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Joan Armatrading, 3rd Keb' Mo' Show Added And More On Sale At City Winery Chicago

Joan Armatrading, 3rd Keb' Mo' Show Added And More On Sale At City Winery Chicago City Winery Chicago, 1200 W. Randolph Street, announces Joan Armatrading - the first female UK artist to debut at #1 on the Billboards Blues charts, the King of Newgrass multi-instrumentalist Sam Bush and more. The following shows go on sale to the public on Thursday, January 25 at noon except for Joan Armatrading which will go on sale to the public on Thursday, February 1 at noon. All tickets will be available at

Storm Large

Thursday, April 5


Storm Large of the "rollicking around-the-world musical adventure" known as pop orchestra Pink Martini returns to Chicago with her own band. A graduate of the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York, Large moved to San Francisco, and later to Portland, where she founded her band Storm and The Balls. The Balls developed a cult-like following in clubs for their "mash up" renditions of artists such as ABBA, Billy Idol, Led Zeppelin and Olivia Newton-John as well as their own compositions. Storm Large shot to national prominence in 2006 as a finalist on the CBS show "Rock Star: Supernova" where, despite having been eliminated in the week before the finale, she built a fan base that follows her around the world to this day. She has performed around the world, including sold-out concerts with the National Symphony Orchestra at the Kennedy Center and the Grant Park Music Festival.

Tyrone Wells

Wednesday, April 25


Washington State singer/songwriter Tyrone Wells ("More," "Sink or Swim," "Time of Our Lives") returns to City Winery Chicago. With over 60 million streams on Spotify, his album Where We Meet reached the #1 sales spot on iTunes Singer-Songwriter chart and #10 on iTunes Bestseller chart. Wells' 2010 EP Metal & Wood spent 3 weeks at the #1 spot on the iTunes Singer/Songwriter chart. His music has been heard on many TV shows including American Idol, One Tree Hill, Vampire Diaries and Private Practice; and in film including Odd Life of Timothy Green and Something Borrowed.

A Solo / Acoustic Evening with Keb' Mo'

Friday, April 27; 10:30 p.m. - Third Show Added by Popular Demand!

Thursday-Friday, April 26-27; 8:00 p.m. - Previously Announced


A singer, songwriter, instrumentalist, producer and performer, Keb' Mo' is one of the most versatile and engaging musical raconteurs on today's roots rock and blues scene. With 11 albums under his belt, Mo' has garnered three Grammy awards and a producer/engineer/artist Grammy Certificate for his track on the 2001 Country Album of the Year, Hank Williams Tribute -- Timeless. He has received eight additional Grammy nominations including Country Song of the Year for "I Hope," co-written with The Dixie Chicks, and three alone for his 2014 release BLUESAmericana, including Americana Album of the Year. Mo' also has been awarded 6 BMI Awards, 5 of which are from his theme song for the hit television show, Mike and Molly. The list of artist collaborations comprises a veritable who's who in the music industry and includes Bonnie Raitt, Vince Gill, Amy Grant, Jackson Browne, Natalie Cole, Lyle Lovett, Melissa Manchester, Timothy B. Schmit, Marcus Miller and many more. His songs have been recorded by B.B. King, Joe Cocker, Buddy Guy, Solomon Burke, Robert Palmer and Zac Brown Band.

Red Molly

Sunday, April 29


The dynamic female folk trio Red Molly is Laurie MacAllister (vocals, bass), Abbie Gardner (vocals, guitar, Dobro, lap steel guitar), and Molly Venter (vocals, guitar). What began as a happy accident around a campsite at the 2004 Falcon Ridge Folk Festival, now draws invitations from renowned historic national events, like Merlefest, and is winning over audiences around the country. Red Molly performs original works composed by each of the group members as well as covers of other songwriters including Hank Williams, Gillian Welch, Richard Thompson, Mark Erelli and Ryan Adams.

Sam Bush

Friday, May 11


Grammy Award-winning bluegrass vocalist and musical legend Sam Bush is the King of Newgrass. His vocal skills and jaw-dropping mandolin and fiddle expertise earned him a lifetime achievement award from the Americana Music Association in 2009 while the International Bluegrass Music Association named Bush Mandolin Player of the Year four times in 1990, 1991, 1992, and 2007.

