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SIX NEW SHOWS ON SALE!

Posted on September 8, 2017 in Featured Blog Post

Lizz Wright
November 5 | 7pm
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A preacher’s kid, Lizz Wright sang during most services, and it is there, deep in the joy of ministry, that one can find the roots of the voice and spirit that so captivates listeners. With peculiar focus, she seamlessly weaves through the genres of gospel, jazz, folk, pop, and blues, handling them like colors on a palette. Ultimately, it is the voice, the stories told and the call to connect that transcend categorization and stir her audiences.

Crystal Bowersox
November 7 | 7pm
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Crystal has drawn on her various influences —  across folk-pop, classic rock, soul, blues and country — to make the kind of music that resonates with her spirit. It is both tender and tough, rough yet polished, and it encompasses many genres without falling neatly into one category. As one of her songwriting partners describes it, Crystal has “a voice like dirt and diamonds.” Her music is intended to bring a positive message of love and light to the world – things that folks will be able to take with them on their own journey, so that they, too, can feel truly alive.

AT VIEUX CARRÉ:
Pat Mallinger Quartet

November 25 | 9pm
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Chris Lomheim, piano
Graydon Peterson, bass
Phil Hey, drums

Pat Mallinger was born and raised in St. Paul, MN and began playing the saxophone when he was 11. He received his Jazz Studies degree from North Texas State University on a “One O’Clock Lab Band Scholarship. He lived and performed in Los Angeles, Dallas, Boston, and Japan, before establishing Chicago as his home in 1990. He is a co-leader of Sabertooth, which has been the mainstay band at the Green Mill Lounge each Saturday night since 1992. He is also heard around Chicago, performing with the Chicago Jazz Ensemble, Bobby Lewis Quintet, Art Hoyle Quintet, and the Pat Mallinger Quartet to name a few. Pat performs concerts and festivals nationally and internationally both as a band leader and side man.

 

LIVE AT THE GUTHRIE:
Leo Kottke with Special Guest Todd Park Mohr of Big Head Todd & The Monsters
November 27 | 7:30pm

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Leo Kottke returns to the Guthrie Theater stage! Widely known for his innovative fingerpicking style, which draws on influences from blues, jazz, and folk music, this two-time Grammy Award nominee has recorded over 40 albums in a career that’s spanned more than 4 decades. Join us for a magical night of acoustic brilliance!

The Squirrel Nut Zippers
January 11 & 12 | 7pm & 9pm
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It was about 20 years ago when NPR’s Morning Edition said: “It’s not easy to categorize the music of the Squirrel Nut Zippers, except that it’s hot.” 2016 marks the 20th anniversary of the Squirrel Nut Zippers most celebrated and commercially successful album Hot. In honor of the 20th Anniversary the album, the bands visionary creator Jimbo Mathus, along with founding member and partner Chris Phillips (drums), have crafted a brand new stage show including singer Ingrid Lucia of Flying Neutrino’s fame. Several leading musicians from New Orleans have also been enlisted to serve up the bands unique musical flavor which owes its roots to that city.

Steven Page and the Art of Time
February 18 | 6pm & 8pm
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Steven Page, a founder and former lead of the iconic band Barenaked Ladies, joins Toronto’s highly inventive Art of Time Ensemble in an evening of seminal songs by Randy Newman, Radiohead, Elvis Costello, Barenaked Ladies, Leonard Cohen, Page himself, and others. These gems are reimagined and reinvented by some of the greatest minds in classical, pop, and jazz, and delivered by a defining voice in contemporary rock.