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Gapers Block published from April 22, 2003 to Jan. 1, 2016. The site will remain up in archive form. Please visit Third Coast Review, a new site by several GB alumni.
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Monday, October 25

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Juan Carmona and El Payo @ Old Town School

As part of a series of concerts, workshops, and other events making up the Chicago Flamenco Festival, French flamenco virtuoso Juan Carmono performs in the Old Town School of Folk Musicís La Pena series tonight at 8:30, followed by Chicagoís Nuevo Flamenco band El Payo. Free, but the Old Town School requests a $5 donation. 4544 N Lincoln Ave. For more information, call 773-728-6000 or visit the website.

Gary Schepers benefit show @ the Abbey

Jeff Tweedy of Wilco is headlining a benefit show for Gary Schepers, a long-time local soundman recently diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, tonight at the Abbey Pub, 3420 W Grace. The concert starts at 8pm; Devil in a Woodpile opens. For more information about this show, see the Abbey's website; see the Bloodshot Records website for more information about the series of benefit concerts going on for Schepers.

 

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