RED BULL SOUND SELECT PRESENTS: 30 DAYS IN CHICAGO 2017
COMMUNITY NIGHTS SPEAKERS ANNOUNCED FOR MUSIC + TECH AND MUSIC + PHOTOGRAPHY
POLIÇA AND OHMME RELEASE LIMITED EDITION SPLIT 7″ AVAILABLE EXCLUSIVELY AT DISCOGS’ CRATE DIGGERS RECORD FAIR AT HOUSE OF VANS 11/05
FAKE SHORE DRIVE REVEALS ADDITION OF BIG TYMERS REUNION TO ANNIVERSARY SHOW 30 Days. 70+ Can’t Miss Artists. One Month in Chicago.
“Red Bull, the energy drink company, has also established itself as a bona fide, largely unobtrusive patron of the arts. This month-long music festival at venues across Los Angeles features au courant headliners… and hand-picked up-and-comers.” – The New York Times on 30 Days in LA
CHICAGO, IL (OCTOBER 23RD, 2017) – Red Bull Sound Select is bringing it’s 30 Day festival to Chicago every night in November 2017. Previously held in Los Angeles for the last three years, the month-long music festival will feature 70+ can’t-miss artists in venues throughout Chicago, exclusive to Red Bull Sound Select members.
Long time Red Bull Sound Select curator Fake Shore Drive has announced an incredible line-up celebrating the who’s who of Chicago’s hip hop scene as part of the iconic site’s 10th Anniversary show. In a historic reunion- Big Tymers (Birdman & Mannie Fresh) will join the bill. The New Orleans duo released their last album in 2003 and Big Tymers’ Billboard #1 hit, “Still Fly” was released the year prior. Additional special guests will join Big Tymers and previously announced artists Tee Grizzley. The Chicago based hip-hop blog has been an integral part of the scene as an early champion of artists such as Chance the Rapper, Chief Keef, Mick Jenkins, Lil Durk and Vic Mensa. In 2013 Fake Shore Drive founder Andrew Barber joined Red Bull Sound Select as a curator for the Midwest, helping to elevate the careers of up and coming acts.
Red Bull is also announcing details for two of their community nights. On November 6th, they will host the Music + Photo Masterclass, a special conversation with veteran music photographers Jason Peterson and Jeremy Deputat who will reflect on their experiences as well as give advice to aspiring photographers. On November 13th, Red Bull Sound Select Presents: 30 Days in Chicago will host a Music + Tech event featuring the Head of Artist Curation at Apple Music, Carl Chery to discuss music discovery and the use of technology in conversation with Fake Shore Drive’s Andrew Barber.
Discogs‘ Crate Diggers Record Fair series in partnership with Red Bull Sound Select’s 30 Days In Chicago, and performing artists Poliça and Ohmme have created something extraordinary for Night 5 of 30 Days In Chicago. A limited-edition 7-inch single available exclusively to fans at Crate Diggers Chicago.The first 750 fans through the doors on November 5th will have the opportunity to add a limited-edition, hand-numbered, black-and-white splattered vinyl, 7-inch single to their collection that includes Poliça’s cover of Crass’ “Shaved Woman” on the A-Side and Ohmme’s “Wheel” on the B-Side. The 7-inch will be available for free on a first come, first served basis with a redeemable token given to attendees upon entry to the Discogs’ Crate Diggers After Party at 7 pm. Poliça and Ohmme will be performing at the November 5th event taking place at House of Vans.
LISTEN/SHARE: Poliça’s Crass cover of “Shaved Woman” via SoundCloud
More on Red Bull Sound Select 30 Days in Chicago…
Red Bull Sound Select Presents: 30 Days in Chicago events feature carefully crafted lineups with noteworthy headliners including Young Thug, Migos, Kehlani, Lil Yachty, Mitski, Ibeyi, Whitney, Khalid, Parquet Courts and more, while showcasing the best in emerging music supported by Red Bull Sound Select on each bill including Kweku Collins, Charlotte Day Wilson, Xavier Omär, Pell, Ravyn Lenae, Tennyson, Smino and more. The festival has proven unique by spotlighting rising artists, exposing fans to future superstars while exploring exciting and diverse venues. In keeping with tradition the 30-day festival will be punctuated with surprise collaborations and special guests throughout the month.
