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May 2017

OPEN MIC presented by Shure

May 23 | 7:30 pm-9:00 pm
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Uncommon Ground – Edgewater, 1401 W. Devon Ave
Chicago, IL 60660 United States
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OPEN MIC presented by Shure OPEN MIC Chicago’s longest-running open mic competition. We host our weekly open mics every Monday at our Clark St. location & every Tuesday at our Devon location.  Sign-up begins at 7pm.

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$10

“IT’S ABOUT TIME” Cabaret Show

May 24 | 7:30 pm-9:30 pm
Uncommon Ground – Edgewater, 1401 W. Devon Ave
Chicago, IL 60660 United States
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It’s About Time - Cabaret Show CLICK HERE TO RESERVE YOUR SEAT IN THE MUSIC ROOM From timeless to timely. Songs, stories and poems about that slipperiest of subjects— time. Join actress and singer Jennifer Anglin with Mark Burnell on piano and special guest, Matt Heimer, as we venture down the rabbit hole and celebrate life with songs of yesterday, today and tomorrow. Looking forward, looking back, waiting impatiently or basking in the moment. Time is always with us, and…

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$7

THE THREADS w/ Puzzle Quest

May 26 | 8:00 pm-10:00 pm
Uncommon Ground – Edgewater, 1401 W. Devon Ave
Chicago, IL 60660 United States
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The Threads  Puzzle Quest CLICK HERE TO RESERVE YOUR SEAT IN THE MUSIC ROOM The Threads are a four piece rock band from Lemont,IL composed of Nick Abboud, Sam Abboud, Justin Bell, and Duke Hiatt. "...reminiscent of a blending of The Clash and Alabama Shakes." - Nicole Roberts, Locals Only. Puzzle Quest or Puzzle Quest: Puzzle Quest for Seven Rings is comprised of Paul Tisch, Kai Ebata, Grant Allen, and Wyatt Richter. They formed in the fall of 2016 and…

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$15

YOU’RE BEING RIDICULOUS (Storytelling Show)

May 27 | 7:30 pm-9:30 pm
Uncommon Ground – Edgewater, 1401 W. Devon Ave
Chicago, IL 60660 United States
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You're Being Ridiculous (Storytelling Show) You’re Being Ridiculous is a group of real people telling real funny stories about their lives with a theme as their guide. Our motto is good stories are better than good times. We laugh at ourselves and laugh with each other. Everyone has a story to tell. What’s yours? CLICK HERE TO RESERVE YOUR SEAT IN THE MUSIC ROOM PERFORMERS: Stephanie Douglass Michael Fischer Steve Glickman Adrian Gonzales TJ Medel Jeremy Owens Chad Peterson  

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$8

TAYLOR ALEXANDER w/ Claudia Mintz and Tess Considine

May 29 | 7:00 pm-9:00 pm
Uncommon Ground – Edgewater, 1401 W. Devon Ave
Chicago, IL 60660 United States
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Taylor Alexander  Claudia Mintz Tess Considine  CLICK HERE TO RESERVE YOUR SEAT IN THE MUSIC ROOM Taylor Alexander is a true independent artist. He plays an acute, bluesy acoustic guitar paired with a rich, soul stricken voice.  He's released 4 EP's since 2012 and is currently touring the US. Hailing from the Queen City (Cincinnati, OH), his love affair with music began at a young age and both sides of his family being musical made it an inevitable passion. Genuine, honest…

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OPEN MIC presented by Shure

May 30 | 7:30 pm-9:00 pm
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Uncommon Ground – Edgewater, 1401 W. Devon Ave
Chicago, IL 60660 United States
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OPEN MIC presented by Shure OPEN MIC Chicago’s longest-running open mic competition. We host our weekly open mics every Monday at our Clark St. location & every Tuesday at our Devon location.  Sign-up begins at 7pm.

