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Concerts & Events

Sunday, May 1, 2022  ·  7:00 PM CDT

Suzanne Vega

4544 N Lincoln Ave · Gary and Laura Maurer Concert Hall · 773.728.6000


Widely regarded as one of the foremost songwriters of her generation, Suzanne Vega returns to the Old Town School stage. Vega emerged as a leading figure of the folk-music revival of the early 1980s when, accompanying herself on acoustic guitar, she sang what has been called contemporary folk or neo-folk songs of her own creation in Greenwich Village clubs. Since the release of her self-titled, critically acclaimed 1985 debut album, she has given sold-out concerts in many of the world's best-known venues. Known for performances that convey deep emotion, Vega's distinctive, “clear, unwavering voice” (Rolling Stone) has been described as “a cool, dry sandpaper-brushed near-whisper” by The Washington Post, with NPR Music noting that she “has been making vital, inventive music” throughout the course of her decades-long career. Bearing the stamp of a masterful storyteller who “observes the world with a clinically poetic eye” (The New York Times), Vega's songs have tended to focus on city life, ordinary people and real-world subjects. Notably succinct and understated, her work is immediately recognizable—as utterly distinct and thoughtful as it was when her voice was first heard on the radio over 30 years ago.

SUZANNE VEGA SOUNDCHECK VIP EXPERIENCE:

    Package includes:
  • One reserved floor ticket within first 5 rows (See map for exact location)
  • Pre-show visit to Suzanne's soundcheck
  • Pre-show Q&A with Suzanne
  • One autographed tour poster
  • One commemorative Suzanne Vega VIP laminate
  • One commemorative Suzanne Vega ticket

    Exclusive VIP merchandise items will distributed at the venue, on the day of show ONLY. You must proceed to the designated check-in at the scheduled time to receive your package merchandise. Please note that tickets included in packages are to be picked up at the check-in location, on the day of show ONLY. To redeem all elements of your order you must present your receipt and picture ID at the check-in location.

    You will receive an email from On The List Presents 2-3 days prior to the performance date with check-in/pick up instructions (be sure to check spam/junk email in case it lands there).