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

Pitchfork Music Festival 2017

By Shaye Graves, Editor-in-Chief Pitchfork Music Festival takes place this weekend at Chicago’s Union Park. Thrown by online magazine Pitchfork Media Inc., AKA the nation’s music bible, the festival is now in its 12th year. Three-day passes have already sold out, and fans are expected to show up by the tens of thousands to see both legendary and up-and-coming artists, all Pitchfork-acclaimed, share the festival’s three … Continue reading Pitchfork Music Festival 2017