Ester, Harmony Woods, Jessica Risker, Close Kept

Tue Mar 26 2019

6:30 PM (Doors 6:00 PM)

Downstairs (at Subterranean)

2011 W. North Ave Chicago, IL 60647

$8.00

Ages 17+

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Kickstand Productions Presents
Ester, Harmony Woods, Jessica Risker, Close Kept

  • Ester

    Ester

    Alternative

  • Harmony Woods

    Harmony Woods

    Alternative Rock

  • Jessica Risker

    Jessica Risker

    Pop

    Jessica Risker is an American musician and visual artist based in Chicago, Illinois.  Risker also performs under the name DEADBEAT.  

    Risker’s music fluctuates between electro-psychedelic/experimental albums and psych-folk songs.  From the dream-soaked harmonies of ‘Moon’ to the neopsychedelic/garage rocker ’Won’t You Meet Us In Vegas?’, Risker’s continuous genre shifting is inspired by dual desires to 1) experiment with soundscapes made possible by modern recording techniques, and 2) craft melodies, lyrics, and structures pared down to their most basic elements.  

    Frequenting open mics, serving as an engineer’s assistant at a recording studio, and an active participant in Chicago’s DIY music scene, Risker has spent the past decade developing her sound and honing her recording/engineering skills. In 2012, Risker was named Chicago’s “Emerging Artist of the Year” by The Deli Magazine. In 2015 and 2016 Risker was awarded two independent artist grants from the city of Chicago, resulting in two 2016 releases: Big Forever, an ever-shifting continuous eighteen-minute piece of electro-psychedelic music released via Already Dead Tapes & Records, and Soft Moons: Twenty Lullabies, a self-released album of original instrumental music-box lullabies.

    In 2017, Risker was again awarded an independent artist grant from the city of Chicago, marking 3 consecutive years Risker has won the highly competitive award. The funding went towards recording a new psych-folk album with engineer Dave Vettraino of Public House Sound Recordings. The resulting album caught the attention of Austin label Western Vinyl, who will release the album in Spring 2018.

  • Close Kept

    Close Kept

    Emo

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Kickstand Productions Presents

Ester, Harmony Woods, Jessica Risker, Close Kept

Tue Mar 26 2019 6:30 PM

(Doors 6:00 PM)

Downstairs (at Subterranean) Chicago IL
Ester, Harmony Woods, Jessica Risker, Close Kept

$8.00 Ages 17+

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