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Indie in the Windy City: The BMI Stage at Lollapalooza 2019

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From News, posted 7.09.19. Now in its 14th consecutive run, the BMI stage is back at Lollapalooza this year with an incredible line-up that showcases our impressive roster of on-the-rise talent from all over the indie spectrum. From the infectious funk of Just Loud to the colorful pop of Roy Blair, and from the chill… Read more...


Lolla Indie Spotlight: Des Rocs

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From News, posted 7.08.19. Fresh off a sold-out, 23-city tour with Grandson and a two-week tour with The Struts, and soon to open select dates as the opening act for the Rolling Stones, Rockville Center-native Danny Rocco, otherwise known as Des Rocs, is definitively on the rise. In his short but promising career as a… Read more...


Lolla Indie Spotlight: nothing,nowhere.

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From News, posted 7.08.19. The enigmatic guise of Vermont singer/songwriter Joe Mulherin, nothing,nowhere plays an introspective blend of hip-hop and guitar-driven emo rock. While he continually hides his face in videos and promotional photographs, Mulherin’s lyrics pull out all stops in baring his soul. His most recent album, Ruiner, is an emotive exercise in catchy… Read more...


Lolla Indie Spotlight: Ruston Kelly

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From News, posted 7.08.19. This Nashville-based singer/songwriter is known for his delicately sculpted sound that captures chaos, heartbreak and redemption. A South Carolina native, he relocated to Music City at age 17 and landed a publishing deal with BMG Nashville in 2013. Since then, he has written for Tim McGraw and Josh Abbott Band, among… Read more...


Lolla Indie Spotlight: bülow

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From News, posted 7.08.19. Bülow is a 19-year-old German-born alternative-pop singer/songwriter who is gaining critical acclaimed for her dark, melancholic melodies. Combining distinctive music with her raw voice and honest lyrics, her songs convey striking emotions. As a child, Bulow grew up in five countries, including Germany, the U.K., the U.S, the Netherlands, and is… Read more...


Lolla Indie Spotlight: GothBoiClique

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From News, posted 7.08.19. Putting a bold, contemporary spin on emo, GothBoiClique pushes the envelope by fusing elements of indie and alternative rock with a hip-hop style. The band came together through a tangle of Tumblr blogs, BandCamp beat tapes and SoundCloud messaging to realize they all shared a common aesthetic. Framing themes of emotional… Read more...


Lolla Indie Spotlight: UPSAHL

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From News, posted 7.08.19. Inspired by her father, indie-pop artist UPSAHL began releasing music at just 14 years old. With maturity as a key ingredient to her craft, she exudes a strong, disciplined stage presence. UPSAHL’s lyrical passion for important cultural issues and relationships couples nicely with her classical training on piano and guitar. This… Read more...


Lolla Indie Spotlight: ROLE MODEL

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From News, posted 7.08.19. Singer/songwriter, ROLE MODEL, is demonstrating what it means to be honest with music. With songs titled “i don’t rly like u” and “not a fan,” he puts his own unique twist on modern love and life. Having toured with artists like Omar Apollo and LANY, ROLE MODEL successfully blends confessional lyrics… Read more...


Lolla Indie Spotlight: Yung Gravy

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From News, posted 7.08.19. With slick lyrics and gritty beats, Yung Gravy got his start in 2016 when he decided to start making music that he actually wanted to listen to. Taking inspiration from OutKast, Nate Dogg, Patrice Rushen and The Blackbyrds, Gravy began releasing a string of singles and EPS on SoundCloud that caused… Read more...


Lolla Indie Spotlight: BAD CHILD

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From News, posted 7.08.19. Growing up in an ethnically diverse family, Canadian singer/songwriter Isaiah Steinberg was never quite sure where he belonged. As a child, he would use his father’s old computer to create loops and beats. In the wake of his mother’s passing, he started singing as an emotional outlet, finding solace in making… Read more...


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