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Langhorne Slim

Langhorne Slim

Mar 12th 2018 @ Space

Chicago, IL
I Was There
About Langhorne Slim
Genres:
Folk, Soul, Rock
Band Members:
Langhorne Slim - Vocals/Guitar, Malachi DeLorenzo - Drums, Jeff Ratner - Da Bass, Casey McAllister - Keys/Accordion

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Monday, March 12th, 2018
8:00 PM
Space
1245 W Chicago Ave, Chicago, IL 60642
76 RSVPs
DOORS: 7pm | SHOW: 8pm
To see a detailed seat map, please choose "Tickets" in the upper righthand corner, select your ticket choices & click "view on map."

ABOUT THE ARTIST
As the phenomena of instant connection and the need for constant self-improvement further implant their tendrils into our culture, the ability to truly connect with each other and ourselves has begun to fade. As we all reach for our smartphones to gaze upon the manufactured perfection of the lives of those we admire, we lose sight of what makes our own lives important.
Nashville's Langhorne Slim interlaces this theme throughout his new album. "Everyone's searchin' for something better around every corner, but it's already right here," Langhorne says. "We're all born whole -- through livin' we fall apart..."
The songs on Langhorne Slim's newest album, Lost At Last Vol. 1, out November 10, 2017, challenge the idea of social rigidity: the attitude that there's a "correct" way for us to live and a side we should be on. He urges the world to see through the idea that by following that path and focusing only on fitting the mold, one will have lived a good life. He re-interprets the sound of the free-spirited yet vulnerable everyman heard on 2015's The Spirit Moves and brings forth anew the call for us to abandon "the fold" and re-connect with ourselves and each other.
Langhorne Slim is no stranger to the world of popular culture and commercial success. Lost At Last Vol. 1 is his sixth full-length album; throughout his career he has been defined by reflective songwriting and passionate delivery. Slim's last album cycle alone garnered him his third appearance on Conan O'Brien's late-night show, as well as a feature on CBS Saturday Morning, and the highest charting debut of his career. O'Brien, a personal fan of Slim stated, "After one listen, I became an instant, almost obsessive fan." Slim has consistently toured on his own, and has appeared on extensive worldwide runs throughout his career with artists such as The Lumineers, The Avett Brothers, Grace Potter & The Nocturnals, Gregory Alan Isakov, Josh Ritter, The Devil Makes Three, Sara Watkins, and more. He's also appeared on many festival stages, such as Bonnaroo, Newport Folk Festival, Outside Lands, Lollapalooza, and the Philadelphia Folk Festival.
Lost At Last Vol. 1 is a record that Langhorne wanted to do differently from the start. "Almost immediately after recording our last record, The Spirit Moves," Slim says, "I felt a deep desire to make another album. One that would take a step sideways in order to take a step forward; one that would be very personal and raw...in the making of this record, I made a deal with myself to trust my own voice and vision more than I ever have before, and to go willingly wherever it led."
The title alone reflects his need to pen a great wealth of songs, as if the thoughts and inspiration took on a life of their own and just needed to come out. Recorded over the span of around six months in New Orleans, Los Angeles, and Catskill, NY, and clocking in at about 34 minutes, it's a short but intense listening experience. Several songs are under two or three minutes long, but they pack vivid imagery into concise packages in a way that shows a significant diversion from the songwriting on his previous records. Slim keeps his record-making in the family with this release; longtime band member Malachi DeLorenzo co-produced the record along with Kenny Siegal, and DeLorenzo also mixed several tracks in addition to playing drums on the record.
Slim reflects truths that we may or may not want to admit; in "Life is Confusing," he muses that "life is confusing, and people are insane." He stands resolute in the face of trial: ."..you could break my heart, but you'll never break me," he sings on "Never Break." He calls upon the listener during this time fraught with challenges to unplug from the trajectory our culture has deemed is "right" and find strength in our own vulnerability, in our own instincts. "We look to our phones, drugs, sex whatever to find ourselves when it's already right here," Slim says. These songs join in the rallying call for the wild ones in us all.

Christian Lee Hutson
The story of a singer songwriter who dropped out of high school at the age of 15 is one we’ve heard before. The stories that Christian Lee Hutson has to tell are not.
Named after his cousin whom was accidentally killed as a child, Hutson had a head start on a life that reads like a work of fiction. Spending his formative years growing up in the Hotel California in Santa Monica with his father, a minor league baseball player, Hutson has an uncanny knack for finding humor in loss and sadness.
His signature, piano-like, guitar picking style, is a staple of his unique sound and the product of accompanying himself in the years of solo touring he began as a teenager.
Hutson’s writing is delivered with an inviting voice of understated confidence. He currently resides in Los Angeles, where he's preparing to release his debut full length record, Beginners.

FAQs
Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event? Unless otherwise indicated, all of our shows are all ages. Please bring a valid ID.
What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event? Street parking is free after 6pm Monday through Saturday. Street parking is free on Sunday. SPACE is located one block east of the Dempster Purple Line Stop.
What can I bring into the event? SPACE has a full bar with an exciting array of cocktails and an extensive beer list. While we do not serve food in our venue, customers are welcome to bring in pizza from Union, the restaurant up front. No outside food or beverages are allowed inside.
How can I contact the organizer with any questions? For questions regarding your order, please email boxoffice@evanstonspace.com or call 847.492.8860.
What's the refund policy? All tickets are non-refundable.
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About Langhorne Slim
Genres:
Folk, Soul, Rock
Band Members:
Langhorne Slim - Vocals/Guitar, Malachi DeLorenzo - Drums, Jeff Ratner - Da Bass, Casey McAllister - Keys/Accordion

As the phenomena of instant connection and the need for constant self-improvement further implant their tendrils into our culture, the ability to truly connect with each ...
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Fan Live Reviews
Andrea
Saxapahaw, NC@
Haw River Ballroom
November 17th 2018
Made me feel like I was back in Brooklyn catching him at Brooklyn bowl. He’s so great!
Roxanne
Los Angeles, CA@
Troubadour
October 17th 2018
Langhorne Slim is an outstanding performer, one of the Great Ones, captivating his audience and encouraging them to feel at home and sing along. He takes time after the show to listen to every fan at the meet and greet without rushing anyone. His compassion and warmth is real, if he’s coming your way or close by, don’t hesitate, get your tickets early!!! You’ll be a fan forever
Carol
San Francisco, CA@
Great American Music Hall
October 6th 2018
Super energetic, wise & inclusive, Langhorne Slim feels like 100% entertainer yet friend. Venue is a precious old gal that - right for someone who leans to texture over slick.
Mary
Seattle, WA@
Freemont Abbey Arts Center
February 18th 2018
Neat venue and Langhorne put on an amazing show per usual. My daughter and I had a wonderful night!
Kristen
New Orleans, LA@
Champions Square
September 1st 2017
He puts his heart into everything he does and I love the way he engages the crowd. “Come closer!” He is the best.
Christopher
Washington, DC@
Sixth & I
June 20th 2017
Amazing concert! Langhorne makes sure that the entire audience is along for the ride. Thank you for a wonderful evening!
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