On Sale Saturday: Richard Thompson, Iris DeMent, The Flat Five, Joe Pug, Andrew Belle & More
New shows go on sale Saturday at 11 a.m., including our big New Year’s Eve shows and a range of other December and holiday-themed shows. The box office at SPACE will be open Saturday from 11-12:30. Visit our Facebook page and comment on this post for a chance to win tickets.
Richard Thompson (Folk/Rock) ~ On December 29, 30 and 31, 93XRT welcomes British singer-songwriter and guitarist Richard Thompson to SPACE for an incredibly special three-night, solo-acoustic New Year’s Eve run. Tickets go on sale for these shows on Saturday morning via our website and box office.
Iris DeMent w/ Pieta Brown (Country/Folk) ~ Critically acclaimed singer-songwriter Iris DeMent will be at SPACE on Saturday, Dec. 12, with support from Pieta Brown. DeMent’s new album, The Trackless Woods, sets her original music to the words of 20th century Russian poet Anna Akhmatova.
The Flat Five (Alt-Country) ~ December brings the group the Chicago Reader named “The Best Cover Band That Plays One Gig a Year” back to SPACE. The Chicago supergroup — comprised of Kelly Hogan and Nora O’Connor (The Decemberists); Scott Ligon and Casey McDonough (NRBQ); and Alex Hall (The Fat Babies) — has been busy at work on a new album of songs written by Chris Ligon.
Joe Pug (Americana/Folk) ~ On Saturday, Dec. 5, singer-songwriter Joe Pug, who got his musical start in Chicago before moving to Austin, makes his debut at the club. Pug’s third studio album, Windfall, was released earlier this year.
Andrew Belle Christmas Show (Pop/Singer-Songwriter) ~ Singer-songwriter Andrew Belle is back with a holiday-themed show on Friday, Dec. 18. The Chicago native will be fresh off a tour supporting Brett Dennen this fall.
Vanessa Carlton (Pop/Singer-Songwriter) ~ On Nov. 11, Vanessa Carlton will celebrate her new album, Liberman, at the club. The hit songwriter’s new tracks reflect her current state of mind, having recently married John McCauley (of Deer Tick), moved to Nashville and had a baby girl.
Among the other shows going on sale on Saturday are Pat Martino Trio (Jazz) on Dec. 6; Howie Day (Pop/Singer-Songwriter) on Nov. 19; Graham Colton and Jay Nash (Americana/Folk) on Dec. 1; Griffin House (Singer-Songwriter) on Dec. 10; andFoiled Again Holiday Concert (Vocal) on Dec. 14. Get your tickets at evanstonspace.com.