Lollapalooza 2011 Lineup Announced!

As you know we throw the hottest parties in the city for Lollapalooza. In the past we've done performances by Katy Perry, Kanye West, Perry Farrell, Mickey Avalon, Snow Patrol, Kenna, Mike Posner & many more! We will be releasing our party info soon, but in the meantime wanted to share the lineup for the 20th anniversary of Lollapalooza…
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Guess who all is headed to the 53rd grammy awards!

Billy Dec at the 2010 Grammys from A Chicago Thing on Vimeo. I'm off to los angeles in the morning because its grammy time again- this Sunday the 13th! Here is a quick video of me on the red carpet last...
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Who do you think is best in Chicago!?

Just voted for the Chicago Reader "Best in Chicago" awards online! Figured I would share my answers since everyone asks me on Twitter and Facebook about my Chicago favs! (BTW, sorry did these fast, was in a...
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Lollapalooza Chicago 2010 Lineup Announced by C3!

Last night at sunda I got to catch up w/my old buddy Charlie jones, one of the 3 c’s in “c3” that’s responsible for the ever successful outdoor summer music festival in our sweet home chicago,...
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Hip Hop Allstars in "The Chicago Vault"

As everyone knows, Chicago's Hip-Hop talent, like Common, Kanye West, Twista, cool kids, rhymefest, kid sister, lupe fiasco,.. are all celebrated as world class! And I am sure as they will tell you, it all...
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Chicago Music Awards this Weekend!

In the 29th year since it’s inception, the Chicago Music Awards has featured and honored some of the most acclaimed artist in the history music, including : Kanye West, Smashing Pumpkins, Lou Rawls, Chaka...
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Backstage exclusive w/ Gossip Girl Leighton Meester

What a way to kick off the new year!  Last night crowds of crazed gossip girl, underground & www.achicagothing.com fans got treated to a live performance by Leighton meester who plays blair waldorf on...
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song of the decade?

Woke up to the song "crazy" by gnarls barkley on the today show saying rolling stone called it the song of decade?  I'm not feeling that- but couldn't come up with one to sum it all up- so asked my friends...
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kanye west at chicago theatre on fuse

following up on an earlier blog about kanye west's show at the chicago theatre last month! set to air this saturday on the fuse network, check out how packed the theatre was and how hyped the crowd was!...