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The Troubadour Tour: Nathan Angelo, Chris Ayer, and Sam Burchfield

  • Uncommon Ground (Lakeview) 3800 North Clark Street Chicago, IL, 60613 United States (map)
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*NOTE: Online Ticket Sales END at 6pm on June 7th

In the ever-changing landscape of modern pop, Nathan Angelo shines as a refreshing alternative, embracing the classic elements of popular music and celebrating the backbeat of American tradition. As the revival of music in the 60s and 70s brought together the heritage of the Great American Songbook, the flair of jazz and heartache of the Delta blues, Angelo integrates these forms into his own music with great ease and delight. For the past decade, Angelo has captivated audiences across the country with his high-spirited live show and captured the imagination of a loyal following through prolific songwriting, independently selling over 40,000 albums along the way.

Angelo's latest full-length album A Matter of Time (Aug 2017) reflects his journey through the life-altering experiences of becoming a father and facing his daughters rare, life-threatening metabolic disease. His daughter received a liver transplant in Fall 2016, and Angelos latest release A Matter of Time wrestles with the aches of adversity and ultimately celebrates the beauty of life and the hope he has for his daughter. A Matter of Time embraces the soul, classic r&b and piano-pop of some of Angelo's more prominent influences  Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye and Elton John  while fearlessly venturing into new sonic territory to compete with pop contemporaries like Bruno Mars and Justin Timberlake. Alongside his finest songwriting to date, Angelo's voice resounds as an irrefutable force as he carries listeners to new places unfamiliar to the likes of modern pop music.

Chris Ayer recently capped off a 21 date national tour of the United States with a one-off performance in Amsterdam in front of 5500 screaming fans at AFAS Live supporting Matt Simons ("Catch & Release," "With You"). Chris was also added to the lineup for this year's PinkPop Festival in The Netherlands, where he shared the bill with the likes of Green Day, Martin Garrix & Kings of Leon. Chris just released his latest single, "Heavy," internationally with the Amsterdam based label Play It Again Sam (PIAS) in November 2017.

With an honest voice, a band of buddies, and a fancy hat; Sam Burchfield has discovered something special in his musical journey. His latest EP, Unarmored, digs a few layers deeper into a genre-crossing career that has only just begun. From folk, to funk, to southern soul - Sam and his band of "Scoundrels" capture it all. The rowdy crew puts on a show that is electrifyingly entertaining and yet full of Burchfield's lyrical honesty and depth.

After cutting his teeth in the indie-music hub of Athens, GA, Sam planted new roots in the nation's R&B capital of Atlanta. Sam and The Scoundrels have now made ripples in the southeast, and continue to grow a loyal fanbase with their passion for music and camaraderie for each other.

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