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TEMPERANCE BRASS

May 31 | 8:00 pm-10:00 pm
Uncommon Ground – Edgewater, 1401 W. Devon Ave
Chicago, IL 60660 United States
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Temperance Brass Suggested Donation: $5-10 CLICK HERE TO RESERVE YOUR SEAT IN THE MUSIC ROOM Temperance Brass quintet dedicated to sharing music with diverse​ audiences in unique settings. We formed in 2016​ ​ out of the desire for more high-quality brass playing to reach audiences outside of the classical realm. In our first year, we performed for hundreds of students in Chicago Public Schools thanks to financial support from the Negaunee Foundation, we’ve played on downtown sidewalks, a restaurant, and…

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June 2017
$8

ANDY COOK w/ Mu

June 1 | 8:00 pm-10:00 pm
Uncommon Ground – Edgewater, 1401 W. Devon Ave
Chicago, IL 60660 United States
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Andy Cook Mu CLICK HERE TO RESERVE YOUR SEAT IN THE MUSIC ROOM Andy Cook’s new EP “In Space” pulls on a combination of melodic guitar riffs, waves of synth and percussion, and longing vocals for a record that is both modern and reminiscent. Produced by Jeremy Ylvisaker (Andrew Bird, Haley Bonar, Alpha Consumer), “In Space” covers territory from sweeping and psychedelic to urgent and pressing, with lyrics that pit a wry cynicism against determined optimism. Cook was born and…

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$12

A FLOR DE PIEL

June 2 | 8:00 pm-10:00 pm
Uncommon Ground – Edgewater, 1401 W. Devon Ave
Chicago, IL 60660 United States
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A Flor de Piel CLICK HERE TO RESERVE YOUR SEAT IN THE MUSIC ROOM A Flor de Piel was founded in April 2007 by Grammy® and Latin Grammy® nominee multi-instrumentalist Renato Ceron, and author, teacher and musician Marisol Ceron. The mission of the group is to keep the traditional music from Latin America alive and fresh by performing and teaching workshops for all audiences. The educational background of the group’s founders is evident in their effort to share their appreciation…

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$10

KIDSTREET CONCERT featuring Lillstreet Art Center

June 3 | 10:00 am-12:00 pm
Uncommon Ground – Edgewater, 1401 W. Devon Ave
Chicago, IL 60660 United States
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Kidstreet Concert featuring Lillstreet Art Center CLICK HERE TO RESERVE YOUR SEAT IN THE MUSIC ROOM Join Lillstreet’s Music Teachers at Uncommon Ground Edgewater on Saturday, June 3rd! The concert will feature kids music for all ages, plus an arts-based activities for the whole family to enjoy. Tickets are $10 for ages 1 and up (kids under 1 attend free) Lillstreet Art Center opened in 1975 and has offered arts-based education to kids for 30 years.Today, Kidstreet classes and camps…

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$15

YOU’RE BEING RIDICULOUS (Storytelling Show)

June 3 | 7:30 pm-9:30 pm
Uncommon Ground – Edgewater, 1401 W. Devon Ave
Chicago, IL 60660 United States
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You're Being Ridiculous You're Being Ridiculous is a group of real people telling real funny stories about their lives with a theme as their guide. Our motto is good stories are better than good times. We laugh at ourselves and laugh with each other. Everyone has a story to tell. What’s yours? CLICK HERE TO RESERVE YOUR SEAT IN THE MUSIC ROOM PERFORMERS: Sarah Bunger Dara Davis Michael Downey Gwynn Fulcher Risa McDonell Amy Miller Jeremy Owens

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$10

SONGS OF LOVE AND HATE

June 4 | 7:00 pm-9:00 pm
Uncommon Ground – Edgewater, 1401 W. Devon Ave
Chicago, IL 60660 United States
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Songs of Love and Hate CLICK HERE TO RESERVE YOUR SEAT IN THE MUSIC ROOM Linda Solotaire is a vocalist, band leader, curator, and teacher. Her current projects: Dreams of You: the Sun, the Moon, and Johnny Mercer, embracing the dreamy world of one of America’s finest lyricists; Phoenix Project, along with her collaborator James Sanders, re-imagining the songs of Jacques Brel, Leonard Cohen, Marlene Deitrich and infusing the performance with originals and spoken word; her Speakeasy Show; as well as her straight ahead jazz ensemble,…

