The folk-rock legend’s Ravinia debut; expect songs from “Stranger to Stranger,” his new release—and thirteenth solo album.
Amazingly, the second-generation bossa-nova superstar is now fifty—but sounding as supple and timeless as ever.
ALFREDO RODRIGUEZ TRIO
The bravura Cuban composer-pianist hits town for four nights to promote his ravishing new album, “Tocororo.”
June 16, 17, 18 and 19
David Thomas’ proto-alternative rock band perform songs from two recent CD box sets compiling material from 1975 to 1982.
FLAT EARTH SOCIETY
From Belgium, brilliantly inventive and irresistibly witty pomo big band, led by composer-clarinetist Peter Vermeersch.
Robert Rodi is an author, spoken-word performer and musician who has served as Newcity’s Music Editor since 2014. He’s written more than a dozen books, including the travel memoir “Seven Seasons In Siena.” His jazz quintet recently completed a two-year residency at Uncommon Ground, and he regularly hosts a jazz singers’ jam at Lizard’s Liquid Lounge. His literary and music criticism has appeared in the Los Angeles Times, the Chicago Tribune, Salon, The Huffington Post and many other national and regional publications.