News Round Up • Tidal Teams Up with Chance For MCD Festival, Chicago Talent Heads To LA for Red Bull Series & More
TIDAL to Stream Magnificent Coloring Day Festival
For those that can't make the sold out affair or are simply out of state - you're in luck! TIDAL X and Chance The Rapper have teamed up to stream performances from Magnificent Color Day Festival held at US Cellular Field in Chicago. Join the conversation on socials with the hashtag #TIDALXMCD. The Livestream begins at 1:00PM CST at Tidal.com/MCD. Those without a subscription to TIDAL will be limited to a 2-minute preview of the stream.
Poet, Photographer, Director, Singers Among Chicago Magazine's 'Artists to Watch' List
It's clear that over the last 5 years Chicago has crept into the international spotlight and local publication Chicago Magazine has chosen to highlight 19-creatives they determined as 'The New Bohemia." For those passionate about local Chicago music, many names may look familiar like Mick Jenkins, Saba and Eryn Allen Kane whom have had national press coverage for several years. New to the national spotlight but steady rising Chicago talent includes Save Money rappers Joey Purp and Towkio.
The list also features those 'behind the lens' like Director Austin Vesely and photographer and frequent These Days contributor Bryan Allen Lamb. The list made up almost entirely of 20-somethings features poet E'Mon Lauren Black at 19 years old. The list features three past members of former band Kids These Days; Liam Kazar (Marrow), Macie Stewart (Marrow, Homme) and Donnie Trumpet (The Social Experiment). One interesting note - all 19 artists have collaborated with Chance The Rapper on a recording, visual or live show performance. Chicago Magazine's piece also features these creatives clothed by many local brands like OG Brand, Saint Alfred, Stock Manufacturing Co., Ends/Wealth Corp and more due to styling from Chicago's own Whitney Middleton.
A full list can be found below:
- Eryn Allen Kane*
- Joey Purp*
- Mick Jenkins
- Bryan Allen Lamb
- The O'My's*
- Lili K
- Liam Kazar
- Austin Vesely
- E'mon Lauren Black
- Jamila Woods*
- The Social Experiment (Nate Fox, Donnie Trumpet, Peter Cottontale)
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Red Bull Looks to Chicago during '30 Days In LA' Takeover
Fake Shore Drive is bringing a 'Chicago takeover' for Red Bull Sound Select's '30 Days in LA' concert event. The line-up will feature a headlining performance from Jeremih with special guests Joey Purp and WARHOL.SS with DJ sets from Fake Shore Drive contributor SOMEGUYNAMEDTY and DJ Oreo. The event goes down on Friday, November 11th at The Mayan at 1038 Hill St, Los Angeles, CA.
The '30 Days in LA' event features over 30 concert events with 70+ artists featured throughout the month of November. Additional Chicago artists featured throughout the month include Kweku Collins (supporting Tory Lanez and Pell) and Eryn Allen Kane (supporting Jhene Aiko).
A full calendar of programming can be found at Red Bull Sound Select's website.