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$10

DANIELLE ATE THE SANDWICH w/ Nick Jester

June 5 | 8:00 pm-10:00 pm
Uncommon Ground – Edgewater, 1401 W. Devon Ave
Chicago, IL 60660 United States
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Danielle Ate The Sandwich Nick Jester CLICK HERE TO RESERVE YOUR SEAT IN THE MUSIC ROOM Danielle Ate the Sandwich, is the stage name of pop-folk songwriter, Danielle Anderson. Based in Fort Collins, Colorado, Danielle has been touring nationally since 2009 after cultivating an online following from her homemade videos on Youtube and her unique style of online marketing that brings her music to the audience she affectionately refers to as “Fanwiches.” in September 2016, Danielle Ate the Sandwich released her 6th…

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OPEN MIC presented by Shure

June 6 | 7:30 pm-9:00 pm
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Uncommon Ground – Edgewater, 1401 W. Devon Ave
Chicago, IL 60660 United States
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OPEN MIC presented by Shure OPEN MIC Chicago’s longest-running open mic competition. We host our weekly open mics every Monday at our Clark St. location & every Tuesday at our Devon location.  Sign-up begins at 7pm.

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$12

PIVOT ARTS FESTIVAL PRESENTS: LIVE TALK- Best Of

June 7 | 7:30 pm-9:30 pm
Uncommon Ground – Edgewater, 1401 W. Devon Ave
Chicago, IL 60660 United States
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Pivot Arts A seated dinner performance at Uncommon Ground Edgewater! CLICK HERE TO BUY TICKETS IN ADVANCE Pivot Arts’ monthly LIVE TALK show is part performance, part live talk show. This unique evening includes quirky performances, interviews, live music and the very special, Pivot DIY. The June Live Talk is the final one of our season and brings back some of our favorite performances from the year. Enjoy unique performances, interview guests, and celebratory cocktails at Uncommon Ground.

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$10

CHARLOTTE BERG w/ Sam Vicari & Will Mackie Jenkins

June 8 | 8:00 pm-10:00 pm
Uncommon Ground – Edgewater, 1401 W. Devon Ave
Chicago, IL 60660 United States
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Charlotte Berg Sam Vicari Will Mackie Jenkins CLICK HERE TO RESERVE YOUR SEAT IN THE MUSIC ROOM Charlotte Berg has a soothingly beautiful voice and shockingly honest lyrics. Originally from Pennsylvania, she is a Nashville-based indie/pop singer-songwriter. She started gigging in the thriving music culture of Melbourne, Australia over a three year stay there, where she performed in pubs all over the city and quickly gained a following. Constantly moving, she has also lived in Spain and Argentina, and when…

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$8

SCOTT SAMUELS w/ Mark Watson

June 11 | 7:00 pm-9:00 pm
Uncommon Ground – Edgewater, 1401 W. Devon Ave
Chicago, IL 60660 United States
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Scott Samuels Mark Watson CLICK HERE TO RESERVE YOUR SEAT IN THE MUSIC ROOM Scott Samuels is a rock and roll survivor with lots of stories to tell. An imaginative singer-songwriter who, according to powerpopaholic.com, “plays a mean axe”, Scott spent his formative years in Chicago's northern suburbs, and is a longtime fixture on the San Diego rock n' roll scene. As San Diego’s SLAMM Magazine once said, he definitely “knows his way around a pop hook” – and back…

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$20

The Chicago Actors’ Call to Action: Benefit for LGBTQ Rights

June 12 | 8:00 pm-10:00 pm
Uncommon Ground – Edgewater, 1401 W. Devon Ave
Chicago, IL 60660 United States
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The Chicago Actors' Call to Action: A Fabulous Benefit for LGBTQ Rights CLICK HERE TO RESERVE YOUR SEAT IN THE MUSIC ROOM The Chicago Actors' Call to Action brings together our unique talents to inspire action and assist local and national organizations that need our support. Our group is group dedicated to raising money and taking action to help valuable causes. Our June event will benefit LGBTQ Rights, with funds beign donated to Equality Illinois.    

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OPEN MIC presented by Shure

June 13 | 7:30 pm-9:00 pm
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Uncommon Ground – Edgewater, 1401 W. Devon Ave
Chicago, IL 60660 United States
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OPEN MIC presented by Shure OPEN MIC Chicago’s longest-running open mic competition. We host our weekly open mics every Monday at our Clark St. location & every Tuesday at our Devon location.  Sign-up begins at 7pm.

