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Stage Buzz: American Music Festival, Hot Stove Cool Music, Sarah Shook & The Disarmers, Modern English

| June 29, 2022

Alejandro Escovedo at FitzGerald’s American Music Festival July 3rd.


Our February cover feature and one of the most crucial alt-country bands touring these days (both musically and socially),  Sarah Shook and The Disarmers arrive at the venue in Aurora Wednesday, June 29.

Jack Johnson arrives on his “Meet the Moonlight 2022 Tour” at the Huntington Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island this Thursday, June 30th at 7:30 PM. Tickets on sale here.

Ty Segall & the Freedom Band with Bill MacKay will perform at Thalia Hall on Friday, July 1. Doors open at 7:30 PM. Buy tickets here.

FitzGerald’s American Music Festival is back in a big way in Berwyn for 4 days commencing July 1 through July 4. Our picks include former Jay Farrar’s groundbreaking Son Volt headlining on July 1, and acclaimed godfather of alt-country and Rank ad File co-founder Alejandro Escovedo on July 3. Honestly, there are just too many good artists to choose from with nearly 60 bands over four days. The full line-up is available here. Single-day tickets or 4-day passes can be purchased here.

Enjoy a night of music and give back. Check out Hot Stove Cool Music: Celebrating 10 Years of Music, Baseball, and Giving – A Benefit Show for the Foundation to be Named Later featuring Mavis Staples, Juliana Hatfield, Ted Leo,  Local H’s Scott Lucas, Kay Hanley, Gail Greenwood, and more. It all goes down at the Metro this Friday, July 1 at 7:30 PM. You can still find tickets here.

Guitar legend (Carlos) Santana and R&B Hall of Famer’s Earth, Wind & Fire arrive at Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre in Tinley Park this Saturday, July 2nd at 7 PM. Grab tickets here.

Catch Puscifer’s “Existential Reckoning Tour – prepare to be probed” at the Chicago Theatre on Saturday, July 2nd at 8 PM. Tickets are still on sale.

My Morning Jacket plays Huntington Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island Saturday, July 2 at 7 PM. Get tickets here.

’80s “new wave” stalwarts Modern English (“I Melt Wih You”) come to SPACE in Evanston this Saturday, July 2. Doors open at 7 PM. Tickets are available here.

Halsey brings her “Love and Power Tour” to Tinley Park’s Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre this Sunday, July 3rd at 7 PM. You can still get tickets here.

-Ashley Perez Hollingsworth and Dave Gedge

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