Art Garfunkel, Living Colour and More on Sale at City Winery Chicago
The following shows go on sale to the public on Thursday, June 22 at noon at citywinery.com/chicago.
Wednesday, August 2
Three-time Grammy Award-nominated Afro-Cuban music group Tiempo Libre is one of the hottest Latin bands today. Equally at home in concert halls, jazz clubs, festival stages and dance venues, Tiempo Libre is celebrated for its sophisticated tropical music featuring an irresistible, exhilarating mix of jazz harmonies, contemporary sonorities and seductive Latin rhythms. With Bohemia, the band returns to their traditional Cuban roots and remains ambassadors for Cuban music around the world with appearances on shows such as the Tonight Show, Live from Lincoln Center and Dancing with the Stars.
Sunday, September 3; 6pm & 9pm
Groundbreaking funk-metal group Living Colour rose to fame with its debut double-platinum album Vivid in 1988. Best remembered for their anthemic Grammy Award-winning single "Cult of Personality," which won "Best Hard Rock Performance" at the 1989 ceremony, they also scored hits with "Type," "Elvis is Dead" and "Love Rears Its Ugly Head" from the Grammy -winning album Time's Up. At City Winery Chicago, singer Corey Glover, guitarist Vernon Reid, bassist Doug Wimbish and drummer Will Calhoun will play their greatest hits and cuts from their upcoming sixth studio album, Shade due for release in September, 2017.
Art Garfunkel: In Close-Up
Monday-Tuesday, September 11 & 12
Six-time Grammy Award-winning singer and songwriter Art Garfunkel has made an indelible mark on the music world as both a solo artist and half of the unrivaled Simon & Garfunkel known for greatest hits such as "Mrs. Robinson," "The Sound Of Silence," "The Boxer" and "Bridge Over Troubled Water," among many others. In his current tour, Garfunkel performs a mix of these hits and works from his solo career to present an artful, moving, and lyrical memoir about the making of a musician, the evolution of a manand a portrait of a life-long friendship with Paul Simon that became one of the most successful musical collaborations of all time.
Thursday, September 14
Those who have followed Ruthie Foster's eclectic musical career know that she can burn down any stage with her combustible blend of soul, blues, rock, folk and gospel. She came from humble church choir beginnings in rural Texas, followed by a tour of duty with the U.S. Navy Band, and ended up in Austin, Texas. Her list of achievements includes Best Female Vocalist in 2007, 2008 and 2013 from the Austin Music Awards, a 2012 and 2009 Grammy nomination for Best Contemporary Blues Album, and recent Blues Music Award wins for Best Contemporary and Best Traditional Blues Female Artist of the Year. Foster's most recent and Grammy-nominated CD, Let It Burn, is a deeply intimate recording featuring a smoky mix of original songs coupled with inventive interpretations of an unexpected collection of covers.
The Dayna Clay Band - UNPLUGGED: A Survivor's Story in Scenes & Songs - Book & Album Release Show
Sunday, October 22; 1pm
GA Seated: $10 in advance/$15 day of show
The Dayna Clay Band brings Paul McComas' acclaimed 2002 novel, UNPLUGGED to life on stage in an original alt-rock musical about Dayna Clay, a 27-year-old rock star, battling post-traumatic stress and depression in the wake of an abusive childhood. Featuring songs by McComas and Maya Kuper, UNPLUGGED: A Survivor's Story in Scenes & Songs chronicles Dayna's bumpy journey out of depression, through the South Dakota Badlands, and into self-discovery, healing, full embrace of her bisexuality, and love. All proceeds from the Dayna Clay Band's performances benefit the Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN)'s National Sexual Assault Hotline, as well as The Kennedy Forum, which works to eliminate the stigma of mental illness and enforce parity for behavioral healthcare.
Jackie Greene & Anders Osborne: Sitting Around, Singing Some Songs - Tourgether 2017
Saturday, November 4
Jackie Greene is the "G" in acoustic trio WRG with The Grateful Dead's Bob Weir and The Black Crowes' Chris Robinson, as well as a frequent member of Dead bassist Phil Lesh's touring ensemble Phil Lesh & Friends. He's also an original guitarist of supergroup Trigger Hippy with Joan Osborne and Crowes drummer Steve Gorman. Anders Osborne has toured virtually non-stop, either with his own band, as a solo artist, or as a guest with Toots and The Maytals, Stanton Moore, Derek Trucks, Warren Haynes, Keb Mo, The Grateful Dead's Phil Lesh, Jackie Greene and Karl Denson's Tiny Universe. For Greene and Osborn, impromptu "jamming" is second nature, so they've ditched their bands for some stripped down acoustic performances, each taking a turn with one of their songs with accompaniment from the other.
City Winery Chicago also announces DJ Audio Jack opens for Dirty Dozen Brass Band (Jun. 22); Milton opens for Chris Smither (Jul. 28); and Dayna Kurtz opens for Madeleine Peyroux (Sep. 24-25); All City Winery events are open to all ages and start at 8 p.m., unless noted.
Tickets go on sale to the general public on Thursday, June 22 at noon. Only members of City Winery Chicago's signature VinoFile program have access to ticket sales today in addition to receiving: a waiver of ticket service fees; free valet parking; Restaurant Loyalty Rewards, such as a free pair of VIP concert tickets for every $500 spent on food & beverage in the restaurant; exclusive membership-only events; and access to the proprietary City Winery Virtual Sommelier, which helps make suggestions for wines one might enjoy based on past consumption at the venue.
