Concert Photos: Sam Amidon @ Schubas (Chicago, IL)

For our final installment in coverage of the Tomorrow Never Knows festival, we present photos from traditional folk revivalist Sam Amidon‘s recent headlining show at Schubas.

With support from Once‘s Marketa Irglova and Minneapolis-based pop artist Jeremy Messersmith, the Vermont-born songwriter played tracks from his fourth solo album, I See the Sign (Bedroom Community, 4/13/10), which was recorded and produced by Valgeir Sigurðsson (Björk, CocoRosie, Ben Frost) and features contributions from Nico Muhly and Beth Orton. Check out Sam Amidon in action with photos taken by ALARM contributors Sanchez + Kitahara.

Sam Amidon

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Concert Photos: Freddie Gibbs, Shad, Rita J @ Metro (Chicago, IL)

Gary, Indiana’s gangster-rap phenom Freddie Gibbs, Canadian indie rapper Shad, and Chicago-based ALARM favorite Rita J joined forces for a recent show at Metro in Chicago. The trio of hip-hop performances was part of the annual Tomorrow Never Knows festival hosted by Schubas, Lincoln Hall, and, as of this year, Metro. (See ALARM’s TNK coverage of Twin Shadow and The Helio Sequence.) And below, take a gander at the lovely shots that photographer Logan M. Futej captured images of all three lyrical luminaries.

Rita J

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Concert Photos: Twin Shadow @ Schubas (Chicago, IL)

As part of the recent Tomorrow Never Knows festival, new-wave pop band Twin Shadow recently played at Schubas in Chicago, along with Fol Chen and Brahms. Adapting the “twin shadow” idea for coverage, ALARM had two photographers on the scene, capturing the show in two different styles. Photo duo Sanchez+Kitahara took the black-and-white route, while Elizabeth Gilmore opted for vibrant color. Check out both sets below.

Sanchez+Kitahara:

Twin Shadow

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