Summer music preview 2011
Lolla. Pitchfork. North Coast. That mysterious Dave Matthews Band Caravan. We decode them all. Plus: words of wisdom from Carrie Brownstein, the case against Odd Future and a guide to which acts are bound to throw hissy fits onstage.
Making sense of the season’s dizzying array of fests.
We help you decide which of the four major summer music festivals is best for you.
Here’s why you don’t need to see this controversial hip-hop group at Pitchfork.
The music festival’s founder discusses the controversial hip-hop group.
Heems, Kool A.D. and Dap crack serious jokes about telenovelas, the Edge, Odd Future, cats and the trio’s upcoming album, Relax.
We rate which artists are most likely to lose their cool on stage.
Can you separate fact from fiction for these little-known bands?
Three cheap street-fest alternatives to the mega music fests.
The Portlandia star and former Sleater-Kinney guitarist returns with Wild Flag.
Will the music festival help drive one of the biggest construction plans in Chicago history?
You can’t hear all these sunny summer festival songs in one place. Except here.
Artist Wayne Brezinka shows us his collage method.
A writer explores a nearby stretch of bars.