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….

Homeshake @ The Empty Bottle 8/17

Homeshake, the project of Peter Sagar, is coming back through Chicago in support of his February release, Fresh Air.  His hazy love songs have a light, stoner-R&B feel which is hard to describe unless you check it out.  Homeshake’s downtempo bedroom R&B featured on the album is the perfect thing to check out if you’re looking…

GGOOLLDD Shines at The Empty Bottle

After having spent 3 weeks recording in a cabin, GGOOLLDD was happy to to be back on the road again. The band took the stage around 11:30pm on Wednesday night to an excited crowd. Within the first song, it was easy to see how comfortable the band is performing live for audiences. They have a…

BAND SPOTLIGHT: GGOOLLDD

Chicago, meet GGOOLLDD, the indie rock/synth-pop band out of Milwaukee, WI. I recently had the opportunity to speak with singer Margaret Butler and got some insight into the band’s creation, their headlining tour of the US, and where they are headed as a band.

Uniform (Sacred Bones) @ Empty Bottle 11/12

Uniform, the NYC duo made up of Ben Greenberg and Michael Berdan, just announced their Sacred Bones debut, “Ghosthouse” with their full album coming in early 2017.  The lyrics of the upcoming album were inspired by Berdan’s lifelong battle with insomnia and depression.  If you want into the restless mind of Berdan, check out the…

Seratones @ Empty Bottle 10/7

Seratones, straight out of Shreveport, LA, are playing Empty Bottle this Friday. Seratones released a their widely praised album, Get Gone, earlier this year, and have been said to put on quite the live show.  Very opposite worlds collide when it comes to Seratones–bluesy southern garage rock and gospel.  The resulting sound is one so unique that it…

Peach Kelli Pop @ Empty Bottle 5/23

L.A. based band, Peach Kelli Pop, is coming to Empty Bottle this upcoming Monday! If you like hard rockin’ chicks, poppy punk, catchy harmonies, and starting your week off right, you should seriously consider coming out for the show–IT’S FREE!  Check the girls out here.  

Eleanor Friedberger @ The Open Bottle

Touring for her January 22nd release, New View, Eleanor Friedberger will be coming through Chicago this Wednesday night. Friedberger took the unconventional route and recorded her album live to tape in a barn turned recording studio in upstate New York.  Her 3rd studio album features music inspired by her musical heroes like Van Morrison, Neil Young, and…

JEFF the Brotherhood in Chicago on New Year’s Eve!

YESSSSS!  Believe it, because it’s happening! The guys of JEFF the Brotherhood are coming to Chicago for a riotous New Years Eve party like no other!  The band will be playing The Empty Bottle for just $25.00, and if you haven’t seen them live before, this would make for a great introduction.  The band recently released…