Entries tagged with: Lincoln Hall
New Year's Eve (December 31) is just around the corner... have you figured out what you're doing yet? There are a handful of great concerts and parties taking place in Chicago this year, from Death (the band) to Roky Erickson to Star Slinger to Girl Group Chicago, and many more. Check out your options below...
Oozing Wound, Magic Milk, Jimmy Whispers, and DJ Mike Lust will kick out the jams at the Empty Bottle. Advance tickets are still available and you could even return the following night for Everyone's Hungover, which is just like "Everyone's A DJ, but with multiple playlists from multiple humans and the company of all your buddies/plas/comrades/frenemies from all over this weird little community."
Speaking of veteran Chicago punks, The Lawrence Arms play Concord Music Hall with Masked Intruder, Downtown Struts, and Direct Hit! (tickets). TLA are gearing up for the release of their first full-length album in eight-years, titled Metropole, which is due out on January 28 via Epitaph. You can take a listen to the LP's lead single "You Are Here" at the bottom of this post.
And don't be an idiot--take the CTA (or a cab) out/home instead of driving drunk. CTA Penny Rides begin at 10PM on New Year's Eve and last until 4AM.
We Were Promised Jetpacks @ FFF Fest 2011 (more by Tim Griffin)
Scottish indie rock outfit We Were Promised Jetpacks have announced that they'll be releasing a live album, titled E Rey - Live in Philadelphia, on February 25 via FatCat. The LP was recorded at Philly's Union Transfer, and you can check out a trailer for it at the bottom of this post.
WWPJ will also be touring the U.S. in support of their forthcoming live LP. That tour begins on the West Coast in late-February and includes a performance at Lincoln Hall on March 2 with labelmates Honeyblood. Tickets for the Chicago show go on sale this Friday (12/20) at noon CST.
All WWPJ dates and a trailer for E Rey... lie after the jump...
Nick Waterhouse @ Metro in February (more by James Richards IV)
Retro soulman Nick Waterhouse is slated to release his second album, titled Holly, on March 4 via Innovative Leisure. No complete LP tracks have been revealed yet, but you can hear a bit of "This Is a Game" within a Holly teaser clip at the bottom of this post.
Waterhouse and his band will be embarking on a winter North American tour before the LP hits stores. That tour includes a performance at Lincoln Hall on February 21. Ticketing information for the Chicago show is forthcoming, but check LH's concert calendar for updates.
All known Nick Waterhouse dates and that LP teaser lie after the jump...
Stephen Malkmus & the Jicks are slated to welcome their new album, titled Wig Out At Jagbags, on January 7 via Matador Records. It serves as the follow-up to 2011's solid Mirror Traffic, and you can take a listen to lead single "Lariat" at the bottom of this post.
Malkmus and co. will almost immediately head out on a European tour following the release of Wig Out.... You'll get your chance too, when they tour North America from mid-February to April. Catch them at Lincoln Hall on February 20 with tourmates and hometown boys Disappears. Tickets for the Chicago show go on sale this Friday (12/6) at noon CST.
All Jicks dates and a stream of "Lariat" lie after the jump...
Superchunk @ A.V. Fest // Hideout Block Party 2013 (more by Jeff Ryan)
Annual winter festival Tomorrow Never Knows is continuing to expand its lineup to both include new shows and feature great openers.
A pair of new ones are Superchunk and Roomrunner at Metro on January 18 (tickets) and Oneohtrix Point Never and Tim Hecker at Lincoln Hall on January 16. Tickets for that show go on sale this Friday (11/15) at noon CST.
An updated TNK 2014 schedule can be found below...
Califone @ IL Centennial Monument in 2011 (more by Grant MacAllister)
Califone welcomed their great new album Stitches earlier this year via Dead Oceans. If you're a fan of Tim Rutili and company's nothing-but-solid discography, give their newest a spin via Spotify. They've also got a brand new, NSFW video for the LP cut "Frosted Tips," which you can check out at the bottom of this post.
