Donald Glover hits town on the wave of his viral music video “This Is America,” a commentary on race and gun politics, touring his final CG album.
(Genesee Theater, Waukegan)
One of the most famous indie bands to reach mainstream success, Modest Mouse is known for guitar riffs, introspective lyrics and its devoted fan base.
On the heels of his Lolla appearance, BØRNS returns for those who missed his captivating vocals and electropop melodies.
This folk, rock and funk-infused band rose to fame in the nineties; after a hiatus in the 2000s, it’s still producing music with a new album, “Location 13,” dropping this fall.
The Flat Five
The Chicago-based band used to play only once a year; but its members keep busy performing with a host of other artists including Andrew Bird, NRBQ and The Decemberists.
Alexis Franciszkowicz is a third-year student at the University of Chicago, where she studies English Literature and Creative Writing. She is a summer intern at Newcity.