Photo by Peter Emmett via Half Gringa's Spotify Written by Avalon Smith On a Sunday night in Sleeping Village, audience members excitedly gathered in the bar awaiting the EP release show for Half Gringa’s January EP, Ancestral Home. The intimate venue was the perfect setting for their soulful and introspective sound, promising an evening of captivating music and heartfelt performances. Sunday scaries forgotten, fans gathered into the venue, after grabbing a drink and buying some … Continue reading An Ancestral Home With Half Gringa
The Mozart Immersive Exhibit is for Everyone!
Written By Imani Warren Last Wednesday, I had the pleasure of attending the Mozart Immersive Exhibit here in downtown Chicago. The venue chosen reflected Mozart’s work as it was classic and antique. Walking into the exhibit is like stepping into another universe filled with child-like play and a view of the world. From a young age, Mozart was expected to be a high-achieving musician by his father. This curbed his childhood, robbing him of the … Continue reading The Mozart Immersive Exhibit is for Everyone!
David Howley at Old Town School of Folk Music
Photo by Ajeet Music Written by Aly Westrin Folk, singer-songwriter, David Howley, treated Chicago's, Old Town School of Folk Music to a night of intimate and meaningful lyricism last Sunday. Firstly, Old Town School of Folk Music is an incredibly cool establishment that I recommend everyone check out. Founded in 1957, it is a place that teaches and celebrates music and cultural expression. Secondly, David Howley is an incredibly talented, passionate, and kind artist that … Continue reading David Howley at Old Town School of Folk Music
Diving into songwriting, The Fish Song, and moving to Nashville with Olivia Barton
Photo Via Olivia Barton's Instagram Interview by Clara Copps On Friday and Saturday evenings in Uptown it’s not uncommon to see a line forming outside the Riviera Theatre in anticipation of the evening’s musical lineup, and this weekend was no exception. When me and my friends arrived for the Lizzy McAlpine concert, there was a line of people around the block waiting for the doors to open. We could feel the excitement in the air, … Continue reading Diving into songwriting, The Fish Song, and moving to Nashville with Olivia Barton
Mo Lowda & the Humble: A Name to Remember
Story and Photos by Natalie Silva Illiterate Light, an alternative rock duo comprised of Jeff Gorman (lead singer and guitarist) and Jake Cochran (drummer and backup singer), captivated the audience with their high-energy performance and virtuosity, building the excitement for headliner Mo Lowda & the Humble at Lincoln Hall on Saturday night. Although Illiterate Light's newest album, Sunburned draws listeners in with its mellow charm, their set Saturday night was far from boring. Air drums … Continue reading Mo Lowda & the Humble: A Name to Remember