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Robin West w/ Tennyson King & Laura Nicole - 7pm | $10

  • uncommon ground (edgewater) 1401 W Devon Ave chicago United States (map)


Robin West is native Chicagoan, multi-instrumentalist singer-songwriter - coming back to the stage after a 2 year hiatus.

Tennyson King is a Chinese Canadian international touring act from Hong Kong and Canada having performed with notable Canadian acts such as Whitehorse, Sloan, Elliot Broode, and Blackie and The Rodeo Kings. He has been featured on national media platforms such as CP24, CTV, CHCH, and Rogers TV. The debut EP has been on high rotation on college, community and CBC radio stations and has charted top 10 on many regions in Canada. He has performed at festivals such as Canadian Music Week, Winter Folk Festival, Taste of Danforth, China Town Festival, was nominated for the 2016 Emerging Music Award at the Mississauga Arts Council as well as signing a distribution deal with MusicDishChina for all of China. In 2017 Tennyson completed two 50+ date tours in Australia — highlights include performances at Yackandandah Folk Festival, MONA, Burke & Wills Festival, Bendigo Blues & Roots Festival and performances with Paul Dempsey, Paul Woseen (Screaming Jets), Yirrmal, and Geoff Achison.

In 2018 Tennyson released his latest single ‘COAST’ which received commercial radio play in British Columbia and Alberta as well as on community, college radio and CBC radio. This release was followed by a 2-month Western Canada tour, and a short tour in Brazil. He was nominated for the 2018 Acoustic Performer for Mississauga Music Awards. Tennyson is currently touring China and Australia to promote his sophomore EP ‘COAST’ followed by another tour in China and Brasil before returning to Canada to work on his third record which will be funded by the Ontario Arts Council. His music is a raw, gritty, and organic sound that makes the soul feel wild and the heart comforted. 

Laura Nicole is a local singer-songwriter

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