The Royal Concept

If you’re looking for upbeat songs that you can dance to with wild abandon, look no further than the Swedish quartet The Royal Concept.

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James Bay Keeps Things Human

As today’s next big thing, 23-year-old British singer-songwriter James Bay is taking performing to the next level. I’m trying to make songs that make people feel something and, if I’m lucky, even move them,” Bay explains on his website.

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Nneka brought wit, wisdom and world politics to Schubas

Backed by her uber-talented band, the Nigerian singer united the venue with her emotive sound and ‘one love’ message. In the hull of Schubas Tavern, Nneka took to the stage at half eight on a humid, summer Sunday in Chicago. The show had been moved from big brother venue Lincoln Hall, that I wrongly journeyed to earlier that evening.

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