Artists on the Make: July Lineup 669 words · 4 minute read

This is your guide to being the coolest creative in your office, the hippest biz dev on your team, or maybe just the best date ever. Here’s the June schedule of Music Dealers’ “Artists on the Make,” the lineup of all the shows, concerts, and festivals played by our artists this month.

Wednesday, July 1st

Bassel & the Supernaturals @ Northwestern University, EVANSTON Funky R&B with male vocals, rock influence and a punchy beat, with guitar, keyboard, trumpets!/artist/basselmusic Friday, July 3rd Hawley @ Double Door, CHICAGO Folky indie pop with female vocals, cheerful, with acoustic & electric guitars, and trombone!/artist/hawley Sunday, July 5th JC Brooks & The Uptown Sound and Jodee Lewis @ The Hideout, CHICAGO JC Brooks & The Uptown Sound Classic R&B/rock with male vocals, retro and cool, with electric guitars, organ, and horns!/artist/theuptownsound Jodee Lewis Folk/country with female vocals, melancholy moods, with acoustic guitar, banjo, bass, drum!/artist/jodeelewis Friday, July 10th The Hudson Branch and The 92s @ Abbey Pub, CHICAGO The Hudson Branch Indie pop with male lead and backup vocals, world influence, with drums, electric guitar, horns, piano!/artist/thehudsonbranch The 92s Indie rock with male vocals, introspective and thoughtful, with electric guitars, bass, drums!/artist/the92s Saturday, July 11th Shades @ Reggie’s Rock Club, CHICAGO Indie electro/house duo from London with female vocals, with synths, piano, acoustic guitar!/artist/shades Sunday, July 12th Glass Lux @ Mamby on the Beach, Oakwood Beach, CHICAGO Indie electro duo with female vocals from Chicago, with synths, bass, and a driving dance beat!/artist/glasslux Friday, July 17th Trentino @ Copernicus Center, CHICAGO Hypnotic trance instrumental, Chicago Sun Times’ #1 DJ, with synths, and a pounding beat!/artist/trentino Saturday, July 18th Twista @ Cairo Ale House, WEST CHICAGO Bold pop/modern rap with male MC, confident, with drums and bass!/artist/twista Sunday, July 19th Sidewalk Chalk @ Sausagefest, Wrigleyville, CHICAGO Hip hop with male and female vocals, thoughtful and insightful, with bass and organ!/artist/sidewalkcahlk Wednesday, July 22nd Scout Ripley @ Subterranean, CHICAGO Indie pop/rock with female vocals, thoughtful and magical, with plucked strings and ukulele!/artist/scoutripley Thursday, July 23rd Hawley @ Abbey Pub, CHICAGO Folky indie pop with female vocals, both ukulele-driven bedroom-pop and folk-grunge!/artist/hawley Friday, July 24th Radio Birds @ Joe’s on Weed St., CHICAGO Blues rock with male vocals, over 1M YouTube plays, with distorted electric guitars, bass!/artist/radiobirds Saturday, July 25th Baby Baby @ Vans Warped Tour, First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre, TINLEY PARK Indie/alt rock with eccentric male vocals, energetic and lively, with guitars, drums, and bass!/artist/babybaby The Way Down Wanderers @ 1st Ward/Chop Shop, CHICAGO Folk with male vocals, satisfied and fun, with acoustic guitar, banjo, fiddle, bass, and drums!/artist/

Thursday, July 2nd Trabants @ Los Globos, LOS ANGELES Surf rock instrumental with driving beat, energetic and determined, with electric guitars!/artist/Trabants Thursday, July 23rd Maniac @ Redwood Bar & Grill, LOS ANGELES Cross-continental indie pop duo, cheerful, w/ acoustic & electric guitar and handclaps!/artist/maniac Monday, July 27th Bogan Via @ Silverlake Lounge, LOS ANGELES Indie electronic with female vocals, dreamy and thoughtful, with synths and bass!/artist/Boganvia Wednesday, July 29th Lovers and Poets @ State Social House, WEST HOLLYWOOD Indie electro pop duo with female vocals, cheerful, with acoustic & electric guitars!/artist/loversandpoets

Wednesday, July 1st The Shakey Tables @ Mexicali Live, NEW JERSEY Funky blues rock w/ female vocals, sassy and fun, with distorted electric guitars and bass!/artist/shakeytables Friday, July 10th Twintapes @ Rockwood Music Hall, NEW YORK Indie electro w/ male vocals, mysterious, with drums, electric guitar, and synths!/artist/twintapes Saturday, July 18th The Battery Electric @ Arlene’s Grocery, NEW YORK Indie/alt rock with male vocals, powerful and bold, with distorted electric guitars and drums!/artist/TheBatteryElectric Wednesday, July 29th Emanuel and the Fear @ Willoughby Plaza, NEW YORK Indie folk with male vocals, with acoustic guitar, strings and female harmony!/artist/Emanuel_and_the_Fear Thursday, July 30th Heavy Lights @ Arlene’s Grocery, NEW YORK Indie rock with male vocals, upbeat and happy, with electric guitars, bass, and drums!/artist/heavylights