To say that Phillip-Michael Scales was born with music in his blood would be an understatement. As the nephew of the legendary B.B. King, Scales grew up on a healthy dose of motown, soul and of course the blues. But as he evolved and later attended Berklee College of Music, so did his taste in music, skewing more towards indie rock. Today the rising musician releases EP Sinner Songwriter, a tenacious collection of heartfelt ballads, gritty rock anthems and of course a few blues numbers. Listen to lead single “Lover, Let Me Be” and check out Scale’s top Chicago picks below.
Midsize live music venue with an on-site restaurant & bar.
Housed in an old Schlitz brewery, this bar showcases a diverse lineup of bands, from indie to jazz.
8-minute walk from Millennium Park and the Cloud Gate, this boutique
hotel in a restored Gothic-style building with Art Deco interiors, is
also less than a mile from Willis Tower.
The Chicago Cultural Center, opened in 1897, is a Chicago Landmark
building that houses the city's official reception venue where the
Mayor of Chicago has welcomed Presidents and royalty, diplomats and