Best of the week
On the blog
Classical & Opera
5 concerts to see this week
Britfolk beauty Laura Marling keeps up her winning streak. Plus, JC Brooks toasts a new LP.
Chicago concert calendar
They are human after all. Humans who grew up in the late '70s.
Vampire Weekend has fun while worrying about death on its best album yet.
Post-punk gets a fresh coat of paint.
Chk Chk Chk bring the funk on the first album of summer.
Ersatz goes epic on the Frenchmen's fifth.