Monday, December 23, 2019

The Power of Music - Playing For Change Foundation

The Power of Music - Playing For Change Foundation: Today we invite you to enjoy a performance from our music students in Gugulethu, South Africa and learn about how science has demonstrated the benefits of music education for children. Our conviction that music has the power to change lives is based on science but also on the experience of creating 15 music programs around …

H.E.R. - Hard Place (Official Video)

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Ella Mai - Trip

Ella Mai Howell is an English singer and songwriter. Her singing career began at the British and Irish Modern Music Institute in London in 2014. Learn more about this talented artist at

Sheryl Crow & Eric Clapton @ A Very Special Christmas Live ("Merry Chris...

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Wednesday, December 18, 2019

Joe Taylor is proud to announce that he has won the award for the New 2019 Mainstream Breakout Artist for the Independent Music Network!

Congratulations to Jane Getz, Bob Tucker, Tom Walsh, Chris Bellman and Larry W on a job well done! Thank you NRH and IMN for your continued support!

Job well done everyone!


Tuesday, December 17, 2019


Arts Music released the track "Lapé, Lanmou (Peace and Love)" from the upcoming benefit album Let the Rhythm Lead: Haiti Song Summit Vol. 1, a collaborative project of songwriters Jonathan Wilson, Jenny Lewis, Jackson Browne, Paul Beaubrun, Habib Koité, Raúl Rodríguez and Jonathan Russell, along with members of the Haitian roots band Lakou Mizik. 


“Lapé, Lanmou (Peace and Love)" was written by Jonathan Wilson and Jenny Lewis, and features Jackson Browne, Paul Beaubrun and the Haitian legend Sanba Zao. Let The Rhythm Lead:  Haiti Song Summit Vol. 1 will be released on January 31, 2020.

Every Day Like Christmas

Gives An Early Present With the Release of
Josie Cotton

Holiday Single Available NOW!

Saturday, December 7, 2019

Austin-based duo Pike & Sutton recently announced their new self-titled band project earlier this fall. Led by "hometown favorites" (Austin American-Statesman) Patrice Pike and Wayne Sutton, the band has evolved out of the longtime alternative rock band Sister 7 and will release their debut full-length Heart Is A Compass in early 2020. To close out the year, they've teamed up with Blues Traveler's John Popper for a reimagined version of Otis Redding and Carla Thomas' classic "New Year's Resolution."

Shine (Official Video) / Sammy Miller and The Congregation / LEAVING EGYPT

Sammy Miller and The Congregation

Share Music Video For "Shine" From Debut Album Leaving Egypt

Brian Dunne - Nothing Matters Anymore (Official Video)

Photographer Credit: Adam Gardner
Brian Dunne Releases Cinematic New Song “Nothing Matters Anymore” Off Forthcoming Andrew Sarlo-Produced Album. 

The Brooklyn singer/songwriter Brian Dunne has released “Nothing Matters Anymore”, a wryly self-aware new song that tackles life in post-truth America and brilliantly illustrates what it means to emancipate yourself from expectation. “Nothing Matters Anymore” is the second track released off his forthcoming album, which was produced by Andrew Sarlo (Big Thief, Bon Iver, Nick Hakim). Along with the song, he has also released an entertaining new video set in a convenience store and featuring an eccentric cast of characters all played by Dunne himself.

'Luke Combs: The Writer's Cut' New EP and Accompanying Original Short Film Available Exclusively on Apple Music

Following the release of his record-shattering No. 1 album What You See Is What You Get and multiple wins at the 2019 CMA Awards, country superstar Luke Combs unveils 'Luke Combs: The Writer's Cut' - a new EP and accompanying original short film available today only on Apple Music.

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Thursday, December 5, 2019

Circa Waves - Jacqueline (Official Music Video)

Following the announcement of their widely anticipated fourth studio album Sad HappyCIRCA WAVES have unveiled the playfully sinister video for "Jacqueline," the first single to be lifted from the new record. Sad Happy will be released on March 13, 2020 via Prolifica Inc.

