Homegrown Arts and Music Fest is one of the biggest celebrations of local music in Illinois. They’re all about giving bands/artists from the Chicago-land area the opportunity to showcase their original music to great amounts of people. We’re huge supporters of this festival, and WONC will be their top sponsor this year!… Click here to continue reading!
by Emily Vickers
Yeah, I said it. We might be stuck inside, but that doesn’t mean we have to go on without live music performances! One of my favorite past times during the summer is going to concerts. While we’re all doing our best to adjust to this new normal, we have the option of watching all of our favorite musicians from the comfort of our own home (and without the outrageous food and drink prices).… Click here to continue reading!
On February 28th, I had the opportunity to see Super Whatevr at Beat Kitchen in Chicago. Touring for their new album, Don’t You Wanna Be Glad, released in February, Skyler McKee and Chase Vernon put on a high energy, fun, upbeat show, despite a number of fans expressing their distaste for the latest release.… Click here to continue reading!
Anyone who has listened to one of my shows on FM89 knows how much I love the band My Chemical Romance. So, when they announced last October that they’d reunite after almost seven years of being broken up, I freaked out.… Click here to continue reading!
On October 6th, I had the opportunity to see and photograph an up-and-coming band out of Perth, Australia, The Faim, at Chop Shop in Chicago. The band is currently touring their debut album, State of Mind. From the start of the show, it was evident that the band was going to have quite a stage presence.… Click here to continue reading!
Last weekend, I had the pleasure of seeing Frank Iero and the Future Violents in concert at a small venue called The Social in Orlando, Florida. Following the May 31st release of their new album, Barriers, Frank Iero and the Future Violents played a set consisting of a nice mix of old and new songs.… Click here to continue reading!