Joan Armatrading

Saturday-Sunday, June 9-10

Tuesday-Thursday, June 12-14


Three-time Grammy-nominated, two-time Brit Awards nominated, winner of a coveted Ivor Novello Award, winner of the Gold Badge Award,and winner of Radio 2's Lifetime Achievement Folk Award singer/songwriter, British singer/songwriter Joan Armatrading has come a long way since her birth in the West Indies and her upbringing in Birmingham. What's more, in 2007, Armatrading became the first female UK artist to have debuted at number one in the Billboard's Blues Albums chart. She is also the first female UK artist to be nominated for a Grammy in the Blues category. City Winery Chicago is proud to welcome Armatrading for five intimate performances as part a limited tour in support of her 21st studio album of new music.

City Winery Chicago also announces Logan Ledger will open for Steve Earle Feb. 12-13.

All City Winery Chicago events are open to all ages and start at 8 p.m., unless noted.

Tickets for Storm Large, Red Molly, Tyrone Wells and Sam Bush go on sale to the general public on January 25 at noon. Tickets for Joan Armatrading go on sale to the general public on February 1 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.

Joan Armatrading, Storm Large, Red Molly, Tyrone Wells, Logan Ledger and Sam Bush 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: Alejandro Escovedo with Chris Stamey (Jan. 25-27); The Four C Notes (Jan. 28, 3pm); Chicago Jazz Orchestra featuring Sarah Marie Young (Jan. 30, 7:30pm); The Posies (Jan. 31); "Happy Birthday, Langston Hughes: A Celebration In Poetry, Prose And Song" (Feb. 1); Justin Townes Earle (Feb. 2-3); Judy Collins (Feb. 4, 5 & 8pm); Case (Feb. 6, 7 & 9:30pm); Melanie Fiona (Feb. 7, 7 & 9:30pm); Tortured Soul (Feb. 8); 10,000 Maniacs (Feb. 9, 7:30 & 10pm; Feb. 10, 5 & 8pm); Chicago Philharmonic Chamber Players Brunch Series (Feb. 11, 12pm); JD Souther (Feb. 11); Steve Earle (Feb. 12-13); Brandy Clark (Feb. 14, 6:30 & 9pm); Cyrille Aimee (Feb. 15); Kindred the Family Soul (Feb. 16, 7 & 10pm); Patrizio Buanne (Feb. 18, 7pm) Las Guitarras de España (Feb. 19, 7:30pm); Keren Ann (Feb. 20); The Birdland All-Stars featuring Tommy Igoe (Feb. 21); The Shades with Raul Midón (Feb. 22); Syleena Johnson (Feb. 23, 7 & 10pm); Sergio Mendes (Feb. 25, 5 & 8pm); Sierra Hull with Scott Mulvahill (Feb. 28); Doyle Bramhall ll (Mar. 1); Alan Doyle with Fortunate Ones (Mar. 2); Hip Hop Yoga - Warriors and Mimosas (Mar. 3, 11am & 1:45pm); Scythian with Trinity School of Irish Dance (Mar. 3); Story Jam CD Release Show & Brunch (Mar. 4, 12pm); Brad Williams (Mar. 4); Joanne Shaw Taylor (Mar. 6); A.J. Croce: 2 Generations of American Music (Mar. 7); Howard Jones (Mar. 8); Tom Papa (Mar. 9, 7 & 10pm); Chicago Tap Theatre Presents Sweet Tap Chicago (Mar. 11, 3 & 7pm); Kaki King (Mar. 13); We Banjo 3 (Mar. 14); Stephen Kellogg (Mar. 15); Jonatha Brooke (Mar. 16), Los Lonely Boys with Lisa Morales (Mar. 17-18); Chicago Philharmonic Chamber Players Brunch Series (Mar. 18, 12pm); The Zombies with Don DiLego (Mar. 19-20); Stanley Clarke Band (Mar. 21, 6:30 & 9pm); The High Kings (Mar. 22); Michael McDermott (Mar. 23, 25); Joshua Radin with William Fitzsimmons (Mar. 26-28); Howie Day (Mar. 29); Bilal (Mar. 30, 7 & 10pm); Christopher Cross (Mar. 31); António Zambujo (Apr. 3); Karla Bonoff (Apr. 4); The English Beat (Apr. 6 & Apr. 7, 7pm); Jake Shimabukuro (Apr. 8-9); Ana Moura (Apr. 10); Berlin featuring Terri Nunn (Apr. 12); Jimmy Webb with Robin Spielberg (Apr. 13); Willie Nile (Apr. 14); Candlebox Acoustic Duo with Lullwater (Apr. 15-16); Whose Live Anyway (Apr. 17); The Puppini Sisters (Apr. 18); Kevin Nealon (Apr. 20-21); Keb' Mo' (Apr. 26-27); Suzanne Vega (May 5-6); Glen Phillips (May 13); Heather McDonald (May 17-18); John Waite (May 24-25) and Deacon Blues (May 27).

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, please visit

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