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 Covers Pitchfork 2019

July 23, 2019 wluwfmchicago 0

Standing on the Corner:  Standing on the Corner, led by Gio Escobar, has proven to be a tough act to decipher. With music that blends jazz and hip-hop with a slew of other genres, the only certainty that comes with the group is the promise of constructed chaos. Walking up […]

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 […]

WLUW Covers Shaky Knees Music Festival in Atlanta

May 9, 2019 wluwfmchicago 0

Shaky Knees Music Festival invited WLUW’s Mike Daly to hit the road this year to Central Park in Atlanta, Georgia to take on this year’s installment. Shaky Knees was originally developed in 2013 to bring a premier indie music festival to the city of Atlanta. This year’s festival took place May […]