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

Wednesday, March 29 Betwixt, Between, and Beyond: Stories of Becoming Haymarket Pub & Brewery, Chicago
Wednesday, March 29 Dialogue 8: Shirin Neshat Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Chicago
Wednesday, March 29 Intro to Web Concepts Braintree, Chicago
Wednesday, March 29 Women in Civic Tech Speaker Series: Creators & Founders Homan Square Community Center, Chicago
Wednesday, March 29 Mujeres artistas en el México de la modernidad. Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago
Wednesday, March 29 Perceptions v. Reality: What to Consider when Choosing a CPS HS Wells Community Academy High School, Chicago
Wednesday, March 29 I Gotchu: Showing Up for Intersectional Women’s Rights Canvas, Chicago
Wednesday, March 29 Poetry & Migration Poetry Foundation & Poetry Magazine, Chicago
Wednesday, March 29 Danilo Brito – World Music Wednesday Szold Hall, Old Town School of Folk Music, Chicago
Thursday, March 30 Vocalo Radio Live From The Silver Room The Silver Room, Chicago
Thursday, March 30 Hyphen-Labs: NeuroSpeculative AfroFeminism Conversations at the Edge, Chicago
Thursday, March 30 The Deportation of Innocence: Film screening & panel discussion Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago
Thursday, March 30 Celebrating Women’s History Month: Empowering and Inspiring Lightning Talks Dev Bootcamp – NEW LOCATION, Chicago
Thursday, March 30 Women in Civic Tech: Amplifiers of Community Voice DuSable Museum of African-American History, Chicago
Thursday, March 30 Public Newsroom #12: How to Make Podcasting a 2-Way Street Build Coffee, Chicago
Thursday, March 30 Know Your Rights: Immigration, Employment, Housing, & more Center on Halsted, Chicago
Friday, March 31 Fondo Semillas Fundraiser National Museum of Mexican Art, Chicago
Friday, March 31 This land is your land Chicago Artists Coalition, Chicago
Friday, March 31 United, States, America: Three Problematic Concepts SAIC MacLean Ballroom, Chicago
Friday, March 31 Transgender Day of Visibility 2017: Artist Showcase Center on Halsted, Chicago
Friday, March 31 Night in the Stacks 400 S State St, Chicago, IL 60605-1203, United States,