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Sun 10/22/17
7:30PM
$25 ADV/$25 DOS

Craig Finn & The Uptown Controllers plus John K. Samson

Craig Finn

(Brooklyn, NY)

We All Want The Same Things, Craig Finn’s new solo record out March 24th on Partisan Records. Finn is best known as the frontman of acclaimed rock outfit The Hold Steady, with whom he has released six studio albums. Prior to The Hold Steady, Finn was the also the frontman of beloved Minneapolis post-punk band Lifter Puller. We All Want The Same Things is Finn’s third solo album, following Clear Heart Full Eyes (2012) and Faith In the Future (2015). WAWTST takes the listener even deeper into Finn’s complex, nuanced world of characters, explaining “these songs are about normal people trying to help themselves, trying to move forward, and in some cases trying just to survive. All the while they are negotiating what space the others in their lives can occupy.”

John K. Samson

(Winnipeg, MB)

Singer/songwriter John K. Samson enlists the rhythm section from his renowned band The Weakerthans for much of his second solo album, Winter Wheat, availablefrom Epitaph/ANTI, October 21st, 2016.Inspired by the search for connection and community, his hometown of Winnipeg, and our individual and collective struggles with addictions to drugs, screens, and fossil fuels, John K. Samson’s new full-length album, Winter Wheat,isa sprawling, masterful and timely work by a writer at the peak of his powers.

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Cactus Club
2496 S. Wentworth Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53207
414-897-0663
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