Tiempo Libre, Living Colour, Art Garfunkel, Ruthie Foster, Jackie Greene & Anders Osborne and The Dayna Clay Band join a diverse mix of the most respected names in pop, rock, jazz, blues, world music, theater, dance, spoken word and comedy presented at City Winery Chicago, including previously announced headliners and supporting acts Jean-Luc Ponty (Jun. 20); Funkadesi (Jun. 21); Dirty Dozen Brass Band with DJ Audio Jack (Jun. 22); Lynne Jordan & the Shivers (Jun. 23; 7:30 pm); Wasabassco Burlesque (Jun. 23; 10:30 pm); Griffin House (Jun. 25); William Elliott Whitmore with Heather Styka(Jun. 26); Michelle Shocked Short Sharped Shocked (Jun. 27); International Bob Dylan Tribute (Jun. 28); Roger Clyne & the Peacemakers with Gabriel Kelley (Jun. 29); Holly Bowling (Jun. 30-Jul.1; 1pm); Eric Roberson with D Maurice (Jun. 30-Jul. 1); The Capitol Steps (July 2; 7pm); The Church (Jul. 3-4); Zoso (Jul. 5); FrEddy Jones Band with Brian Collins (Jul. 6); Dweezil Zappa (Jul. 7); Rhett Miller (Jul. 9); Les Nubians (Jul. 10); Louis Prima Jr. & the Witnesses (Jul. 11); Graham Parker Duo feat. Brinsley Schwarz with James Maddock(Jul. 12); Matthew Sweet with Tommy Keene (Jul. 13-14); Squirrel Nut Zippers (July 16; 5 pm & 8 pm); The Everly Brothers Experience (Jul. 17); Tommy Castro & the Painkillers (Jul. 18); Mac McAnally (Jul. 19); Sandra Bernhard (July 20 & 21); GZA (Jul. 24 & 25); Todd Sheaffer of Railroad Earth (Jul. 26); Michelle Shocked Captain Swing (Jul. 27); Chris Smither with Milton (Jul. 28); Pat McGee (Jul. 29); Rahsaan Patterson (Jul. 30; 6:30 & 9pm); Concert for the Camp (July 31; 7:30pm); Ann Hampton Callaway (Aug. 3); Rachelle Ferrell (Aug. 4, 7 & 10pm; Aug. 5, 7pm); Boy Named Banjo (Aug. 7); Jake Clemons (Aug. 8); Delbert McClinton (Aug. 9); The High Kings (Aug. 10); Tower of Power (Aug. 11-12); Ana Popovic (Aug. 14); Max Weinberg's Juke Box (Aug. 15; 7pm); Miki Howard (Aug. 16); Roomful of Blues (Aug. 17); Dave Barnes (Aug. 18); Rickie Lee Jones Trio (Aug. 20); An evening with Leo Kottke (Aug. 21 & 22); Michelle Shocked Arkansas Traveler (Aug. 23); Alejandro Escovedo & Joe Ely (Aug. 24-25): John Gorka (Aug. 27; 7:30 pm); The Alarm (Aug. 28); Shelby Lynne & Allison Moorer (Aug. 30-31); Joan Osborne Sings the Songs of Bob Dylan (Sep. 5-6); Jesse Colin Young (Sep. 7); Joe Purdy with Amy Vachal (Sep. 8); Ian Moore (Sep. 10); Vicente Amigo (Sep. 17-18); Avery*Sunshine (Sep. 20-21); Dan Wilson (Sep. 23); Madeleine Peyroux with Dayna Kurtz(Sep. 24-25); Ben Ottewell (Sep. 27); Rik Emmett of Triumph (Sep. 28); Isaac Mizrahi: Does This Song Make Me Look Fat? (Sep. 29; 7:30 pm); Arlo Guthrie (Oct. 1-3); HONEYHONEY (Oct. 4); John Popper with Katrina Woolverton (Oct. 6); Fastball (Oct. 8); The City Church of the Reverend Horton Heat (Oct. 11- 15); Drew Holcomb and The Neighbors (Oct. 28; 7pm & 10pm); Sons of the Never Wrong with Jonas Friddle (Oct. 29; 7 pm); and Victor Wooten Trio (Nov. 5; 5pm & 8pm).
Opened in 2012, City Winery Chicago is a fully operational winery, restaurant with outdoor patio, concert hall and private event space located in the heart of the West Loop at 1200 W. Randolph, in the historic urban Fulton Market district. Once a refrigerated food distribution warehouse, the 1911 building has been transformed into a contemporary 33,000 square foot haven for those passionate about wine, music and culinary arts. The décor evokes the romance of being in wine country, from the exposed stainless steel fermenting tanks and French oak barrels, to the aroma of fermenting grapes. Chicago's only fully operation winery has produced dozens of in-house wines sourced from vineyards in California, Oregon, Washington, Argentina and Chile, including a Wine Enthusiast 92-point 2015 Verna's Vineyard Reserve Pinot Noir. With more than 400 unique producers from around the world City Winery is recognized with 2014 and 2015 Best of Awards of Excellence "for having one of the most outstanding restaurant wine lists in the world" by Wine Spectator. The globally inspired, locally sourced, wine-focused food menu is conceived for pairing and sharing. The concert hall accommodates up to 300 guests, all seated at tables with complete beverage and dining service, ensuring a comfortable "listening room" experience enhanced by a state-of-the-art Meyer Sound system. Riedel is the official and exclusive provider of glassware, showing City Winery's commitment to enjoying quality wine in a quality vessel. American Airlines is the Official Airline and Virgin Hotels Chicago is the Official Hotel of City Winery. For more information, visit www.citywinery.com.