Christian French performs his first sold-out show at Subterranean

By Steven Nunez, Photojournalist

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  • Christian French is touring and promoting his new EP titled "bright side of the moon," released Aug. 9.

  • Christian French is a 22-year-old singer and songwriter from Indianapolis, Indiana.

  • Hip-hop artist ASTN opened for Christian French's show at Subterranean, 2011 W. North Ave., Thursday night.

  • ASTN is a 20-year-old multi-instrumentalist singer from Florida who began playing music at the age of 5.

  • Christian French brings the energy as fans sing and dance along to his song "love ride."

  • Christian French got up close and personal with his fans in the intimate venue space of Subterranean.

  • Fans light up the room using their cell phones as Christian French performs.

  • Christian French surprised fans with an encore performance of "By Myself."

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Indianapolis singer and songwriter Christian French sold out his first ever show while in Chicago Thursday night, performing at Subterranean as part of his U.S. tour, alongside hip-hop artist ASTN.

While on the tour, 22-year-old French is promoting his EP “bright side of the moon,” released Aug. 9.

“Fun fact: You guys are the first sold-out show I’ve ever played,” Christian told the crowd at Subterranean, 2011 W. North Ave., Thursday night before performing “head first” and more from his EP.

French ended his set with his 2017 single “love ride,” then treated his fans to an encore by performing his and Triegy’s single “By Myself.”

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