The Lawrencian Calendar for July
My July is a chock fulla outstanding goods. Kindly come check em all out!
Wednesday the 1st- Spinning "Country, My Way" at The Sportsmans Club (948 N. Western Ave.). Its my monthly night for playing all the great honky tonk, bluegrass, outlaw, western swing, countrypolitan, country funk, etc, that I can fit into a four hour slot. Ive got some recent acquisitions, and a whole lot of under-played wonders to dazzle you with. Dont miss out! 10pm. No cover.
Wednesday the 8th- The Lawrence Peters Outfit is opening for The Tillers at SPACE (1245 Chicago Ave, Evanston). Ive seen that lil Cincinnati string band a few times and they are the real thang. Catch em before they are too big of a deal to see in an intimate setting. We start it off at 7:30pm, with a 40 minute set. Tix $10 to $18. Get em now!
Monday the 13th- Spinning a mix of outlaw country, rockabilly, and roots rock, at The General (2528 N. California Ave.). Check out this new joint, and hear some countrified items that I dont regularly spin. Gonna get grimy! 6:30pm to whenever weve all had enough. No cover, but bring some funds for the hungries and thirsties.
Wednesday the 15th- its a Lawrence Peters Outfit double header!
5 to 7pm- The Lawrence Peters Outfit plays The Lyric Opera (20 N. Wacker Dr.). No kidding! Well be performing a couple sets in the gigantic foyer, as part of The Lyrics new lumpen proletariat series. Ill be cracking jokes about the Clampetts, and their cee-ment pond. Classic! 5 to 7pm. No cover.
8:30pm to 10:30pm-ish- Its The Lawrence Peters Outfits monthly residency at The High-Hat Club (1920 W. Irving Park Ave.). Well play all seven of the new songs Ive written during the run of this series, plus the new one Im currently finishing up. Two sets- 8:30pm to 10:30pm-ish. $5 cover. Great food and drinks. See you there!
Sunday the 19th- its a two-fer, with the The Golden Horse Ranch Band!
1pm to 2pm- The Golden Horse Ranch Band plays The Family Fun Tent (Michigan Ave. and Randolph). Well do some bonafide kid music, plus a good mix of adult-friendly tunes. Fun for all!
4pm- 7pm- The Golden Horse Ranch Band at Summer Dance Grant Park- Spirit Of Music Garden (601 S. Michigan Ave.). Annie will teach you all you need to know to tear it up with your fellow square dancers, from 4pm to 5pm, and then well kick it out solid, from 5pm to 7pm. No cover.
Wednesday the 22nd- Im sharing bingo meister duties with Angela Vela, at The Hideout (1354 W. Wabansia), for Veggie Bingo. 5:30pm to 8pm. Cards are $4 each, or 3 for $10.
Thursday the 23rd- The Lawrence Peters Outfit at The Family Fun Tent (Michigan Ave. and Randolph), playing for the chilrens and the lunch eaters, from 1 to 2pm. Come hear us influencing young minds, with songs about heartbreak and drinking. Alright! No cover.
Sunday the 26th- Im spinning country records for a line dance night at Summer Dance in Grant Park- Spirit Of Music Garden (601 S. Michigan Ave.). Dance instruction from 4 to 5pm by "The Galaxie". I spin records from 5 to 7pm, throwing down some righteous country line dance jams, plus all the two-steps and waltzes a country lover could want. No cover.
Heads-up for August:
Wednesday the 5th- "Country, My Way, my country DJ series at The Sportsmans Club (948 N. Western Ave.) continues, with under-played classics, obscure greats, and new finds- all on vinyl. 10pm. No cover.
Wednesday the 19th- The Lawrence Peters Outfits next installment in our monthly residency at The High-Hat Club (1920 W. Irving Park Ave.). Im aiming to finish at least one new song for each months show. Were up to seven new ones, so far. Come hear the new goods! Two sets- 8:30pm to 10:30pm-ish. $5 cover.
See you at everything!