Artists on the Make: October Lineup 1363 words · 7 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 October schedule of Music Dealers’ “Artists on the Make,” the lineup of all the shows, concerts, and festivals played by our artists this month across the country.

Friday, October 2 Hawley @ Quenchers Saloon, CHICAGO Search Tags: Folky indie pop with female vocals, cheerful, with occasional trombone and piano http://www.musicdealers.com/#!/artist/hawley Zaramela @ House of Blues, CHICAGO Search Tags: Jazzy jam rock with male vocals, building and strong melodies, with brassy instruments http://www.musicdealers.com/#!/artist/2143068 Sunday, October 4 Cole DeGenova @ The Hideout, CHICAGO Search Tags: Pop soul with male vocals, upbeat and punchy, with electric guitar, keyboards, and synth http://www.musicdealers.com/#!/artist/381230 Hopsin, Dizzy Wright, and Jarren Benton @ Concord Music Hall, CHICAGO Hopsin Search Tags: Tough Hip hop with male vocals, punchy and bold, with electric guitar, piano, and trumpet http://www.musicdealers.com/#!/artist/hopsin Dizzy Wright Search Tags: Indie hip hop with male vocals, thoughtful and mellow, with lush keyboard and bass http://www.musicdealers.com/#!/artist/dizzywright Jarren Benton Search Tags: Dark hip hop with male vocals, dramatic and powerful, with synth and a pounding beat http://www.musicdealers.com/#!/artist/jarrenbenton Wednesday, October 7 Archie Powell & The Exports @ The Empty Bottle, CHICAGO Search Tags: Indie garage rock with male vocals, thoughtful and punchy, with electric guitar and piano http://www.musicdealers.com/#!/artist/archiepowell Thursday, October 8 ChooChoo @ Subterranean, CHICAGO Search Tags: Grungy indie rock with male vocals, soul and jam influences, with lush keys http://www.musicdealers.com/#!/artist/choochoo Friday, October 9 Workout Music and Comasoft @ Brauer House, LOMBARD Workout Music Search Tags: Electro pop rock with male vocals, driving and confident, with distorted electric guitars http://www.musicdealers.com/#!/artist/workoutmusic Comasoft Search Tags: Pop rock with male vocals, bold and energetic, with distorted guitars and driving bass http://www.musicdealers.com/#!/artist/comasoft Saturday, October 10 Cobalt & the Hired Guns and Jeff Brown & the New Black at Cobra Lounge, CHICAGO Cobalt & the Hired Guns Search Tags: Pop rock with male vocals, emotional and poignant, with reflective/nostalgic lyrics http://www.musicdealers.com/#!/artist/cobaltandthehiredguns Jeff Brown & the New Black Search Tags: Folky singer-songwriter with male vocals, emotional and mellow, with guitar and cello https://www.musicdealers.com/#!/artist/jeffbrown Hawley @ Double Door, CHICAGO Search Tags: Folky indie pop with female vocals, cheerful, with occasional trombone and piano http://www.musicdealers.com/#!/artist/hawley Monday, October 12 Jess Godwin @ The Hideout, CHICAGO Search Tags: Pop rock with female vocals, upbeat and carefree, with acoustic & electric guitars https://www.musicdealers.com/#!/artist/jessgodwin Tuesday, October 13 Geographer @ Lincoln Hall, CHICAGO Search Tags: Synthpop with male vocals, poetic and emotional lyrics, with synth and a punchy beat http://www.musicdealers.com/#!/artist/geographer Wednesday, October 14 Andreas Kapsalis @ Old Town School of Folk Music, CHICAGO Search Tags: Finger-tapping folk acoustic guitar, adventurous and dramatic, with several different feels https://www.musicdealers.com/#!/artist/andreaskapsalis Geographer @ Lincoln Hall, CHICAGO Search Tags: Synthpop with male vocals, poetic and emotional lyrics, with synth and a punchy beat http://www.musicdealers.com/#!