Music, Reviews, Venues

Review: PUPTHEBAND Achieves Tour Closure With Late Night Riot Fest Show at Concord Music Hall

Playing their last show of the year at Riot Fest 2023 in Chicago was just not enough for PUP. Something felt like it was missing as if they needed something […]

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Music, Reviews

Review: A Gorgeous Evening of Black Rainbows with Corinne Bailey Rae at Rockefeller Chapel

Last weekend, something magical happened at the Rockefeller Memorial Chapel. Corinne Bailey Rae made her way to the beautiful building and shared her latest album Black Rainbows. Now at first […]

Julian Ramirez /
Classical, Music, Reviews

Review: Music of the Baroque Opens Season with Bach and Mozart

Music of the Baroque Orchestra and Chorus gave an enjoyable, if uneven, performance of Heaven and Earth at Symphony Center on Monday night. With Music Director Dame Jane Glover at […]

Louis Harris /
Festivals, Music, Reviews

Riot Fest 2023 Day Three: Sunday, I’m in Love

It was a mad dash across Douglass Park on Sunday afternoon as the Riot Fest gates opened at 2 p.m. after a rain delay. Thursday fans sprinted to catch a […]

Jessica Mlinaric /
Festivals, Music, Reviews

Riot Fest 2023 Day Two: Big Feelings and Faygo

A little afternoon rain didn’t deter fans from flocking to Douglass Park on Saturday for the second day of Riot Fest. Half arrived for the nostalgic indie rock album plays […]

Jessica Mlinaric /
Festivals, Music, Reviews

Riot Fest 2023 Day One: Sunshine and Sing-Alongs

Riot Fest 2023 kicked off with a day of sunshine and sing-alongs in Douglass Park on Friday. The festival has been delivering nostalgic punk and rock acts since 2005, and […]

Third Coast Review Staff /
Music, Reviews

Review: Tove Lo’s Long Awaited Set at the Salt Shed Was Worth the Wait

Swedish pop icon Tove Lo was set to play the Salt Shed’s indoor debut back in February but unfortunately had to postpone due to illness. The much anticipated evening finally […]

Andrew Lagunas /
Reviews, Venues

Review: Alex Cameron and Roy Molloy Bring Their Incredibly Honed Business Skills to the Empty Bottle

I had been patiently waiting for over four years to finally see Alex Cameron and his much-ballyhooed business partner Roy Molloy live in the flesh. On Tuesday night, my dream […]

Lorenzo Zenitsky /
Music, Reviews

Review: Beck and Phoenix Sail the Summer Odyssey to Northerly Island

There was no other place I would have wanted to be last Thursday evening than at one of this summer’s fantastic outdoor concert hurrahs. The immensely anticipated Summer Odyssey Tour […]

Andrew Lagunas /
Festivals, Music, Reviews

Chicago Jazz Festival in Review: Honoring History and Celebrating the Now on the Final Day

The final day of the Chicago Jazz Festival is always a blast and a perfect sendoff to summer. Now, I say summer until the Autumnal Equinox and dare anyone to […]

Kathy D. Hey /
Classical, Music, Reviews

Review: Third Coast Percussion Unveils Between Breaths in Music and Film

Third Coast Percussion opened their 2023-24 season Saturday night with a celebration and performance of Between Breaths, their new CD on Cedille Records that will be released later this week. […]

Louis Harris /
Music, Reviews

Review: Pixies, Modest Mouse, and Cat Power Dazzle Beneath a Blue Moon

Year two of the Salt Shed putting on shows has been a doozy. Honestly, they certainly have not needed to go this hard for this long. Every show brings something […]

Julian Ramirez /