Celebrate the start of the new year with The Ponderers at Harbee’s! We continue to feature an eclectic selection of dance music so make sure to wear comfy shoes to get your oogie-boogie dance on. To bless our dance lovin’ souls we’ve invited the fabulous vinyl selecta Constance K. to join us on our first […]

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Although we have plenty of reasons for you to join us tonight, we’ll only bug you with our top five. If you’re up for music and more, join us tonight at Harbee’s for the year’s last installment of The Ponderers residency (until it gets started again on January 14, 2015). Where did the time go? […]

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Adele Nicholas, the one-woman band behind Axons, is on a musical high as she releases a new album this winter, Unmanageable which follows the debut of her EP Inter Vivos earlier this year. “My aim with Axons is to explore intellectually and emotionally complex topics within the confines of pop songs.” Adele Nicholas is the one-woman band […]

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“What I have always done well is express myself, that’s what fulfills me. I don’t want to do what everyone says I need to do.” Exuding an aura of gentle calm she seems to glide across the floor like she’s floating on invisible clouds that smell like flowers and earth and evoke all that is […]

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Chicago artist Vivian Garcia exemplifies the power of a modern woman and musician, firmly set on her journey to share the fusion of world music that sets her apart from the inundation of corporate mainstream music. Whether singing solo or accompanying a full jam band, her unique vocal style highlights her tremendous talent.

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Tijuana is a very detached city, right on the border, away from the rest of Mexico. For many years it was well known by its violence and drug traffic path. Nowadays that could be a misconception, or at least there is much more of a truth to discover. I haven’t had the privilege to step in that […]

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We are very excited to present our very first mixtape: El Veranéo!! ​El Veranéo is The Ponderers’ eclectic musical version of summer in Chicago. Indulge your body, mind and soul in the exclusively selected beats which showcase rhythms and sounds from Latin America and beyond. Each 30 minute mix-tape offers a diverse array of music […]

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From funk to rock and jazz in between, Sara Valenzuela continues to foster the growth of music, art and culture in her hometown of Guadalajara. Valenzuela is currently in pre-production of her third full-length album, Rumbo Al Tercero.

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Juana Molina regresa a Chicago, este Jueves, Abril 10 en el Old Town School Music of Folk y si ya la has visto antes sabrás que en cada experiencia en vivo siempre escucharás una nueva versión de su material.

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Anabel and Cristabel Acevedo are known as Las Acevedo and perform the loveliest of Dominican folk alt-pop tunes. Their career has been boosted through social media and they continue to DIY their music to new audiences.

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Ali Gua Gua, the self-proclaimed jarochicana, is a musical phenomenon who demonstrated early on that in music gender doesn’t matter. It’s the passion with which you present your music that’s most important

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Upcoming Events

Friday, May 26 Festival Mole de Mayo 2017 Pilsen 18th Street, Chicago
Friday, May 26 Comparsa de Carnaval! Mask and Puppet-Making with Y no habia luz Segundo Ruiz Belvis Cultural Center, Chicago
Saturday, May 27 Running Street Art Tour National Museum of Mexican Art, Chicago
Saturday, May 27 Ecuador Cooking Class Latinicity, Chicago
Saturday, May 27 Chicago House Party with Promo Code SkyDANCE Millennium Park, Chicago
Saturday, May 27 Sabroson! w/ ¡Aparato!, Decima, Mancub, Emerg & Souphonetics ,
Sunday, May 28 ChitChat: Hack Your Period East Room, Chicago
Sunday, May 28 Mujeres Chingonas/ Women Who Kick Ass TBD,
Sunday, May 28 Mole de Mayo Festival 18th Street, Pilsen, Chicago, IL
Sunday, May 28 Celso Piña y su Ronda Bogota w/ special guests Dos Santos and Sonido Vie… Thalia Hall, Chicago
Monday, May 29 Chicago IVAW & VVAW Memorial Day Ceremony Vietnam Veterans Memorial Chicago Riverwalk, Chicago
Monday, May 29 Memorial Day – feat. SOULPHONETICS Sportsman’s Club, Chicago
Tuesday, May 30 Support Abuelita Genoveva at her Immigration Check-In 101 W Congress Pkwy, Chicago, IL 60605-1074, United States,
Tuesday, May 30 Angela Jackson – ” A Surprised Queenhood” – CSRPC The Seminary Co-op Bookstores, Chicago
Tuesday, May 30 LAST Chance to TRACK ICE! Nontechies & Coders Needed! Merchandise Mart, Chicago
Wednesday, May 31 Loose Ends Dance Party! ,
Thursday, June 1 Community Limpias Tonantzin “Community Arts and Cultural Gallery”, Chicago
Thursday, June 1 Save the Date! Soirée in the City 2017 Morgan Manufacturing, Chicago
Friday, June 2 Technophobia / The Inheritance / Wingtips / +1 TBA OPEN Center for the Arts, Chicago
Saturday, June 3 Backroads to Lake Geneva JUNE 2017 Chicago, Chicago
Saturday, June 3 3D Hat Coding Workshop – CHI Blue1647, Chicago