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Riot Fest announces Chicago dates for 2014

Riot Fest announces Chicago dates for 2014

Riot Fest will mark a decade in Chicago on Sept. 12-14. 

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Beyonce, Jay Z planning joint summer stadium tour with Rose Bowl stop

Beyonce, Jay Z to tour stadiums

Beyonce and Jay Z surprised festival-goers at Coachella last weekend with a few unannounced appearances. But music’s most famous couple have a bigger trick up their sleeves: a summer stadium run.

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Q&A: Temples

Q&A: Temples

The first time Temples visited Chicago in November 2013, the city's red-meat-and-potatoes reputation made the British psych-rock crew a bit anxious.

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Summer Set Music Fest 2014 lineup to include Chance the Rapper, Bassnectar, Wu-Tang Clan

RedEye exclusive: Summer Set Music Fest 2014 lineup

RedEye exclusive: This morning the Summer Set Music and Camping Festival announced its lineup, which includes Wu-Tang Clan, Bassnectar and Chicago rap artist Chance the Rapper. In its third year, the festival will take place Aug. 15-17 in Somerset, Wis. Although blind pre-sale tickets are sold out, tickets go on sale 10 a.m. Tuesday. The three-day event is curated by Chicago promotions group React Presents, which also produces Spring Awakening and the North Coast Music Festival.

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Stream Future's 'Honest' now

Stream Future's 'Honest' now

Thank you, MTV, for streaming rapper Future's new sophomore release "Honest."

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A more upscale Coachella still has some fun ragged edges

A more upscale Coachella still has some fun ragged edges

INDIO — The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival has been referred to by some as Bro-chella since at least 2008, when the annual desert gathering featured such dude-friendly headliners as Jack Johnson and Roger Waters.

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Interview: 5 Seconds of Summer, a boy band that's actually a band

A boy band that's actually a band

Old news: The popularity of One Direction. Actual news: The exploding success of 5 Seconds of Summer, the quartet of Australian teenagers who will open for 1D during two late-August shows at Soldier Field and sold out their entire North American headlining tour, including a stop April 17 at Riviera, in a measly five minutes. If that doesn’t impress you: They’ve already been No. 1 on the iTunes album chart in 42 different countries. Also of note: The members of 5SOS actually play instruments and write their own songs.

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'Rescue Me' singer Fontella Bass dies

American soul singer Fontella Bass, who topped the R&B chart in 1965 with the so...

American soul singer Fontella Bass, who topped the R&B chart in 1965 with the song "Rescue Me," died in St. Louis. She was 72.