/artist/geographer Friday, October 16 Bronze Radio Return @ Lincoln Hall, CHICAGO Search Tags: Emotional indie rock with male vocals, reflective and thoughtful, with guitars and piano http://www.musicdealers.com/#!/artist/bronzeradioreturn Saturday, October 17 Bassel & the Supernaturals @ Tonic Room, CHICAGO Search Tags: Funky R&B with male vocals, contemporary and soulful, with keyboard and trumpets http://www.musicdealers.com/#!/artist/basselmusic Wednesday, October 21 Glass Lux @ Schubas, CHICAGO Search Tags: Indie electro with female vocals, hypnotic and carefree, with a driving dance beat http://www.musicdealers.com/#!/artist/glasslux   Thursday, October 22 Frances Luke Accord @ The Hideout, CHICAGO Search Tags: Folk with male vocals, romantic and nostalgic, with earthy instrumentals http://www.musicdealers.com/#!/artist/franceslukeaccord City Mouse @ Quenchers Saloon, CHICAGO Search Tags: Indie folk with male vocals, thoughtful and relaxed, with acoustic guitar, banjo and violin http://www.musicdealers.com/#!/artist/citymouse Friday, October 23 The Future Laureates and Tall Walker @ House of Blues, CHICAGO The Future Laureates Search Tags: Pop folk rock with male vocals, adventurous and strong, with earthy instrumentals http://www.musicdealers.com/#!/artist/thefuturelaureates Tall Walker Search Tags: Indie rock/electronic with male vocals, lush and positive, with a punchy dance beat http://www.musicdealers.com/#!/artist/tallwalker Saturday, October 24 Beta Radio @ House Show, OAK PARK Search Tags: Indie folk with male vocals, calm and dreamy, with acoustic guitar and vocal harmony https://www.musicdealers.com/#!/artist/BetaRadio Sunday, October 25 Twista @ The United Center, CHICAGO Search Tags: Naughty pop/modern rap with male MC, strong and punchy, with electronic percussion http://www.musicdealers.com/#!/artist/twista Saturday, October 31 The Noise FM @ Double Door, CHICAGO Search Tags: Alternative, indie rock with male vocals, building melodies, with introspective vocals http://www.musicdealers.com/#!/artist/thenoisefm
Monday, October 5 The Sudden Passion @ Beatnik Bandito Music Emporium, SANTA ANA Search Tags: Alt-Country Americana with male vocals, energetic and thoughtful, with violin and full band http://www.musicdealers.com/#!/artist/thesuddenpassion Thursday, October 8 – Saturday, October 10 Windy City and Garden City Movement @ Culture Collide Festival, LOS ANGELES Windy City Search Tags: Laid back reggae with male vocals in Korean, mellow and content, with bongos and guitar http://www.musicdealers.com/#!/artist/windycity Garden City Movement Search Tags: Indie electronic with male vocals, lush and demure, with synth and vocal effects http://www.musicdealers.com/#!/artist/Garden-City-Movement Friday, October 9 K Theory @ Avalon, HOLLYWOOD Search Tags: Electronic dubstep breakbeat with big build ups and trap instrumentals http://www.musicdealers.com/#!/artist/ktheory Saturday, October 10 The Sudden Passion @ Complex, GLENDALE Search Tags: Alt-Country Americana with male vocals, energetic and thoughtful, with violin and full band http://www.musicdealers.com/#!/artist/thesuddenpassion Visionaries @ The Observatory, SANTA ANA Search Tags: Atmospheric underground hip hop with male MCs, with drums, turntables, and synth http://www.musicdealers.com/#!/artist/Visionaries Trabants @ Non Plus Ultra, LOS ANGELES Search Tags: Surf rock instrumentals with energetic, determined melodies and driving beats http://www.musicdealers.com/#!/artist/Trabants Thursday, October 15 Wages @ Eagle Rock Center for the Arts, LOS ANGELES Search Tags: Dreamy indie rock with male vocals, content and reflective, with punchy instrumentals http://www.musicdealers.com/#!/artist/Wages Friday, October 16 Anthony Starble @ Room5 Lounge, LOS ANGELES Search Tags: Triumphant pop rock with male vocals, bold and lively, with acoustic piano http://www.musicdealers.com/#!/artist/anthonystarble Wednesday, October 28 – Friday, October 30 Barbara Morrison @ Catalina Bar and Grill, HOLLYWOOD Search Tags: Romantic light jazz/ lounge instrumental with piano lead and faint strings http://www.musicdealers.com/#!/artist/barbaramorrison
