The Luis Mejía Riot Fest Review: Ska Edition

September 24, 2019 wluwfmchicago 0

Photo by Morgan Ciocca Article by Luis Mejía Ahrens I hate to be this guy, but let’s talk ska. I know, it has been years since ska has reached its apogee. The mid-1990s came and went, bringing with them new and exciting forms of music, but here at WLUW we […]

M O P O P – 2 0 1 9

August 2, 2019 wluwfmchicago 0

There’s nothing quite like a little quick trip to Michigan to partake in a beautiful weekend focused on music, art, and community. Read below to see 2019’s Mo Pop Festival through the eyes of WLUW staff members Olivia, Elise, and Allison as we reflect on the weekend’s highlights, some of […]

WLUW’s Pitchfork Festival Preview

July 5, 2019 wluwfmchicago 0

It’s already July, and WLUW has been gearing up for Pitchfork Festival by running giveaways, playing your favorite artists performing at Pitchfork on-air, and of course, reading up on all of this year’s acts. WLUW staff has chosen some of our favorite artists that are performing this year, and created a summary […]

Jerry Paper Plays a Sold Out Show at The Empty Bottle

March 24, 2019 wluwfmchicago 0

Posted by: Carolyn Droke Another successful WLUW-presented show for the books! Jerry Paper took the stage at the iconic Empty Bottle to play for a packed house. Although Jerry Paper and his band took the stage later than I had anticipated (however it is the empty bottle, so I really […]

Open Mike Eagle to Play Lincoln Hall April 1st

March 7, 2019 wluwfmchicago 0

Posted by: Olivia Cerza “Our rap shows are a touch magical,” said Open Mike Eagle on his Instagram earlier this week. With creatively witty lyrics and an unprecedented stage presence, it’s no secret that Open Mike Eagle knows how to put on a show. Born in Chicago, Eagle has a […]

Westerman to Play Schubas March 10th

March 5, 2019 wluwfmchicago 0

Posted by: Allison Lapinski London-based artist Will Westerman is set to begin his US tour with Puma Blue this March. Performing under his surname, Westerman has created an obscure space within folk-bedroom pop that is both subtle and imaginative. In October 2018, Westerman dropped his 4-track EP “Ark” under the […]