English folk singer Billy Bragg is best known for his collaborating with Wilco on the Woody Guthrie-penned Mermaid Avenue records, but he'll be focusing on some of his earliest songs when he brings his One Step Forward, Two Steps Backward tour to Lincoln Hall. During the three-night stand, Bragg will deliver a career-spanning set (April 25) before digging into his first three album, which marked his transition from a pub-rock frontman to a folk musician with a message (April 26). During this final show, Bragg will perform tracks from Workers Playtime, The Internationale and Don't Try This At Home, which are rife with overtly political lyrics.
|Venue name:||Lincoln Hall|
2424 N Lincoln Ave
|Cross street:||between Fullerton Ave and Montana St|
|Opening hours:||Sun–Fri 11am–2am; Sat 11am–3am. During shows, the bar may be available only to ticket holders|
|Transport:||El stop: Brown, Purple (rush hrs), Red to Fullerton. Bus: 8, 11, 74.|