Craig Finn (solo) / Minor Characters
Saturday, Jun 02, 2012 10:00 PM CDT
Empty Bottle, Chicago, IL
21 years and over
THE HOLD STEADY’s CRAIG FINN first announced he was working on a solo record in the spring of 2011 – via Minnesota Public Radio, his blog and Twitter, FINN told followers that he was interested in trying something new and wanted to grow as a songwriter and that focus on songs and, to a greater extent, lyrics, is at the forefront of his Clear Heart Full Eyes. FINN’S trademark vocals tackle familiar territory – religion, solitude and change – and in the words of NPR, “FINN is a great storyteller, and Clear Heart Full Eyes provides another great opportunity to let his voice shine.” MINOR CHARACTERS throw their hat in the ring of tonight’s hook-off with tracks from their self-titled debut EP. Surfer chords and heartfelt, poppy songwriting come together through a theme of escapism and the sun-drenched tracks sound mighty fresh during these lovely spring days.