News and reporting on CSM and street musicians.

Press Coverage

Chicago Tribune: Stage on the streets for Chicago performers

Lindsay Friedman captures the experiences of street musicians in an article that highlights a number of Chicago performers, as well as some of the practical aspects and regulations related to street performance.

Arts & Entertainment blog: The rules of musical attraction
Irish Mae Silvestre writes about musician Scott Dusenberry.

WCIU: Uniquely Chicago: Street Home Chicago
WCIU show Uniquely Chicago covers the Street Home Chicago concert at the House of Blues. (video)

Chicago Reader: The city’s most indie musicians get an advocate—and a gig.
Chicago Street Musicians featured in the Chicago Reader prior to the Street Home Chicago concert, written by Deanna Isaacs.

Gapers Block: Review of Street Home Chicago Concert
Review of House of Blues show by Jessica Palmer.

Gapers Block: Preview of Street Home Chicago Concert
Preview of Chicago Street Musicians’ concert at the House of Blues by Jessica Palmer.

Chicago Sun-Times: Crystal Bowersox’s Chicago years
Article about Crystal Bowersox written just before the conclusion of American Idol and the launch of the CSM Sweet Home Chicago video.

Time Out Chicago: Subterranean Idols
Time Out Chicago profiles three Chicago street musicians: Keithen Terrell, Meisha Herron and Talon McKinney.

Gapers Block: The Tunnel Musicians of Chicago

Beyond The Pedway: CSM Interview
Tim Jahn of Beyond The Pedway interviews Keithen Terrell and CSM founders Gabriel Chapman and Sarah Barnes. Learn more about Beyond The Pedway.