Sunny Sweeney hits the road with her holiday party

By Chrissie Dickinson Chicago Tribune Four top-notch singer-songwriters are joining forces for a holiday tour of stories, Christmas songs, their own material and lots of laughter. Sunny Sweeney, Brennen Leigh, Courtney Patton and Jamie Lin Wilson are hitting the road with an acoustic tour that celebrates the season. Dubbed "Hard Candy ... Read More

ACM Lifting Lives Board Announced

By Lorie Hollabaugh ACM Lifting Lives has announced its board of directors for the 2016 – 2017 term, including newly elected Chairman Ed Warm, President Debbie Carroll, Vice-President Tree Paine, and Secretary Tommy Moore. Dwight Wiles continues his role as Treasurer. The Lifting Lives Board of Directors is made up of an equal ... Read More

Cam: A Conversation with Country’s Newest Star

By Nick Coulson Meet Cam, the singer/songwriter taking the country music scene by storm. She is a multi-nominated artist who just returned from her honeymoon and is gearing up for her first headlining tour, the Burning House Tour, which is named after her of her biggest hit. The tour kicks off in Chicago at Joe’s on Weed Street (940 W. ... Read More


Chicago, Illinois December 17, 2016 – Joe’s on Weed St. will host the annual Kandy Kane Ball on Saturday, December 17th from 9:00pm-midnight. The event is in its 14th year and continues to have a strong presence as Chicago’s largest private toy drive. It is a night of music, food and drinks for a great cause! Entertainment will be ... Read More

Country twang grows louder in Chicago

By Dan Hyman At first, Eric Church couldn't explain it. And yet every time the North Carolina-based country artist came to play a show in Chicago in the early days, typically at Joe's Bar in Lincoln Park, fans would show up in droves. "For us it was the heart of our fan base," the singer, who now regularly packs arenas and returns to ... Read More

Hard Candy Christmas Tour Announced

Sunny Sweeney, Brennen Leigh, Courtney Patton, and Jamie Lin Wilson have come together to present their Holiday Show called Hard Candy Christmas. The show brings together four incredible singer/songwriters who combine laughter and songs about heartache into one joyous country music filled evening. You will laugh until your sides ache and ... Read More


CHICAGO- Memory Rock Chicago is celebrating 10 years of raising funds for the Alzheimer's Association. This annual rock concert benefit features a musical performance by Liquidated Damages covering classic rock songs, a live speed artist, an incredible silent auction, raffle and more. The event is hosted by a committee of volunteers each ... Read More

Urlacher, Briggs to appear at Block Party

Former Bears Pro Bowl linebackers Brian Urlacher and Lance Briggs are scheduled to appear at the inaugural Miller Lite Chicago Bears Block Party this Saturday. The longtime teammates and close friends are slated to be available for photo opportunities at Joe's Bar Rooftop from 7-7:45 p.m. and will make a stage appearance at 8:15 p.m. ... Read More

Fall 2016 Specials + Beat the Clock

With the season about to change, we've added some new drink specials as well as some Beat the Clock specials on the weekends! BEAT THE CLOCK Friday 5:00pm - $5 Jack Daniel's cocktail, $5 Bud Light pitcher, $5 Jameson shot, $5 Mozzarella Sticks 6:00pm - $6 Vegas Bomb, $6 Moscow Mule, $6 Chicken Quesadilla 7:00pm - $7 Bud Light + pizza ... Read More

Miranda Lambert Loves Chicago

By Alison Bonaguro Miranda Lambert is playing Chicago on Friday night (July 29), and I’m sure she’s just as thrilled as I am. I know this because in a recent radio interview, Lambert said in no uncertain terms that Chicago is her kind of town. “I love Chicago,” she said. “You know it’s always a great place to play. It’s ... Read More