The complete lineup and artist info is available at 30days.redbullsoundselect.com
Lineup – Red Bull Sound Select Presents: 30 Days in Chicago
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11/03 Riviera Theater
11/04 Portage Theater
Fake Shore Drive 10th Anniversary – A special event celebrating 10 years of Fake Shore Drive featuring:
…AND FRIENDS OF FAKE SHORE DRIVE!!
11/05 House of Vans
Discogs Presents: Crate Diggers Chicago – Local record vendors, collectors looking for rare finds or newly minted vinyl and fans seeking to build their collections join up in a festival-like atmosphere, with food, drinks, local DJs spinning records and live performances from:
11/06 The Annex
Music + Photography Master Class
With Jason Peterson and Jeremy Deputat
As long as people have been taking pictures, they’ve turned their lenses toward music. At this masterclass, culture photographers will share stories of how they found their voice and vision and rose to prominence in their profession. The conversation, including advice on how aspiring photographers can unlock their creative potential and push the limits of their art will lead into a live demo, where the photographers will provide hands-on experience to share their craft.
*Invite only event
11/07 Lincoln Hall
Charlotte Day Wilson
11/09 Thalia Hall
11/11 Thalia Hall
11/13 Columbia College, Hokin Lecture Hall
Music + Tech: A Conversation With Carl Chery moderated by: Andrew Barber
Join us for a conversation about the streaming landscape and the intersection of technology and curation. As Head of Artist Curation at Apple Music, Carl Chery is impacting the way people listen to and discover music. In dialogue with Andrew Barber, he will discuss how his background, experiences and current role impacts the way he deploys technology to help artists expand their audience and to help listeners find new music. In collaboration with Columbia College’s Music Business Program
*Invite only event
11/15 Empty Bottle
The 30 Days show featuring Parquet Courts and Meat Wave will be part of the legendary institutions’ year-long 25th Anniversary special programming.
11/16 Concord Music Hall
11/19 Thalia Hall
11/20 Reggies Rock Club
11/21 Concord Music Hall
The Last Artful, Dodgr
11/22 Lincoln Hall
Durand Jones & The Indications
11/23 Thanksgiving – No Event
11/24 Fourth Presbyterian Church
Eryn Allen Kayne
11/26 Lincoln Hall
Ravyn Lenae / Monte Booker
Bari / Jay2
11/28 Chop Shop
Jake & Papa
11/29 Aragon Ballroom
11/30 Riviera Theatre
Migos & Lil Yachty
Music fans can purchase tickets by signing up for Red Bull Sound Select, which is free to join. Tickets to Red Bull Sound Select Presents: 30 Days in Chicago are $15 (plus fees and taxes) or less per show and limited to two tickets per night, per person. To sign up for Red Bull Sound Select and to purchase tickets, please visit 30days.redbullsoundselect.com
ABOUT RED BULL SOUND SELECT:
Red Bull Sound Select is an accelerator for music artists. We support them by collaborating on ambitious projects and ideas; using the strength of our global network together with a collective of artists, creatives and events to accelerate their growth. The network consists of 22 city residencies, 200+ events each year, 250+ artists, 50 partners and a growing list of our own festivals like 30 Days and 3 Days.
Red Bull Sound Select has released several two-song digital singles from its top hand-picked artists, including:
Jazz Cartier “Nobody’s Watching” produced by Mike WiLL Made-It
Montell2099 x 21 Savage’s “Hunnid on the Drop“
Sampa the Great’s HERoesAct 2 EP featuring Estelle, produced by Rahki
Xavier Omär’s “Afraid” featuring GoldLink, Hit-Boy and Bizness Boi
Pell’s “Patience”/”Late At Night” featuring MNEK, produced by London On Da Track
Tennyson’s “Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday” featuring BJ the Chicago Kid with Mr. Carmack
Mick Jenkins’ “Drowning” featuring BADBADNOTGOOD
River Tiber’s “Illusions” featuring Pusha T, produced by River Tiber, KAYTRANADA & Doc McKinney
Gallant’s “Skipping Stones” featuring Jhené Aiko
G Herbo’s “Lord Knows” featuring Joey Bada$$