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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

A singer in a white jersey shirt with an “S” on it sings on stage as a group of dancers surround them.

SZA brings her first arena tour ‘SOS’ to Chicago with opener Omar Apollo

February 26, 2023

With stunning visuals, insane choreography and a story of fresh love, heartbreak and bounce-back badassery, SZA made her second stop on her “SOS” tour Wednesday night with opener Omar Apollo at the...

In a spoof of a widely circulated image of former President Bill Clinton sitting down and holding a vinyl with headphones on, President Barack Obama is drawn in a similar stance. He holds the cover for “Shirt” by SZA, where a purple shirt is stained with red. He is surrounded by various album covers.

Liner Notes: Former President Obama’s 2022 music picks were a little too good

January 5, 2023

From Oprah Winfrey’s gift guide to Reese Witherspoon’s book list, celebrity picks can be viewed as gospel. As usual for around this season, former President Barack Obama blessed us with his own gospel:...

Playboi Carti looks into a crowd, wearing a sweatshirt and backlit by yellow floodlights.

The Daily’s 2021 Lollapalooza preview

July 28, 2021

Lollapalooza is back. After a year-long hiatus, the four day festival, arguably Chicago’s biggest musical event of the year, will return to Grant Park on Thursday. Boasting a star-studded lineup,...

Blonde-haired singer beabadoobee stares directly at the camera dressed in a red tee shirt and colorful necklace.

Indie artist beabadoobee brings mellow acoustic set to Dillo Day 2021

May 23, 2021

Indie artist beabadoobee brought a mellow energy to Dillo Day 2021 this Saturday with a casual, acoustic set. Singer Beatrice Laus, also known by her stage name beabadoobee, kicked off her singing career...

Omar Apollo singing into a microphone against a dark background. He is wearing a white shirt, and is accented by pale blue stage lights.

Omar Apollo pays homage to Mexican identity in Dillo Day 2021

May 23, 2021

Omar Apollo, Dillo Day’s daytime headliner, performed his most well-known songs in a virtual Saturday performance with a band, backup vocals, lights and effects. From “Kamikaze” to “Stayback,”...

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