Category: Upcoming Events

  • WNUR kicks off its annual Phoneathon fundraiser

    BY CATIE MOORE Friday, April 16 marks the start of Phoneathon, WNUR’s one and only annual fundraising event! For students and alumni alike, WNUR serves as a beacon of the Northwestern experience, a community and a way to share interests. The station’s mission – to promote underrepresented music and ideas through the discovery of musicians, […]

  • DIGITAL DILLO 2020 Artist Announcement

    by Alexandra Chang Jai Wolf is the moniker of Sajeeb Saha, a Bangladeshi EDM music producer based in New York. Known for his lush, dream pop aesthetic, no music is more fitting for this year’s festival theme: Neon Nature. While his hit single “Indian Summer” first put him on the map in 2015, Jai Wolf […]

  • WNUR COVID-19 Update

    To all of our dedicated listeners and supporters! Since March, WNUR has been following state and University-level policies to prioritize the health and wellness of our staff, those close to them, and the public. As such, our studio will remain closed until it is safe to return – per Governor Pritzker’s most recent orders, this […]

  • Preview: DaBaby at Prysm Nightclub

    By Raghavendra Pai This February, Chicago will be a host to a range of All-Star NBA basketball players, but on February 13th, all eyes will be on all-star rapper and North Carolina native DaBaby (real name Jonathan Lyndale Kirk) as he performs at PRYSM Nightclub for their NBA All-Star Weekend.  Kirk first entered hip-hop’s mainstream […]

  • Night Moves Preview

    By Zoe Huettl 17 Nov, 2019 I caught up with John Pelant of Minneapolis duo Night Moves while he did his laundry, in anticipation of their show at Sleeping Village on November 17th (tickets available here). The voice of the psychedelic folk rock band unpacked the deviations and expansions of their third release, June’s Can […]

  • Julia Jacklin Preview

    By Ethan Shanfeld 7 Nov, 2019 Australian singer-songwriter Julia Jacklin will bring her stripped-down indie folk to a sold-out audience at Old Town School of Folk Music on Friday, Nov. 15.  In 2016, Jacklin released her debut, Don’t Let The Kids Win, an album filled with stark honesty and mesmerizing intimacy. Displaying her diverse range, […]

  • Tropicália Preview: Five Artists to Watch

    By Ben Moskow This November, Tropicália Music and Taco Festival will return for its third year and this time, it will be bigger than ever —literally. To accommodate a larger crowd, Goldenvoice announced that the festival, which will take place November 9-10, will relocate from Pico Rivera Sports Arena to Fairplex in Pomona, Calif., and […]

  • Where’s WNUR? – North Coast Music Festival

    by Rachel Kupfer In the past, Chicago natives have been able to look forward to North Coast Music Festival at the end of every summer. With past headliners including Miguel, STS9 and RL Grime, attendees could get behind a carefully curated lineup of electronic, rap, funk and everything in between. But for the festival’s 10th […]

  • Vince Staples, House of Vans House Parties 2019

    By Slade Warnken 28 May, 2019 This Friday, Vince Staples, the multi talented MC and vocalist from California will be curating, as well as headlining, House of Van’s first House Show of 2019. Since 2015 Staples has released 5 consistently hard hitting projects starting with his 2014 Hell Can Wait and his most recent full […]

  • Concert Preview: Bruno Major

    Photo by Max Knight By Ben Moskow Bruno Major Heads to Chicago on Largest North American Tour to Date Northampton, England native Bruno Major will head to yet another sold-out show on his 2019 North American tour this weekend at Chicago’s Lincoln Hall. Nearly 40,000 of Bruno’s 2 million monthly Spotify listeners are based in […]