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Concert Tue Jun 03 2008

Plan Your Tuesdays on the Terrace

Picture yourself on a beautiful summer day, lounging on the back terrace of the Museum of Contemporary Art, listening to local, world class jazz musicians while sipping on a finely mixed cocktail. Not only is this a possibility in Chicago, it happens every Tuesday from today, June 3rd, all the way through the end of September. There's no cover charge, and the programming is top notch.

Best of all, it's perfectly timed for your after work drink, running from 5:30 till 8 PM just as the sun starts go to down. Tonight, Corey Wilkes will kick off the series, a special event for him since it is also his birthday. In addition to repeat performances from Mr. Wilkes, the series will feature local legends like Fred Anderson, Dee Alexander, Ari Brown, and Jimmy Ellis, in addition to younger acts like Josh Berman, Jeb Bishop, and Greg Ward.

The full schedule for the summer follows.

Tuesdays on the Terrace
Museum of Contemporary Art
220 E. Chicago
5:30 PM till 8 PM

June 3: Corey Wilkes
June 10: Ari Brown
June 17: Josh Berman
June 24: Julia Huff
July 1: Fred Anderson
July 8: Jimmy Ellis
July 15: Dee Alexander
July 22: Clyde Lightening George
July 29: Jeb Bishop
August 5: Corey Wilkes
August 12: Bethany Pickens
August 19: Dee Alexander
August 26: Fred Lonberg-Holm
September 2: Fred Anderson
September 9: Greg Ward
September 16: Green Mill Quartet
September 23: World Music Festival
September 30: Andre Earles

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Feature Thu Dec 31 2015

Our Final Transmission Days

By The Gapers Block Transmission Staff

Transmission staffers share their most cherished memories and moments while writing for Gapers Block.

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  Chicago Music Media

Alarm Magazine
Big Rock Candy Mountain
Boxx Magazine
Brooklyn Vegan Chicago
Can You See The Sunset From The Southside
Chicago Reader Music
Chicagoist Arts & Events
Chicago Music Guide
Chicago Singles Club
Country Music Chicago
Cream Team
Dark Jive
The Deli Chicago
Jim DeRogatis
Fake Shore Drive
Gowhere Hip Hop
The Hood Internet
Jaded in Chicago
Largehearted Boy
Little White Earbuds
Live Fix Blog
Live Music Blog
Loud Loop Press
Oh My Rockness
Pop 'stache
Pop Matters
Resident Advisor
Sound Opinions
Sun-Times Music Blog
Theft Liable to Prosecution
Tribune Music
UR Chicago
Victim Of Time
WFMU's Beware of the Blog
Windy City Rock


Abbey Pub
Andy's Jazz Club
Aragon Ballroom
Auditorium Theatre
Beat Kitchen
Bottom Lounge
Buddy Guy's Legends
The Burlington
California Clipper
Concord Music Hall
Congress Theater
Cubby Bear
Double Door
Elbo Room
Empty Bottle
Green Mill
The Hideout
Honky Tonk BBQ
House of Blues
Kingston Mines
Lincoln Hall
Logan Square Auditorium
Mayne Stage
The Mutiny
Old Town School of Folk Music
Park West
The Promontory
Red Line Tap
Reggie's Rock Club & Music Joint
The Riviera
Thalia Hall
The Shrine
Symphony Center
Tonic Room
Uncommon Ground
The Vic
The Whistler

  Labels, Promoters
  & Shops:

Alligator Records
Beverly Records
Bloodshot Records
Dave's Records
Delmark Records
Drag City
Dusty Groove
Flameshovel Records
Groove Distribution
He Who Corrupts
Jam Productions
Jazz Record Mart
Kranky Records
Laurie's Planet of Sound
Minty Fresh
Numero Group
mP Shows
Permanent Records
Reckless Records
Smog Veil Records
Southport & Northport Records
Thick Records
Thrill Jockey Records Touch & Go/Quarterstick Records
Victory Records

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