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Bill MacKay Album Release Show: Locust Land

  May 23, 2024 8:30 PM

Doors Open: 8:00 PM
ADVANCED: $18.00

ADVANCED Public Onsale: February 15, 2024 5:25 PM to May 23, 2024 7:30 PM
Bill MacKay celebrates release of new record Locust Land!

Bill MacKay is a guitarist, composer, singer and improviser based in Chicago. A renowned solo artist and accomplished collaborator with projects that include solo albums Esker (2017) and Fountain Fire (2019) and recordings with cellist Katinka Kleijn (Stir, 2019), Nathan Bowles (Keys, 2021), and Ryley Walker (SpiderBeetleBee, 2019), all released on Drag City Records, MacKay has pursued his musical investigations with obsessive rigor, releasing seven LPs since 2017. 


A deep radiance envelopes even MacKay's most dissonant explorations, and his trajectory travels seamlessly from the avant-garde to folk modes and further. In his music, tradition is invited to be reinvented. MacKay is also a poet, visual artist and polyglot, and is a member of both the avant-garde rock outfit Black Duck (with Douglas McCombs) and the experimental groove-drone project BCMC (with Cooper Crain).


Among other publications, his work has received praise in the Chicago Reader, New York Times, Mojo, Uncut, Downbeat, Paste, Pitchfork, and NPR.


His new album Locust Land (release date: May 24th, 2024) offers his most profound song-cycle yet, and forms the basis of his current tour. 

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DJ Slinkie


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