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UPDATE: Fill your weekend playlist with these awesome local acts. This story was originally published on February 15.
This year's Grammys got us thinking. From Jack White's mind-blowing (if slightly controversial) performance with Ruby Amanfu to that rousing all-star cover of The Band's "The Weight," musicians the world over brought their A-game — including a few from Chicago. Because, let's be honest: The Windy City has always harbored a wealth of musical talent — and we've got just the list of local up-and-comers to prove it.
If the tunes are any indication, these bands will be in the musical spotlight for many years to come. Who knows? You might even see one of our picks up on that Staples Center stage someday. Glass Lux certainly has that whole rocker-chic thing down, and Makeshift Prodigy is well on its way with its latest Atlantic records release. Catch them all right here while you can — these bands are going places, people!
Cara Delevingne has proved herself a champion of tricky trends. Wearing sweats out of the house? Nailed it. Camo? She's your girl. Now, she's gone where no insider has dared to go, yet: fashionable hoodies. And, she's making a convincing case that they're the way to go for transitioning into fall.
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We'd be lying if we said we didn't occasionally fantasize about ditching San Francisco's bendy backdrop for the laid-back rolling hills of Sonoma — you know, if we didn't have to worry about this whole job thing. And, the latest installment of Free People's Love What You Do series is only adding fuel to our wine-country read