About Us

Chicago Concert Reviews is rapidly becoming one of the Windy City’s most visible publications, priding itself on unparalleled diversity throughout its multi-generational coverage. Culling together concert reviews, photo galleries and previews chronicling the classic through the current since 2012, its portfolio includes a rich assortment of groundbreaking artists spanning practically any style, such as Madonna, Garth Brooks, Beyonce, Queen, Tony Bennett, Justin Timberlake, Leonard Cohen, Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, Aretha Franklin, Dave Matthews Band, Diana Ross, Van Halen, Jay Z, The Beach Boys, Roger Waters, Drake, Billy Joel, Patti Smith, Imagine Dragons, George Jones and Muse (to name a mere cross-cultural sliver).

Chicago Concert Reviews was founded by Andy Argyrakis, who continues to spearhead the site, backed by two decades of freelancing for several of Chicago’s most prominent daily newspapers, print magazines, established websites, concert promoters and venues (Chicago Tribune, Chicago Sun-Times, Daily Herald, Daily Journal, Illinois Entertainer, Metromix, RedEye, Chicago Now, Concert Livewire, Ravinia Magazine, Live Nation, The Chicago Theatre), while also racking up countless national credits along the way (DownBeat, Hear/Say Now, Pollstar, CelebrityAccess, Billboard, Paste, MTV.com, Fuse TV, UPtv.com, Vibe.com). It’s with this expertise and experience that he curates the constant flow of content to represent Chicago’s vast musical tastes, all united by the theme of simply coming to town for a concert.