I'm With Her
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Photos: I’m With Her performs to a sold out Thalia Hall

This was a night filled with folk and bluegrass that had the audience captivated throughout the night. I’m With Her returned to Chicago and closed out their winter tour at Thalia Hall. They brought along Chapel Hill natives Mipso to kick off the sold out night. Both groups put on beautiful sets with both bands joining forces at the end of the night to bring the show to a close. I’m With Her is a fantastic trio that I would consider a super group. These three ladies have come together…

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Chicago Record Store Crawl, The List You Should Follow

October doesn’t just mean Halloween, trick or treating, and costume parties. It also means the Chicago Record Store Crawl is around the corner. An experience tailor-made for vinyl enthusiasts and beer lovers, the event takes you to different record shops and pubs around the city. But the event has become so popular over the years, tickets sell out as soon as they go on sale. If you didn’t get your tickets (or didn’t want to pay the $50 fee), there’s no need to be upset. We’ve compiled a list of…

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Rhye, Thalia Hall, Chicago, IL. March 8, 2018. Photo by Samantha Reyes.
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Rhye Brings Beauty in Softness at Sold Out Thalia Hall Show

Boulevards One of the unexpected surprises of the night was the high-energy, eighties-infused set from opener Boulevards–stage name for Raleigh, North Carolina based R&B/soul musician Jamil Rashad. The funky, disco-inspired grooves initially seemed like a mismatch for the tour, but the uptempo set balanced out what could have been an entirely chill night.  At times, the music felt so retro it could’ve easily accompanied a party scene in a Ghostbusters or Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie.  Joined on-stage by his DJ Dirtyfinger, Boulevards covered a lot of ground, traversing the…

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Courtney Barnett and Kurt Vile Rock Out on 2nd Sold Out Chicago Show at Thalia Hall

This past Friday, Courtney Barnett and Kurt Vile joined forces for the second of their three highly anticipated collaboration shows in Chicago.  The sold out show filled up Thalia Hall with a slightly older, calmer crowd.  This was one of those shows where the the performers’ energy really mirrored that of the crowd.  The relatively chill crowd livened up with shouts of “Courtney” and “I love you Courtney!” While Kurt Vile remained fairly subdued, almost hiding behind a cascade of curly brown hair, Courtney Barnett maintained a much more lively…

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Wolf Parade
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Wolf Parade Returns With An Impressive Set, Jams Out Even Harder in Encore at Thalia Hall

Tuesday’s cold, rainy night was probably one best spent at home, bundled up in a pile of blankets.  Fortunately for the 1300 or so people at Thalia Hall that night, Wolf Parade made the trek outdoors worth it.   The Canadian indie rockers returned with Cry Cry Cry earlier this month, their first full-length album in nearly seven years. The show sold out quickly, so it was surprising to see the venue bustling, but still not uncomfortably packed for opener Charly Bliss.  The New York-based rock quartet played a catchy,  bubbly opening set. …

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