[WINTER TICKET GIVEAWAY] Win Passes To See Adrian Lux, EC Twins, Sunnery James & Ryan Marciano, Project 46 And More At Studio Paris

[WINTER PASS GIVEAWAY] Win Passes To See Afrojack, EC Twins, Sunnery James, Ryan Marciano, Lil Jon, Project 46 And More At Studio Paris

  Chicago winters can be harsh. Anyone living in the city this last week can attest to that fact. Wrapping yourself in blankets and hibernating for the winter might be an option for apartment hermits, but with so much amazing music coming through the city, how can you really stay couped up all season? I […]

[END OF YEAR] Chicago Producers Pick Their Top 5 Tracks Of 2014

[END OF YEAR] Chicago Producers Pick Their Top 5 Tracks Of 2014

  We here at The Sights and Sounds pride ourselves on being an extremely hands on blog. We’re out in the thick of it, talking to artists, DJ’s, producers and fans all the time. And while we serve an international community, we’ll never forget the city we call home: Chicago. It’s been the inspiration for […]

[TICKET GIVEAWAY] Triple Threat: Win Tickets To See Bingo Players, Wolfgang Gartner, and Tommy Trash Live

[TICKET GIVEAWAY] Triple Threat: Win Tickets To See Bingo Players, Wolfgang, and Tommy Trash Live

  Santa’s passed out on Egg Nog, there’s an elf humping your tree, and the reindeers are getting DUI’s for flying while intoxicated. Shit’s officially hit the fan. But you shouldn’t have expected anything less with the news that the Nightmare After Christmas is coming to Chicago on December 27th! Featuring the triple threat of […]

[TICKET GIVEAWAY] Win Tickets To See Flosstradamus Live At Aragon Ballroom

[TICKET GIVEAWAY] Win Tickets To See Flosstradamus Live At Aragon Ballroom

  Chicago duo Flosstradamus have been blowing up on a worldwide scale in 2014, and are now on the rampage through North America on their 20+ stop HDYNATION Tour. Having kicked off the tour in Chicago’s UIC Pavilion, what better way to end than to bring the whole thing full circle with a final stop […]

[CONCERT REVIEW/PHOTO RECAP] See You In The Pit: Slipknot’s “Prepare For Hell Tour”​

[CONCERT REVIEW/PHOTO RECAP] See You In The Pit: Slipknot's "Prepare For Hell Tour"​

  I have never been to a bad show. Bottom line. Every show I leave happy that I was able to attend, photograph, or just experience the energy that the artists bring to the stage. However this past (black) friday, I think I experienced by far the greatest show I have not only shotm but […]

[TICKET GIVEAWAY] Win Tickets To See Dillon Francis’ “Friends Rule Tour” At Aragon Ballroom, Chicago

[TICKET CONTEST] Win Tickets To See Dillon Francis' "Friends Rule Tour" At Aragon Ballroom, Chicago

  EDM funnyman and Moombah shaker Dillon Francis is fresh off the release of his debut album, Money Sucks, Friends Rule, and has hit the pavement of the North American roads in support of the accomplishment. Joining the celebration, the “Friends Rule Tour” will feature a circus of Dillon’s closest mates supporting the headliner, including […]

[TICKET GIVEAWAY] Get Haunted With Hardwell At UIC Pavilion, Halloween Night

[ELECTRO/HOUSE] I AM HARDWELL Tour: The Essential Playlist

  “The whole world has watched this show now,” says Hardwell. “It’s finally time to bring this concept to America.” The I AM HARDWELL World Tour will kick off on Halloween night in Chicago for the inaugural show of his North American jaunt. Spanning 19 countries to date, I AM HARDWELL features the Dutch DJ […]

[TICKET GIVEAWAY] Win Tickets To See The Glitch Mob, The M Machine, and Chrome Sparks In Chicago

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  After debuting at #13 on the Billboard charts for their sophomore LP release Love Death Immortality, The Glitch Mob have taken to the road to bring audiences a show like they’ve never seen before. Chicago fans will have a chance to catch the trio on October 17th as they showcase their all-new technologically and […]

[CONCERT REVIEW] Porter Robinson’s Worlds Tour Stuns Chicago

Porter Robinson at Aragon (8 of 8)

  When Porter Robinson rolled through Chicago a couple weeks ago, my expectations were all over the place. For one, I had unanimously heard (from reliable sources) that his Worlds Tour was a one of a kind experience. On the other hand, I had serious reservations about how much I would actually enjoy a set […]

[FESTIVAL RECAP] North Coast Closes Out The 2014 Chicago Festival Season With a Bang!

[FESTIVAL RECAP] North Coast Closes Out The 2014 Chicago Festival Season With a Bang!

  Labor Day weekend is most often associated with end of summer, but for the fifth year in a row Chicago’s best consolation has been North Coast Music Festival located in the west loop’s Union Park. Characterized by veteran hip-hop acts, EDM superstars and a plethora of indie acts and jam bands this year has […]

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