5 must-see Chicago concerts this week

5 must-see Chicago concerts this week

Sunday, July 30
Kacey Johansing, Gia Margaret
9 p.m. $5
The Empty Bottle

Coming off the release of her sophomore album this past June, San Francisco-based singer Kacey Johansing stops by The Empty Bottle to co-headline a show with local singer Gia Margaret. Both Johansing and Margaret have been lauded for their melodic voices and eclectic compositions that leap across genres. Supporting Johansing and Margaret is local experimental trio The Predictions.

Tickets: The Empty Bottle

Monday, July 31
Kopano, Schenay Marie
7 p.m. $5
The Promontory

Hyde Park venue The Promontory hosts an open mic series and weekly showcase of local emerging artists every Monday night called The Corner. This week’s edition features an open mic hosted by South Side rapper and poet J Bambii, sounds by DJ Lisa Decibel and performances by singers Kopano and Schenay Marie. For those looking for an intimate and inclusive space to discover local artists, The Corner is the place to be.

Tickets: The Promontory