Tickets On Sale This Week: June 25, 2015

DATE SHOW VENUE ON-SALE  
THU
7/30
The Ike Reilly Assassination Fine Line Fri 6/26
at noon
THU
8/06
Mint Condition Mainroom Fri 6/26
at noon
FRI
8/07
Kids Like Us Farewell Show ft. DJ Abilities 7th St Entry NOW
FRI
8/14
Ginstrings Mainroom Fri 6/26
at noon
SAT
8/15
Great Peacock 7th St Entry NOW
WED
8/19
Shadow in the Cracks ∕ Summer Cannibals 7th St Entry NOW
WED
8/19
IAMDYNAMITE Turf Club Fri 6/26
at noon
THU
8/27
Circuit des Yeux 7th St Entry NOW
SAT
8/29
The Tallest Man on Earth Mainroom Fri 6/26
at noon
SUN
9/13
Desaparecidos Mainroom Fri 6/26
at noon
WED
9/16
Mutemath 7th St Entry Fri 6/26
at 10am
MON
9/21
Eagle Rock Gospel Singers Turf Club NOW
WED
9/23
Pure Bathing Culture Turf Club Fri 6/26
at 10am
THU
9/24
Jess Glynne Fine Line Fri 6/26
at noon
SUN
9/27
Aer - One Of A Kind Tour Mainroom Fri 6/26
at noon
SUN
9/27
John Hodgman - Vacationland The Cedar Fri 6/26
at noon
TUE
9/29
Joywave Triple Rock Fri 6/26
at 10am
THU
10/01
Head For The Hills Turf Club Fri 6/26
at noon
FRI
10/09
Bob Moses 7th St Entry Tue 6/30
at noon
SAT
10/10
Tove Lo: Queen of the Clouds Tour Mainroom Fri 6/26
at noon
SUN
10/11
Lydia Triple Rock Fri 6/26
at noon
THU
10/15
PEACHES Mainroom Fri 6/26
at noon
FRI
10/16
The Neighbourhood Mainroom Fri 6/26
at noon
THU
10/22
John Grant The Cedar Fri 6/26
at noon
SAT
10/24
King Dude 7th St Entry Fri 6/26
at noon
SAT
10/24
Youngblood Brass Band Triple Rock Fri 6/26
at noon
MON
10/26
Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness ∕ New Politics
The Wilderness Politics Tour presented by Journeys
Mainroom Fri 6/26
at noon
MON
10/26
TOPS with Molly Nilsson 7th St Entry NOW
MON
10/26
Old 97’s Turf Club Fri 6/26
at noon
WED
10/28
Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats Turf Club Fri 6/26
at noon
TUE
11/03
Xavier Rudd & The United Nations
The Flag North America Tour
Mainroom Fri 6/26
at noon
WED
11/11
Low Mainroom Fri 6/26
at noon

This Week in the Entry: June 22, 2015

MONDAY: BLACK MILK with live band NAT TURNER

Born and raised in Detroit on the sounds of A Tribe Called Quest and De La Soul, Curtis Cross found out at an early age that he had a talent for hip-hop, especially for beats. He spent hours in his basement -- at first with just a cheap drum machine and a home karaoke system, eventually moving up to more sophisticated MPCs and samplers -- making tapes. [...] In 2005, without a label and with his group on hiatus, Black Milk went on to release Sound of the City. In 2006, the indie rap label Fat Beats signed him and issued his official solo debut, Popular Demand, in March of 2007. Late that same year, a joint Bishop Lamont/Black Milk tape, mixed by DJ Warrior, hit the streets, a slightly modified version of which was mastered and released commercially by Music House early in 2008, and just a few months later his collaboration with fellow Detroiter Fat Ray, The Set Up, came out. In October, he capped off the productive year with the release of his second official solo album, Tronic. He worked with a four-piece live band for 2010's Album of the Year, a heavily rock-influenced effort. He returned to his familiar electronic and hip-hop sounds in his 2013 single “Sunday's Best”, and his album If There's a Hell Below followed soon after in 2014. [Marisa Brown, Rovi]

