FilamentHouseSeriesFilament’s 2016
Concert Series


The Filament Concert Series is supported in part by the Mystick Krewe of Laff and hosted by Tom Jackson of the New Orleans Radio Hour and Somebody Else’s Troubles on WLUW-FM 88.7.

Charlie Chaplin’s Shoulder Arms

Silent Film Society of Chicago
Featuing Jay Warren on the organ
Friday, Jan 29 @ 7:30pm

We’re kicking off our 2016 House Concert Series by teaming with the Silent Film Society to present Charlie Chaplin in Soldier Arms with live organ accompaniment by Jay Warren! Plus see the 1922 cartoon Felix the Cat in Felix Turns the TideMore info…


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Friday, Feb 5th @ 8pm

Self-described “tree-hugging troubadour” Amy Andrews returns to Filament! Come out and hear this Atlanta-based, nationally-recognized, and internationally-touring singer-songwriter! More info…



Rob Flax
Friday, Feb 19 @ 8pm

Rob Flax, composer/multi-instrumentalist/educator, is headed to Filament for the first time to excite and wow us with his jazz violin! Buy Tickets…


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SONGSMITHS IN CONCERT: Bucky Halker and Al Rose
Sunday, March 6th @ 7:30pm

Two of the Midwest’s most inspiring (and different) songsmiths share their mutual admiration with stellar accompaniment from string wizards Don Stiernberg and Steve Doyle. Full sets from each featured artist and some spontaneous collaboration is planned. Buy Tickets…




Harold Lloyd Relámpago (Speedy] (1928)Speedy
The Silent Film Society of Chicago
Friday, March 11th @ 7:30pm

This 1928 silent comedy classic featuring Harold Lloyd, Ann Cristy, and Babe Ruth is presented with live theatre organ accompaniment by Jay Warren and an introduction by film historian Chuck LoPresti. Free for Silent Film Society members. Buy Tickets…


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Dick Hensold
Friday, April 1st @ 8pm

Dick Hensold is the leading Northumbrian smallpiper in North America, and for the past 20 years has performed and taught in England, Scotland, Japan, Canada, and across the United States. Buy Tickets…

Concert-AnnaFerminAnna Fermin’s Trigger Gospel
Saturday, April 30th @ 8pm

Named after an old Western novel, Anna Fermin’s TRIGGER GOSPEL reflects a spirited sound that intertwines hometown country and rock & roll which will have everyone humming along. Learn more…


Jimmy Robinson - songwriters colective photoJimmy Robinson and special guest Trapper Keeper
Friday, May 6th @ 8pm

New Orleans guitar virtuoso Jimmy Robinson returns to Filament this time with Marcello Benetti & Will Thompson (Trapper Keeper). Buy tickets…


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4th Annual Bob Dylan Birthday Bash & Fundraiser
Saturday, May 21st @ 8pm

This is a big one! Bob Dylan turns 75! Will this be the year he joins us as we celebrate his birthday? We shall see! Filament’s Dylan Bash is a songwriters’ tribute and benefit concert featuring a line-up including some of Filament’s favorite local musicians. Learn more…

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Paul Sanchez & Lynn Drury
Saturday, June 25th @ 8pm

New Orleans singer/songwriters, Paul Sanchez & Lynn Drury make return appearances to the Filament Theatre. They will be swapping songs and telling stories for two sets. Learn more…



Alexis & the Samurai
Monday, July 18th @ 8pm

An exciting vocalist with a wide range of musical interests, Alexis Marceaux was a performer during Season 3 of NBC’s “The Voice”.   Their new album “Move Into View” was just released in May. Learn more…


Josh Paxton & “Bayou Maharajah” screening
Tuesday, July 26th @ 7pm

New Orleans piano player, Josh Paxton in concert, followed by a screening of the award winning film “Bayou Maharajah.” Learn more… 


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Sasha Masakowski & the Sidewalk Strutters
Sunday, August 7th @ 7pm

Vanity Fair Magazine listed Sasha as one of the top jazz musicians in the world and the December 2015 issue of Downbeat Magazine named Sasha among the most innovative musicians coming out of New Orleans. Learn More…


Half Way To Mardi Gras Summer Bash w/ Zydeco Voodoo

Saturday, August 13th

Finish the summer strong with our fun filled summer party featuring live bands, dance contests, games, raffles, and much more. Learn more…


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Tom McDermott
Wednesday, September 7th @ 7:30

Tom McDermott returns to Filament! Tom is one of New Orleans’ premiere piano players and composers, and he brings with him a wealth of stories about the history of New Orleans Jazz. Concert includes a Buster Keaton screening with live underscoring. More info coming soon…


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Sunday, September 11th @ 7:00

Filament Theatre is excited to host the Album Release Party for Chicago’s very own Al Rose. “Spin Spin Dizzy” is Al’s 7th album and he will be joined on stage by his band The Transcendos.  An Al Rose concert can be a wild spontaneous ride that is sure to please those who love to rock, as well as those who appreciate a well written and arranged song.

 Additional dates and artists pending.
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