N’ The Loop: Chicago West Side Music Festival

The Chicago Westside Music Festival is back! August 16th, 12-8pm presented by BMO Harris. This FREE musical mash-up features ’90s R&B throwback sounds from 112 & Brownstone, paired with a hot list of Chicago artists! Families will have a blast with the Radio Disney presentation at 1pm, the Chicago Park District’s “Kids Zone” from 12-4pm, Read More …

Q&A: “Chicago’s Own” Comedian Damon Williams

NDIGO.COM: Are you a native of Chicago? DAMON WILLIAMS: Yes. I’m a born and raised Southsider, originally from Englewood; 6618 S. Greenwood. I went to Dumas Elementary. NDIGO.COM: Where did you grow up? DAMON WILLIAMS: We “moved on up” to the Beverly neighborhood in 1973.  My mom bought a house on Winston, just off Ashland. Read More …

Profile: Chicago Artist D.A. Smart

“Chicago!  Chicago! My kind of town.”   I’m sure you’re familiar with that song. It’s our hometown anthem.  Did you know that Chicago has another anthem?  This anthem you won’t hear being sang by Frank Sinatra.  Instead, you’ll hear it being rapped and bumping from the speakers of cars on the street.  Our other anthem is Read More …

Win! Get On Up Advance Screening Passes

For a chance to win advanced screening tickets to ‘Get On Up’ “like” the N’Digo page on Facebook. Synopsis:   In his follow-up to the four-time Academy Award®-nominated blockbuster The Help, Tate Taylor directs 42’s Chadwick Boseman as James Brown in Get on Up.  Based on the incredible life story of the Godfather of Soul, the Read More …

The 24th Annual Chosen Few Old School Reunion Picnic

It’s THAT TIME of the year again.  The time of the year when HOUSE people from around the globe migrate to Chicago to reunite with family, old friends and enjoy one of the largest outdoor house parties on Earth.  Saturday, July 5, 2014 is the date for the 24th Annual Chosen Few Old School Reunion Read More …

Goodman Theatre Scene Soiree

Jordan A. Porter-Woodruff                                                                                                        Japwoodruff@gmail.com   The Goodman Theatre’s third annual Scene Soiree took place on Saturday, June 21st at the National Hellenic Museum. The annual soiree is a fundraiser for the General Theatre Studies (GTS) program for young adults in the Chicago area. Upon arrival attendees walked the red Read More …

New Music: Chicago Artist Melissa Clark

From Chicago Public Schools Educator to now embracing her dreams of becoming a recording artist, Melissa Clark is ready to share her story and journey with the world. Breaking out with the self-written “Gold”, produced by “Oceans” singer/songwriter K’Jon, Clark offers an introspective groove with pure R&B intonation. “It’s everything that defines me as an Read More …