This month's recommendations from Chicago Public Library's collection development librarians.
We've chosen what we think are 20 of the best albums of the year...so far.
The classic Nas album celebrates its 20th anniversary this year with a special new edition on CD.
The legendary James Brown is the subject of a new Hollywood movie, Get on Up. Check out these books… More
Get ready for Lollapalooza by listening to some music by artists performing at the event this weekend… More
Weird Al is back with his first #1 album. Check out Weird Al in books, CDs and scores.
The King released his first single, "That’s All Right," 60 years ago, on July 19, 1954. We've… More
The last surviving original member of the Ramones, the band that started the punk movement, died Friday.
Founded in 1964, The Who announced will be celebrating their 50th anniversary with a tour. Check out their m… More
Use your library card to access streaming movies, television, music and audiobook titles, or download them t… More
CDs and Books from the R&B great.
Pop stars paying homage to music legends
Get ready for the Chicago Gospel Music Festival, June 27-29, by immersing yourself in some inspiring… More
Celebrate the life of jazz legend Horace Silver by listening to some of his music.
Salsa is king at this annual festival, June 12-15 in Humboldt Park. Learn more about salsa with these old-sc… More
Here's a sampling of the great artists playing at this year's event, June 13-15 in Grant… More
Adult CPL cardholders, for lawn tickets to selected Ravinia Festival concerts, visit any CPL location starti… More
As someone who can't bring themselves to run unless a zombie from World War Z is chasing, I obviously need… More
Celebrate Mother's Day with these songs about mom.
The Pixies' sophomore album, Doolittle, released on April 18, 1989, turns 25 this week.