Father John Misty + Dams of the West

Music, Rock and indie Chicago Theatre , Loop Monday May 15 2017
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Father John Misty + Dams of the West
Photograph: Hallie Duesenberg
Father John Misty

Former Fleet Foxes drummer Joshua Tillman bring his usual sardonic touch and penchant for ‘70s folk, country and pop to his latest album under the guise of his alter-ego, Father John Misty. Pure Comedy is a cynical examination of overriding the futility of modern life, set against lush, kaleidoscopic arrangements that only serve to heighten the impact of Tillman's world-weary lyricism. If the apocalypse is nigh, at least the human race will have some grandiose exit music. Vampire Weekend drummer Chris Tomson's solo project Dams of the West supports.

By: Zach Long

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Venue name: Chicago Theatre
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Address: 175 N State St
Chicago

Cross street: between Randolph and Lake Sts
Transport: El stop: Brown, Green, Orange, Pink, Purple (rush hrs) to State/Lake; Red to Lake.
Price: $29.50–$49.50
Event website: http://www.thechicagotheatre.com/events/2017/May/father-john-misty-at-the-chicago-theatre.html
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TimLoe

I went to the show last night and was worth every penny!!! The warm up bands were pretty good and then the main act went on around 8:45. Last night he finished the show with a cover of "Closer" by NIN and was AMAZING!!! I recommend getting there early and checking out one of the great Asian restaurants like Agami. Of course after the show there's no better spot than Green Mill...remember it's cash only!