Bully: a show of strength

The grunge rockers of Bully had the walls shaking last Tuesday at Thalia Hall! Although the band’s second album, Losing, came out less than a month ago, the new material was well-rehearsed for the live setting, and fans already knew the lyrics to the new songs. Lead singer Alicia Bognanno’s raw screams coupled with the…

Bully @ Thalia Hall 11/7

Bully is back in Chicago in support of their sophomore album, Losing, which was engineered and mixed by lead singer Alicia Bognanno. After the success of their debut album Feels Like, the second album generated a lot of buzz before it was even released. As for the title of the album, Bognanno says “The title of the…

Alvvays @ Thalia Hall 11/3

Canadian indie pop band Alvvays is returning to Chicago this Friday to play Thalia Hall. The band originally gained attention with their single “Adult Diversion” off their 2014 self-titled debut album. Alvvays released their second album, Antisocialites, in September of this year and are eager to try their new material on eager fans. The band’s unique…

Lewis Del Mar @ Thalia Hall

Lewis Del Mar is an experimental pop/rock duo from Rockaway Beach, NYC consisting of two best friends — singer/guitarist Danny Miller and drummer/producer Max Harwood. The two played an amazing set at Thalia Hall with the help of their friends/band mates. They band first started getting recognized when they released their single Loud(y). Shortly after, they…

Anna Wise @ Thalia Hall 5/6

A week ago, Thalia Hall brought on stage two amazing performances; opening act Anna Wise and headliner Lewis Del Mar.  As soon as Anna Wise entered the stage and started playing her music, the whole audience became mesmerized by her rhythmic, lucid electronic-pop sound. You might recognize Anna Wise by her collaborative work with Kendrick…

An Evening with The Strumbellas

Last Tuesday, The Strumbellas took over Thalia Hall Chicago with opening guest, Foreign Air. As soon as The Strumbellas hit the stage, the crowd started cheering and singing along to the bands opening song, “Wars”.  A couple of songs into the set, the band left the stage for a bit, only to come back wearing…

Mick Jenkins & Smino @ Thalia Hall 10/20

Chicago rapper, Mick Jenkins, will be playing Thalia Hall this upcoming Thursday as part of Red Bull Sound Select Presents: A Quest for Love Tour with Mick Jenkins @ Smino.  Chicago is pretty to have these two exciting artist play our city, given that this show is one of the only twelve occurring in the…

Warpaint @ Thalia Hall 9/30

The ladies of Warpaint are coming to Thalia Hall this Friday, and we hope you are going!  The band released their 3rd studio album, Heads Up, this past Friday, so we will definitely be hearing some new material. In a recent interview with NME, the band stated that this album is their most “mature” to date,…

Rogue Wave’s return to Chicago

The Californians hadn’t played Chicago in three years, but they made their triumphant return this past Thursday at Thalia Hall.  Rogue Wave treated fans to songs from their newest album, Delusions of Grand Fur, as well as some older fan favorites!  The band was appreciative of fans, and the fans were clearly elated to see the return…

Rogue Wave @ Thalia Hall 5/26

Straight out of the Bay Area, Rogue Wave is coming to Thalia Hall this upcoming Thursday, and we think YOU should go! After over three years of silence from the band, they released Delusions of Grand Fur in late April.  The band took a DIY approach to this album, recording and producing everything on their…

Myrkur: the Danish siren

The walls of Thalia Hall rattled and hummed Friday night as Behemoth and Myrkur took the stage. Danish metal goddess, Myrkur, quickly won the favor of Behemoth fans with her unique sound. Masterfully shifting between softer melodies and heavy riffs, Myrkur’s vocal performance still stole the show. Her incredible vocal range, backed by power and…