ENJOY GAME DAY PARTY TIME IN CHICAGO'S SPORTS BARS
By Jamie Bartosch
Maybe you've seen the famous "Saturday Night Live" sketch about Chicago's sports "Superfans." It shows beer-drinking, sausage-eating guys with heavy Chicago accents (sausage is pronounced "sah-sige") with fierce loyalty to their teams, "Da Bears" and "Da Bulls." R...
8 Chicago Bars to Catch the Game
By Trey Samoline
Football starts this Thursday, which means that fall is around the corner and it’s time to lay claim to the table you will call home every Sunday! We’ve put together a comprehensive list of Chicago bars for you to check out this coming season. This list includes your next favorite burger ...
Big Ten bars in Chicago
From Kevin Bargnes
College football season is upon us, and it’s the first year the Big Ten plays in a 14-team league with two divisions, the East and the West. Whether you’re looking to root for the Spartans, jump around with some fellow Badgers or toss eggs at Buckeye fans, we’ve got a list of bars in Chicago ...
Jake Owen: My 5 Favorite Places on Earth
By Danielle Anderson
Next time you're sitting at your desk, daydreaming about palm trees and white sand beaches, know you're not alone. We asked "Beachin' " singer Jake Owen to share the top five places he'd rather be at any given moment, and it's no surprise that three of the five involve – you ...
Jack Ingram sets sail for Chicago concert
By Tricia Despres
When Ed Warm of Joe’s Bar gives a country singer a call, nearly every artist from here to Texas will pick up the phone — including singer/songwriter Jack Ingram.
But the musicians might just be in for a surprise from now on.
“I read a tweet and someone was mentioning something ...
SURPRISE SHOWS: THEY'RE A THING NOW
Jake Owen Is latest to Announce Last-Minute Concert
By Alison Bonaguro
On Monday (June 16) around 7 p.m. CT, Jake Owentweeted, "If you're in Chicago, first 100 peeps to Joe's Bar on Weed St, gets to hang with band and I for private acoustic jam sesh. 9pm must be 21+."It's the coolest thing ever that Owen ...
Brad Paisley Stops at Joe’s Bar in Chicago for ‘Hangafter’ Party
By Gayle Thompson
Brad Paisley is currently crossing the country on his Country Nation World Tour, which took him to Tinley, Ill., just outside of Chicago on Saturday night (May 31).
But after performing at the First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre, Paisley ...
Brad Paisley Plays Until 3 a.m. in Chicago
He and Tourmates Follow Amphitheater Show With 1 a.m. Club Gig
Written by Alison Bonaguro
Imagine being at a Brad Paisley concert and finding out that there'd be another Brad Paisley concert as soon as the first one ended. That's exactly what happened Saturday (May 31) night in Chicago. Actually, ...
Eric Paslay moved to Nashville over a decade ago with the sole purpose to sing his own songs. While life didn’t exactly unfold the way he’d planned, he doesn’t regret a second of it.
Before recording on his own, Paslay initially found success writings songs for others. Big success — three No. 1 hits and even a GRAMMY nod. Among ...
It’s been more than a year since the tragic school shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., that claimed the lives of 26 innocent victims on Dec. 14, 2012.
In light of the tragedy, the 12.14 Foundation was formed to use the performing arts as a way to help the community heal from their unimaginable pain. Their ultimate ...