Big Syn / The Curls / Sama Dams / Divorce @ Burlington Bar, Chicago [19 June]

Big Syn / The Curls / Sama Dams / Divorce

20:00 - 23:59

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Burlington Bar
3425 W Fullerton Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60647

«Big Syn is weird. But it's great. Their off-kilter art-pop is a streamlined collage of sound and experiment. Sometimes it sounds like rock music, other times the soundtrack to a sci-fi novel about actual synthesizers taking over the world. Once you latch on to one of these shifting sounds, you're pulled into their dark carnival until you can find some hidden door to get out. » — Landon Kuhlmann


“Chicago pop-rockers The Curls prove that sextets have more fun. Their 2017 album, Super Unit, deftly wove jazz, lounge, doo-wop, punk, rock, and more into one delirious spree. The Curls don’t stick to any one notion of what their music should sound like; in their world, everything is up for grabs.” — Pitchfork

“The Curls have created a post-post-modern world of musical dadaism and are curating some of the wildest & most sporadic sounds that are set to decorate the exhibition halls of tomorrow’s modern art museums & centers for the arts." — Impose Magazine

“Sounds like an ambitiously scattered, psych pop-inspired Arcade Fire” — Atwood Magazine

«I LIKE IT!» — Adrian Belew (King Crimson, Talking Heads, David Bowie)

«Quirky and skillful sextet the Curls may only be a few years old, but they’re quickly illustrating why Chicago is a major breeding ground for creative, idiosyncratic, and fearless music.» — Popmatters

«Gotta check it out once the wifi's strong ❤️» — Roy Molloy via Facebook Messenger (Alex Cameron)


«The music of Sama Dams steals from you most virtuously — it will rob your sense of time and leave you wondering how long you’ve been awash in sound, rhythm, and ether.

Melding the wailing riffiness of fellow Midwest native Billy Corgan at his best with the cool synthesizer of a hundred beloved 80s soundtracks gone by, Sama Dams' new album „Say It“ takes their distinctly left-field sound into anthem territory, and does it with audacious and tender authenticity.»

“’Say It’ is an endlessly fascinating sonic concoction, and a confident step forward for Sama Dams.”


Divorce is a Chicago-based group of musicians coming together out of various previous projects. Their music is an ever-changing mix of 90s alternative and punchy indie rock with some gazey haze layered in for good measure.
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