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$10

WES SWING w/ Michael Oldham

June 14 | 8:00 pm-10:00 pm
Uncommon Ground – Edgewater, 1401 W. Devon Ave
Chicago, IL 60660 United States
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Wes Swing Michael Oldham CLICK HERE TO RESERVE YOUR SEAT IN THE MUSIC ROOM Wes Swing is a singer, cellist, multi-instrumentalist and composer from Virginia. Swing's style of composition draws on classical, folk and alternative rock influences to create a "rich and lilting soundscape” of "beautifully swelling cello-folk." In live performance he loops his cello and violin to create deeply enveloping string sections to which "Swing demonstrates his vocal prowess with delicate intonation," delivering lyrics imbued with poetry. The new…

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$10

KURT MICHAELS CONTINUUM w/ Simon Buckley & Michael Mazza

June 16 | 8:00 pm-10:00 pm
Uncommon Ground – Edgewater, 1401 W. Devon Ave
Chicago, IL 60660 United States
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Kurt Michaels Continuum Simon Buckley Michael Mazza CLICK HERE TO RESERVE YOUR SEAT IN THE MUSIC ROOM The Kurt Michaels Continuum is a band whose resumes include live performances with many legendary acts including The Temptations, The Drifters The Platters, Bobby Vinton, Badfinger, Spencer Davis, Wolfman Jack, The Shirelles, The Syn (featuring Chris Squire and Alan White of Yes) Ray Graffia & Ronnie Rice (New Colony Six), Jimy Sohns (Shadows of Knight) and Denny Laine of The Moody Blues and…

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WOMEN: SAY “YES!” TO NO! (Refuse Fascism Chicago Benefit Show)

June 17 | 7:00 pm-9:00 pm
Uncommon Ground – Edgewater, 1401 W. Devon Ave
Chicago, IL 60660 United States
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Women: Say "Yes!" to No! (Refuse Fascism Chicago Benefit Show) $10 suggested donation CLICK HERE TO RESERVE YOUR SEAT IN THE MUSIC ROOM A women's showcase filled with music, spoken word, artists and poets. This is a benefit performance for Refuse Fascism Chicago and Degenerate Artists Against Fascism. FEATURING: Linda Solotaire, Juli Wood and friends.  

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$10

DANNY SANTOS w/ Donna Adler

June 18 | 6:00 pm-8:00 pm
Uncommon Ground – Edgewater, 1401 W. Devon Ave
Chicago, IL 60660 United States
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Danny Santos Donna Adler CLICK HERE TO RESERVE YOUR SEAT IN THE MUSIC ROOM Singer/songwriter Danny Santos melds the inspiration of his Chicano heritage, a musical legacy ranging from Hank Williams to the Beatles, and a Texas-sized determination to create a unique mix of country/folk tinged with bluegrass and the blues. His songs illuminate the joys of true love, the woes of love lost, and the weary longing of those still searching for love. It's a style forged from maturity,…

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$10

ODDS BODKINS PRESENTS: “A Night of Shakespearean Shenanigans”

June 19 | 8:00 pm-10:00 pm
Uncommon Ground – Edgewater, 1401 W. Devon Ave
Chicago, IL 60660 United States
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Odds Bodkins Presents: Uncommon Bard "A night of Shakespearean Shenanigans" CLICK HERE TO RESERVE YOUR SEAT IN THE MUSIC ROOM  

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OPEN MIC presented by Shure

June 20 | 7:30 pm-9:00 pm
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Uncommon Ground – Edgewater, 1401 W. Devon Ave
Chicago, IL 60660 United States
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OPEN MIC presented by Shure OPEN MIC Chicago’s longest-running open mic competition. We host our weekly open mics every Monday at our Clark St. location & every Tuesday at our Devon location.  Sign-up begins at 7pm.

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$8

RED STAR BRASS & Ignatian Brass

June 21 | 7:30 pm-9:30 pm
Uncommon Ground – Edgewater, 1401 W. Devon Ave
Chicago, IL 60660 United States
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Red Star Brass Ignatian Brass CLICK HERE TO RESERVE YOUR SEAT IN THE MUSIC ROOM Red Star Brass is a professional chamber ensemble based in the Chicagoland area. Originally formed while studying at DePaul University, Red Star has become one of Chicago’s premiere brass quintets. From its inception, Red Star has been determined to deliver the quality of a classically trained chamber group without pretense. Red Star Brass first brought its bold sound to the Lincoln Station Bar sparking partnerships…

