Kill Hannah @ Q101 Show in Rosemont

Kill Hannah is rockin’ The The Montrose Room In Rosemont, Friday, July 27th at 8:30.  Doors open at 8p. Get your tickets: http://www.ticketweb.com/t3/sale/SaleEventDetail?dispatch=loadSelectionData&eventId=4653035  This is likely to sell out and soon! If you haven’t made it out to a show at this amazing and intimate venue, you need to reserve your ticket now and come…

Local 101: Stepdad Gets Warped

It’s 4 p.m. on a Saturday in July. The heat is peaking somewhere upward of ninety degrees and the asphalt backdrop isn’t helping. Still, every stop along the seminal Warped Tour schedule is a chance for up and coming bands like poppy quintet Stepdad to grow their fan bases. However, Stepdad’s stop in Chicago wasn’t…

Local 101: Weekly Threesome, July 11

Though the weather has finally started to cool off, it’s still the midst of summer. You need beach music. You need back porch music. You need music to party to. You need music to chillax to. We’ve got it for you. Remember to comment on what you like so we know, and share this page…

Local 101: Bullied in Chicago

Somewhere along the way, punk rock lost face. Somewhere in between The Clash and Green Day, Minor Threat and The Get Up Kids, NOFX and Rise Against, Henry Rollins, Tom Delonge and Pete Wentz, the genre lost it’s definitive sound. But that isn’t necessarily a bad thing. “Punk” has become a multi-faceted term and sometimes…

Local 101: William Beckett Talks His Own ‘Talk’

There’s a lot of history at Q101. We’ve grown up watching a lot of incredible musicians come out of Chicago. But what we find truly flattering is finding out that some of those musicians grew up with us, too. My first memory of William Beckett involves a snowy January, 2005 night and a club in…

Local 101: Meet Chicago’s Mutt-ly Crew

Rock fans, keep this in mind: there isn’t just one kind of rock, especially in Chicago. We’re lucky enough to live in a city with enough musical influence and diversity that it’s impossible to not find a local band to love. I dare you to prove me wrong. Our featured Local 101 band this week,…

Q101 & Fitz’s Presents Local 101, Sunday 4/22

Another Local 101 show is upon us, brought to you by Q101, and Fitz’s Spare Keys in Elmhurst, IL! Sunday night, April 22nd at 6pm, you can find yourself seeing Super Happy Fun Club, The Scissors, Glendenning and The Violet Eyes at Fitz’s Spare Keys, 119 North York Road Elmhurst, IL. Doors at 4pm, show…

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Local H Gets “Close” To The Crowd @ The Montrose Room

Q101 and Local 101 came back to The Montrose Room this last Friday night, and we brought 2 Chicago bands with us, Stoop Goodnoise, and Local H. The doors opened at 8pm, and by the time yours truly spoke to the crowd for a few minutes, you coul hear the glasses clinking and see the beer…

Music And Politics With Scott Lucas Of Local H

J.T. Morand brings a frank, and interesting interview with Scott Lucas of Local H to the pages of the Chicago Sun Times, and we’re more than happy to share it with you, what with our Local 101 show with them March 9th at The Montrose Room: Local H makes a record only when they have…

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1st Local 101 Show of ’12 A Sold Out Party

Q101’s first Local 101 show of the year was a great notch on our belts (and yours!)-a sold-out show!  Thanks to all who turned out!  For those who were turned away at the door (and there were quite a few unfortunately), we look forward to seeing you at the show there with Local H March…

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