Happy New Year! Dont Miss These January Events: Movie Night, Ezra Furman, Terrance Simien & More!
Happy New Year, folks! SPACE’s New Year’s Eve shows with The Milk Carton Kids are sold out, but another great option for ringing in the New Year is First Night Evanston, with performances by Regina Carter, Corky Siegel and more. Go to firstnightevanston.net for more info.
We’re excited for the inaugural Lagunitas Movie Night on Friday, Jan. 2. We’ll be showing The Royal Tenebaums at 7 p.m. and Fargo at 9:15 p.m. There will be Lagunitas IPA on draft and free popcorn. Don’t forget to RSVP here.
On Saturday, Jan. 3, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., SPACE is hosting a special FREE concert by the singers of the Etc. Music School Choir in Evanston and the Nairobi Girls Chorale from Kenya. Come and hear both traditional African and American folk songs, as well as African gospel and American rock arrangements by these two talented, multi-faceted groups of young artists. More info is posted here.
More great shows are coming up in the New Year. Get your tickets now before the shows are sold out!
One of Evanston’s favorite sons, Ezra Furman, on Jan. 4
SPACE Interns present Sons of the West and Max Simmons on Jan. 7
January Dance Party with Expo 76 and Total Horn Pros on Jan. 16
Former Miles Davis collaborator and keyboardist Robert Irving III on Jan. 18
Indie-rock group Knox Hamilton with August Hotel on Jan. 21
Louisiana zydeco master Terrance Simien on Jan. 23
A night of blues with Paul Cebar and Lurrie Bell on Jan. 24
Gypsy guitarist Alfonso Ponticelli on Jan. 25
Pop-rock singer-songwriter Gabe Dixon on Jan. 28
L.A. Americana-swing outfit Dustbowl Revival on Jan. 29