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…

Allie X @ Lincoln Hall 4/27

The Canadian electro-pop act Allie X is playing Lincoln Hall this Thursday in support of her album CollXtion II which is being released June 9th. Allie X has been taking the pop scene by storm, earning her high praise from music outlets like Pitchfork, Stereogum, The FADER, and more. I was lucky enough to see Allie X a…

The Joy Formidable in The Wilderness Downtown

A tent, a blanket of leaves, the sound of a crackling fire and nature buzzing in the background. No, we weren’t in the woods, we were actually at Lincoln Hall in the middle of the city! As part of The Joy Formidable’s semi-acoustic tour, they brought the woods to us. Lincoln Hall was totally transformed…

The Joy Formidable @ Lincoln Hall 2/27

The Brits of The Joy Formidable will be playing a semi-acoustic set at Lincoln Hall this Monday night as part of their Leave No Trace tour. The small venue combined with the acoustic set should combine to make quite the cozy atmosphere. The band also recently released another single as part their monthly vinyl singles club, Aruthrol. Unique to…

White Lies @ Lincoln Hall 2/6

UK’s White Lies is returning to the US in support of their most recent release Friends.  White Lies has been constantly evolving since they began, and Friends has an 80’s vibe that we can’t help but love. To get fans involved, their website takes on a maze format in which fans discover tid bits about the songs…

TNKFest: JEFF the Brotherhood

JEFF the Brotherhood appeared at Lincoln Hall this past Saturday night as part of Tomorrow Never Knows fest–Schubas and Lincoln Hall’s winter music fest highlighting up and coming indie artists.

JEFF the Brotherhood @ Lincoln Hall 1/14

JEFF the Brotherhood, one of our most favorite bands out of Nashville, is playing Lincoln Hall this Saturday to promote their latest album, Zone.  If you like heavy, grungey rock, Lincoln Hall is the place to be that night! Brothers Jake and Jamin Orrall have been cranking out tuns for over 15 years now, which makes sense…