PHOTOS: Eryn Allen Kane @ City Winery 2.19.16

Check Nosferatune’s full photo set from Eryn Allen Kane‘s debut solo show at City Winery on February 19, 2016. Some photos & review originally published on Fake Shore Drive.

HOMME | Live & Wise at Hideout Chicago

HOMME — Sima Cunningham and Macie Stewart — performed for a sold out show at the Hideout in Chicago’s Bucktown neighborhood this past Tuesday night. For those who knew the duo, this steal of a show at $5 was an absolute must-see. Everyone else who ended up there left with a dazed and profound sparkle in their … Continue reading

PHOTOS: The O’My’s @ Wicker Park Fest 2015

Every time I see The O’My’s, I wonder how their sound hasn’t looped around the world yet. Chicago hardly even knows about how good this music is — Wicker Park Fest might’ve been packed last Saturday, but these six brass-crooning, soul-feelin’ purveyors of modern blues deserve a larger audience for the vibes they throw down live. Maceo … Continue reading

PHOTOS: Second City Citizens + Friends at Tonic Room 1.30.15

Chicago’s Second City Citizens put on their first SCC + Friends show of the year at Tonic Room on January 30. It was all about the energy. Cramped in that tiny bar-turned-venue on North Halsted, the Tres Amigos charismatically killed it. Check out my recap over at Side By Side and the night in photos … Continue reading

PHOTOS: The Palmer Squares, Shlick Smit, Benny Els, Rabbi Darkside @ Abbey Pub 7/17/14

LA-based hip hop builder Shlick Smit put a show together at Chicago’s Abbey Pub last Thursday. Benny Els and Rabbi Darkside came from Brooklyn and The Palmer Squares are Chicago born and raised. Beyond the unique styles of each bill player, they all brought a common rhythmic energy to the intimate crowd of bouncing hands … Continue reading

PHOTOS: Man Man @ JBTV 10/14/13