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Blog Fri Jun 15 2012

Friday Quick Links

With the return of the hot (and packed) days of summer, I thought it's only fitting that we jump back into this weekly post, and try to spread the word about all of the amazing music in Chicago you might otherwise miss. Feel free to make sure we're in the know, by Tweeting at us, or emailing anne@gapersblock.com with tips.

  • Thoughtful piece on Dale Watson, and his place among the country music canon. He plays Martyr's tonight (Friday) by The Reader.
  • The Grant Park Chorus and Orchestra celebrates Chicago history with the composition "An Exhaltation of Place." Catch it performed live (for free) in Millennium Park Friday or Saturday night this weekend.
  • Numero Group is adding another format to a recent album "spruce-up" with a release...on cassette. Fire up your boombox for Antena's Camino Del Sol.
  • Another past music venue, Lounge Ax, is putting on a cool retrospective at saki, along with some parties at the store (with live music, of course) August 10 and 11.
  • Interview with Chicago's "heavy instrumental" musician, Trevor de Brauw, of Pelican who plays Lincoln Hall on Friday, June 29. Tickets.
  • David Byrne and St. Vincent are keeping it freaky with a new collaboration. They'll play the Chicago Theatre on September 18.
 
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