Summer Sessions on 8/24 & Other Exciting News

Summer Sessions on Logan Square: free concert & BYOPicnic on Saturday, August 24th

Homeroom and the Whistler are proud to present the second and final concert in the Summer Sessions on Logan Square 2013 seasonThe free concert and BYOPicnic will take place on Saturday, August 24th from 5 to 8pm at the monument in Logan Square: 3200 W. Logan Boulevard. 

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The featured bands include: 

The RunniesFuture Hits, and Matt Ulrey's Loom. See descriptions below and check out an interview with Matt Baron from Future Hits here.

There will also be a raffle with some amazing prizes from Boiler Room, Wolfbait & B-Girls, Lula Cafe, New Wave Coffe, All Star Pet Care, Reno/Telegraph, Revolution Brewing, Play, Chicago Diner, Homeroom and the Whistler.

The Runnies deliver a Farfisa organ and guitar driven garage rock beneath Mary McKane’s howling, snarling and scolding vocals.

Future Hits is curriculum-based rock music for kids, families and teachers. Their well crafted tunes inspire folks of all ages to go to the library, look both ways when crossing the street, and take family road trips.

Matt Ulrey's Loom performs a mature modern jazz, pulling influence from classical, rock and folk. Complex harmonies and rhythms are fluidly explored through beautiful and lyrical melodies and themes.


In other news, the screen printing for Ten x Ten 2013 has begun and the recording will begin in a few weeks. The prints will be on display and the compositions will be performed on Friday, November 15th at the Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art.

Ten x Ten 2013 provides a unique opportunity for visual artists and music composers to collaborate in a meaningful, shared creation. The product explores how visual and auditory senses can interact artistically while providing documentation of Chicago’s visual art and contemporary music communities. Stay tuned for more information on this exciting project.