Tag: Chicago

Lollapalooza reveals 2014 lineup, sells out

Lollapalooza reveals 2014 lineup, sells out

| March 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

For those who have been patiently waiting, Lollapalooza has finally revealed its 2014 lineup. Unfortunately, for those who waited for the lineup reveal, the festival has already gone and sold out of everything except for its platinum passes.

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The Noise FM brings Noise for Toys to Kansas City

The Noise FM brings Noise for Toys to Kansas City

| December 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

Though the Noise FM moved to Chicago a few year’s ago, they always return home to the Kansas City/Lawrence area for the holidays. And when they do, they get into the holiday spirit with a special benefit concert cleverly dubbed “Noise for Toys.” Usually, this event takes place in Lawrence, but for the first time, the Noise FM is bringing Noise for Toys to Kansas City.

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The Replacements reunite for first show in 22 years at Riot Fest

The Replacements reunite for first show in 22 years at Riot Fest

| August 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

Influential indie punk band The Replacements reunited for their first show in 22 years at Toronto’s Riot Fest. The band played a 23-song set and is preparing for two more reunion shows at the upcoming Riot Fests in Chicago in Denver.

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Stream 2013 Lollapalooza performances feat. The Killers, Nine Inch Nails, Vampire Weekend & more!

Stream 2013 Lollapalooza performances feat. The Killers, Nine Inch Nails, Vampire Weekend & more!

| July 31, 2013 | 0 Comments

Moping because you’re stuck at home and missing out on all the fun in Grant Park for Lollapalooza this weekend? We have something that will cheer you up! Lollapalooza is streaming the performances of select acts all weekend long.

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Fall Out Boy, Blink-182 and mystery act headlining Chicago’s 2013 Riot Fest

Fall Out Boy, Blink-182 and mystery act headlining Chicago’s 2013 Riot Fest

| May 16, 2013 | 1 Comments

Chicago’s Riot Fest has revealed its 2013 lineup and local punk rock heroes Fall Out Boy are one of the headliners.

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Rufus Wainwright’s Chicago concert like a ‘religious experience’

Rufus Wainwright’s Chicago concert like a ‘religious experience’

| August 26, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Rufus Wainwright show at the Vic Theater in Chicago can probably be described as a religious experience. The lights are off and the this turn of the century building is sitting in an apprehensive silence. Out of the darkness a voice starts singing, “I’ve tried to do what I can, but the churches have run out of candles.” Church has begun and the choirs are singing.

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Lollapalooza announces 48 act YouTube Livestream lineup

Lollapalooza announces 48 act YouTube Livestream lineup

| July 26, 2012 | 0 Comments

Unable to attend Lollapalooza next weekend (August 3-5), but don’t want to miss out on your favorite acts? You’re in luck. Lollapalooza announced that they’ll be streaming 48 acts live from their YouTube channel.

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Green Music Fest rings in summer with The Raveonettes, Passafire

Green Music Fest rings in summer with The Raveonettes, Passafire

| June 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

Chicago’s Wicker Park was the place to be this warm weekend as it hosted the free Green Music Fest.

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Watch Skybox’s colorful music video for ‘Light’

Watch Skybox’s colorful music video for ‘Light’

| February 6, 2012 | 0 Comments

In “Light,” the black and white Skybox group explores Chicago with bursts of colors added in by crayons. It reminds us a bit of the hand-coloring technique that Melies used in his silent films. Pretty cool.

Check out the new video from Skybox below:

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5 artists we can’t wait to see at Lollapalooza!

5 artists we can’t wait to see at Lollapalooza!

| August 4, 2011 | 0 Comments

  We are currently Chicago bound to attend Lollapalooza 2011. Follow us on Twitter @MidcoastStation for updates, pics and commentary during the festival and then check back on our Facebook page and on our website (which you are currently on… no link necessary) for interviews, photo galleries, recaps, stories and more. In the mean time here are 5 […]

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