Bar
- LA Jesus’ Amen2Ten Dance Party at Chop Shop
- Old Shoe Holiday Show at Cubby Bear
- Owen Stevenson, Don Burgundy, and Attack Time at Goose Island Wrigleyville Brewpub
- Nones, Liquor Store, and Power Haunts at Empty Bottle
- Steakhouse Mints, Leslie Hunt and Temple Schultz at Martyrs
- Rap Karaoke at Jerry’s – Wicker Park
- Do312 Holiday Party w/ YACHT & My Gold Mask | Chop Shop & 1st Ward Grand Opening Weekend at Chop Shop
- Deal’s Gone Bad, the Hard Lessons, Green Room Rockers & more! at Double Door
- Second Hand Smoke (Sublime) , Don’t Speak (No Doubt), and Our Name is Jonas (Weezer) at Cubby Bear
- The Battle Hop presents: the Congregation, the Tenders, and more at Empty Bottle
- Riot Fest Presents: 88 Fingers Louie, The Bollweevils, and the Bomb
- Lonnie Brooks 80th Birthday Bash Presents: Ronnie & Wayne and Baker Brooks w/ Master of Ceremonies Dan Aykroyd at House of Blues
- Waffle Fest 3 at Empty Bottle
- Rod Tuffcurls & the Bench Press at Cubby Bear
- The Field Recorders, the New Project, and Bear with Hawk Fist at Elbo Room
- Trillwave’s Monthly Party at Sound-Bar
- SRTB Presents 12 Days of Porn and Chicken at Maxwell Chicago
- Autograf, Them Flavors DJs w/ Glitter Guts photo booth at Lincoln Hall
- Red Bull Music Academy presents: Oval, Container, Anenon, and Natural Information Society
- V is for Villains w/ El Famous, Seconds to Serenity, and more at House of Blues
- SRTB Presents 12 Days of Porn and Chicken at Boom Boom Room
- SRTB Presents 12 Days of Porn and Chicken: 4th Annual Lad Banger! at evilOlive
- Salonathon at Beauty Bar