Smashing Pumpkins bringing ‘Plainsong’ tour to Chicago

SHARE Smashing Pumpkins bringing ‘Plainsong’ tour to Chicago

The Smashing Pumpkins — Billy Corgan, Jimmy Chamberlain and Jeff Schroeder — are heading out on the road this spring in the just-announcedreboot of their 2015 In Plainsong Tour, which will make a stop in Chicago on April 14 at the Civic Opera House, 20 N. Wacker.

Tickets (49.50-$75) for the 7:30 p.m. “acoustic-electro” concert, which will feature Liz Phair as the opener, will go on sale at 11 a.m. Feb. 5 at the theater box office, by phone at (800) 745-3000 or at

Citi cardmembers can access a special pre-sale from 8 a.m. Feb. 2 until Feb. 4 at

The tour kicks off March 22 in Portland, Ore. The band is reportedly setting its sights on recording a new album once the tour ends in April.

The Latest
The teen is heartbroken that mother won’t discuss the subject or use the new name or pronouns.
Predictable tale wins us over with breezy style and some familiar faces.
A shooting left a 14-year-old boy dead and a 13-year-old boy wounded Thursday in Bronzeville on the South Side.
The teen was walking in the 5900 block of South La Salle Street about 2:25 a.m. when someone inside a blue minivan opened fire and continued south.
The victims were leaving a business in the 400 block of South Wells Street about 1:45 a.m. when they began arguing with someone who opened fire with a handgun.