Bonnaroo: 2019 Lineup

Well, it’s that time of year again. The big festivals start releasing lineups and everyone starts planning their summer out months in advance, hoping to catch some new tunes or see some of their old favorites. It’s really a smorgasbord of music and travel, and there are some really great events out there with unique performances that you may not get to see again.

Interview with Paul Hoffman of Greensky Bluegrass!

Bluegrass, Americana, folk. These are some of the richest traditions in American music history, and they are currently experiencing a massive revival. One of the groups cresting that wave and leading us into the future is the explosive Greensky Bluegrass.

Summer Camp Announces First Round of Artists For 2019

Summer Camp Music Festival 2019
First Round of Artist Announcements

Jay Goldberg Events and Entertainment is proud to present the First Round of Artist Announcements for the 19th annual Summer Camp Music Festival at Three Sisters Park in Chillicothe, IL on May 24, 25, and 26, 2019:

3 days of moe.
3 days of Umphrey’s McGee

Big Gigantic
Zeds Dead


Pitchfork's Midwinter Poised to Heat Up Chicago

Winter has arrived, friends, and with it, life can seem to grind to a halt. Ice freezes over the roads, blankets barricade any areas where warmth might escape, and we all hunker down for the big chill. Regular readers will know I often recommend music to help us get through these cold months.

Albums To Get You Through: Winter 2018

Well, it’s that time of year again: winter is here, and will get worse before it gets better. The cold and darkness tend to take it out of a body from time to time, and every now and then it’s necessary to take a break and recharge in the soft glow of a salt lamp with some warm, soothing music playing to relax the mind and relieve the muscle aches.

CU On the Road: The Champaign Cypher Series Tour

The music scene in the Champaign-Urbana area has something for everyone. Whatever your flavor, this town is bursting with talent. One of the most exciting and head-turning developments of our local musical culture is the hip hop-oriented Champaign Cypher Series and its resulting tour.

Summer Camp 2019 Announcements

Summer Camp Music Festival 2019
Announcing 2019 Dates, Location, and On Sale Information

Desert Daze 2018 in Review

In a year of fantastic music and wonderful music events, Desert Daze cemented itself as the premier festival experience for those looking away from the Bonnaroos and Coachellas of the world.

Ferris Wheel's Day Off: Mungion Returns With Excellent Sophomore Album

Chicago-based quartet Mungion have exploded lately. Their blinding chops, ability to flash between genres, ultra-tight rhythm, and infectious songwriting make for a delightful melange of blistering, hyperactive jams, lofty vocal harmonies, and their own unconventional je ne sais quoi. Their newest effort, Ferris Wheel’s Day Off, finds Mungion honing their craft and expanding their sound.