Lawrence Peters
The Lawrencian Calendar for September and beyond
Good Peoples,

Plenty of solid jams for the rest of September, and some stellar items for October, and beyond. But first:

Please take a minute to nominate The Lawrence Peters Outfit for the 2018 Ameripolitan Awards. This is very short notice- nominations end this Friday, September 22nd, so kindly do not delay. It’s super easy. Thanks for the support! https://www.ameripolitan.com/nominate-vote


Here are the goods:

Saturday, September 23rd- The Lawrence Peters Outfit plays the City Winery’s Riverwalk location (Upper Wacker and Dearborn) 3 to 5:30pm. No cover. Good food and drinks await you, with the bonus of your award winning country buddies providing the soundtrack.

Sunday, September 24th- Show cancelled.

Tuesday, September 26th- Golden Horse Ranch Band opens for Lavender Country, in what may be their first Chicago performance, since forming in 1972. Should be a historic show. Slop Sink opens. At The Hideout (1354 W. Wabansia). $15 for tix. Starts at 9pm. It’s likely to sell out, so get yer tickets.

Wednesday, September 27th- Spinning “Country, My Way” on WLPN 105.5 FM. Tune in from 4 to 6pm. Good for what ails ya!

Thursday, September 28th- Tune in to WLPN 105.5 FM for my now monthly show “The Mutant Hit Parade”. It’s my idea of the “hits”, with a tidy mix of krautrock, soul, post-punk, psych, power-pop, and various new weirds. 4 to 6pm.

Saturday, September 30th- Golden Horse Ranch Band plays the Fulton Market Harvest Fest (entrance at Halsted and Fulton). We’re doing our thing from 2:45 to 4pm. Lots of other fave performers on the bill. General admission is $20.

October:

Sunday, October 1st- Catch The Lawrence Peters Outfit’s set at the Fulton Market Harvest Fest (entrance at Halsted and Fulton). We play 3pm to 3:45pm. General admission is $20. Come early and stay late. Gonna be a real good time!

Wednesday, October 4th- Country two-fer time:
1. Spinning “Country, My Way” on WLPN 105.5 FM. Tune in from 4 to 6pm for two hours of righteous country action, every week. Tell a friend!
2. Doing my country DJ thang at the Sportsman’s Club (948 N. Western Ave.). 10pm to close. No cover.

Saturday, October 7th- The Lawrence Peters Outfit is the musical guest on the Crybabies live performance, at the Chicago Podcast Festival. Come by the Apollo Theatre (2540 N. Lincoln Ave.) for Sarah Thyre's funny and tender show. Her co-host (and husband) Andy Richter, and special guests Tim Meadows and Bill Kurtis are gonna make this one super-rad. We’ll be playing their theme song and a couple of my originals, with the great Kelly Hogan joining me on a number. Tickets are $30 to $35.

Wednesday, October 11th- Spinning “Country, My Way” on WLPN 105.5 FM. Tune in from 4 to 6pm. Always a country-good time.

Saturday, October 14th- Another two-fer for ya:
1. I’m spinning an assortment of good-time musics at The Big Star (1531 N. Damen). Grab some of them tacos, and enjoy the sounds. 2 to 6pm. No cover.
2. The Lawrence Peters Outfit opens for my old Kansas buddies Split Lip Rayfield. Grab a ticket, and find your way to The Hideout (1354 W. Wabansia) for a killer night of country (and country-ish) music. $15 gets you in. 9pm start.

Wednesday, October 18th- Spinning “Country, My Way” on WLPN 105.5 FM. Tune in from 4 to 6pm. Get yer fill of the goodest kinds of country. Yep.

Wednesday, October 25th- Spinning “Country, My Way” on WLPN 105.5 FM. Tune in from 4 to 6pm for a couple hours of the choicest country cuts.


Heads-up for November, and December:

Wednesday, November 1st- Country two-fer time:
1. Spinning “Country, My Way” on WLPN 105.5 FM. Tune in from 4 to 6pm for two hours of righteous country action, every week. Tell a friend!
2. Doing my country DJ thang at the Sportsman’s Club (948 N. Western Ave.). 10pm to close. No cover.

Sunday, November 14th- The Lawrence Peters Outfit plays Chicago Honky Tonk’s Country Matinee at the Empty Bottle (1035 N. Western Ave.), with Barbara Clifford & The Shakin’ Tailfeathers We headline. 2pm to 4:15pm. No cover.

Wednesday, December 6th- The monthly country two-fer:
1. Spinning “Country, My Way” on WLPN 105.5 FM. Tune in from 4 to 6pm for a solid mix of the classics, new and old.
2. Doing my country DJ thang at the Sportsman’s Club (948 N. Western Ave.). 10pm to close. No cover.

Sunday, December 10th- Emmet Otter’s Jug Band Christmas!! With the usual all-stars, plus Golden Horse Ranch Band, and Adventure Sandwich. Details to come.

Wednesday, December 20th- The Lawrence Peters Outfit throws down two sets of un-ruined country music at the California Clipper (1002 N. California). $5 cover.


More to come. See you at everything!

Lawrence