In addition to their new video, Califone have also announced a winter U.S. tour with rotating support from The Luyas and William Tyler. They'll polish off that run with a performance at Lincoln Hall on February 1 with Tyler. Tickets for the Chicago show go on sale this Friday (11/8) at noon CST.
All Califone dates and their new video for "Frosted Tips" lie after the jump...
Jim Jones Revue @ Brooklyn's MHoW in 2011 (more by Dana (Distortion) Yavin)
As we've been telling you, Tomorrow Never Knows 2014 is set to take place from January 15-19 at Schubas, Lincoln Hall, Metro, Smart Bar, and the Hideout. In addition to the initial festival lineup of Darkside, Yuck, Weekend, Betty Who, John Newman, The Rural Alberta Advantage, James Adomian, Nikki Glaser, and Natasha Leggero, more acts have now been announced. That list of newly confirmed artists includes The Jim Jones Revue, Cayucas, San Fermin, Pink Frost, Landmarks, and Indians.
Here's the full festival lineup:
As discussed, Schubas and Lincoln Hall's annual Tomorrow Never Knows Festival is slated to take place from January 15-19 in 2014. Shows will also be taking place at Metro, Smart Bar, the Hideout, and The Athenaeum Theatre, and they've now shared their initial lineup. That lineup includes Darkside, Yuck, Weekend, Betty Who, John Newman, The Rural Alberta Advantage, and comedians James Adomian, Nikki Glaser, and Natasha Leggero. Early Bird five-day passes are long sold-out, but hang in there for additional ticketing information.
We do know that Darkside will be playing Metro on January 17 as park of TNK 2014, and advance tickets for just that show are on sale now.
All other festival information is forthcoming. The current TNK 2014 lineup is below...
King Krule @ Pitchfork Fest 2012 (more by Chase Turner)
Young British songwriter King Krule (aka Archy Marshall) welcomed his debut LP, 6 Feet Beneath The Moon (Spotify, Rdio), in late-August via True Panther/XL. If jangly, deep-voiced British rock is your jam, Marshall does it quite well. Check out the music video for 6 Feet...'s "Easy Easy" at the bottom of this post.
King Krule will be embarking on a winter North American tour in support of his debut LP. That tour includes a performance at Lincoln Hall on December 11. Advance tickets for the Chicago show are on sale now.
All King Krule dates and his video for "Easy Easy" are below...
Australian psych-pop twosome Jagwar Ma welcomed their solid debut LP, Howlin' (Spotify, Rdio), in June via Mom + Pop Music/Marathon Artists. They've now shared a new video for the album track "Come Save Me," which you can check out at the bottom of this post. The band have also just remixed Angel Haze's "Echelon" and their beyond warped version is available to stream alongside the new video.
Jagwar Ma are currently stateside for a handful of U.S. dates. They'll return for a proper North American tour in late-November, which kicks off with a performance at Lincoln Hall on November 27. Advance tickets for the Chicago show are on sale now.
All Jagwar Ma dates, their new video, and a stream of their Angel Haze remix lie below...
Jon Hopkins at MoMA PS1's Warm Up in August (more by Amanda Hatfield)
As seen on BrooklynVegan, excellent UK-based IDM artists Jon Hopkins and Clark will be embarking on a fall tour together. That tour hasn't been announced in full, but includes opening sets from fellow UK producer Nathan Fake. Look for the three acts to tag Lincoln Hall on November 23. Tickets for the Chicago show go on sale this Friday (9/20) at noon CST. All known dates are listed at the bottom of this post.
Fake makes an appearance on Clark's brand new double-remix-album, Feast / Beast, by tackling the Totems Flare number "Growls Garden." Clark returns the favor by remixing "Fentiger" from Fake's 2009 LP Hard Islands. You can take a listen to both re-versions after the jump.
