This Week – August 10th, 2017

August 10th, 2017 Join us for our weekly show featuring all Chicago music, Thursdays from 6-8pm on 88.7FM WLUW or streaming online at wluw.org!

6:30pm – Ballroom Boxer

boxerWe’re what you get when you drop the Great Gatsby, Johnnie Walker & fireworks on the Fourth into a blender.

8/18 @BrauerHouse
21+ // $14 // 9pm

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7:30pm – Luna Grey

Luna Grey is an abstract music artist originally born in Madison, WI before moving to Chicago by as a teenager. While she was born in Madison, her mothers side was from a small town in Iowa while her father and relatives were born in Chicago where she often found herself visiting family. While growing up she always found herself wanting to be different from her peers and has since been heavily involved in the arts ranging from Hip Hop dance to painting and found herself excelling in any form of self expression. Her father created a TV network in Madison with his degree in Radio & Television and he would often bring her to the station where she was exposed very early to the industry and would spend a lot of time at his radio station doing voiceover work as well as doing acting roles for her dad’s TV network. In her young years she was heavily influenced by The Beatles and as a teen began falling in love with hip hop music as her older brother began to listen to lots of Jay-Z and Kanye West. At the age of 15 she began writing songs and raps and found it to be her true passion. At the age of 19 she began to pursue music full force as she realized that college wasn’t for her and that music was the only thing that made her have purpose. Since then she has released two studio EP’s multiple singles, music videos and has performed in four different states as well as doing a small tour in New York City in early 2017. Luna Grey’s musical style began with Hip Hop as she began rapping and slowly developed her melodic singing voice throughout the years. She now makes music that is a blend of hip hop, pop, rap, rock and often is left without a category as it often combines multiple genres with unique lyricism, flows and a unique style that adds harmonies throughout her raps as well as being versatile with beat choice. Often her sound is very airy and ambient and she speaks mainly based on her own experiences as she has an interesting story from her years struggling to find happiness and battling severe depressions. Luna’s music will comfort you because she speaks from emotion and feelings and makes music that is relatable to so many people and experiences. She is currently working on her third studio album and multiple visions and is looking forward to showcasing her new and groundbreaking sound.

9/1 @ChicagoUnidosShowcase
18+ // $25 //

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