88.Zine Volume II

Summer is over, boys and girls! If you live in Chicagoland, you know that there is nothing better than a summer spent by Lake Michigan, attending music festivals, and munching on late nights snacks amongst the crickets. This our sappy, sad, romantic, nostalgic, love letter to a Summer well spent in Chicago. Xoxo, WLUW

Audiotree Music Festival 2018

WLUW spent this past weekend in Kalamazoo, Michigan at the 2018 Audiotree Music Festival! The festival is put on by Chicago based company Audiotree and brings indie rock and folk acts from across the US (and Canada), including some Chicago bands and WLUW favorites. Check out our coverage below of the different sets we saw and some pictures [...]

Riot Fest 2018

FRIDAY Weezer Weezer had a lot of hype to live up to when they performed at Riot Fest on Friday, as they replaced Blink-182 who cancelled their performance due to health related issues. Kicking things off with bright lights, an illuminated W and starting with “Buddy Holly”–it’s fair to say they lived up to the hype. [...]

Shortly At The Beat Kitchen 9/2

Up-and-comers on the verge of greatness, Shortly is a name you should get used to hearing. Shortly was born in Detroit as the solo project of Alexandria Maniak, who now travels and plays shows with a full band of, at times, rotating members. Alex first released single “Matthew” in 2016, and has put out two [...]