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$8

JOHN MCDONOUGH w/ Brian Harper

June 22 | 8:00 pm-10:00 pm
Uncommon Ground – Edgewater, 1401 W. Devon Ave
Chicago, IL 60660 United States
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John McDonough Brian Harper CLICK HERE TO RESERVE YOUR SEAT IN THE MUSIC ROOM John McDonough is a singer/songwriter from Austin, Texas whose shows span five decades of hits combined with unique originals. John's acoustic guitar work, passionate vocals, and personal lyrics result in a modern singer/songwriter/pop sound rarely heard. John has spent the last 21 years playing in and around Austin while co-producing and self-releasing six CDs of original music. He has played to the rowdy crowds of 6th…

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$10

DONNA FROST w/ Wes Hollywood

June 23 | 8:00 pm-10:00 pm
Uncommon Ground – Edgewater, 1401 W. Devon Ave
Chicago, IL 60660 United States
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Donna Frost Wes Hollywood CLICK HERE TO RESERVE YOUR SEAT IN THE MUSIC ROOM "Even when Donna Frost picks up her acoustic guitar, the point of view is that of a brass-in-pocket rock chick. Even when her country influences show, there's a rocker's grit and guts in her words and attitude. As the singer of the Bunnies, one of Nashville's first punk-rock bands, she burned a path for others to follow. "Girls Like Us," her new CD, proves she's still…

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OPEN MIC presented by Shure

June 27 | 7:30 pm-9:00 pm
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Uncommon Ground – Edgewater, 1401 W. Devon Ave
Chicago, IL 60660 United States
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OPEN MIC presented by Shure OPEN MIC Chicago’s longest-running open mic competition. We host our weekly open mics every Monday at our Clark St. location & every Tuesday at our Devon location.  Sign-up begins at 7pm.

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$8

CLARA BAKER w/ Jess McIntosh

June 28 | 8:00 pm-10:00 pm
Uncommon Ground – Edgewater, 1401 W. Devon Ave
Chicago, IL 60660 United States
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Clara Baker Jess McIntosh CLICK HERE TO RESERVE YOUR SEAT IN THE MUSIC ROOM Clara Baker's music is "medicine for the heart, mind and psyche," (No Depression)-- full of honest and thoughtful lyrics, soulful singing, impressive instrumentation, and an energetic groove. Clara’s clear, strong voice and heartfelt songwriting is often compared to that of young Joni Mitchell, though you can tell that she spent her formative years in the bluegrass world when you hear her driving rhythm guitar or her…

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$10

THE HAWKEYES

June 29 | 8:00 pm-10:00 pm
Uncommon Ground – Edgewater, 1401 W. Devon Ave
Chicago, IL 60660 United States
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The Hawkeyes CLICK HERE TO RESERVE YOUR SEAT IN THE MUSIC ROOM The Hawkeyes of Pittsburgh PA forge an honest and unique sound with a pure blend of Heartland rock, Rustbelt grit, and Americana soul. The band puts on an incredibly exciting live show displaying a full-throated passionate sound, unforgettable songs, and pure rock n roll swagger. Ripping guitars and pulsing rhythm propel the band’s raw musical attitude, while its lyrical honesty paints a compelling portrait of its working-class roots.…

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$10

KATIE SCULLIN BAND

June 30 | 8:00 pm-10:00 pm
Uncommon Ground – Edgewater, 1401 W. Devon Ave
Chicago, IL 60660 United States
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Katie Scullin Band CLICK HERE TO RESERVE YOUR SEAT IN THE MUSIC ROOM She can sing you to the depths of your longing or shake you alive with her beats. Since 2008 Katie Scullin has been that little engine—chugging up the hill and gaining momentum with her lyrics, lights and loveliness. From quiet listening rooms to high-energy festivals she easily conjures sublime melodies and moody sensations with a tap of the toe and a strum of her guitar. We want to be…

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July 2017
$10

Squirrel Hillbillies

July 1 | 8:00 pm-10:00 pm
Uncommon Ground – Edgewater, 1401 W. Devon Ave
Chicago, IL 60660 United States
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 Squirrel Hillbillies CLICK HERE TO RESERVE YOUR SEAT IN THE MUSIC ROOM From deep within the urban forest of Pittsburgh's East End, the Squirrel Hillbillies often emerge to share their eclectic mix of folk, country and blues. The duo has performed at the Three Rivers Arts Festival in Pittsburgh and the Leigh Folk Festival in England along with popular live music venues including the Purple Fiddle in West Virginia, Trinity Theatre in Michigan, the Commodore Grille in Nashville, and the…

