Parquet Courts & Built to Spill #30DaysinChicago Day 15

November 17, 2017 wluwfmchicago 0

Ok…to start, let’s list out the bands that played night #15 of the Red Bull Sound Select #30DaysinChicago: Good Willsmith Meat Wave Built to Spill Parquet Courts At the legendary EMPTY BOTTLE Woah. The night started very relaxing, as people were being turned down at the door for the sold […]

Red Bull Sound Select Coverage Day 7 – Mitski

November 16, 2017 wluwfmchicago 0

On day 7 of the RBSS #30DaysinChicago, Mitski headlined Lincoln Hall, with support from Miya Folick and Hazel English. She started things off with a favorite from her third release, Bury Me at Makeout Creek: “Frances Forever”. With three bands on the bill, and roughly a two and a half […]

Pitchfork Paris Music Festival 2017

November 9, 2017 wluwfmchicago 0

On November 2-4th, 2017, Pitchfork hosted their Paris Music Festival in their usual venue, La Grande Halle De La Villette. Originally an old slaughterhouse, it now hosts medium size festivals and conventions and has been the venue for Paris Pitchfork for the past few years they have hosted it. Despite […]

Riot Fest 2017 Review

September 19, 2017 wluwfmchicago 0

This year, WLUW returned to Riot Fest in Douglas Park for a packed weekend of rioting. We covered some of the highlights from the fest below, but stay tuned for more coverage and photos posted on our social media accounts.  Queens of the Stone Age  Kicking off their set with […]

Pitchfork Music Festival 2017

July 18, 2017 wluwfmchicago 0

This year, WLUW took on the crowds in Union Park for Pitchfork Music Festival’s 12th year, and boy was it an event. Here’s what we thought of some of the killer acts we saw this year.  Friday: William Tyler Weekends like Pitchfork make your knees scream louder than the artists […]

Riot Fest 2016

September 22, 2016 wluwfmchicago 0

Friday Diarrhea Planet Riot Fest goers kicked things off on Friday with Diarrhea Planet; Nashville’s power-punk sextet. With the lead singer joining in on Hawaiian Shirt Friday, the band ripped through many songs in a short half-hour set composed of cuts from all three records, but focusing on songs from […]

Pitchfork Music Festival 2016 Review

July 27, 2016 wluwfmchicago 0

Sadly, another Pitchfork Festival has come and gone. The lineup this year contained many wonderful artists across plenty of different genres ranging from spiritual jazz to footwork to hip-hop to indie. Throughout a lovely weekend in July, the lawns of Union Park were filled with a gorgeous array of different sounds […]

Courtney Barnett Live at Riviera Theatre

April 28, 2016 wluwfmchicago 0

On Thursday April 28, Courtney Barnett brought her A-game to a sold out show at the Riviera Theater. With the Nashville-based band Bully to open this show, fans were in for a treat and I had a front-row experience of the magic.  Going into the concert, I didn’t know what […]