The Lilacs and the Endurance of Pure Chicago Power Pop

An exclusive chat with the seminal Windy City band still rocking like crazy after all these years

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Welcome to Cadillac Baby’s Show Lounge

An exclusive look at the forthcoming Bea & Baby Anthology boxed set, showcasing a lost but integral part of the Chicago Blues Movement

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The Lilacs Help Lead an International Pop Overthrow in Chicago

The Lilacs play International Pop Overthrow festival at the Heartland Cafe in Chicago. April 21, 2018 (Photo by Kevin Sanders) The International Pop Overthrow festival landed in Chicago this past weekend as David Bash — the Bill Graham of powerpop — brought a few dozen bands together for four-chord harmony-laden guitar pop. The festival is in its 18th year and has conquered over a dozen cities (including Stockholm, Vancouver, Liverpool

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