Julian Lage at SPACE

Impossibly brilliant compositions on the guitar

Quicksand at Metro

Would it hurt to look out for each other

August Burns Red at Concord Music Hall

The onstage energy was palpable and magnetic.

City and Colour at Thalia Hall

“You saved me” yelled one fan

Turnstile at Metro

An almost impossible blend of community and chaos

Neal Francis at Millennium Park

Neal's on a roll...sights set on the stars

The Black Dahlia Murder at Concord Music Hall

Brutal, dizzying, and chaotic...in the absolute best way possible.

Rivers of Nihil at Concord Music Hall

This was a short, but undeniably fierce set by Rivers of Nihil.

Horsegirl at Schubas

Edgy, young, and confident...could be your new favorite band.

Minor Moon at Schubas

Believe in science and Minor Moon

Lucky Chops at Lincoln Hall

Driving much too recklessly fast

We Came As Romans at House of Blues Chicago

We Came As Romans shaking the floor and worrying security guards.