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CHRISTAL LUSTER w/ Isa & Alex - 8PM | $12

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


Christal Luster is a Singer, Songwriter, Musician and Author born and raised on the south side of Chicago, IL. From youth, Christal excelled in academia, poetry, dance and music. It was during her last semester of high school that she started taking guitar lessons and began a musical journey of which she'd always dreamed.

Christal released her latest project "Expression, The EP" on September 2016. The album features songs and spoken word pieces that highlight key experiences from her life, conveying a message of hope and inspiration for the listener.

On March 25, 2016, Christal published her first book 30 Days of Change: Exchanging Tears for Joy, wherein she walks the reader through her journey from heartbreak and rejection to a place of healing and wholeness.

Christal is currently working on new music and a mini-docuseries.


Isa Martinez & Alex Criminger: Both born and raised in different parts of Chicago, we were drawn to music at a young age and began playing various instruments as kids. After being in separate bands, we became friends and connected through our shared passion. We are now a couple that plays music together, combining our different styles of playing and songwriting. We’ve both been heavily influenced by a variety of genres and try to incorporate them in all the aspects of our music.