We will be closed in observation of Memorial Day on 5/28/18. 4544 N Lincoln Ave opens at 5:30 PM on 5/28 for The Mountain Goats concert

Concerts & Events

Friday, April 27, 2018  ·  8:00 PM

Peter Case

with special guest Paul Luc

4545 N Lincoln Ave · The Myron R. Szold Music & Dance Hall · 773.728.6000


Peter Case

Three time Grammy nominee, Peter Case's work sets the bar for authenticity, passion and imagination and spans a number of genres, including folk, blues, and rock. Raised in Buffalo, NY, Case came to the Bay area in 1973 and worked as a street musician and played in the seminal power pop group The Nerves, before moving to Los Angeles to form the Plimsouls, landing a deal with Geffen Records.

The Plimsouls achieved success with the hit single, “A Million Miles Away,” which landed them a role in the movie Valley Girl, as the band performing during the club scenes. Case's 1986 solo Geffen Record debut revealed deep roots in folk and blues, and earned him his first Grammy nomination for the song “Old Blue Car” as well as the Number 1 spot on the NY Time's 1986 Best CDs list. Six CDs later, Case earned another nomination for Let Us Now Praise Sleepy John, a remarkable collection of songs that features Case's voice and a single guitar. It's clear that Case is a major talent on the Americana troubadour landscape.

http://petercase.com/


Paul Luc

From the outside, Paul Luc's story is seemingly normal. Born and raised in Pittsburgh, he started playing guitar and joined a garage band in high school; from there, he attended a small college just south of the city, studied economics, and got a business job in healthcare. On the weekends, he'd play local shows, write music, and even put out his first album. But after years of working a grueling 9-5, Luc woke up one day, tired, bored, and unhappy with his situation -- and without a plan, quit corporate America. Since then, he's harnessed his full energy toward making music. He's toured throughout the country and caught the ear of the Americana world. As he gears up to release his third album, Paul Luc's story has rapidly grown into one with an authentic sound and relatable message for the masses.

http://www.paulluc.com