Tuesday, December 3, 2019


Billie Eilish Takes Top Honor As Global Artist of the Year

Apple Music Celebrates with Global, Live-Streamed Performance by Billie Eilish at the 
Steve Jobs Theater on December 4 at 6:30 p.m. PST

Monday, December 2, 2019

Saturday, November 30, 2019

They are celebrating 10 years! Live Out Loud Charity now hosts some of the largest and most impressive fashion shows in the American Midwest. The non profit organization produces fashion shows to raise awareness of suicide prevention, anti-bullying, and core character development. This event is a celebration of life, helping those find hope that have lost someone to suicide.The 10th Annual Chicago International fashion show will be the largest the organization has ever hosted, with over 1,000 people attending.

Tuesday, November 26, 2019

Own The Looks, Own The Fashion: Bridal Dress Designs And Models That Inspirer Brides To Be For Spring 2020.
This Bridal show kicked off Chicago's Fall Fashion Week 2019, which featured Bridal gowns for the Spring and Summer 2020 wedding season.

Chicago Fashion Week is Produced by FashionBarChicago whose Founder & CEO is Tony Long. Long and his incredible team produce Fashion Week twice a year for both the Fall and Spring collections, a long with other events throughout the year.

Music Film Fashion (2020) Check out:

Photo Credit Beth A. Shandles

Thursday, November 21, 2019

argonaut&wasp - Monacillo (OFFICIAL MUSIC VIDEO)

argonaut&wasp - Monacillo (OFFICIAL MUSIC VIDEO)

argonaut&wasp - Monacillo (OFFICIAL MUSIC VIDEO)

argonaut&wasp - Monacillo (OFFICIAL MUSIC VIDEO)

argonaut&wasp - Monacillo (OFFICIAL MUSIC VIDEO)

argonaut&wasp - Monacillo (OFFICIAL MUSIC VIDEO)

argonaut&wasp - Monacillo (OFFICIAL MUSIC VIDEO)

argonaut&wasp - Monacillo (OFFICIAL MUSIC VIDEO)

argonaut&wasp - Monacillo (OFFICIAL MUSIC VIDEO)

argonaut&wasp - Monacillo (OFFICIAL MUSIC VIDEO)

Friday, November 15, 2019

The Grahams - Heartbroken Town

New Tenderhearted Video for
"Heartbroken Town"

Cinematic Third Album
KIDS LIKE US out March 6, 2020


Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Modern English

Place in Sound: Chicago Coming Soon!

New 'Place In Sound' podcast, coming out this Wednesday. Its a historical deep dive into the music landscape of Chicago. The podcast will explore other cities in the future.  They also have amazing video trailers where you can get a sense of the four part series.

Saturday, November 9, 2019

7.O.D - 2nd Generation WU [Prod. By J.GLAZE]

Legacy becomes a Dynasty

New fly music by 2nd GENERATION WU
Extends the Wu-Tang Clan's Family into A Dynasty
Releases Debut Single "7.O.D."

2nd Generation WU picks up their own torch, lit from their parents, and is blazing a trail all their own.  Led by the core of iNTeLL (son of U-God) and PXWER (son of Method Man) and featuring SUN GOD (son of Ghostface Killah) and Young Dirty Bastard (son of the late Old Dirty Bastard), 2nd Generation WU has split off the Wu-Tang family tree and created a new branch all their own. Here is one of the new songs by this power house 2nd Generation Clan.

Reybee Inc Press

Simply Red this month release their 12th studio album, Blue Eyed Soul, a ten track masterclass in funky, brassy soul music and emotionally charged ballads. Written by singer and band leader Mick Hucknall and produced by long time collaborator Andy Wright.

