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Downtown Sound: New Music Mondays

June 14, 2010 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Downtown Sound: New Music Mondays – Tony Allen with Great Lake Swimmers

The popular series, Downtown Sound: New Music Mondays, co-currated by At Pluto LTD, returns to Millennium Park for a second summer, featuring an eclectic mix of music discoveries, cutting-edge indie rock, pop bands and rock veterans.

Master drummer Tony Allen has released countless albums, and played shows worldwide for over forty years. Born in Nigeria and living today in Paris, Allen has long been acknowledged as Africa’s finest kit drummer and one of its most influential musicians, who helped created the style of Afrobeat. http://www.tony-allen.com/

The ambient, unassuming sound of the Great Lake Swimmers has become a welcome staple of the folk music scene. Coming off the release of their fourth studio album, Lost Channels, the Canadian folk rockers are making multiple U.S stops including this can’t-miss performance in Chicago. http://www.greatlakeswimmers.com/

http://www.millenniumpark.org/parkevents/event.aspx?id=1002

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Date:
June 14, 2010
Time:
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Venue

Millennium Park
201 E Randolph St.
Chicago, IL United States

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