Upcoming Shows: Gene Ween, New Orleans Suspects, Anders Osborne, Striking Matches, The Suffers, Hayes Carll & more
This Weekend: On Friday night, we are very excited to welcome back the Queen of Rock, Wanda Jackson. Come out early to catch the opener, The Western Elstons, some of Chicago’s best country-western musicians. Saturday, don’t miss an early show with New York folk singer Lucy Kaplansky and our late show with songwriter Gabriel Kahane . Sunday brings a matinee folk show to the club with cult songwriter Michael Smith on a co-bill with Anne Hills.
Upcoming Shows: To celebrate October, we’re giving away some tickets for a handful of our fall shows. Go to our Facebook page and comment on this post for a chance to win two tickets to see one of the following shows: Gene Ween (Oct. 1); funk/soul supergroup New Orleans Suspects (Oct. 3); Nashville guitar duo Striking Matches (Oct. 6); Texas songwriter Hayes Carll (Oct. 8); versatile New Orleans songwriter Anders Osborne (Oct. 9–10); and Gulf Coast soul stars The Suffers (Oct. 15).
At Thalia Hall: Fans of the amzing Nashville duo Johnnyswim will be excited to hear that Amanda and Abner will be returning to Chicago on Dec. 9 for their annual Christmas show, this year taking place in our sister room, Thalia Hall. Tickets go on sale to the general public tomorrow at 10 a.m., but right now you can use the code “JSWM312” to get tickets early in our special pre-sale. Click here to get your tickets!
The Americana Music Festival is taking place in Nashville next week. We’re bringing some of the best Americana artists to SPACE this fall. Check out the descriptions below and get your tickets today.
Portland’s critically acclaimed indie-folk band Horse Feathers has just released a new album, So It Is With Us. They’ll be at SPACE on Sept. 12.
North Carolina folk duo Mandolin Orange sing about home on their new album, Such Jubilee. They’ll find a warm welcome at SPACE on Sept. 23.
Old Crow Medicine Show founding member Willie Watson set off on his own journey a few years ago, releasing his debut album, Folk Singer Vol. 1 (produced by Dave Rawlings), last year. Catch him here with Heather Maloney on Oct. 7.
Texas songwriter Hayes Carll is carrying the torch for that state’s legendary songwriters, with his literate, often humorous and political songs. We’re excited to have Hayes at SPACE this on Oct. 8.
Gulf Coast soul group The Suffers made waves this year at the Newport Folk Festival. They bring their 10-piece big band show to SPACE on Oct. 15.
Austin folk duo Penny and Sparrow recently announced a side project with sister harmony trio Joseph. See what the buzz is about when P&S play SPACE on Oct. 20.
On Nov. 12, SPACE welcomes singer-songwriter Eilen Jewell, whose new record is Sundown Over Ghost Town.
Go to ticketweb.com to get your tickets!