Photo Credit Dean Chalkley

Sunday, November 3, 2019


Ted Wulfers


This November 23+24 & December 14+15 in CHicago, find the most unusual and stylishly crafted mix of vintage and modern decorative objects, housewares, fashion, art, kidstuffs, fancy foods & hostess gifts from 125 VINTAGE DEALERS & MAKERS!

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

FashionBar LLC is pleased to announce THE SHOPS which is an extension of THE SHOWS and THE MARKETPLACE during Chicago Fashion Week powered by FashionBar LLC. The Shops is a platform used to elevate fashion brands both local and national by entering the consumer market during the Holiday Season at The Water Tower Place.

VONAVI feat Run Rivers - Regrow [Official Video]

VONAVI Breathtaking New Video for

Debut Album REFLECTION out November 8th

Behind Miranda Lambert's Wildcard', an original short film chronicling the making of the country superstar's forthcoming 7th album, comes exclusively to Apple Music on Monday, November 4th.

Behind The Song: "The Weight" (Part 1) - Playing for Change

Behind The Song: "The Weight" (Part 1) - Playing for Change: Get an inside look at how 'The Weight' Song Around The World came to be with songwriter Robbie Robertson and PFC producer Mark Johnson.

In this episode of Behind The Song, we sit down with songwriter and former member of The Band, Robbie Robertson,  and PFC producer Mark Johnson, to talk about “The Weight.” Get an inside look at how this Song Around The World came to be…

Melanie Fiona - It Kills Me

Melanie Fiona two Grammy wins in 2012 for Best Traditional R&B performance and Best R&B Song for her role as performer and co-writer on the Cee-Lo collaboration, “Fool For You,” the songbird reached new plateaus in music, reinforcing her longevity in the music industry.

Tuesday, October 22, 2019

  Challenging the Status Quo  Through the Lens of a Camera


Illinois Holocaust Museum’s Forthcoming Special Exhibition  Activists and Icons: The Photographs of Steve Schapiro  On View October 7, 2018 - October 27, 2019 

Renowned Chicago-based photographer Steve Schapiro has given history a human face throughout his career, contributing images to Life, Look, Newsweek, Rolling Stone, Vanity Fair, and numerous other publications. 

 “For me, there’s no difference between photographing a celebrity and a migrant worker. You’re always looking for a picture with emotion, design, and information.” - Steve Schapiro

Omama Bomthandazo



"The album verges on beatific, with songs that are soft and bright and agile." - Rolling Stone

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Thursday, October 17, 2019

               MoonJune Records  announces  SIRKIS/BIALAS IQ - Our New Earth

Liner notes by Bill Bruford

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

The Bongo Hop (ft. Cindy Pooch) - San Gabriel [Official Video]

World Music that can not be denied as a musical treat for the ears The Bongo Hop. The Bongo Hop is French trumpet player Etienne Sevet,. aka The Bongo Hop. He is joined by global musical friends to weave unique sounds and grooves to modern afro - Caribbean music. When you hear this music it make you want to dance!

The Bongo Hop will be performing at the Old Town School of Folk Music for the World Music Wednesday Series on November the 6th Time: 8:30 PM

For more information on the show and others explore


Monday, October 14, 2019

Saturday, October 12, 2019

Black Violin - Showoff

Black Violin combine aggressive beats with the drama of classical music on their new single “One Step,” taken from their upcoming album Take The Stairs out November 1st. The duo continuing to break down barriers between genres of music.

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B. Allison

Friday, October 11, 2019

So Beautiful - Original by Opal Staples

Chicago's own emerging artist Opal Staples is a singer, songwriter and actress (Chicago Fire, Empire), Staples vocals shows she is powerful true force of nature, that brings a sweet sound to the material she covers whether original or covers. Opal Staples will be performing at THE CHICAGO CULTURAL CENTER for epic showcase of up-and-coming local talent where artists will each perform live for A&R executives. October 26th Noon - 4PM.

Opal Staple is someone you will want to hear live if you like good R&B & Soul music. Explore her music at

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