Tag Archives: Show Preview

Lollapalooza 2017 Preview

Authors: David Heinrich & Jake Walczyk This year marks the 26th Lollapalooza in Chicago. The fest has expanded to Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Germany, and most recently France. However, like a delicious Portillo’s hot dog, it all started in … Read More >

Pitchfork Music Fest 2017 Preview

Author: Izzy Fradin With Pitchfork just a few weeks away, WSUM is getting geared up for our long weekend in Chicago. This year is an especially exciting lineup featuring old school classics like Parliment Funkadelic and the Feelies, along with … Read More >

Mountain Goats Show Preview

Author: Rolands Lauzums Older indie rock bands tend to bind themselves to certain constants. Dinosaur Jr. albums will encompass the sound of grilling out in your backyard. Superchunk will continue to play measured punk songs for an audience … Read More >

Summerfest Preview

Authors: Jake Walczyk & David Heinrich For 11 days during the transition starting June 28th, over 900,000 people will walk the grounds of Henry Maier Festival Park in Milwaukee to celebrate summer with cold beer, delicious food, gorgeous … Read More >

Electric Forest Preview

Author: Maureen Duthie Festivals stand alone from the daily on goings of life—a reprieve, a separate world—and Electric Forest stands as one of the most surreal. Eight days, two weekends of electronic, jam-bands, and sprinkles of drum and … Read More >

Freddie Gibbs Show Review

Author: Ryan Breon The Majestic Theatre was alive last night as Gangsta Gibbs threw down in classic style. Coming out decked out in all black, sporting a studded-gold ESGN Chain and a black balaclava, Freddie Gibbs wasted no … Read More >

Bonnaroo Music Festival Preview

Author: Jake Walczyk Bonnaroo is creole for “best on the street”, and on Music Festival Avenue, it makes a strong argument for it. For four days in June, a desolate farm in Manchester, Tennessee turns into a musical … Read More >

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