  Friday, October 2 Michael Persall @ Pianos, NEW YORK Search Tags: Singer-songwriter with male vocals, introspective and emotional, with acoustics http://www.musicdealers.com/#!/artist/michaelpersall Monday, October 5 Donwill @ Littlefield, BROOKLYN Search Tags: Introspective hip hop with male MC, dark and thoughtful, with drums and piano http://www.musicdealers.com/#!/artist/2049326 Tuesday, October 6 Garden City Movement @ Elvis Guesthouse, NEW YORK Search Tags: Indie electronic with male vocals, lush and demure, with synths and bass https://www.musicdealers.com/#!/artist/Garden-City-Movement Friday, October 9 Such Hounds @ Cameo Gallery, BROOKLYN Search Tags: Indie rock with male vocals, introspective and emotional, with punchy beats http://www.musicdealers.com/#!/artist/suchhounds Tuesday October 13 Hopsin, Dizzy Wright, Jarren Benton @ Irving Plaza, NEW YORK Hopsin Search Tags: Tough Hip hop with male vocals, punchy and bold, with electric guitar, piano, and trumpet http://www.musicdealers.com/#!/artist/hopsin Dizzy Wright Search Tags: Indie hip hop with male vocals, thoughtful and mellow, with lush keyboard and bass http://www.musicdealers.com/#!/artist/dizzywright Jarren Benton Search Tags: Dark hip hop with male vocals, dramatic and powerful, with synth and a pounding beat http://www.musicdealers.com/#!/artist/jarrenbenton Marina City @ Brighton Bar, LONG BRANCH Search Tags: Energetic pop rock with male vocals, aggressive and lively, with a punchy melody http://www.musicdealers.com/#!/artist/marinacity Wednesday, October 14 Young Empires @ Arlene’s Grocery, MANHATTAN Search Tags: Indie pop rock with male vocals, introspective and uplifting, with punchy instrumentals http://www.musicdealers.com/#!/artist/youngempires Friday, October 16 The Future Laureates and Marina City @ The Rock Shop, BROOKLYN The Future Laureates Search Tags: Pop folk rock with male vocals, adventurous and strong, with earthy instrumentals http://www.musicdealers.com/#!/artist/thefuturelaureates Marina City Search Tags: Energetic pop rock with male vocals, aggressive and lively, with a punchy melody http://www.musicdealers.com/#!/artist/marinacity Saturday, October 17 Young Empires @ Mercury Lounge Search Tags: Indie pop rock with male vocals, introspective and uplifting, with punchy instrumentals http://www.musicdealers.com/#!/artist/youngempires Friday, October 23 and Sunday, October 25 Towkio @ Terminal 5, NEW YORK Search Tags: Abstract Indie hip-hop, introspective and powerful, with electronic drums and synths http://www.musicdealers.com/#!/artist/towkio Tuesday, October 27 Kate Vargas @ Rockwood Music Hall, NEW YORK Search Tags: Indie folk with female vocals, sentimental and thoughtful, with organic instrumentals http://www.musicdealers.com/#!/artist/katevargas Thursday, October 29 Talib Kweli @ The Paper Box, BROOKLYN Search Tags: Hip hop with male vocals, confident and thoughtful, with strings, synth, and drums http://www.musicdealers.com/#!/artist/2086096 Saturday, October 31 The Shakey Tables @ Alene’s Grocery, MANHATTAN Search Tags: Funky blues rock with female vocals, sassy and sexy, with building melodies http://www.musicdealers.com/#!/artist/shakeytables