May 15

Meagan Hickman, The Shades, Sarah Marie Young, Morgan Pirtle

7:30 pm


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Meagan Hickman, The Shades, Sarah Marie Young, Morgan Pirtle

DOORS: 7:00PM | SHOW: 7:30PM

Meagan Hickman is a Pop-Soul recording artist based out of Chicago. Her first full-length album, Sightlines’, was released in 2015 and brought a blend of soulful, pop-rock driven anthems, catchy hooks, memorable grooves, and honest lyrics.
Hickman is back again with fresh pop/​synth sounds on her newest singles, Together,’ Unique,’ and Who Are You?’ providing listeners with lyrics of love, empowerment, self-discovery, and the power of female camaraderie. Each songs shines a light on vulnerability and celebrates how individuality can be your greatest quality.

Equipped primarily with their voices and acoustic guitars, The Shades have developed a signature sound that encompasses elements of popular music from folk & rock, to soul & R&B. Impressive arrangements and tight harmonies are the hallmarks of The Shades’ original music, and critics across generations have taken notice.

Sarah Marie Young is an award winning singer, songwriter and musician. She was a semi-finalist in the 2010 Thelonious Monk Competition and winner of the 2011 Montreux Voice Competition, from which she recorded her first album, Too Many Februaries” at Balik Farm Studios in Switzerland, performing it at The Montreux Jazz Festival and Chicago Jazz Festival in 2012. After being signed by the dutch label Snip Records in 2014, Sarah released and toured Europe with her second album, Little Candy Heart”. Sarah’s latest solo album, Recess” was released in April 2016. In 2017 she was featured with Postmodern Jukebox, and in 2018 appeared on Playing For Change’s Skin Deep” video with Buddy Guy. She frequently performs with the all female acoustic group, The Oh Yeahs.

Morgan Pirtle is a versatile vocalist, composer, arranger, and educator in Chicago. As a student of jazz, her music is influenced by the genre, but also resonates with pop, soul, and R&B. Her debut EP, Muse” will be released in Spring 2019.

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