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ANCHR Magazine Showcase: Blue Dream, Engine Summer, and Faux Furrs 4/20 at Sleeping Village

Following our January showcase that celebrated our one year anniversary, we're hosting another show this month at the city's newest venue, Sleeping Village. The lineup features our pals in Blue Dream, Engine Summer and Faux Furrs. You can grab tickets to the show here, and get to know each band a little better below!

 Poster By Catalina Florea 

Poster By Catalina Florea 

Blue Dream

The four-piece Chicago band consisting of Justin Sanetra, Anthony Cook, Jimmy Russell, and Danny Awisha recently released their debut album Volume Won; a captivating album with magnetic riffs and grooving bass lines that demand your attention. Blue Dream's electrifying stage presence amplifies their music to the next level, making them one of the city's best live acts. Don't miss your chance to see Blue Dream on 4/20; catch them headlining the show next Friday!

For Fans Of: Post Animal, Thee Oh Sees, Ty Segall

Start With: "UFO," "Freedom Eyes,"  "Who Stole The Flowers"

For more on Blue Dream-check out our interview with them here!


Engine Summer

This trio from Elmhurst, IL consisting of Jeremy Marsan, Ben Kostecki, and Ryan Ohm blends together post-punk and garage rock influences to form irresistibly catchy tunes that thread together one cohesive narrative on their debut album Trophy KidsCatch them bringing the story to life on the Sleeping Village stage next weekend. 

For Fans Of: Omni, NE-HI, Deeper

Start With: "Rather Choke," "Trophy Kids,"  "Jezebel"

More on Engine Summer


Faux Furrs

Ryan Deffet, Adam Karstens, Michael Oliva, and Ryan Shuck, AKA Faux Furrs,  bring all the good vibes with their lighthearted and upbeat melodies, which pair perfectly with the Spring weather that's finally starting to hit the city this week. Get your dancing shoes ready and be prepared to bop around to their fun-spirited songs from their 2017 album TaxonomyAs the band describes their sound, it's like "Garage Psych, in space"...make sure you come to the show to hear just how accurate that is. 

For Fans Of: Frankie and the Witch Fingers, Summer Salt, Vundabar 

Start With: "Fools Gold or the Lion," "Moon Farm," "Robot Love"

More on Faux Furrs

RSVP to the event on Facebook here!