Denver-based folk band The Lumineers may be considered an emerging band, but they have definitely already left a mark with their self-titled debut album. We had anticipated the group’s debut album since last year, making our Best New Bands of 2011 list.
With all the hype for this front-porch, foot-stomping act, it’s no surprise that their stop in Evanston, Ill., was a busy one. Check out photos from the day we spent with The Lumineers at a HearYa blog session in Chicago and a packed free, radio-sponsored show before they took the stage again to a sold-out crowd at Evanston’s SPACE.
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Neyla Pekarek warms up on the cello at the SHIRK music + sound studio for a HearYa live session.
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The Lumineers perform a few songs off their debut album at SHIRK music + sound studios for a HearYa live session.
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Wesley Schultz and their tour manager load the band's equipment after their live session before heading to the venue for their show.
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The Lumineers soundcheck for their free 93XRT radio-sponsored show.
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Jeremiah Fraites checks out the food in the kitchen of SPACE's green room before their sold-out show.
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Wesley Schultz and Jeremiah Fraites hang out in the green room before taking the stage.
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Jeremiah Fraites plays the piano in the SPACE green room.
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Wesley Shultz and The Lumineers are introduced for the 93XRT radio-sponsored show they played before their sold-out show at SPACE.
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The Lumineers perform at SPACE for their free radio-sponsored show.
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The Lumineers perform at SPACE for their free radio sponsored show before their sold-out show.