The Flat Five
featuring Kelly Hogan, Nora O'Connor, Scott Ligon, Casey McDonough & Alex Hall
Tuesday, Dec 31, 2013 6:00 PM CST
(5:00 PM Doors)
SPACE, Evanston, IL
SPACE had such a blast celebrating the birth of 2013 with Chicago supergroup The Flat Five that we had to have them back to help us ring in 2014!
Chicago’s roots-pop gene pool has been skimmed, and the group calling itself THE FLAT FIVE is the happy result. With the natural gift to blend into almost any musical terrain, these five young-ish masters roam at will from the Beach Boys to the Magnetic Fields, ancient country to neo-cabaret, gently melodic originals to gruesome old Americana. Left to their own devices, they get busy translating feeling into tone, improvising gorgeous harmonic structures and grooves, and poking curiously into posterity’s dusty little corners. -- Robbie Fulks