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Owen and the Ghosts, John Boyle, Sean Heffernan - 7pm | $10

  • Uncommon Ground (Edgewater) 1401 W Devon Ave chicago United States (map)


Owen and the Ghosts is the Chicago based alternative folk-rock project of Owen Hemming (guitar, vocals) Scott McGivern (bass, vocals), and Jamie Stephens). Their music is melodic but often with an energetic grit to it in the vein of Neil Young, Wilco, and the Rolling Stones.

John Boyle is a singer-songwriter performing original acoustic compositions blended with jazz and soul to lend to lyrical honesty and reflection. His songwriting pulls on a tenor searching for the voice of reflection while blending rich vocal melodies with an acoustic styling. John has spent the last five years playing with the jazz quartet Tripel and the blues/rock band CW & The Working Class Trio. He is now pursuing a solo career with his debut album “Early Lights” set to be released October 2018

Sean Heffernan is a singer-songwriter that grew up playing a mix of folk music, Rock 'n' Roll and traditional Irish tunes in the music room with his multi-instrumentalist father, Brian Heffernan. After playing coffeehouses and bars in Milwaukee while attending Marquette University, Sean returned home to Chicago to study songwriting and singing at Old Town School of Folk Music. Dedicated to writing original music, the Glenview, IL native plays venues around the Chicagoland area.