VIDEO | Seven Recent Chicago Shows That Have Us Looking Forward To 2020

Though the Chicago concert schedule can slow down a little in wintertime, there’s always a good show going on somewhere. Watch some of Tomorrow’s Verse’s favorite recent live memories, and check out our events calendar for upcoming events.

Wilco at Chicago Theatre

Wilco’s annual Winterlude found the band performing four nights at Chicago Theatre, including collaborations with openers Robyn Hitchcock and Sharon Van Etten. Watch Wilco cover the Beatles with Hitchcock and Lennon’s Christmas classic with Van Etten.

Omega Moos at The Vic Theatre

Funky and fun Umphrey's side project Omega Moos made a rare Chicago appearance in December, which included this take on Duran Duran's classic "Rio."

North Mississippi Allstars at Thalia Hall

Southern-rock staples North Mississippi Allstars recently played an explosive set at Thalia Hall, including this funky take on Grateful Dead’s “Deep Ellem Blues” and “Going Down The Road Feeling Bad.” 

Buddy Guy at Legends

Legendary Chicago blues guitarist Buddy Guy recently treated the audience at Legends to a rare acoustic set. This raw and emotional performance was captured on video and proves that Buddy Guy is still on top of his game. 

Kung Fu at Martyrs'

Combining funk and a clear jam aesthetic, Kung Fu might be one of the most fun live bands out there today. Their recent stop at Martyrs’ including “Dirty Power,” a track where a spacious jam soars to incredible heights thanks to some stellar fretwork. 

Marcus King Band at Thalia Hall

Southern-rock troubadour Marcus King brought his talented and soulful band to Thalia Hall for a mind-blowing and genre-blending set. Watch the band perform “Confessions.” 

Andrew Bird at Fourth Presbyterian Church

Multi-instrumentalist and songwriter returned to his old hometown of Chicago to perform four nights at Fourth Presbyterian Church, in the heart of downtown, for a near-annual run known as Gazelligheid. Watch Bird perform “Fitz and Dizzyspells” and “Anonanimal” to see the artist’s wide-ranging capabilities. 

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