All known Jon Hopkins dates, including those with Clark and Nathan Fake, and streams of the remixes are below...
Meat Wave @ Wicker Park Fest 2013 (more by Kirstie Shanley)
If you haven't become familiar with the scorching tunes of Chicago post-punks Meat Wave yet, I'd suggest you get well acquainted. The trio put out their excellent self-titled debut last October via Let's Pretend Records and have been touring hard in support of it. They just recently played an Epitonic Saki Session with Geronimo!, and audio from that session should be up soon. The Chicago Reader filmed a bit of footage of their performance for their Soundcheck series, which you can check out at the bottom of this post.
Meat Wave have been added to next week's previously discussed Screaming Females, Waxahatchee, and Tenement show at Lincoln Hall on September 25 (tickets). They'll then play The Observatory on October 4 with Kal Marks, Geronimo!, The New Diet, and My Dad. They've also got one more hometown show on the horizon: a performance at the Empty Bottle on November 2 with Mannequin Men (tickets).
Video footage from their Epitonic Saki Session and a stream of their self-titled effort lie after the jump...
Real Estate at Maxwell's in July (more by Matt Shiels)
New Jersey's Real Estate are putting the final touches on the follow-up to 2011's Days. Details are sparse, but you can check out a teaser for LP3 at the bottom of this post. The band will be heading out on a fall U.S. tour later this month. That tour includes a performance at Lincoln Hall on October 23 with locals Landmarks. Tickets for the Chicago show go on sale TODAY (9/13) at noon CST.
Speaking of Landmarks, we already told you they'll be opening for Crystal Stilts at the Empty Bottle on October 10. You can also catch them at Cole's Bar TONIGHT (9/13) with The Lemons, Mode Hexe, and Coffin Ships. It's a free show.
All Real Estate dates and that LP3 teaser are below...
Innovative Chicago label Kranky Records are celebrating their 20th anniversary this winter with a series of hometown shows. The series features Grouper, Stars of the Lid with the Wordless Music Orchestra, Tim Hecker, Lichens, and many more. Here are the full lineups...
December 12 at the Empty BottleTickets for all Kranky anniversary shows (linked above) are on sale now.
December 13 at Constellation
December 14 at Constellation
Keith Fullerton Whitman
December 15 at Lincoln Hall
Stars of the Lid
with the Wordless Music Orchestra
Sal Mineo, the project of Eugene Robinson (Oxbow) and Jamie Stewart (Xiu Xiu), have canceled their few upcoming U.S. tour dates. This includes their previously discussed show at Lincoln Hall on September 7. Hopefully they'll make it to Chicago soon.
A complete stream of the duo's debut self-titled effort is below...
photos by Jeff Ryan
Titus Andronicus at Lincoln Hall on 8.28.2013
Titus Andronicus are currently on tour throughout North America. Last week (on 8/28), the New Jersey crew visited Chicago for a performance at Lincoln Hall with Lost Boy and 10,000 Blades. Titus played an even mix of songs from their three LPs and a handful of new tunes, then closed out the night with a cover of The Replacements' "Bastards of Young." We've got pictures and a couple of videos from the 8/28 show in this post. More below...
Os Mutantes @ Austin Psych Fest 2013 (more by Tim Griffin)
Highly influential Brazilian psychedelic outfit Os Mutantes will be embarking on a fall U.S. tour in November with Buenos Aires' Capsula. That tour includes a performance at Lincoln Hall on November 13 (a venue which they played on their 2012 run). Tickets for the Chicago show go on sale TODAY (Friday, August 30) at noon CST. All known tour dates are listed at the bottom of this post.
Capsula welcomed their new, Tony Visconti-produced album earlier this week via Krian Music Group. It's called Solar Secrets and is available to stream in its entirety below.
All Os Mutantes dates and a stream of Solar Secrets lie after the jump...
