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Music: Indigo Girls CD; Kelly Clarkson tour; North Coast; Mavis Staples EP
Special to the online edition of Windy City Times
2015-06-02

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New Indigo Girls CD out

The duo Indigo Girls has released One Lost Day via IG Recordings/Vanguard Records.

One Lost Day was recorded in studios in Nashville, and mixed at Justin Vernon's April Base Studios in Fall Creek, Wisconsin, and at the Parhelion Recording Studios in Atlanta.

The duo has toured to support the new release, ending in Indianapolis on Aug. 7. The tour is slated to stop at The Vic in Chicago on July 21, with opener Michelle Malone.

Visit www.indigogirls.com .

Kelly Clarkson tour in Rosemont Aug. 1

American Idol and Grammy Award winner Kelly Clarkson has announced her 2015 "Piece By Piece" tour.

The 36-city tour, promoted exclusively by Live Nation, will start on July 11 in Hershey, Pennsylvania, and culminate on Sept. 20 in Camden, New Jersey. It stops at Rosemont's Allstate Arena on Saturday, Aug. 1.

Pentatonix and singer-songwriter Eric Hutchinson will join Clarkson on the tour.

For more information on the tour and specific on-sale dates, visit www.KellyClarkson.com or www.LiveNation.com .

'Next Jack Swing' remix CD out

French Horn Rebellion ( FHR ) has released Next Jack Swing, Pt. 1 ( Remixes ), a double album featuring previously unreleased mixes, via Ensemble Records.

Late last year, FHR released Next Jack Swing, Pt. 1, which featured collaborations with a wide array of talent including St. Lucia, HAERTS, The Knocks, Jody Watley and Ghost Beach. The upcoming album features mixes from Justin Faust, Blende, The Soundmen, John J-C Carr, Autograf, AIMES, Le Chev, JD Samson and more.

FHR is Robert and David Perlick-Molinari, two Brooklyn-based brothers who were born and raised in Milwaukee.

North Coast to feature Roots, Chemical Brothers

North Coast Music Festival ( NCMF ) has announced the lineup for this year's festival, which will take place Sept. 4-6 at Union Park.

For its sixth year, NCMF is featuring returning headliners The Chemical Brothers. Additional acts include R&B star D'Angelo and the Vanguard. In addition, the eclectic lineup will include The Roots, Wale, Chromeo, The Disco Biscuits, Steve Aoki, Tycho, funk band Galactic with Macy Gray, and supergroup Joe Russo's Almost Dead, among others.

Visit www.northcoastfestival.com .

Mavis Staples releases EP

Chicago-based soul/gospel legend Mavis Staples has released Your Good Fortune, a new four-song EP that young cross-genre soul explorer Son Little produced.

The EP coincides with the recent premiere of a full-length documentary on the singer entitled Mavis!

The disc features two original Son Little compositions, "Your Good Fortune" and "Fight," paired with two reinterpreted classics: the Blind Lemon Jefferson composition "See That My Grave Is Kept Clean" and the Pops "Roebuck" Staples-penned gospel classic "Wish I Had Answered," first recorded by The Staple Singers in 1963.

Riot Fest Chicago names headliners

Riot Fest Chicago—which will take place Sept. 11-13 at Douglas Park—has announced its line-up.

Some of the slated acts include No Doubt, Modest Mouse, Faith No More, Iggy Pop, Snoop Dogg, Damian "Jr. Gong" Marley, Merle Haggard and Tenacious D.

In addition to performances, there will be a miniature golf course, a video arcade hall, dozens of unique and diverse food, and performances from Hellzapoppin Circus Sideshow Revue and The Rock-afire Explosion.

Visit riotfest.org/2015/05/chicago-riot-fest-2015-lineup-tickets-now-available/.


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