Sounds like: Elzhi, 9th Wonder, Phat Kat, Guilty Simpson

TUESDAY: GOLDLINK

To call GoldLink an aspiring rapper would not do him justice. The DMV-bred emcee accrued over three million plays on his Soundcloud and captured the attention of an entire industry with the rst project he ever released. GoldLink's sound doesn't throw it all the way back to the boom-bap, New York style, nor is it entirely a product of digital production. Instead, the music mixes the buttery grooves of 90's R&B with classic hip-hop breaks to give it an essence of nostalgia, and then turns on its head with bouncy, forward-thinking production style led by the likes of Ta-Ku and Kaytranda. Add that to GoldLink's ability to fill every pocket of the dynamic instrumentals he tackles with a roller-coaster delivery, and suddenly your head is bobbing to the self-proclaimed “future-bounce” genre. [Windish Agency]

Sounds like: Allan Kingdom, OG Maco, Boogie, Rome Fortune

WEDNESDAY: BOB LOG III

Tucson, AZ-based blues-punk primitive Bob Log III first surfaced a member of the art-noise group Mondo Guano, later serving as one half of the duo Doo Rag. While appearing in support of Ween, Doo Rag percussionist Thermos Malling abruptly quit the tour, leaving Log to finish out the remaining dates as a solo act; wearing his now-trademark motorcycle helmet onstage for protection from crowds, he proceeded to hone a cacophonous, Delta blues-inspired noise distinguished by Latin-styled drum machine beats and vocals processed through telephone microphones. In the summer of 1998, Log signed to Fat Possum to issue his solo debut, School Bus; Trike, the second release in his ongoing "Vehicle Series, " followed a year later. [Allmusic.com]

Sounds like: Robert Belfour, T-Model Ford, Heavy Trash, Black Diamond Heavies

THURSDAY: PINS

Manchester female quartet PINS were formed in 2011 by singer/guitarist Faith Holgate alongside bassist Anna Donigan, drummer Lara Williams, and guitarist Lois McDonald. After Holgate had spent time in different bands, mostly alongside guys, she was fed up with being the "token girl" and decided to invest time in finding an all-girl lineup. Once the other three members were recruited, they set to work playing noisy, pop-influenced, guitar-led music that nodded to noted influences such as Hole, The Jesus and Mary Chain, and Beach House. They packed their rough-and-gritty live sound with attitude, and after a series of shows in a number of unconventional spaces -- such as disused office blocks and hotel basements -- they released their first single, "LUVU4LYF," in 2012. Their self-produced debut album, Girls Like Us, which they recorded in a week, arrived in October 2013. For 2015's poppier and more polished Wild Nights, PINS worked with producer Dave Catching at the Rancho de la Luna studio in Joshua Tree, California. [Scott Kerr, allmusic.com]

Sounds like: Palma Violets, Paws, Savages

FRIDAY: THE GRISWOLDS (SOLD OUT)

Aussie indie rockers The Griswolds quickly rose to fame in 2012 in their homeland with their first track “Mississippi”, gaining the attention of music bloggers and radio stations alike, with their catchy laid-back style and edgy party boy vibe. [last.fm] With an EP and some European festivals under their belt, The Griswolds made their American debut in May 2013, signing with NYC based music label Wind-Up Records and releasing their first full-length album, Be Impressive, in 2014.

Sounds like: CRUISR, Walk The Moon, Ghostbeach, Youngblood Hawke

SATURDAY: CHRISTOPHER OWENS

Not long after the release of Girls’' second album Father, Son, Holy Ghost, singer Christopher Owens announced that he was leaving the indie duo in pursuit of a solo career. Taking on a lighter brand of music, he began chasing the ghosts of ‘70s AM pop, integrating flutes and classical guitar in his recordings. In 2012, Fat Possum signed Owens to a recording deal and in early 2013 released his album Lysandre, a very personal debut that chronicled Owens’ difficulties coping with success and a love affair he had while touring with Girls. One year later in September 2014, he delivered his follow-up solo effort A New Testament. [Jason Lymangrover, Billboard]

Sounds Like: Foxygen, Twin Peaks, Avi Buffalo, Tobias Jesso, Jr.

