The Last Shadow Puppet are a rock band based out of Sheffield, England. The group who formed as a side project super group who have developed a large fan base over the course of their career. Fans of their music can look forward to seeing the group in concert. It’s sure to be a great show that you won’t want to miss. Buy tickets here
Second Annual Summer Block Party hosted by Chicago’s Radio Station V103 will include performances from Erykah Badu, Jazmine Sullivan, SWV and more
David Gilmour’s first North American tour in ten years is stopping in Chicago! The “Live 2016” appearances will be David Gilmour’s first live concert dates since the “On An Island” tour in 2006, and will follow his UK and European tour this September/October. David Gilmour also announced that his new solo album Rattle That Lock will be released worldwide on Friday, September 18, 2015, but ticket buyers will be among the first...
Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concerts features solo and ensemble performances of classical music that showcase emerging performers. Held year round on Wednesdays at 12:15 pm in Preston Bradley Hall. Broadcast live on WFMT 98.7 fm and streamed live at www.wfmt.com. The Dame Myra Hess concerts are produced by the International Music Foundation, for more information on the concerts, visit the IMF website at www.imfchicago.org. Magdalena Filipczak & Adam Golka
Chicago-based experimental music group Haptic (Steven Hess, Joseph Clayton Mills, and Adam Sonderberg) explore the intersection between composition and improvisation in concerts, installations, and recordings. Originally conceived as a vehicle for live collaboration, their performances often cross traditional boundaries between between music, sound, literature, and visual art. This event is free with admission.
Celebrating Post-Impressionist music and art, the CSO’s Tononi Ensemble performs two of Gaubert’s tone poems; Ewazen’s Trio for Trumpet, Violin, and Piano; and Bruch’s Eight Pieces for Clarinet, Viola, and Piano. A gallery tour follows the concert. For tickets, call (312) 294-3000.
One of the leading recorder players of her generation and winner of the prestigious Echo Klassik Prize for Best Instrumentalist of the Year, Dorothée Oberlinger brings her Diapason D’Or-winning program of music from Venice’s golden age, including works by Vivaldi, Corelli, and others “… a soloist who has perfect fingers, consummate tonguing and breathing technique, … Dorothee Oberlinger has plenty of hot blood running through...
Hailing from the home of The Hobbit movies and sharing DNA with Flight of the Conchords, New Zealand entertainment powerhouse The Wellington International Ukulele Orchestra are in hot demand worldwide for their winning combination of charming humour, disarmingly small ukuleles, and sublime musicality. The Wellington International Ukulele Orchestra are skilled performers who live to entertain, making sure audiences forget their troubles and sing their hearts...
Deacon Blues was born in the fifth year of the 21st century. Eleven stellar musicians, composers, and educators based in Chicago, they share a unique passion for the Becker/Fagen repository, better known to the world as Steely Dan. This stunning collective is essentially the personification of what The Dan did on record – gathering top studio musicians for their albums – The Deacons are doing...
This adventurous ensemble performs a world premiere by composer Hans Thomalla alongside Beat Furrer’s Quartet no. 3, two pieces that conjure music of Europe’s past through a contemporary lens.