20 Best Illinois Music Blogs and Websites in 2024

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Illinois Music Blogs

Here are 20 Best Illinois Music Blogs you should follow in 2024

1. Run The Trap Blog

Run The Trap Blog The best trap music, EDM, and Hip Hop news, downloads, and mixes. Run The Trap was created to bring underground trap music, Hip Hop, club music, and other related genres to the forefront.
Blog runthetrap.com
Facebook Followers 1.1MTwitter Followers 39.4KInstagram Followers 62.4K Frequency 7 posts / week Domain Authority 63 Get Email Contact Get Influential Bloggers ContactsGet access to 250k active Bloggers in 1500 niche categories.Get targeted media contact list in your niche at your fingertips so you can focus on running your campaign.Email us the type of bloggers you want to reach out for your marketing campaign at anuj@feedspot.com Copy email. We'll share blogger's data in an Excel or CSV format.

2. Fashionably Early

Fashionably Early Fashionably Early provides news and downloads & stream for albums, EPs, mixtapes, songs, videos & much more from the freshest hip-hop, rap, and R&B artists.
Blog fashionably-early.com
Facebook Followers 3.7KTwitter Followers 22KInstagram Followers 19.3K Frequency 1 post / week Domain Authority 44 Get Email Contact

3. Fake Shore Drive

Fake Shore Drive Fake Shore Drive is a Chicago-based music blog and media company founded in 2007. Its primary focus is showcasing Chicago's hip-hop and R&B scene, but now our scope is expanded to cover the entire midwest urban music scene.
Blog fakeshoredrive.com
Facebook Followers 18.7KTwitter Followers 113.3KInstagram Followers 52.8K Frequency 2 posts / week Domain Authority 65 Get Email Contact

4. Newcity Music

Newcity Music Unsurpassed in coverage of music in Chicago, ranging from rock, hip-hop, and dance/electronic to classical and world music, with a special focus on local artists.
Blog music.newcity.com
Facebook Followers 6.9KTwitter Followers 7.8KInstagram Followers 7.8K Frequency 1 post / week Domain Authority 56 Get Email Contact

5. Chicago Jazz and Blues Blog

Chicago Jazz and Blues Blog ChicagoJazz.com features an updated jazz calendar, interviews with local and national artists, club & venue guides, previews of upcoming performances, reviews, musician profiles, and more!
Blog chicagojazz.com
Facebook Followers 24.8KTwitter Followers 2.2KInstagram Followers 3.2K Frequency 2 posts / week Domain Authority 39 Get Email Contact

6. Peoria Music Live Blog

Peoria Music Live Blog Peoria Music Live is a centralized resource for live music in Central Illinois. With the power of social media, we find all the live music happening in our area and share it with you in real time. With our website, we go deeper into the artists, venues, scene,s and stories behind the shows.
Blog peoriamusiclive.com
Facebook Followers 15.9KTwitter Followers 33Instagram Followers 2.5K Frequency 1 post / week Domain Authority 19 Get Email Contact

7. Choose Chicago » Music

Choose Chicago » Music Articles on music, festivals, nightlife, special events, culture, and entertainment.Choose Chicago is the official tourism website for Chicago. Find guides to attractions, events, restaurants, hotels, getting around, and other vacation planning help.
Blog choosechicago.com
Facebook Followers 444.2KTwitter Followers 98.1KInstagram Followers 459.6K Frequency 1 post / year Domain Authority 68 Get Email Contact

8. Chicago Reader » Music

Chicago Reader » Music Get the latest Chicago music news on Chicago Reader. The Chicago Reader is Chicago's largest free weekly newspaper, nationally recognized as a leader in the alternative press.
Blog chicagoreader.com
Facebook Followers 95.7KTwitter Followers 286.1KInstagram Followers 79.6K Frequency 1 post / day Domain Authority 83 Get Email Contact

9. NIU Arts Blog » Music

NIU Arts Blog » Music Latest music news from NIU Arts.The College of Visual and Performing Arts at Northern Illinois University is a major provider of artistic presentations and services to the region to strengthen student learning and faculty and student artistry and research.
Blog niuarts.com
Facebook Followers 1.3KTwitter Followers 40.7KInstagram Followers 27.4K Frequency 2 posts / day Domain Authority 16 Get Email Contact

10. Northshore Concert Band Blog

Northshore Concert Band Blog A tradition of musical excellence on Chicago's North Shore, NCB presents an annual four concert subscription series, a variety of education and outreach events, and a summer concert series.
Blog northshoreband.org
Facebook Followers 2.4KTwitter Followers 3.6K Frequency 2 posts / month Domain Authority 30 Get Email Contact

11. The People's Music School Blog

The People's Music School Blog The People's Music School is the only completely free music school delivering access to the benefits of music through free, intensive music education.
Blog peoplesmusicschool.org
Facebook Followers 4.5KTwitter Followers 967Instagram Followers 2.2K Frequency 1 post / month Domain Authority 36 Get Email Contact

