Category: Events Blog

Q & A with Daniels on Swiss Army Man

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Film making Duo Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert also known as Daniels were in town this week screening their new film Swiss Army Man.  JBTV had the chance to sit down and catch up with the two to talk about the movie...

Ladyhawke Plays JBTV

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The distinctive sound of New Zealand rocker, Ladyhawke, transformed a Tuesday afternoon at JBTV into a whirlwind of passionate rock and roll.  Now based in L.A. and rising quickly as a female powerhouse, her musical r...

Eagulls Swoop In for a Show at JBTV

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The English rock band Eagulls dropped by JBTV Studios on Thursday for an exclusive, intimate performance.  Eagulls hail from Leeds, England, and is made up of five friends; Mark Goldsworthy, Henry Ruddel, Liam Matthew...

Saved By the Bell Pop-Up Diner Takes Eating Experience to the Max!

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In the heart of Wicker Park, fans form a line extending half a block; they all eagerly await the chance to dine at Saved By The Max.  Saved By The Max is an intimate pop-up restaurant inspired by the 90’s sitcom Saved...

The Peach Kings Bring Their Mojo Thunder to JBTV

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What better way to spend a Monday lunch break than rocking out with L.A. natives, The Peach Kings?  Prior to opening up for the legendary Cyndi Lauper, power-duo Paige Woods and guitarist Steven Dies along with drumme...

Record Store Day 2016: Not just a Death Rattle

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If you're experiencing some sickening concoction of nostalgia and FOMO for Record Store Day 2016, or just the holiday in general, fear not.  In honor of the holy day, here is a a little taste of Chicago's record shops...

JBTV’s Erika Force reviews Green Room

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Green Room follows a punk rock band, desperate for work and pay, as they find themselves trapped in an Oregon green room. It’s then they realize their only way out is to battle the murderous white supremacists keeping...

Atlas Genius Plug It In for Their Return to JBTV

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Atlas Genius rolled through the JBTV studio on Tuesday, April 12, 2016 for the second time.  These cool Aussie dudes performed their hits If So and Trojans, as well as some tunes off their recent album like The City W...

Third Times a Charm for The Joy Formidable at JBTV

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The Joy Formidable is back on tour and rocking out harder than ever.  They kicked off the first week of their tour promoting their newest album Hitch here on our JBTV stage and gave our audience an unforgettable perfo...

JBTV Alum X Ambassadors Return to Chicago Better Than Ever

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From playing shows at water parks, and playing their first show at JBTV back in summer 2013, to releasing an album that debuted at No. 7 on the Billboard Top 200 chart, JBTV alumni X Ambassadors have been working nons...

From Australia to Chicago: The DMA’s Rock JBTV

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All the way from Newtown, Australia, JBTV welcomed the DMA’s to our stage on Sunday night.   They performed new tracks from their debut album Hills End.  Band member Johnny Took was enthusiastic about performing in th...

Scott Lucas Drops by JBTV for Interview with Jerry

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It’s no secret that Local H’s Scott Lucas is a Chicago area alt rock legend.  So it only seemed fitting that our very own Jerry Bryant, a staple to Chicago rock and roll, sat down with Lucas for an interview ahead of ...

SXSW Q & A with JBTV’s Chris Vicente

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JBTV’s Chris Vicente can often be a busy person, traveling the country to network on behalf of JBTV.  This year Chris and a team of JBTV interns and volunteers took to SXSW in Austin, Texas to make the most of a festi...

SXSW Q & A with Sarah from JBTV

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Ah, festival season.  A seven-month mélange of flower crowns, over-served musicians and, yes, a shitload of music.  Those who worship at the cult-like altar of the “festi” often kick off the season in s...

SXSW Q & A with JBTV’s Lucia Gutierrez

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JBTV's own Lucia Gutierrez headed south last week for the always highly anticipated SXSW.  While there, she discovered lots of great acts, learned about different industries, and found different ways to save money on ...

Aussie Rockers of Atlas Genius Return to JBTV April 12

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JBTV is excited to announce that Australian indie trio, Atlas Genius, is returning to JBTV on Tuesday, April 12, 2016 and will play again that night at Bottom Lounge with guests Skylar Grey and Secret Weapons. There...

The Big Pink Reveals New Sound On JBTV Stage

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JBTV welcomed English electronic rock band The Big Pink into our studio last night, where they revealed their new album, new band, and new sound.  Robbie Furze and Mary Charteris, band members and husband and wife, ar...

Worth 237 Miles: The Heirs at JBTV

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Chloe Drallos and Noelle Hundel, who have been following The Heirs since their days as an opening act for R5, traveled over four hours from the Detroit area to see them perform Tuesday at JBTV.  Fans like Drallos and ...

Firekid Rocks JBTV Stage

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Musical duo Firekid was in studio last Wednesday, playing a selection of songs from their debut album Firekid.  Included in the set in particular were the singles Magic Mountain and Lay by Me.  The JBTV audience was t...

JBTV Kicks off 2016 with COLOURS

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Last night the JBTV studio opened its doors for the first time in 2016 to eager concert goers to enjoy the band COLOURS.  COLOURS is a musical duo made up of Kyle Tamo and Morgan Alley.  The two met during different m...

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