Thu, Feb 6 - 7:30pm - $18

 



Michael Miles & Lloyd Brodnax King

 Miles is one of the most innovative clawhammer banjo players in the world. King is a virtuoso flute soloist. Both are award-winning composers, fine guitarists and singers. Together for nearly 40 years, Miles and King have a musical dynamic loaded with clarity and compelling set lists. Repertoire includes sparkling originals along with 500 years of hit songs. More at MilesMusic.org"Miles has dared to take on some of the most dramatic and profound music ever written, and succeeded.” - Howard Reich, Chicago Tribune“Compelling improvisations. Great sounds, great songs, and great musicianship.” - Matt Watroba, WKAR"Chicago's very best.... I just want to know when is the next gig."- Rick Kogan, WGN & Chicago Tribune 


Congress of Starlings

 Congress of Starlings is a long-time favorite on the Chicago indie folk rock scene. Aerin Tedesco and Andrea Bunch have been called ‘two of the most beautiful noises on the planet.’ Lindsay Weinberg rounds out the complex and heavenly harmonies. Greg Nergaard and Janet Cramer lay a skilled groove foundation under gorgeous original tunes.  The Starlings have brought their music to dozens of famous venues like Milwaukee’s Summerfest, The National Women’s Music Festival, Halsted Market Days and to beloved Chicago venues like Martyrs'!


Monty & Rose (short film)

 ‚Äč"Monty and Rose" tells the story of a pair of endangered piping plovers that successfully nested at Chicago's Montrose Beach in the summer of 2019, the first of the species to nest in Chicago in 64 years. The short, independent documentary chronicles these special birds and an unpredictable series of events including a proposed music festival that propelled the birds to national headlines. "Monty and Rose" features interviews with an array of key players in the story, including biologists, birders, volunteers and the advocates who spoke out when the music festival was proposed. "Monty and Rose" is an independent project, funded through the generous support of backers on Kickstarter. Partners in the project include Turnstone Strategies, Wenkus Productions, Free Spirit Media and Eileen Wagner Design. Music is by local indie favorites Congress of Starlings. "Monty and Rose" was released in November 2019.



Price: $18