12. Chicago, The Band

Chicago, The Band Find the latest news and updates on Chicago The Band.Chicago is an American rock band in Chicago, Illinois. They have recorded 37 albums, sold over 100,000,000 records, and are one of the longest-running and best-selling music groups of all time.
Blog chicagotheband.com
Facebook Followers 1.8MTwitter Followers 54.9KInstagram Followers 84.2K Domain Authority 55 Get Email Contact

13. Illinois Music Education Association Blog

Illinois Music Education Association Blog The Illinois Music Education Association exists to advocate for universal access to comprehensive music education; deliver exemplary professional development for educators; and provide outstanding musical experiences for all Illinois learners facilitated by licensed music educators.
Blog ilmea.org/blog
Facebook Followers 4.5KTwitter Followers 2KInstagram Followers 3.2K Frequency 2 posts / year Domain Authority 38 Get Email Contact

14. University of Chicago Arts Blog » Music

University of Chicago Arts Blog » Music Get an inside look at the music festivals, workshops, classes, performances, exhibitions, conversations, films, residencies, and more that impact the arts communities of UChicago.The University of Chicago is an art school in Chicago.
Blog uchicagoartsblog.art
Facebook Followers 7.1KTwitter Followers 7.3KInstagram Followers 5K Domain Authority 20 Get Email Contact

15. Bucktown Music Blog

Bucktown Music Blog Bucktown Music is a family owned and operated music studio serving the residents of Chicago, providing family-oriented services that are educationally driven.
Blog bucktownmusic.com
Facebook Followers 1.3KTwitter Followers 88Instagram Followers 1.5K Domain Authority 25 Get Email Contact

16. Illinois School of Music Blog

Illinois School of Music Blog School of Music student bloggers share personal insights into the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign music experience.University of Illinois School of Music is a center for creativity and collaboration through performance, research, and education.
Blog illinoismusic.weebly.com
Facebook Followers 4.2KTwitter Followers 1.3KInstagram Followers 2.8K Frequency 14 posts / year Domain Authority 3 Get Email Contact

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Illinois Music Bloggers

Top Authors, Journalists, and Publishers covering Illinois Music. Get Spreadsheet
Author Name Email Designation Media Outlet Twitter Handle Twitter Follower
J.R. Nelson Authorchicagoreader.com@jr1nelson3K
Matt Albin Founderfashionably-early.com@malbin34
Jack Sperling Writerfashionably-early.com@jacksperll1.1K
Carter Fife Writerfashionably-early.com@carterfife798
Zach Horowitz Writerfashionably-early.com@zorowitz108563
Levi Massey Writerfashionably-early.com@levidmassey682
Brian Hieggelke Editor & Publishermusic.newcity.com@brianheychicago305
Jan Hieggelke Publishermusic.newcity.com
Mike Hartnett Associate Publishermusic.newcity.com
Robert Rodi Music Editormusic.newcity.com
Emily Antonacci Writer & Photo Submissionspeoriamusiclive.com/music-notes
Kindall Reuschel Writer & Editor-in-chiefpeoriamusiclive.com/music-notes
Andrew Voras Writer, Photographer, & Videographerpeoriamusiclive.com/music-notes
Anissa Barrett Executive Assistantchoosechicago.com/blog/music
Mariavel Rodriguez Project Managerchoosechicago.com/blog/music
Karen Hawkins Publisher And Editor In Chiefchicagoreader.com/music@chiefrebelle2.4K
Philip Montoro Music Editorchicagoreader.com/music@pmontoro5K
Darcy Nendza Executive Directorilmea.org/blog@darcynendza268
Clare Austen-Smith Digital Content Manageruchicagoartsblog.art/archive/category/Music
Andrew Buckley Authorillinoismusic.weebly.com/blog
Conway Staunton Contributorfashionably-early.com
Dahmin Lim Contributorfashionably-early.com
Riley Furey Contributorfashionably-early.com
Trixx Contributorfashionably-early.com
Billy Yang Contributorfashionably-early.com
Grace Holtzclaw Contributorfashionably-early.com
Ava Vonn Contributorfashionably-early.com
malbin Contributorfashionably-early.com
Branton Wandera Contributorfashionably-early.com
Mahon Leddy Contributorfashionably-early.com
Sophia Clemente Contributorfashionably-early.com
Fashionably Early Staff Contributorfashionably-early.com
Vanessa Chan Contributorfashionably-early.com
adolan95 Contributorniuarts.com
ChicagoJazz.com Contributorchicagojazz.com
Robert Rodi Contributornewcity.com
Jazmine Gandhi Contributorrunthetrap.com
Northshoreconcertband Contributornorthshoreband.org
Greg Gaffney Contributorfashionably-early.com
Brooke Shapiro Contributorfashionably-early.com
Ben Moskow Contributorfashionably-early.com
Kindall Reuschel (nelson) Contributorpeoriamusiclive.com
Zac Tuinei Contributorfashionably-early.com
Cayden Brannan Contributorfashionably-early.com
Craig Bechtel Contributornewcity.com
Dennis Polkow Contributornewcity.com
Seth Boustead Contributornewcity.com
Adam Davidson Contributornewcity.com
Bart Lazar Contributornewcity.com
Lisa Torem Contributornewcity.com
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