Top 5 US Cities to Visit in September

Top 5 US Cities to Visit in September

I’ve been advocating September vacations for quite a while now so every time this topic shows up I just keep finding more reasons in favor of it. Early September often has perfect temperatures and some of the clearest, most beautiful skies. Plus, hotel rates and plane tickets can easily be bought at half price of even less. September is great for escaping the tourist hordes at popular resorts but also a favotite time of the year in terms of city escapedes. Those of you who have expected for m... [ read more ]

Trendy Music Bars in New York

Trendy Music Bars in New York

Seattle gave us grunge, New Orleans the jazz and Chicago the blues? But where exactly is New York on the US music scene? Well, first of all, let’s not forget about Broadway and its trend-setting musicals, but that’s more like theater than actual music. Still, lots of contemporary genres like hip-hop, acid jazz or even salsa are believed to have their origin in New York. The apparition of these musical genres couldn’t have been possible without that wonderful mix of ethnicities and witho... [ read more ]

A Guide to Chicago Music Clubs and Events

A Guide to Chicago Music Clubs and Events

Indie, rave, hip-hop, house, gospel, jazz, blues, you name it: Chicago’s encompassing music scene has been attracting and influencing artists all around the world for decades now. Chicago-based musicians have given birth to entirely new musical genres such us soul and house and transformed others into whole new styles: Chicago blues, Chicago jazz. Contemporary Chicago continues to produce successful bands and musicians of all genres like Smashing Pumpkins, Chicago, Mos Def, Urge Overkill, ... [ read more ]