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Preview Thu Apr 23 2015

Sedgewick to Release EP at The Throne Room

If you haven't heard the beautiful crooning tunes of local folk outfit Sedgewick, it's about time you did. With a dreamy, ethereal ambiance created by their music, the group has received various accolades, and have been working tirelessly to prepare their debut EP. Gardens, featuring four carefully crafted tunes, will be officially released this Saturday evening at one of Lakeview's unique venues, Throne Room. To create the evening as uniquely special, the group will give one complimentary copy of Gardens to the first 100 ticket purchasers.

The project of Sedgewick began in 2014, when Sam Brownson and Oliver Horton decided to collaborate and combine their affinities for delicate folk music. After spending time opening for various acts throughout the city, they are prepared to celebrate the craft this upcoming weekend.

Take a listen to their fresh EP, which features lush string accompaniments and a backdrop that will haunt your memory and make you long to return. With cinematic melodies and deliberate lyrics, all set amid gorgeous emotional undertones, this group will surely make its mark on Chicago's folk music scene, and beyond.

Sedgewick will play their EP release show on Saturday, April 25 at Throne Room. Doors open at 7:30pm with the show beginning at 8:30pm. Tickets for this 21+ show are $7 in advance, while costing $10 at the door. Jack and the Bear and Ben Joseph will open the show. The Throne Room is located at 2831 N. Broadway.

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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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Kingston Mines
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The Mutiny
Old Town School of Folk Music
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Red Line Tap
Reggie's Rock Club & Music Joint
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