Maps & Atlases Returns to Music

After 6 years of radio silence, the indie rockers out of Chicago have finally made their way back to the music scene. Lightlessness Is Nothing New was released  earlier this month by the (now) trio and is largely about the death of frontman Dave Davison’s father. Maps & Atlases played Lincoln Hall in the city where it…

Rocking out with the Kids

Alternative indie rock band, Middle Kids, played a sold out show at Lincoln Hall in Chicago.  The first time I saw them live was when they were sharing the stage last year with Cold War Kids.  Since then, I’ve become familiar with their music, and it was exciting to see them up on stage again.

Post Animal plays to sold out home crowd

One of Chicago’s favorites, Post Animal, played to a packed Lincoln Hall on Friday. The 18+ show was brimming with youths who were getting rowdy the second the band struck their first chord. Mosh pits, crowd surfing, and soaring beers quickly became the norm as the crowd indulged in the band’s heavy psychedelic jams. Giving…

Unique shows of the week!

Are you a fan of puppets? Okay, how about rock music? The rockers of Everything is Terrible! is bringing their show The Great Satan to Lincoln Hall this Tuesday (2/20). EIT creates a unique atmosphere at their shows by piecing together and remixing videos they find in order to weave a narrative that fits their shows….

Dance party with Hockey Dad

Australian surf-punk duo, Hockey Dad, played Lincoln Hall this past weekend and got Lincoln Hall jumping like I’ve never seen it before! The band is due to release Blend Inn in February, and fans were treated to a preview of some of the songs off the album. The duo was playful with the crowd and encouraged…

A night with Overcoats

The New York duo of Overcoats swept through Chicago last week and left fans in awe. Having not seen the band before and having released YOUNG less than a year ago, I was curious to see how strong their fan base was in Chicago. I quickly received my answer as the crowd started dancing within…

Cults @ Lincoln Hall 10/22

NYC indie pop duo Cults will be playing Lincoln Hall this Sunday to show off new tunes from their latest album, Offering. Madeline Follin and Brian Oblivion first burst onto the scene with their hit “Go Outside” from their 2013 album Static.  Offering marks the first time the duo have shared equally in the writing process. While Follin has…

The Trashcan Sinatras @ Lincoln Hall 10/9

Scottish cult heroes, The Trashcan Sinatras, are coming through Chicago next week for their 30th anniversary tour! The band’s touring and recording has been sporadic in recent years, but they are hitting the road again with their most extensive US tour in decades. The show will be acoustic and feature not only fan favorites, but…

VÉRITÉ @ Lincoln Hall 8/28

Alt-pop artist, VÉRITÉ is returning to Chicago to share her debut album, Somewhere in Between, with fans. VÉRITÉ bust onto the scene only three short years ago, but she has already cranked out multiple acclaimed EPs, performed at massive music festivals, and done headlining shows across the US and Europe. Buzzfeed called VÉRITÉ “one of the best artists in…

The Wooden Sky @ Lincoln Hall 4/28

The Wooden Sky will be playing Lincoln Hall this Friday in support of their April 7th release, Swimming in Strange Waters. This record is the 5th full-length record of the Toronto-based indie folk-rock band. Weaving psychedelic tones with quieter acoustic tones, The Wooden Sky tackles the notion of trauma and its haunting effects on life. Check…