Noname Live at Majestic Theatre, Nov. 20

By Logan Rude, Concerts Editor Chicago-based rapper Noname hasn’t released a project since the summer of 2016. Her mixtape Telefone was one of the year’s most highly praised debut projects. Despite the fact that she’s got a limited catalogue to tour on, she’s been going at it practically nonstop since the project dropped. Within the past year alone, I’ve seen her perform three times — … Continue reading Noname Live at Majestic Theatre, Nov. 20

Snake on the Lake 2017

By EMMIE Magazine Staff Snake on the Lake returns to The Frequency this Saturday for a juiced up night of free live music to kick off the new school year. Co-hosted by WSUM Student Radio and WUD Music, the annual concert has become a standout among countless other welcome-back events thrown by UW organizations each year. Masses of students lined up around the block to get into last year’s … Continue reading Snake on the Lake 2017

EMMIE’s Lollapalooza Aftershow Recommendations

By Morgan Winston, Photo Editor This year Lollapalooza’s official aftershows boast more than 55 performances with over 110 featured artists. Spread throughout the venues in downtown Chicago, these shows will allow for pass-less fans and those who couldn’t make it to all of the overlapping sets to see their favorite bands. With so many shows to choose from, though, deciding which ones to go to can … Continue reading EMMIE’s Lollapalooza Aftershow Recommendations

Top Ten “Underdog” Acts to Watch at Lollapalooza 2017

By Morgan Winston, Photo Editor Chicago’s biggest music festival is coming up this weekend from August 3-6. Huge headliners like Chance the Rapper, Lorde, Arcade Fire, The xx and more are set to perform at this year’s Lollapalooza, but EMMIE is also gearing up for some fantastic opening performers. Here is our list of Top 10 Openers for this year’s festival. 10. Colony House Nashville-based rock … Continue reading Top Ten “Underdog” Acts to Watch at Lollapalooza 2017

Top 3 artists we’re most excited to see at Pitchfork Music Festival 2017

By Mercy Xiong, Staff Writer Pitchfork Music Festival returns to Chicago this weekend with hip-hop icons, rising indie rockers and experimental/avant-garde artists. Honoring their 12th year, the festival brings electric-rock legends LCD Soundsystem, hip-hop group A Tribe Called Quest and R&B sensation Solange to headline the weekend. With over 40 acts, Pitchfork outstandingly executes their mission to bring the best in new and emerging music. Here are … Continue reading Top 3 artists we’re most excited to see at Pitchfork Music Festival 2017