3 Witches: Liz and the Lovelies, Elle Casazza, Molly Coleman

Event Information

Date & Time:Sat, 10/21/2017 - 8:00pm - 11:30pm
Ticket Price:$8.00 adv $10.00 day of show 21+

Join us for an evening of 3 baddass witches At North Bar!

Dress like your favorite witchy betch!

LIZ AND THE LOVELIES is the band of singer/songwriter LIZ CHIDESTER, originally from the mountains of Virginia. Moving to Chicago in the winter of 2013 by train with 4 bags and 2 guitars, Liz immersed herself into the Chicago music scene, releasing her debut record "People Pumping Pedals" in 2014 under CAU Dog Records. In 2015, she released the EP "Otter Hill", an intimate recording of 5 songs about her family and home life in Virginia. Her songs received recognition by NPR's Newsong Songwriting Competition as the 2014 Mid-west Finalist, the Chicago Music Awards Best Female Vocalist Nominee in 2015, and a New-Song Songwriter Competition Finalist in 2016.Her music inspired the talent of close friends and family to create the electronic folk group LIZ AND THE LOVELIES. Her army of Lovelies include Alex Chidester (vocals, mandolin), Lewis Rawlinson (vocals, cello), Ivan Pyzow (vocals, synths, trumpet), Kevin Schwarzwald (violin), Zach Finch (drums), and Mike Fletcher (bass). With the production of musician Matt Griffo and the band Frances Luke Accord's Nicholas Gunty, LIZ AND THE LOVELIES released their first EP 'Progress into Simplicity' in March of 2017. Liz lives in Chicago, IL as a teaching artist at Old Town School of Folk Music and Chicago Children's Theatre. She is a professional singer and actor.

ELLE CASAZZA diversifies the pop scene with her own refreshing and authentic blend of jazz, soul, funk and pop rhythms that are seamlessly crafted into her songs. Elle’s commanding vocals, defying songwriting and versatile approach produces infectious and timeless music that garners fans worldwide. The re-creative and contemporary singer-songwriter showcases her retro-pop style in her latest record, Proof. The album was released at the end of 2016 and contains the lead pop-funk single and video, “Too Bad.” Elle Casazza gears up for her second release and music video entitled, “You.” The new track is a rousing love ballad highlighting a devoted relationship that is continuously endless. Casazza’s impassioned vocals lead us into an empowering bridge that carries out the song with a full band and harmonic back-up vocals.“Writing ‘You’ was writing a promise to myself, Elle notes. After a tumultuous and emotional night, the first verse just poured out of me. It’s not only a love ballad to that someone special in my life, but to myself as well.”Proof explores a variety of genres that display Elle Casazza’s creative depth and musical diversity. The full-length features 1960’s soul influenced singles such as “Hey” and “Cooking” as well as, tracks like “Save Me” that contain funk-rock and jazz fusion elements. Elle cohesively blends a wide range of musical expressions that smoothly unfold as the record continues. With her latest album Proof, Elle hopes to “deliver authenticity by bringing the live band back to pop music,” she says. Hailing from Chicago, Elle began singing and performing when she was eight years old. After learning how to play the piano and guitar, it wasn’t until college when she started writing her own music. Elle’s eclectic lyrical style has been considerably influenced by classic artists such as Amy Winehouse, No Doubt, Stevie Wonder and Queen. Casazza’s songwriting process stems from personal experiences that narrow into particular themes and narratives where she can openly express herself. Her sincere and unapologetic songwriting oozes with passion and illuminates an engaging listening experience. Her powerful and silk-like vocals are complimented by retro-pop elements that bring her personal stories to life. In May 2013, Elle Casazza made her recording debut with her EP, For Your Pleasure. In 2015, she released three stirring singles “Witness,” “Rainy Days” and “Soft & Low” which received media praise from Paste Magazine, Midwest Action, WLUW’s Radio One show in Chicago and more.Elle Casazza has performed at some of Chicago’s premier venues such as Concord Music Hall, Martyrs, Mayne Stage and many others. Performing either solo or with her five-piece band; Elle delivers an energetically live show that showcases her heartfelt and compelling vocals along with contemporary instrumental grooves. Elle continues to add additional tour dates to support her latest release, Proof.

MOLLY COLEMAN is a singer-songwriter hailing from the Chicago suburbs. Molly's songs are personal, fun, accessible and authentic. Her music is known to make grown men cry. Is that good? Is that bad? Show up. Listen. Decide for yourself.$8 pre-sale

$10 at the door


Venue Information

Name:@North Bar
Address:1637 W North Ave, Chicago, IL 60622 (773) 123-5678
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