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New clubs, bigger acts: Could the western suburbs be Chicago’s next big music destination?

Robert’s Westside joins several independent venues within a short drive west of the Loop that have settled in the western suburbs. By Mark Guarino Dec 4, 2023, 6:00am CTUpdated 11:30am CT When Donnie Biggins stepped into the space he would repurpose as a music club, he knew [...]

December 27, 2023|Categories: WBEZ Chicago|Tags: , , |

Forget Nashville. This singer-songwriter is going all in on Chicago’s Americana scene.

The debut album from powerhouse guitarist Nathan Graham is already generating buzz. He crafted it entirely in Chicago, his hometown. By Mark Guarino Oct 17, 2023, 6:00am CT As a teenager in the 1990s, Nathan Graham listened to all the music his friends did, from 50 Cent [...]

December 27, 2023|Categories: WBEZ Chicago|Tags: , , |