Last month, SPACE Radio launched its first-ever podcast, featuring music recorded live at SPACE by John Oates, Justin Townes Earle, Lake Street Dive and more.
Now we’re unveiling the second episode, again featuring some SPACE favorites as well as some new and noteworthy emerging artists who we think you’ll want to learn more about. The new episode features music by Patterson Hood, Genevieve, Funeral Bonsai Wedding, Knox Hamilton, Sons of the West, and Water Liars. Listen to it below:
If you missed Episode 1 — which also featured music from Shovels & Rope, Nora O’Connor, Jon McLaughlin, Stephen Kellogg and more — check it out below:
This THURSDAY, we’re bringing LIVE BAND KARAOKE to SPACE. Beatles, Bon Jovi, Stones, Weezer plus a whole lot more. Don’t miss your chance to sing on the SPACE stage. Free with RSVP!
On Wednesday, SPACE welcomes indie dance-rock outfit Knox Hamilton, straight outta Little Rock, Arkansas. Local group August Hotel will open the show.
We had so much fun with trombone-centric NOLA band Bonerama that we’re bringing more Big Easy music to Evanston this winter. Grammy-winning Zydeco man Terrance Simien makes his debut at SPACE on Friday. Looking ahead, we’ve got New Orleans Suspects on Feb. 5 and The Subdudes on Feb. 27-28.
Milwaukee bluesman Paul Cebar Tomorrow Sound plays SPACE on Saturday, with an opening set by Chicago’s own Lurrie Bell. On Sunday, SPACE welcomes jazz guitarist Alfonso Ponticelli and his Gypsy Jazz/Flamenco Showcase.
And don’t forget, tickets went on sale last week for these upcoming shows: March 5: Jimmy Webb // March 25: Dave Specter // April 12: Liz Longley // April 18: Howie Day // April 26: Tuck and Patti // May 8: Tyrone Wells
Go to ticketweb.com to pick up advance tickets.
We’ve got a handful of new shows that are on sale now, including legendary British guitarist Albert Lee on Feb. 24; Chicago R&B group Jambón on Jan. 3; and indie-rock band Knox Hamilton on Jan. 23. Head over to our home page for more info.
Tonight, Chicago soul and blues legend Syl Johnson takes the stage; and on Saturday, we’ve got Steely Dan tribute act Deacon Blues. Tickets for all both shows are moving fast!
Looking ahead, the following shows are close to selling out, so act now if you want to catch Justin Townes Earle on Dec. 10; Harry Shearer & Judith Owen on Dec. 18; The Milk Carton Kids on New Year’s Eve; Noah Gundersen on Jan. 30; and The Subdudes on Feb. 27.
Don’t forget to check your inbox on Monday, Dec. 1. We’ve got some great items in store for Cyber Monday, including new merch, discounts on upcoming shows and special drink packages.