Ketch-ing-up with Fleet Foxes

Please excuse the absurd title, but those at The Chicago Theatre Wednesday night knew there was a lot of Ketchup trash talking and adoration happening throughout the set. After a long 6 years hearing nothing from Fleet Foxes, I was ecstatic to see that they were rejoining the music scene with their most recent release Crack-Up. Before their hiatus, I had not seen them live, so I was excited to see that they would be spending two nights in Chicago to support the album.

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Fleet Foxes at The Chicago Theatre 10/3 – 10/4

One of our favorite indie folk bands, Fleet Foxes, is back at it and playing The Chicago Theatre for two nights in a row next week! The band released their first full-length album in 6 years this past summer and are eager to reconnect with fans. Crack-Up features the beautiful harmonies that originally drew us in and combines them with mesmerizing instrumentals. Their live show is said to be incredible and, in this case, well worth the wait. For tickets to the shows, click here.

Father’s Day with The Lumineers, Sleepwalkers, and SOAK.


The Lumineers closed out the current leg of the U.S. Cleopatra Tour in our lovely city of Chicago with Sleepwalkers and SOAK.  It was a special night filled with beautiful music, lots of crowd participation, singing, storytelling, and confetti.

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Grace Potter in Chicago 10/23


The wildly talented and soulful Grace Potter will be playing the Chicago Theatre this Friday night in support of her debut solo album, Midnight.  It has been many years since Potter has released any music, the last of which was with her band Grace Potter and the Nocturnals.  Her new solo album features a wide array genres and is a true testament to her versatility as an artist.

For tickets to this Friday’s show, click here.

XRT’s Big Holiday Concert Series: Future Islands and St. Vincent


Oh man, what a night!  While I was officially only on duty for Future Islands, I figured I would include St. Vincent in this since she totally kicked ass.

I had never seen either band perform live in person, but I had seen videos of Future Islands from various festivals, and I caught St. Vincent when she was on SNL.  Needless to say, both had my attention rather quickly.  Whether it was because of their stage presence or their unique sound, I was thrilled to see that they were both playing together on the 2nd at the Chicago Theatre.

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