Electric Forest Music Festival Announces Initial Lineup

It’s only February but that doesn’t mean we can’t start getting really excited for the upcoming 2013 festival season. We’re already deep into planning out our schedules here at the IMF HQ and one of our favorite festivals, the Electric Forest Festival just released their initial lineup with headliners String Cheese Incident, Pretty Lights, Passion […]

Preview: Bass Drop NYE 2013

New Years Eve in Chicago is usually synonimous with decision making. This year, IMF is here to make that process a little easier for you by breaking down what is bound to be one of the best parties in the city — Bass Drop 2013 Bass Drop 2013 will be a multi-facted experice hosted at […]

Chance The Rapper Presents Acid Rap Live! (Event)

Chance exploded onto the Chicago hip-hop scene early this year with the release of his debut project 10Day. He quickly became one of the most talked about young hip-hop artists around the country as he took his energy-filled show on the road following the project’s release. Since our sit-down with Chance over the summer, the Save Money representer […]

North Coast Music Festival 2012: We Came, We Saw, We Raged (Review)

Words by Matt Schnelle. Visuals by Zachary Walker. North Coast Music Festival in one word: AMAZING! No lie, this was the best weekend of my life, so far. Music, people, location, weather, family, and friends! Couldn’t have been any better. No introductions necessary. Let’s get after it! With some great early performances and a beautiful […]

Lollapalooza 2012: The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly

Another Lollapalooza has come and gone leaving fans wet, sunburned, and thirsty for their next festival – well some of them. We’ll get into the details of the type of crowd(s) Lollapalooza attracts later in this post, but for now, we’re going to take you on a brief journey back to Grant Park as we […]

North Coast Music Festival 2012 | A Preview

Are you ready for the third installment of North Coast Music Festival?! Located in Union Park, Chicago’s backyard, it has provided Chicago with a fantastic summer festival wrap-up two years in a row. Three days of music, fun, and debauchery – its going to get wild! The wide variety of music styles, excellent location, great […]

Summer Set Music & Camping Festival | Preview

After successfully transforming Spring Awakening from a one-night event to a three-day electronic music festival, React Presents is ready to introduce fans to the first annual Summer Set Music and Camping Festival. Taking place in Somerset, Wisconsin the weekend of August 24th-26th, it features a stacked dance lineup plus special performances by hip-hop legends Nas […]

Riot Fest & Carnvial Set To Hit Chicago In September

Just when you thought Chicago already had enough events (kidding), comes the 2012 Riot Fest & Carnival. The brainchild of promoters Michael Petryshyn and Sean McKeough, Riot Fest brings fans of all ages together to celebrate rock, indie and punk from every era. The fest has become well-known for reuniting influential underground artists and has […]

Mad Decent Block Party Set To Hit Chicago

The 2012 Mad Decent Block Party hits several major cities across the states this Summer and one of the stops is Chicago. We’ll be blessed with performances from Tanlines, Action Bronson, Bonde Do Role, and many more. Compared to previous years, the lineup we get isn’t the best, but it’s free so I’m not complaining. […]