Michael Gay and Sarah Morris

  • Uncommon Ground Lakeview

    3800 North Clark Street
    Chicago, Illinois 60613
Ticket Price $10.00 This event is now over
Description

This is an intimate, seated dinner show! We offer full food & beverage service throughout the show. Check out our menus at uncommonground.com 

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Seating: 7:30pm / Show: 8:00pm / All Ages

 

Michael Gay 

Going from a full band to a more stripped-down sound, Michael Gay started performing under his own name in 2020, right around the time he started recording his new album in Nashville. Coming out of those sessions with more than enough for an album, he released the single “Long, Cold Winter” -- “a song that brings to mind John Prine, both through its sound and its wry, witty lyrics” (Americana UK). Released with the B-side “Good Night,” the track made a splash on folk and Americana radio. Now, with the release of his full-length album Make It Right (June 18, 2021), he solidifies his place as one of the young songwriters to watch. Produced by John James Tourville and mixed/mastered by Paul Oldham, the album evokes the heartfelt storytelling of Guy Clark and the layered musical sensibility of Josh Ritter.

 When not making his own music and not living through a pandemic, Michael Gay works as a tour manager and produces the Pony Rug live music video series, which has featured Minneapolis-based songwriters like Chris Koza, Vicky Emerson and The Lowest Pair’s Palmer T. Lee. He dabbles in leatherwork, tinkering with motorcycles and woodworking. And he still loves thrift stores.

Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/artist/1M0eL...

Apple: 

https://music.apple.com/us/artist/mic...

 Facebook: 

https://www.facebook.com/michaelgaymusic

 Instagram: 

https://www.instagram.com/michaelmgay/

 

Sarah Morris 

2018 Kerrville New Folk winner Sarah Morris’ endearingly honest, expertly penned songs deliberately miss the forest for the trees. Armed with a poignantly relatable rainy day ache in her sunlit voice, she weaves a winding path of masterful storytelling and timeless Americana melody that invites audiences to join her in celebrating the magic of our everyday minutia. Twice named the Midwest Country Music Organization’s Songwriter of the Year, Sarah has shared stages with greats like JD Souther, earned international airplay, and reached notable positions on the Americana Music Association and Euro Americana charts. Sarah released her fifth album of original material, Here’s To You, on May 5th, 2023.

Facebook: @sarahmorrismusic 

Instagram: @sarahmorrismusic 

Apple: https://music.apple.com/us/artist/sarah-morris/297260323

Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/artist/35HiS0vhf99iI0QQ8UGW4a?si=FlmCD14eTc-KD-eLmXmgxw

 

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Venue Details

Uncommon Ground Lakeview

3800 North Clark Street
Chicago, Illinois 60613 Uncommon Ground Lakeview
Uncommon Ground

We host intimate, seated dinner shows with full food and beverage service throughout the night. We suggest arriving 45 minutes before show time so you can place your dinner order with your server. Check out our full menus HERE and enjoy the show!

UNCOMMON GROUND HAS HAD A FOCUS ON MUSIC AND LIVE ART EVENTS SINCE IT FIRST OPENED AS A LITTLE COFFEE HOUSE IN 1991. OUR PERFORMANCE PROGRAM INCLUDES LIVE SHOWS EVERY WEEK! THE GOAL FROM THE VERY BEGINNING, WAS TO BE GROUND ZERO FOR EMERGING LOCAL & NATIONAL TOURING ARTISTS EACH NIGHT. OWNER MICHAEL CAMERON BOOKED ALL OF THE ENTERTAINMENT FROM 1991 UNTIL 2007 & STILL OVERSEES THE MUSIC PROGRAM WITH OUR PART TIME MUSIC DIRECTOR, MARIA SCHROEDER. 

WE HOST ONE OF THE BEST OPEN MICS IN THE COUNTRY EVERY SUNDAY, WHICH IS SPONSORED BY SHURE & GREENSTAR ORGANIC BREWERY. MANY OF OUR TALENTED NIGHTLY PERFORMERS HAVE GONE ON TO CRITICAL ACCLAIM. WITH UNCOMMON GROUND'S INTERNATIONAL REPUTATION, YOU NEVER KNOW WHO YOU MIGHT CATCH IN OUR INTIMATE ACOUSTIC LISTENING ROOMS.

ALL SALES ARE FINAL! WE ARE NOT ABLE TO PROCESS ANY REFUNDS OR EXCHANGES FOR EVENT TICKETS.


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