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Stars Align Wed Dec 02 2015

See the Stars Align with Yoo Soo Kim and Jesse W. Johnson

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Yoo Soo Kim and Jesse W. Johnson

Our concert series Stars Align brings together local artists for a unique night of collaboration, and our next session is uniting indie rockers Yoo Soo Kim (Hemmingbirds) and Jesse W. Johnson for one night only. If you like great drinks and great music, you don't want to miss this.

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Mike Ewing

Stars Align Mon Nov 02 2015

Don't Miss Stars Align with Makaya McCraven and Shane Parish

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Makaya McCraven and Shane Parish (Photos: Nathan Michael, Scott Hubener)

Join us for the next installment of our concert series Stars Align with a collaboration between two International Anthem artists, drummer Makaya McCraven and guitarist Shane Parish (Ahleuchatistas). Both McCraven and Parish are powerful improvisers, so this is sure to be a unique performance you don't want to miss.

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Mike Ewing

Stars Align Tue Jul 21 2015

Join us for Stars Align with Gabe Liebowitz and Jennifer Hall

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Images: Gabe Liebowitz and Jennifer Hall

Our concert series Stars Align is moving to The Whistler in Logan Square and we're kicking it off with a collaboration between Gabe Liebowitz (Dastardly) and Jennifer Hall that you don't want to miss.

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Mike Ewing

Stars Align Wed Jun 03 2015

Finding Indie's Soul with Gina Bloom and Paul Gulyas at Stars Align

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Paul Gulyas, Gina Bloom & Chuck Sansone perform at Stars Align

This month's Stars Align brought together Gina Bloom (The Congregation) and Paul Gulyas (The Shams Band) for a stripped-down night of collaboration.

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Mike Ewing

Stars Align Thu May 14 2015

One Night Only: Stars Align with Gina Bloom (The Congregation) & Paul Gulyas (The Shams Band)

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Images: The Congregation and The Shams Band

Gina Bloom (The Congregation) and Paul Gulyas (The Shams Band) are coming together for one night only for Stars Align, our unique concert series featuring local artists in collaboration.

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Mike Ewing

Stars Align Thu Apr 02 2015

Join us for Stars Align with Cameron McGill & Angela Mullenhour

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Cameron McGill (Cameron McGill & What Army) and Angela Mullenhour (coins) are coming together for one night only for Stars Align, our unique concert series featuring local artists in collaboration.

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Mike Ewing

Stars Align Tue Mar 10 2015

Don't Miss Stars Align with Gordon Robertson and Chris Wienke

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Chris Wienke and Gordon Robertson; Photos by Carbon Tigers and The Damn Choir on Facebook

Gordon Robertson (The Damn Choir) and Chris Wienke (Carbon Tigers) infuse indie rock with emotion and energy in unique ways, but they're coming together for one night only Thursday, March 19 at 7:30pm at the GMan Tavern, 3740 N. Clark St., in the latest edition of Gapers Block's Stars Align music series sponsored by Begyle Brewing.

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Mike Ewing

Stars Align Tue Jan 20 2015

Rock Riffs and Indie Moods: Brad Sawicki and Bryan Kveton at Stars Align

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Photo: Carolina Mariana Rodriguez

Bryan Kveton (Sunjacket) and Brad Sawicki (Ancient Friends) concocted a simple but potent mix of indie atmosphere and rock riffs at this month's Stars Align.

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Mike Ewing

Stars Align Thu Jan 15 2015

Join Us for Stars Align with Brad Sawicki and Bryan Kveton

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Brad Sawicki and Bryan Kveton; Photos by Katie Scarlett Leu and Sunjacket

Brad Sawicki (Ancient Friends) and Bryan Kveton (Sunjacket) are promising a night of stripped-down rock that will make you dance for this month's Stars Align, tonight at 7:30pm at the GMan Tavern, 3740 N. Clark St.

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Mike Ewing

Stars Align Wed Dec 17 2014

Stars Align: Brad Sawicki and Bryan Kveton Jan. 15

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Brad Sawicki and Bryan Kveton; Photos by Katie Scarlett Leu and Sunjacket

Brad Sawicki and Bryan Kveton infuse alternative rock with pop hooks using carefully crafted layers of sound, but they're stripping it down to the bare essentials for one night only.

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Mike Ewing

Stars Align Thu Oct 30 2014

Stars Align: Mike Maimone and Archie Powell

Frontmen Mike Maimone of MUTTS and Archie Powell of Archie Powell & the Exports are known for their heavy, raucous rock, but they're turning it down from 11 to join forces for one night only.

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Archie Powell and Mike Maimone perform at Riot Fest. (Photos: Jim Vondruska and Rob Holysz)

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Mike Ewing

Stars Align Fri Oct 03 2014

Stars Align: Chicago Artists Come Together for One Night Only

Some comets pass by Earth once every few decades. The rarer ones take thousands of years before returning to burn through the night sky.

And then there are those rare occasions where everything is right and the stars align; where something special comes together for only a moment, and is gone forever.

We at Gapers Block hope to catch a bit of this magic with our new music series, Stars Align, which brings together two local artists for a unique collaboration -- for one night only.

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Jaime Rojo's latest EP and Santah's Stanton McConnell.

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Mike Ewing

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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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