SUNDAY: THE SUFFERS

The Suffers are a ten-piece band from Houston, TX who are redefining the sound of Gulf Coast Soul, intertwining elements of Classic American Soul with Rock & Roll. Both sonically and visually arresting, the large ensemble packs each position of the rhythm section and horn section with a level of talent and taste that provides the perfect foundation for singer Kam Franklin's massive voice. The band's sincerity and emotion are laid bare in their music, which has garnered an audience so broad and varied that they may prove to be the panacea for a jaded and stratified live music scene. The Suffers will be releasing their debut LP Make Some Room in 2015, hitting the road aggressively.

Sounds like: Leon Bridges, PHOX, Kopecky, Alabama Shakes


Blog by Gina Reis

Just Announced: June 22, 2015

DATE SHOW VENUE ON-SALE  
THU
8/27
Circuit des Yeux 7th St Entry NOW
SAT
8/29
The Tallest Man on Earth Mainroom Fri 6/26
at noon
SUN
9/13
Desaparecidos Mainroom Fri 6/26
at noon
WED
9/16
Mutemath 7th St Entry Fri 6/26
at noon
MON
9/21
Eagle Rock Gospel Singers Turf Club Wed 6/24
at noon
SUN
9/27
Aer - One Of A Kind Tour Mainroom Fri 6/26
at noon
SAT
10/10
Tove Lo: Queen of the Clouds Tour Mainroom Fri 6/26
at noon
THU
10/15
PEACHES Mainroom Fri 6/26
at noon
FRI
10/16
The Neighborhood Mainroom Fri 6/26
at noon
THU
10/22
John Grant The Cedar Fri 6/26
at noon
MON
10/26
Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness ∕ New Politics
The Wilderness Politics Tour presented by Journeys
Mainroom Fri 6/26
at noon
MON
10/26
Old 97’s Turf Club Fri 6/26
at noon
WED
10/28
Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats Turf Club Fri 6/26
at noon
TUE
11/03
Xavier Rudd & The United Nations
The Flag North America Tour
Mainroom Fri 6/26
at noon
WED
11/11
Low Mainroom Fri 6/26
at noon

Tickets On Sale This Week: June 18, 2015

DATE SHOW VENUE ON-SALE  
SUN
7/05
Mega Ran 7th St Entry Fri 6/19
at noon
FRI
7/10
Valet Turf Club NOW
WED
7/15
Gravez Record Room NOW
WED
8/12
Theory of a Deadman Mainroom Fri 6/19
at noon
SAT
8/15
Miguel: Wildheart Tour Mainroom Fri 6/19
at 11am
MON
9/07
La Luz 7th St Entry NOW
WED
9/09
Earth 7th St Entry Fri 6/19
at 10am
WED
9/09
Horse Feathers Turf Club Fri 6/19
at noon
SUN
9/13
The Dear Hunter Triple Rock Fri 6/19
at 10am
SAT
9/26
Holly Miranda 7th St Entry Fri 6/19
at noon
SAT
10/03
El Ten Eleven Triple Rock Fri 6/19
at 10am
MON
10/12
Bully 7th St Entry Fri 6/19
at noon
SUN
10/18
SOJA with J Boog Mainroom Fri 6/19
at noon
SUN
10/18
Tyler Ward 7th St Entry Fri 6/19
at noon
WED
10/21
Lucero Mainroom Fri 6/19
at noon
TUE
10/27
Title Fight Triple Rock Fri 6/19
at 10am
WED
10/28
Leon Bridges Mainroom Fri 6/19
at noon
WED
10/28
Shannon and The Clams 7th St Entry Fri 6/19
at noon
FRI
10/30
Telekinesis ∕ Say Hi 7th St Entry Fri 6/19
at noon
WED
11/25
Squeeze Acoustic The Cedar NOW
TUE
12/10
The 1975 Mainroom Fri 6/19
at noon

