HERBIE HANCOCK & KAMASI WASHINGTON
Hancock’s Miles Davis Quintet-backed piano chops, alongside Washington’s artful sax, assures a genre-bent night of jazz and beyond.
(SANDY) ALEX G
Following a Thursday Lolla appearance, the lo-fi prince of indie brings his intimate, DIY sound to a Chicago institution.
SHARON VAN ETTEN
The songstress of the moment tours her incisive, dreamy new album, “Remind Me Tomorrow,” as she steps into her magnitude as a frontwoman.
CLAP YOUR HANDS SAY YEAH
The small-batch indie project has pared down to its founding member, Alec Ounsworth, and he returns to Chicago full of jitters, urgency and bounce.
The New Wave pioneers cross the pond, bringing their brainy, groovy pop. Should be cool for cats during the dog days of summer.
JR Atkinson is an incoming junior at Wesleyan University where she studies English and film. She is Newcity’s summer intern.