WLUW Partners with Tomorrow Never Knows Festival 2020

January 9, 2020 wluwfmchicago 0

By: Allison Lapinski It is January in Chicago, which ensures a few things: cold and unforgiving weather, angry Bears fans, and an escape from it all at Tomorrow Never Knows Festival. Since 2005, the winter festival gives a platform for upcoming and trending artists across several venues, spanning five days. […]

A Decade of Albums in Review

December 31, 2019 wluwfmchicago 0

Ah, New Year’s Eve. It’s that magical time when everyone likes to think back on the year and reminisce about all the memories they made, people they met, experiences they had and so on. But this New Year’s Eve, dear reader, this New Year’s Eve is different. It not only […]

A Talk With Whoa Dakota Over Tacos

November 28, 2019 wluwfmchicago 0

By Allyson Klein On Friday Nov. 15, the lineup at Liar’s Club was an energetic mix of rock n’ roll and pop musicians consisting of Chicago’s own The Baby Magic, Sugarpulp and The Tomblands – and, out of Nashville, indie pop band Whoa Dakota.  Prior to the show, the members […]

Boiler Room Returns to Chicago at the House of Vans

November 27, 2019 wluwfmchicago 0

Photos and review by Kaylie Plauche The world’s favorite underground party, known as Boiler Room, has returned to Chicago in the form of a partnership with The House of Vans. The last time the live event took place in Chicago was in tribute to Daft Punk. This time around, the […]

Angel Olsen, Vagabon Performance at the Riviera Theatre

November 20, 2019 wluwfmchicago 0

There’s a line around the block, 15-20 minutes deep at least. Either they’re giving away free hot dogs, or Angel Olsen is in town. Judging by the giant marquee emblazoned on The Riviera Theatre, it’s the latter. Shuffling in the it’s-too-cold-for-this-time-of-year-climate-change-is-real weather, there’s an air of palpable excitement that warms […]

Crumb Takes Thalia Hall to Dreamland

November 14, 2019 wluwfmchicago 0

By Maddie Chaudron The chilly weather in Pilsen didn’t stop crowds from filling Thalia Hall on Wednesday, Nov. 6, to see Brooklyn dream-pop band Crumb perform. The group recently gained recognition due to their 2017 track “Locket” becoming a hit song on Generation Z’s preferred social media app Tik Tok, […]