5 must-see concerts in Chicago this week: Jamila Woods, Alice Glass, Pale Waves

Wednesday, 15 November 2017, 05:36:41 AM. Local hitmakers and bright up-and-comers take over Chicago this week.
Local hitmakers and bright up-and-comers take over Chicago this week. Friday, Nov. 17 Alice Glass Subterranean 2011 W. North Ave. 773-278-6600 She’s best known for being the face and voice of the experimental electronic duo Crystal Castles, but Alice Glass left her post as the duo’s frontwoman in 2014. She has since embarked on a promising solo career. As a part of Red Bull’s 30 Days in Chicago takeover, Glass comes to Subterranean in support of her debut self-titled EP that found her continuing the grotesque aesthetics of Crystal Castle but with far more personality and intrigue. Joining Glass are self-described “cosmic noise demon” Nolife and Stockholm-singer-songwriter Nadia Tehran. $15. 8 p.m., 18+. Tickets: Overcoats Lincoln Hall 2424 N. Lincoln Ave. 773-525-2501 The passion project of two best friends from New York is a melodic survey of the struggles that accompany coming of age. Their debut album “Young” fulfills its name with the inclusion of themes and sentiments devoted entirely to youth. Their latest single, “I Don’t Believe In Us,” confronts a crumbled relationship with confidence and style. $15. 9 p.m., 18+. Tickets: Saturday, Nov. 18 Circuit des Yeux Lincoln Hall 2424 N. Lincoln Ave. 773-525-2501 Local avant-garde folk musician Haley Fohr comes home hot off the heels of her best album yet, “Reaching for Indigo.” Under the Circuit des Yeux name, Fohr’s individual sound flatters the existential and pragmatic themes of her music. Her third album under this guise...Read more
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