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$8

The Deltaz

July 2 | 7:00 pm-9:00 pm
Uncommon Ground – Edgewater, 1401 W. Devon Ave
Chicago, IL 60660 United States
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The Deltaz CLICK HERE TO RESERVE YOUR SEAT IN THE MUSIC ROOM The Deltaz have worked over a decade to master a wide spectrum of sounds, from heavy blues and psychedelic rock to classic country and folk. Brothers John Siegel and Ted Siegel spend many of their days perfecting new records at a handmade studio adjacent to residence in the hills of Mulholland Highway that overlook Los Angeles. They have become mainstays at a nearby Southern Californian institution, The Old…

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$10

D. CLEA w/ Danielle Juhre & Il Neige

July 3 | 8:00 pm-10:00 pm
Uncommon Ground – Edgewater, 1401 W. Devon Ave
Chicago, IL 60660 United States
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 D. CLEA Danielle Juhre Il Neige CLICK HERE TO RESERVE YOUR SEAT IN THE MUSIC ROOM An Alternative-Pop group based in the Midwest, D. CLEA is Darien Clea, Caleb Block, Matt Fritzler, and Ryan Westeren. This collective's road as a band has, from the beginning, been defined by their disregard for the normal way of doing things. Some artists write from skill first, setting boundaries along the way so that when it comes time to perform the song, it's something…

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OPEN MIC presented by Shure

July 4 | 7:30 pm-9:00 pm
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Uncommon Ground – Edgewater, 1401 W. Devon Ave
Chicago, IL 60660 United States
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OPEN MIC presented by Shure OPEN MIC Chicago’s longest-running open mic competition. We host our weekly open mics every Monday at our Clark St. location & every Tuesday at our Devon location.  Sign-up begins at 7pm.

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$8

THE DIVISION MEN w/ Almond&Olive

July 5 | 7:00 pm-9:00 pm
Uncommon Ground – Edgewater, 1401 W. Devon Ave
Chicago, IL 60660 United States
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The Division Men Almond&Olive CLICK HERE TO RESERVE YOUR SEAT IN THE MUSIC ROOM This Texas bred, Husband / Wife Acoustic Duo originally formed in Berlin, Germany in 2008. They are now based in Austin, TX. The band is made up of founder J. Spencer Portillo (vocals / acoustic guitar) and Caroline Rippy Portillo (vocals / bass guitar). The Division Men's named was derived from the idea of artists collaborating from all over the world despite the their locations. J.…

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$10

WHITHERWARD w/ Doug Shotwell

July 6 | 8:00 pm-10:00 pm
Uncommon Ground – Edgewater, 1401 W. Devon Ave
Chicago, IL 60660 United States
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Whitherward Doug Shotwell CLICK HERE TO RESERVE YOUR SEAT IN THE MUSIC ROOM It all started with a question: “What if we formed a duo?” Songwriters Ashley E. Norton and Edward A. Williams had been through a number of musical endeavours individually – including duos – and the prospect of a new project sounded intriguing. As details were hashed out, the core principles became readily evident: have fun and tour often. With a large stable of strong self and co-written songs…

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$10

THE HUMMINGBIRDS w/ The New Switcheroo

July 9 | 7:00 pm-9:00 pm
Uncommon Ground – Edgewater, 1401 W. Devon Ave
Chicago, IL 60660 United States
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The Hummingbirds The New Switcheroo CLICK HERE TO RESERVE YOUR SEAT IN THE MUSIC ROOM “Excellent music. Absolutely beautiful vocals. Humid and hot with ice cold lemonade up against your sweaty cheek musicianship. Yeah…back porch, black cat moan type mood done quite successfully.”  -No Depression Magazine 4 time Detroit Music Award Winners, The Hummingbirds are husband-wife duo, S.G. Wood and Rachel Lynn. Born and raised in Detroit, now residing in Tampa. Their music is both northern and southern Americana, blending…

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OPEN MIC presented by Shure

July 11 | 7:30 pm-9:00 pm
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OPEN MIC presented by Shure OPEN MIC Chicago’s longest-running open mic competition. We host our weekly open mics every Monday at our Clark St. location & every Tuesday at our Devon location.  Sign-up begins at 7pm.

