Sashay into spring with Chicago’s music festivals

Celia Skaggs, Reporter

April 11, 2013

Filed under Blogs, Current Blogs, Wildcat Tracks

Despite the unusually cold weather taking over campus this week, Spring Quarter is officially in session, which means one thing: Music festival season is here. Although Lollapalooza doesn’t roll into town until August, there... Read more »

Jamming with the 120 hour club

Celia Skaggs, Blogger

March 8, 2013

Filed under Blogs, Current Blogs, Dance Marathon 2013, Wildcat Tracks

As most of you know, this weekend marks Northwestern’s 39th annual Dance Marathon. Whether you are a dancer, committee member or tent visitor, DM is certainly one of the most exciting weekends on campus. I’m particularly... Read more »

The five best places in Chicago to see local talent

Celia Skaggs, Blogger

February 25, 2013

Filed under Blogs, Current Blogs, Wildcat Tracks

Chicago is undoubtedly one of the best cities in America to see performances from world-famous artists, but the Windy City has its fair share of talented local musicians as well. From blues pioneers to indie rock bands, Chicago... Read more »

Musical dates for Valentine’s Day

Celia Skaggs, Blogger

February 12, 2013

Filed under Blogs, Current Blogs, Wildcat Tracks

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, and this year there are some great Chicago concerts to make your holiday more memorable than ever. Whether you’re single, taken or in some complicated mess, the Windy City has you... Read more »

Winter Quarter concerts that won’t break the bank

Celia Skaggs, Blogger

January 28, 2013

Filed under Blogs, Current Blogs, Wildcat Tracks

With weather-induced sickness taking over campus and midterms starting to sneak up out of nowhere, there’s nothing better than a concert to add a healthy dose of fun to that Winter Quarter slump. Last Saturday, I headed downtown... Read more »

New musicians to bet on in 2013

Celia Skaggs, Blogger

January 21, 2013

Filed under Blogs, Current Blogs, Wildcat Tracks

For me, the 2012 year in music can be summed up in three words: call, me and maybe. If anything, Carly Rae Jepsen’s incredible rise to the top of the charts (and hearts) of pop-culture enthusiasts shows that in music these days,... Read more »

The Current chart

Celia Skaggs, Blogger

November 26, 2012

Filed under Blogs, Current Blogs, Wildcat Tracks

This week, I decided to take a slightly different approach to my blog post. I’ve always been curious about what music Northwestern students really listen to, but it’s hard to get a truly accurate idea of people’s tastes... Read more »

Getting in tune with holiday season

Celia Skaggs, Blogger

November 19, 2012

Filed under Blogs, Current Blogs, Wildcat Tracks

On a cold night last week, I noticed the first sign of winter here on campus. Walking out of Norris, I was confronted with a thin wall of large snowflakes. And though I’m not particularly looking forward to the constant... Read more »

New Music Tuesday: Checking out Chicago

Celia Skaggs, Blogger

November 12, 2012

Filed under Blogs, Current Blogs, Wildcat Tracks

Now that midterms are over (at least for me) and the quarter is winding down, I’ve found it’s the perfect time of year to scout out some new music. Whether it’s for a holiday road trip playlist or a pre-finals jam session,... Read more »

Mapping out Northwestern with music

Celia Skaggs, Blogger

November 5, 2012

Filed under Blogs, Current Blogs, Wildcat Tracks

I’ve always been one of those people who associates music with specific events or places in my life. For example, listening to Kanye West reminds me of driving to summer field hockey practices in high school.... Read more »