August 24, 2017 8:00 pm
with special guest Shannon Lay
Doors 7 pm | Show 8 pm
City MusicÂ is an airplane descending over frozen lakes into Chicago.Â City MusicÂ is riding the Q Train out to Coney Island to smell the ocean and a morning in Philadelphia where greats cranes reconfigure the buildings like an endless puzzle.Â City MusicÂ is a quiet afternoon moment on a bench in Baltimore, a highway in Seattle at night where the distant houses look like tiny flames and a bottle of red wine being drained on a bridge in Paris.Â City MusicÂ is a bus pulling into St. Louis at dawn where the arch looks like a metal rainbow reflecting the days early sunlight.
City MusicÂ is also the new album by Kevin Morby. Full of listless wanderlust, it's a collection inspired by and devoted to the metropolitan experience across America and beyond by a songwriter cast from his own mould. As he puts it: "It is a mix-tape, a fever dream, a love letter dedicated to those cities that I cannot get rid of, to those cities that are all inside of me."