Labor Day weekend of 2010 saw the induction of North Coast Music Festival into the Hall of Fame of North American music festivals. In 2012, the event was again a huge success, drawing more people and more attention. The lineup for the 2013 fest has already been announced so mark your calendars and book a trip to Chicago this Labor Day Weekend.
In its 22nd year, Lollapalooza is set to take over Grant Park in Chicago for another spectacle of music, art and fun activities. With weeks till the official lineup announcement, word has spread that the official lineup for Lollapalooza 2013 has been leaked. Check it out for yourself.
Love or hate their snarky, snooty reviews, no one can deny that Chicago-based Pitchfork.com has an affect on the evolution of music culture. The website started throwing its own event in 2006, and so far the Pitchfork Music Festival has been a hit. With Bjork and R. Kelly topping the 2013 lineup, this year's Pitchfork Music Fest is looking weird and wonderful.
Spring Awakening is Chicago's newest electronic music festival featuring top DJs & producers from all over the world. Going into it's second year, the fest takes over Soldier Field in downtown Chicago for an expanded three-days of ear-splitting bass and upbeat house music. From Bassnectar to Calvin Harris, check out the lineup, dates and more for the 2nd annual Spring Awakening on MetroWize.
North Coast Music Fest already had a sick initial lineup, but now, the list of performers is even more ridiculous with the addition of a second wave of artists. Umphrey’s McGee, Knife Party, Paul Oakenfold and host of other huge acts have been added to the list - check out the full lineup right here.
Chicago's second major music festival, the North Coast Music Festival, has announced their first wave of performers. Stacked with the biggest names in electronic music, hip hop and more, summer in Chicago just keeps getting better and better.
Chicago is in for a treat with the release of Lollapalooza's 2012 lineup. The Black Keys, Black Sabbath, Red Hot Chili Peppers have been billed as the fest's headliners, but other big acts include Florence + The Machine, Bassnectar, Justice, Avicii, Kaskade and At The Drive-In. Don't just sit there, get your tickets now!
Itchin' for some pickin' and quality jams? Get yourself out into the country over Memorial Day Weekend for three straight days of quality bluegrass, folk, country, and jam bands.
NYE is on the way and it's time to start getting those plans laid out so you aren't stuck out in the cold on the biggest party night of the year. Lucky for you, MetroWize has sorted through the junk and hand picked the parties we think you should know about. Check out our guide to NYE in Chicago 2012.
If there’s one thing Chicago knows how to do, it’s throw a great festival. Whether you like to get Moshy with it, or you’d rather close your eyes and dreamily dance the night away, there is a Chicago Music Festival in 2011 for you. Check out the guide we’ve already set up for you, grab some friends and come show us your moves!