Article and Photo by Jess Post It was a cloudy Thursday night as indie supporters slowly began dropping into the Metro, awaiting Junior Boys. Composed of Jeremy Greenspan as lead singer, bass, and piano lead, John Dark as the rhythmic mastermind, Dale Butterfield on drums, Colin Fisher playing both guitar and saxophone, and Matt Didemus composing synth beats. Prior to the show, I was able to sit down with the talented and friendly Jeremy Greenspan … Continue reading Junior Boys: Not Your Average Boy Band
Coverage of shows attended by our staff and DJs.
Drugdealer Plays “Their Best Show Yet” Right Here in Chicago
Photo by Alyssa Kriner and article by Chloe Rafferty On November 11th, the LA based psychedelic rock band Drugdealer came to Thalia Hall to showcase their newest album Hiding in Plain Sight. The opener Revered Baron played songs from his new record From Anywhere, consisting of tracks that could either put you to sleep (in the best way possible) or slow dance with your crush. As reflected through his songs, the description of his music goes somewhat like “making you feel … Continue reading Drugdealer Plays “Their Best Show Yet” Right Here in Chicago
Ty Segall ‘In the Round’ at Thalia Hall
Article and Photography by Sarah Cline Ty Segall is a long-time favorite. From noisy psychedelia twinged rock to patient acoustic tracks, Segall’s prolific output guarantees that there’s something for everyone. Friday’s show marked the fifth night of Segall’s US Solo Acoustic Tour, and the show is a complete 180 from his tour this summer. The show at Thalia Hall was ‘In the Round’ meaning that instead of being on the venue’s main stage, Segall was … Continue reading Ty Segall ‘In the Round’ at Thalia Hall
Thalia Hall Gets Strange with Bartees!
Article and photos by: Jess Post This Tuesday, November 8, Bartees Strange rocked Thalia Hall. Over the past few years, Bartees Strange (he/him), signed by the indie label 4AD, has forged a name for himself in the alternative music scene. He’s opened for big names like Phoebe Bridgers, Lucy Dacus, and The National to name a few. While Pom Pom Squad was set to open for Strange, unfortunately, their tour bus was robbed in Italy … Continue reading Thalia Hall Gets Strange with Bartees!
Blu DeTiger Gets Up Close and Personal at Metro