Posted by: Allison Lapinski Last Saturday marked the end of San Francisco beach-pop band, No Vacation’s, headlining US tour with special guest Okey Dokey. Wicker Park’s Subterranean was packed with young fans sporting Hawaiian shirts and sunburns from the full-sun day in Chicago. I wandered in during the conclusion of the first opener, a small Michigan band. The crowd seemed eager for the main act, yet receptive to the indie grooves from Nashville band Okey … Continue reading WLUW Presents California Surf Rock Outfit, No Vacation
Jerry Paper Plays a Sold Out Show at The Empty Bottle
Posted by: Carolyn Droke Another successful WLUW-presented show for the books! Jerry Paper took the stage at the iconic Empty Bottle to play for a packed house. Although Jerry Paper and his band took the stage later than I had anticipated (however it is the empty bottle, so I really should have expected a midnight headliner), the "Like A Baby" singer was still able to captivate the crowd. Curt Oren was the first opener. I was able … Continue reading Jerry Paper Plays a Sold Out Show at The Empty Bottle
WLUW Presents The Dodos At Lincoln Hall
On Sunday, November 11th, I took a rest from writing course papers to go see The Dodos at Lincoln Hall hosted by WLUW. I arrived just in time for Pool Holograph’s Wyatt Grant subbing in for Palehound as the opening act. While I was disappointed that I would not see Palehound perform, Grant’s impromptu solo set brought a dreamy lo-fi start to the night. Pool Holograph’s synth-centered songs surprisingly worked without the support of a band. The … Continue reading WLUW Presents The Dodos At Lincoln Hall
WLUW Presents King Tuff, Cut Worms And Sesami At Lincoln Hall 5/25
Lincoln Hall was blessed by the presence of King Tuff on Friday, May 25. His mixture of Ty Segall, Tame Impala and a hint of Bob Dylan gave the audience a great live sound, perfect for a dance and a drink.