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News Tue Oct 06 2009

Lincoln Hall Tickets Now Available


Greg Kot gave us a preview of new venue Lincoln Hall last August over on his Tribune blog, and now tickets have finally been released for sale for upcoming shows at this Schubas-born venue, located at 2424 N Lincoln Ave. According to, Langhorne Slim, Jay Farrar & Ben Gibbard, Neon Indian, and Detholz! will all be gracing the stage before the end of the month. For November, they've got Vic Chestnutt, Numero's Eccentric Soul Review, Art Brut, The Walkmen, Ari Hest, Flobots, and others listed for dates. The first show listed on the website is electropop duo La Roux on October 21st, but no word yet on whether that will be the official first show at the venue. Be sure to check out their Facebook and Twitter for further updates. All tickets are available to purchase online here.

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Pete F. / October 6, 2009 2:38 PM

As of right now, the only show it appears you can buy tickets for is the La Roux show. Does the lack of a "buy" button indicate the other shows are sold out, or that they just aren't on sale yet?

Stephanie Griffin / October 6, 2009 2:53 PM

Hmm. When I checked the site last night, the October dates were up for sale but not November, if I remember correctly. Could have been site issues then or now... I did not try to purchase tickets for any dates so I cannot say for certain. It's doubtful that the shows are sold out, though.

Rarestock / October 7, 2009 10:44 AM

Tickets for most of the shows will be going on sale Friday according to the Reader's Early Warnings. So, you should see more "Buy" buttons then. Also, Lincoln Hall's website suggests that they will be open for dinner possibly even before they have any shows. Currently the first show listed is on Oct. 15 and it's Mike Doughty: The Question Jar Show. They have been updating the site a lot over the last couple of days, so who knows what the first show will actually be or when will officially be open. We will have to wait to see.

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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

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Bloodshot Records
Dave's Records
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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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