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SPOTLIGHT615: StarHeart, Elizabeth Eckert, Cheley Tackett

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

Join Spotlight615 as we make our semi-annual Road Trip to Chicago, bringing you some of our favorite acts we have found throughout the year: StarHeartElizabeth Eckert, and Cheley Tackett!

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$10 Advance  |  $12 Doors



StarHeart is a sibling duo from South Bend, Indiana. This will be their second time on the Spotlight615 Road Trip tour. Steeped in progressive Americana, they’ve produced two critically acclaimed full-length albums of original work, which showcases their diverse musical influences via their melodic & harmonic sensibilities. 

This will be Elizabeth Eckert’s second time on the Spotlight615 Road Trip tour. She is an artist on Right Recordings – London and will embark on her 3rd UK tour this fall. Indiana University Alum who loves touring the Midwest, and especially meeting fellow Hoosiers! 

Native of Ohio, Cheley Tackett has been part of the Nashville music scene for more than 20 years. Cheley’s appeal isn’t limited to one genre. She has shared the stages with Americana powerhouses like Mindy Smith and Mary Gauthier as well as country stars Kathy Mattea, Chris Young, and Anthony Smith and she has opened for acts ranging from Doug Stone to 70’s folk rockers America. Her debut CD “When We Knew It All” earned the Just Plain Folks Award for Country Song of the Year while her sopomore EP “Here” garnered Song of the Years as well as Country Album of the Year. Cheley’s song “Penny Wishes” won the top prize in the country category at Merlefest’s Chris Austin Songwriting Content in North Carolina. She is also a New Folk winner from the prestigious international Kerryville Folk Festival, following the footsteps of previous winners Lucinda Williams and Lyle Lovett. In 2015 she was voted Nashville’s favorite LGBT musician by readers of Out & About.