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BRAD PETERSON "the unknown album" Record Presentation & Listening Party

  • Uncommon Ground (Lakeview) 3800 North Clark Street Chicago, IL, 60613 United States (map)

Brad Peterson "the unknown album" Record Presentation & Listening Party


Chicago-based Brad Peterson will speak, answer questions, sign records, and present a special preview of the release of his new "the unknown album" - forthcoming on August 24th. Guests will receive complimentary “unknown pale ale” and ”unknown blend coffee” (both custom made for this event), a gift bag containing the album, and other unknown or uncommon items to enjoy. Hors d'oeuvres will also be served.

From the woods near Lake Michigan, the ever-acroamatic Brad Peterson writes and records in a hand-constructed garden shed studio. In a few Google-minutes, one may learn Brad’s curious history of shared stages with Jeff Buckley and Radiohead, his injury that left him partially paralyzed, and the rousing comeback from a forced retirement.

Just a few months after the release of “The Ellipsis Album“, which has garnered millions of views and streams, spins on hundreds of radio stations, and favorable-international reviews, comes a new record: “the unknown album” which will be released 8/24/2018 on 4 continents.

the unknown album, featuring a friend like you and offer it up, introduces new emotive works with an abundance of reverie and keen songcraft.


Reviews & Accolades:

“Cinematic.” – The Revue

"a pop gem." – The Chicago Tribune

"well-crafted pop" –The Chicago Reader

"interesting and thoughtful with a gracious perspective on life."  – Huffington Post

"Highly Recommended." – Powerpopaholic

"Memorable vocal melodies and universally relatable storytelling." – New Noise Magazine

"Beautiful…Peterson attempts to bring the cinematic nature of the song to life." – Surviving the Golden Age

"perhaps the purest definition of “indie record” imaginable…to create a compelling world all the singer-songwriter’s own." – Pop Matters

"a marvel" – Austin Town Hall

"Peterson’s sound really grabs you with a lusciously produced mixture of banjo plucking and electronic whirring, all coming together to form a truly wonderful pop song." – Magnet Magazine

"Peterson sings it with unvarnished passion"  –  Skope Magazine

"An esoteric and curious amalgam of indie-rock and mid century pop." – Vents Magazine 


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Later Event: August 18
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