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VHS Collection

VHS Collection

The Locals, Purple Tokyo

Thu · June 1, 2017

Doors: 8:00 pm / Show: 8:30 pm

$10.00 - $13.00

Off Sale

This event is 18 and over

VHS Collection
VHS Collection
VHS Collection is a New York based electro rock band formed by three longtime friends (Conor Cook, James Bohannon, Nils Vanderlip). In the last year, VHS has earned a reputation for powerful songwriting and high-energy live performances. The band has released two EP's to date (VHS Collection and Stereo Hype) and plans to release its first full length album in the spring of 2017. Two VHS singles (Lean and Waiting on the Summer) charted in the Spotify Viral Charts in 2016. VHS saw its first major festival performances at Lollapalooza and Austin City Limits in 2016, in addition to sold out shows on both the east and West Coast.
The Locals
The Locals are an alt-pop, indie-rock trio from Chicago. Fronted by singer and songwriter Yvonne Doll, co-founded by bass player Christy Nunes, The Locals have been a part of the Chicago music scene for the last decade. The Locals have had the pleasure of sharing the stage with Joan Jett, The Cliks, Girl in a Coma, Pat DiNizio, Lovehammers and more. They have played marquee stages and music fests all over the US including: Summerfest (Milwaukee, WI), YouBloom (Los Angeles, CA), Dewey Beach Pop Fest (Dewey Beach, DE), MidPoint Music Fest (Cincinnati, OH), Halstad Market Days (Chicago), Milwaukee Pride (Milwaukee, WI), Chicago Pride (Chicago, IL), House of Blues (Chicago), Lincoln Hall (Chicago, IL), Double Door (Chicago, Il), Schubas (Chicago, IL), Hard Rock Cafe (Las Vegas, NV), and more. The Locals are thrilled to have just returned from 2 showcases at SXSW 2015.
Purple Tokyo
Purple Tokyo is the product of exploring the mind’s mysterious places that are somewhat dangerous and dark, yet maintains a sense of fun and feel-good excitement throughout. The Vapor Wave / Electronica group has worked and performed alongside accomplished creatives such as Red Bull Thre3style Champion Trentino, Savoy, Award Winning Photographer Daniel Kelleghan, musical artist Leo Da Don, Galante El Emperador, and Tess Finley. The The group was recently nominated by fans and colleagues for a 2016 Chicago Nightlife Award for the category of ‘Best Producer/Remixer’
Venue Information:
1st Ward at Chop Shop
2033 W. North Ave
Chicago, IL, 60647
http://www.1stwardevents.com