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$10

STUART WICKE w/ Danielle Juhre

July 13 | 8:00 pm-10:00 pm
Uncommon Ground – Edgewater, 1401 W. Devon Ave
Chicago, IL 60660 United States
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Stuart Wicke Danielle Juhre CLICK HERE TO RESERVE YOUR SEAT IN THE MUSIC ROOM Singer/songwriter Stuart Wicke has been an active force in the Louisville music scene since 2012. As a solo artist, Stuart drew attention to himself with his powerful voice and poignant lyrics. On his new album, “Doxology”, his voice is complemented by electric instruments, complex arrangements, and a raw full-band aesthetic. Described as “old-school”, Stuart’s newest album has drawn comparisons to classic artists like Paul Simon and…

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OPEN MIC presented by Shure

July 18 | 7:30 pm-9:00 pm
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Uncommon Ground – Edgewater, 1401 W. Devon Ave
Chicago, IL 60660 United States
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OPEN MIC presented by Shure OPEN MIC Chicago’s longest-running open mic competition. We host our weekly open mics every Monday at our Clark St. location & every Tuesday at our Devon location.  Sign-up begins at 7pm.

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$8

CIRCUS NO. 9

July 19 | 8:00 pm-10:00 pm
Uncommon Ground – Edgewater, 1401 W. Devon Ave
Chicago, IL 60660 United States
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Circus No. 9 CLICK HERE TO RESERVE YOUR SEAT IN THE MUSIC ROOM Based out of East Tennessee, Circus No.9 is a new progressive acoustic group that embraces the influence of Bluegrass, Americana, and Folk. The group has appeared on stage alongside artists including David Grisman, Bryan Sutton, Larry Keel, and more. With awarded musicians Matthew Davis (2016 National Banjo Champion), Thomas Cassell (2016 Rockygrass Mandolin Champion), and Colin Hotz, Circus No.9 is taking the new acoustic scene by force.…

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$8

SOULTREK

July 22 | 9:00 pm-11:00 pm
Uncommon Ground – Edgewater, 1401 W. Devon Ave
Chicago, IL 60660 United States
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Soultrek CLICK HERE TO RESERVE YOUR SEAT IN THE MUSIC ROOM SoulTrek is a Chicago-based nine-piece rock band with horns that plays soul, R&B and funk, mostly from the mid-late '60s to early '70s.  Can you dig it?  Formed in 2014, SoulTrek's musicians have a special kind of love for soul tunes that get you up and in the mood to return to less innocent times.  SoulTrek likes things a little bit rough. Songs that are upbeat and a little edgy. A…

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$10

JAZZ ON FIRE w/ Carlo Chapelle

July 26 | 8:00 pm-10:00 pm
Uncommon Ground – Edgewater, 1401 W. Devon Ave
Chicago, IL 60660 United States
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Jazz On Fire Carlo Chapelle CLICK HERE TO RESERVE YOUR SEAT IN THE MUSIC ROOM Michelly Cordova & Yukako Yamano are setting Jazz On Fire this Summer on tour! 2 years ago in a dark Los Angeles jazz club, Michelly met Yukako Yamano and was astonished by her performance and command of the piano. Yukako was blown away by the beauty and strength of Michelly’s voice. These 2 powerhouse performers come together to set this Jazz on Fire! Michelly is a…

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WILDWOODS w/ Matthew Michael & Christina Marie

July 28 | 8:00 pm-10:00 pm
Uncommon Ground – Edgewater, 1401 W. Devon Ave
Chicago, IL 60660 United States
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The Wildwoods Matthew Michael & Christina Marie CLICK HERE TO RESERVE YOUR SEAT IN THE MUSIC ROOM The Wildwoods bring a pioneering sound to Americana Roots Music. Recently nominated by the Omaha Entertainment and Arts Awards as one of the best Americana/Folk bands in the area. Their heartwarming lyrics and vocals are rich in love and happiness, wrapped in a style of music that is like no other with influences from old time country masters and today’s Indie/Folk sound. People of…

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