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Best Fest in the Midwest: Lollapalooza

by Alexis Landis
Chicago is known for being the best, whether it’s in our championship winning sports teams, great dining, or parks. But it’s time for Chicago to claim yet another thing we are best at: music festivals. Lollapalooza, a 3 day music festival that takes place in Grant Park, has a set for everyone. Perry Farrell, the […]

5 Sets You Can’t Miss At North Coast Music Festival

by Alexis Landis
Summer’s last stand takes place in Chicago as the North Coast Music Festival prepares to take place in Union Park, September 4-6. With a schedule jam-packed with great artists, here are five sets we really hope you don’t miss. 1) The Roots: the hip-hop soul band is gracing Chicago with their unique sound. If you aren’t […]

Surf’s Up, and It Doesn’t Disappoint

by Alexis Landis
One is not going to hear Surf blared at parties or sung by drunken fraternity brothers, it’s simply not that type of album. Surf is the debut album by the Donnie Trumpet & the Social Experiment, consisting of members Donnie Trumpet, Chance the Rapper, Peter Cottontale, Greg Lanfair Jr., and Nate Fox. Chance the Rapper, […]

Chicago Welcomes Back Lord Stanley

by Alexis Landis
There’s nothing like a dynasty. Chicago has been celebrating the Blackhawks’ big win since June fifteenth, when the Blackhawks shut out the Tampa Bay Lightning 2-0. While bringing home the Stanley Cup is an amazing feat itself, the fact that the Hawks managed to win the Cup three times in the last six years called […]

10 Must-Haves for Conquering Spring Awakening

by Alexis Landis
Spring Awakening is right around the corner and while you’re anxiously counting down the days, planning outfits, and checking the schedules, there are a few essential items that are frequently forgotten. To ensure you make the most out of your festival time, here are Spring Awakening 2015’s 10 Must-Haves. Probably the most important thing on […]