Just Announced

DATE SHOW VENUE ON-SALE  
SUN
7/05
Mega Ran 7th St Entry Fri 6/19
at noon
FRI
7/10
Valet Turf Club NOW
SAT
7/11
Vandy’s Birthday Bash
ft. Eleganza! & more
7th St Entry NOW
MON
7/13
Frankie Teardrop ∕
The Olympics ∕ Chalk
Turf Club NOW
WED
7/15
Gravez Record Room NOW
MON
7/20
Tiger Blue ∕ Sonic J ∕
An Atomic Whirl ∕ Warsaw
Turf Club NOW
FRI
7/31
Anti-Human Showcase 7th St Entry NOW
WED
8/12
Theory of a Deadman Mainroom Fri 6/19
at noon
SAT
8/15
Miguel: Wildheart Tour Mainroom Fri 6/19
at 11am
WED
9/09
Earth 7th St Entry Fri 6/19
at 10am
WED
9/09
Horse Feathers Turf Club Fri 6/19
at noon
SUN
9/13
The Dear Hunter Triple Rock Fri 6/19
at 10am
SAT
9/26
Holly Miranda 7th St Entry Fri 6/19
at noon
SAT
10/3
El Ten Eleven Triple Rock Fri 6/19
at 10am
MON
10/12
Bully 7th St Entry Fri 6/19
at noon
SUN
10/18
SOJA with J Boog Mainroom Fri 6/19
at noon
SUN
10/18
Tyler Ward 7th St Entry Fri 6/19
at noon
WED
10/21
Lucero Mainroom Fri 6/19
at noon
TUE
10/27
Title Fight Triple Rock Fri 6/19
at 10am
WED
10/28
Leon Bridges Mainroom Fri 6/19
at noon
WED
10/28
Shannon and The Clams 7th St Entry Fri 6/19
at noon
FRI
10/30
Telekinesis ∕ Say Hi 7th St Entry Fri 6/19
at noon
WED
11/25
Squeeze Acoustic The Cedar NOW
TUE
12/10
The 1975 Mainroom Fri 6/19
at noon

Tickets On Sale This Week: June 11, 2015

ON SALE: Friday, June 12 at 9:00am CT

Mew with The Dodos Triple Rock MON OCT 5

ON SALE: Friday, June 12 at 10:00am CT

A Place To Bury Strangers Turf Club SUN SEPT 27

ON SALE: Friday, June 12 at noon CT

Kevin Gates #IDGT Part 2 Tour Fine Line WED JULY 22
The New Pacific 7th St Entry MON JULY 27
Self Destruction - 10 Year Anniversary featuring
I Self Devine performing the Self Destruction album
7th St Entry SAT AUG 1
The Delta Saints 7th St Entry MON AUG 17
Nicki Bluhm and the Gramblers The Cedar WED AUG 19
The Vaccines Triple Rock MON AUG 24
Jack & The Coax Vinyl Release Turf Club FRI SEPT 4
Ratatat Mainroom SAT SEPT 12
Gardens & Villa 7th St Entry SUN OCT 4
The Districts Triple Rock SUN OCT 4
Wolf Alice Mainroom MON OCT 5
David Ramirez Turf Club TUE OCT 20
Squeeze Acoustic “The At Odds Couple”
An Evening with Difford and Tilbrook
The Cedar TUE NOV 24

ON SALE: NOW

Mill City Devils featuring The Tip 7th St Entry FRI JULY 3
Empires 7th St Entry MON JULY 13
King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard 7th St Entry SAT SEPT 5

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