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Randi Russo

Rank #4 US Chicago, IL Indie / indie rock singer-songwriter / Folk Noir

50% of sales go to the charity Half The Sky Movement.

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Sounds Like: PJ Harvey, The Velvet Underground, Patti Smith, David bowie, Liz Phair

Label: Hiddent Target/Olive Juice Music, Hidden Target Recordings

Bio: There is a toughness and tenderness in Randi’s songwriting and performances that has led to comparisons to fellow New Yorkers Lou Reed and Patti Smith. Her songs deliver emotionally stirring melodies, as her "honest, provocative lyrics" (The Big Takeover) cut deep. Her music ignites a fiery sound... See Full Bio

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Reminder: Live at Transistor tomorrow night! http://rvrb.fm/1DgVJeb


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  • Fri

    Oct 17

    Chicago, IL, US | 8:00pm
    Chicago, IL, US
    Fri Oct 17 8:00pm


    Playing my favorite venue/shop in Chicago: Transistor! Joining me will be Charlie Crane on lead guitar. Listen for new material, plus an introduction to my new band, Psychic Pilot! Opening: Kindelan.

  • 2014

    May 30

    Chicago, IL, US | 8:00pm

    Chicago, IL, US
    Fri May 30 8:00pm


    Solo show at Uncommon Ground on Devon. More details to be announced soon!

  • 2013

    Oct 16

    Chicago, IL, US | 8:00pm

    Chicago, IL, US
    Wed Oct 16, 2013 8:00pm


    Linda Draper at 8pm, Gabriel Mintz at 8:40, Randi Russo at 9:20pm... these times are SHARP! Linda Draper is on tour from Brooklyn, NY and Gabriel Mintz is on tour from Seattle! Great songwriters whom I'm happy to share the bill with! Plus, it's Whiskey Wednesdays! ...$6 whiskeys for you lushes.

  • 2013

    Oct 6

    Chicago, IL, US | 6:00pm
    Sun Oct 06, 2013 6:00pm


    Randi Russo will be performing with Andy Miles on drums and Charlie Crane on lead guitar/bass. We go on around 8pm. This is a FREE event, but RSVP is required. (see below for details) EVENT DETAILS - Goddess-inspired evening within the opulent Crimson Lounge - Music by Art Depth's favorite Chicago DJ - RomaSoul - Singer Randi Russo's band performance of original songs - Performance artist Lady Jack's delightful Vintage Fan Dance - Live painting by Featured Artists David Abed & Jessica Juarez - VIP impromptu photo studio by Alejandra Guerrero - Summer Romero's hand made, eco-friendly clothing line - Chicago's best figure models - posed in mid to long poses - An interactive canvas for guests to participate in - The Venus Collective offering on-site readings & more - Cash bar and lounge while being inspired to connect & create Email info@artdepth.org with "RSVP" in the subject and your full name within the body in order to be included in the guestlist.

  • 2013

    Oct 4

    Chicago, IL, US | 9:00pm
    Uri-Eichen Gallery
    Chicago, IL, US
    Fri Oct 04, 2013 9:00pm


    Illinois Unites for Marriage! Co-Sponsored by Chicago Pride at Work and URI-EICHEN Gallery Featuring honored guest Representative Greg Harris 2101 S Halsted October 4, 7-10pm 100% of Proceeds to Illinois Unites! Silent Auction Original Art Work from: - Janet Schill, - Izumi Yishitami, - Amiee Villenerve, - Micheal Swank, - John Pittman Weber, - Kathy Steichen, - Heather Mullins of Relevant ReUse, - Ruth Needleman, - Liz Born and Gabe Hoare of Hoofprint Workshop, - Linda Loew, - Colorado Nature Photography's Andi Poland, - - a print from Peggy Lipschutz, - a quilt from Guilty Quilties, - Prints from the Chicago Women's Graphics Collective, - Original Photos, Syracuse Cultural Workers Posters and Artwork, Posters from Milton Rogovin, the Peace Museum, and Alejandro Romero, courtesy of the collection of Mark and Michelle Rogovin, - a film by Jerri Zbiral, - Guitar Lessons with Randi Russo, - A Class on Social Movements with Ruth Needleman for 4 or more, - Pairs of Tickets for Upcoming Labor History Tours of Chicago with the Illinois Labor History Society, - Membership Package from Old Town School of Folk Music

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  • Still inlimbo (Artist) Still inlimbo
  • Redemption Creed (Artist) Redemption Creed
    Hi Randi,Greetings n best wishes from India!
  • Nom Bizarre (Artist) Nom Bizarre
    Lovely sounds, Randi! I can't believe that it took the intercession of reverbnation for me to discover your music. Apparently, Chicago has way too many nooks and crannies. ...
  • Anchorage Alaska (Artist) Anchorage Alaska
    Back to enjoy your great vocals and superb music!
  • Anchorage Alaska (Artist) Anchorage Alaska
    Back for some of the best RN has to offer.
  • The Shane Alan Swaim Experience - A Journey Through Americana in Story and Song (Artist) The Shane Alan Swai...
    Hi Randi, I am listening to "Venus on Saturn.' Very sweet vocals and driving rhythm. Sincerely, Shane
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