As discussed, Schubas and Lincoln Hall's annual Tomorrow Never Knows Festival is slated to take place from January 15-19 in 2014. Shows will also be held at Metro, Smart Bar, the Hideout, and The Athenaeum Theatre. Early Bird five-day passes ($75) for the winter fest are on sale now. They'll get you into every show if you're of age (Hideout and Smart Bar are 21+).
All other TNK 2014 info. is forthcoming.
Oh Land @ NYC's Webster Hall in 2011 (more by Amanda Hatfield)
Brooklyn via Copenhagen experimental pop artist Oh Land (aka Nanna Øland Fabricius) is gearing up for the release of her third album, Wish Bone, which is due out on September 24 via TV On The Radio member Dave Sitek's Federal Prism // Tusk Or Tooth. Sitek also produced the LP and you can check out its lead singles "Renaissance Girls" and "My Boxer" in video form at the bottom of this post. Cover art and tracklisting for Wish Bone can also be found below.
Oh Land will be embarking on a fall North American tour in support of her forthcoming album. That tour includes a performance at Lincoln Hall on October 4. Tickets for the Chicago show go on sale this Friday (8/23) at noon CST.
All Oh Land dates, her two new videos, and LP info for Wish Bone lie after the jump...
Charli XCX at Bonnaroo 2013 (more by Jamie Goodsell)
As seen on BrooklynVegan, Charli XCX has postponed her entire fall North American tour so that she can open for Paramore in the UK. That tour was slated to tag Chicago for a performance at Lincoln Hall on September 13. Stay tuned for a new date.
Charli's current 2013 tour schedule is listed below...
CHVRCHES @ Lincoln Hall in June (more by Chase Turner)
As discussed, Glasgow's CHVRCHES will be touring North America this fall in support of their forthcoming debut LP, The Bones of What You Believe (due out on 9/24 via Glassnote). That tour includes a show at Metro on September 11 (tickets) and they've just added a performance at Lincoln Hall on September 10. Tickets for the LH show are on sale now.
CHVRCHES' full 2013 tour schedule and a couple of videos are below...
Charli XCX @ Montreal's Osheaga Festival 2012 (more by Dominick Mastrangelo)
As discussed, UK-based singer Charli XCX will be embarking on a fall North American tour in support of this year's True Romance. That tour includes a performance at Lincoln Hall on September 13 with Kitten and LIZ. Advance tickets for the Chicago show are still available, and we've also got a pair to give away! Details on how to enter to win can be found at the bottom of this post.
Charli also recently stopped by The A.V. Club's offices to take part in their Undercover series. She chose the Backstreet Boys' "I Want It That Way" and you can check out the video footage, along with her full 2013 tour schedule and contest details, below...
Active Child @ Lincoln Hall during TNK 2012 (more by Zach Pollack)
Active Child (aka the project of Pat Grossi) is getting ready to release the follow-up to his 2011 debut You Are All I See. It's an EP called Ropor and is slated to hit stores later this year. Take a listen to its lead single "She Cut Me" at the bottom of this post. If you're into what Grossi's done so far, this tune should also be right up your alley.
All Active Child dates and a stream of "She Cut Me" are below...
Local label Tandem Shop Records are celebrating their 5th anniversary this month. In celebration of that, they'll be throwing a party // label showcase at Lincoln Hall this Thursday (8/15). The lineup features TS acts Many Places, Project Film, The Oarsman, Mr. Bear, Marko Casso, and Stephen Mulcahy and advance tickets are still available.
Song streams from a few TS artists are below...
Fiona Apple @ The Chicago Theatre, July 2012 (more by Sarah Frankie Linder)
Tickets to see Fiona Apple and Blake Mills at the Bank of America Theatre on October 15 go on presale today at 10AM; the password is anything. Tickets then go on sale to the general public this Saturday at 10AM.
Tickets to see Black Milk at Subterranean on October 19 go on sale today at 10AM.