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Music notes: From Motley Crue to Maggie Speaks

Aug 04 2015 | 11:42 am - Rock out to Motley Crue in Rosemont, relive past hits with the Commodores in St. Charles or catch jazz pianist Ramsey Lewis in Highland Park. They join a solid list of local bands playing the suburbs this weekend.

Music notes: Get your music with a side of camping at Summer Stomp

Jul 27 2015 | 3:28 pm - Mackey's Hideout presents Summer Stomp '15, a weekend of music, camping and arts just outside of McHenry; Lombard band Copy That plays Durty nellie's in Palatine Saturday; and local indie rockers Victorian Halls open for German quartet Tokio Hotel...

Music notes: Knuckle Puck, Simple Plan rock Warped Tour

Jul 21 2015 | 5:31 pm - South suburban punk rockers Knuckle Puck will play a set at the Vans Warped Tour, which comes to the Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre in Tinley Park Saturday, July 25; House Music Saved my Life hosts a charity dance party to benefit Ronald McDonald...

Homegrown fest in Lisle unites suburban music scene

Jul 22 2015 | 11:45 am - The Homegrown Arts & Music Festival, now in its third year, aims to give the suburban music scene its due. Hear a wide range of bands when the fest returns to Mullen's in Lisle on Saturday.

Music notes: Rise Against brings punk to Northerly Island

Jul 14 2015 | 4:53 pm - Hardcore punk rockers Rise Against return home to Chicago Friday for a show at the FirstMerit Bank Pavilion on Northerly Island; 2014 "The Voice" winner Craig Wayne Boyd appears at Antioch's Blarney Island Friday; and the Pitchfork Music Festival...

Music notes: Fall Out Boy brings Zummer tour to Tinley Park

Jul 07 2015 | 3:44 pm - Wilmette's Fall Out Boy returns to the suburbs for the Boys of Zummer Tour, playing the First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre in Tinley Park Saturday.

Music notes: Schaumburg’s Face Time Police celebrates Anime Midwest

Jun 30 2015 | 4:38 pm - Schaumburg's Face Time Police, a band of brothers inspired by anime, gaming and good old hard rock 'n' roll, is a perfect fit for Anime Midwest Friday in Rosemont.

Music notes: Palatine’s Milk N Cookies hit the decks at Durty Nellie’s

Jun 23 2015 | 2:56 pm - Palatine DJs Milk N Cookies have been making headway onto the national stage lately, but they're returning home Saturday for a night of house and remixes at Durty Nellie's.

Music notes: Super Happy Fun Club debuts new tunes Saturday

Jun 11 2015 | 11:08 am - Super Happy Fun Club plays the Beat Kitchen Saturday, where they'll debut some new songs off their upcoming album. Jimmy Nick and Don't Tell Mama bring bluesy Southern rock to Brauerhouse Friday night. and suburban rockers Simplistic Urge play a...

Your guide to summer's hottest local music fests

Jun 08 2015 | 6:44 pm - So, you couldn't snag tickets to Lollapalooza this year. No worries. You can't go a weekend in the Chicago area without hitting some summer music festival. Here's where you should go to see some good local talent.

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