ISSUE #61 / may 23, 2019
THIS WEEK’S NEW RELEASES:
JEMS / Jems / JEMS
Mike Killen / Ghost / Mike Killen , Saturn 5
Matt Surfin' & Friends / Matt Surfin' & Friends / Community / Muscle Beach
Com Truise / Persuasion System / Ghostly
Tyler, the Creator / IGOR / Columbia , Sony
Blue Jeans / Adult Hits / Bobo Integral
Kissing Party / Mom & Dad / Kissing Party
Institute / Readjusting the Locks / Sacred Bones , Institute
Dommengang / No Keys / Dommengang , Thrill Jockey
No stranger to indie rock, Los Angeles has been producing some killer bands for years, and Dommengang is one of the best. Pop on No Keys and prepare for an indie rock juggernaut that isn’t afraid to tone it down when necessary.
They are opening for Dead Meadow at The Empty Bottle on June 13th. Tix are $15.
Crooked Colours / Langata / Sweat It Out! , Warner
Imperial Wax / Gastwerk Saboteurs / Saustex
Glassing / Spotted Horse / Brutal Panda
Superet / How To Work A Room / Rob The Rich
Theo Croker / Star People Nation / DDB Productions , Sony
Son Step / Fossilillies / Grind Select
A guitar-less quartet out of Philly, Son Step delivers crazy melodic pop numbers that scream to be broken out into the world. Fossilillies does just that, releasing their beautiful tunes into the ether.
Son Step is playing at The Observatory, one of Chicago’s many DIY spaces, on June 15th. No address info available yet.
Yak / Pursuit of Momentary Happiness / Third Man
Siskiyou / Not Somewhere / Constellation
Black Nile / Sounds of Color / World Galaxy , Alpha Pup
Sam Cohen / The Future’s Still Ringing In My Ears / 30th Century
Saint Vitus / Saint Vitus / Season of Mist
other notable releases
Umphrey’s McGee / Anchor Drops Redux / Nothing Too Fancy
The South Bend jam rockers are playing many, many sets at Summer Camp this weekend in Chillicothe, IL.
Alex Lahey / The Best of Luck Club / Dead Oceans
The Australian singer/songwriter is visiting Lincoln Hall on August 27th. Tix are $15.
Kurt Travis / There's A Place I Want To Take You / Esque , Blue Swan
Straight from Northern Cali this folk rocker is hitting Wire in Berwyn on May 25th. Tix are $12.
An R&B veteran, Rahsaan Patterson will be at City Winery this Friday, May 24th. Tix are $38 - $48.
The celebrated modern composer is at the Cadillac Palace on June 6th. Tix are $46.50 and up.
These indie legends from Cincinnati are hitting Northerly Island on June 28th. Tix are $39.75 and up.
The popular folkers are coming to The Chicago Theatre on September 13th. Tix are $49.50 and up.
Pop princess Carly Rae is hitting The Chicago Theatre on July 9th. Tix are $41.40 and up.
Paul Gilbert / Behold Electric Guitar / Mascot , Music Theories
This guitar master will be at Reggies on May 28th. Tix are $20.
Jimmie Vaughan / Baby, Please Come Home / Last , JLV
The legendary blues man is playing SPACE on June 28th. Tix are Sold Out.