- Everyday, All Day: Summer Music Festival Season Is Heating Up Sample a little bit of each summer music festival to truly grasp the musical richness available in Chicago in the back half of July this year.
- Locals Take Lolla: Chicago Acts Help Reset the Festival In the event you’re going to Lollapalooza, here are the local artists to hear and see, and why.
- Festival Ready: Maisie Peters Talks Lollapalooza and "The Good Witch" British pop star Maisie Peters talks exclusively to Newcity about her upcoming performance at Lollapalooza, her No.1 album "The Good Witch" and touring with Ed Sheeran
- Departing the Comfort Zone: Ear Taxi Festival’s Ambitious Return In “Up High” two artists confront a shared fear of heights by performing on pedestals on the ninth floor of the penthouse of the Logan Center. One can only imagine what the rehearsals were like.
- Alsop Ushers In Ravinia's CSO Return: A Review of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra at Ravinia Festival The CSO gave Alsop a nuanced and well-balanced performance that was greeted with an instantaneous standing ovation at its rousing conclusion.
- Personal Playlist: On Jeff Tweedy’s New Book "World Within a Song, Music That Changed My Life and Life That Changed My Music" World Within a Song is a collection of fifty listener-song relationships—interspersed with some short, palate-cleansing, dreamlike “Rememories” from Tweedy’s life—that focus on other people’s songs and what they have taught him about “how to be human.”