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News Mon Jul 06 2009

Sleepy Sun Announce North American Tour


Sleepy Sun - the Santa Cruz/San Francisco six-piece that are as creatively thriving and eclectic as the communities they emerged from - have announced dates for their upcoming North American tour. They will play Chicago's Chopin Theatre on Saturday, September 26.

Full list of dates below:

08-27 Visalia, CA - The Cellar Door
08-28 Las Vegas, NV - Bunkhouse Saloon
08-29 Flagstaff, AZ - Monte Vista Lounge
08-31 Dallas, TX - Pastime Tavern
09-01 Austin, TX - Mohawk Inside Room
09-02 Houston, TX - Orange Show Center for Visionary Arts
09-03 New Orleans, LA - One Eyed Jacks
09-04 Birmingham, AL - BottleTree
09-05 Atlanta, GA - E.A.R.L.
09-06 Durham, NC - Duke University Coffee House
09-08 Washington, DC - Black Cat
09-09 Philadelphia, PA - Johnny Brendas
09-10 Boston, MA - Paradise Rock Club
09-12 Monticella, NY - ATP Festival at Kutshners
09-14 New York, NY - Bowery Ballroom
09-15 Brooklyn, NY - Music Hall of Williamsburg
09-17 Providence, RI - Jerky's Live Music Hall
09-18 Burlington, VT - The Monkey House
09-19 Montreal, Quebec - Il Motore
09-21 Toronto, Ontario - Drake Hotel
09-22 London, Ontario - Call the Office
09-23 Hamilton, Ontario - Casbah
09-24 Buffalo, NY - Mohawk Place
09-25 Columbus, OH - Cafe Bourbon Street
09-26 Chicago, IL - Chopin Theater
09-27 Madison, WI - Frequency
09-28 Minneapolis, MN - 7th Street Entry
09-29 Iowa City, IA - 7th Street Entry
09-30 Lincoln, NE - Lincoln Calling Venue Festival
10-01 Denver, CO - Larimer Lounge
10-02 Salt Lake City, UT - Kilby Court
10-03 Boise, ID - Neurolux
10-04 Portland, OR - Doug Fir Lounge
10-06 Vancouver, British Columbia - The Biltmore Cabaret
10-07 Vancouver, British Columbia - The Biltmore Cabaret
10-08 Seattle, WA - Sunset Tavern

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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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