The Lawrencian Calendar for June, including A Day In The Country...
Wednesday the 12th- Another two-fer fer ya:
1. Set yer radio for "Country, My Way Tune in every Wednesday from 4 to 6pm CST for all that is good in country music. WLPN 105.5 FM.
2. Ill be the guest DJ on the way-cool WLPN 105.5 FM show "Between Radio Stations. Hosts Glenn and Ryan will start with some tracks from their recent gigs, and then bring me in for an interview about my DJ history, and well talk about the fave tracks Ill bring to play. The show runs from 8 to 10pm CST.
Thursday the 13th- Velcro Lewis Group's record release show for Sweet Heat & Black Water at Reeds Local (3017 W. Belmont), with Radio Shaq and Strychnine. 9pm. No cover? I dunno.
Wednesday the 19th- Another country two-fer!
1. Yep, youll want to tune yer radio to WLPN 105.5 FM for another exciting episode of Country, My Way. 4 to 6pm, every Wednesday.
2. The Lawrence Peters Outfit returns to The California Clipper (1002 N. California Ave) for two sets of un-ruined country music. 9:30pm. No cover.
Saturday the 22nd- Spinning Country, My Way at Larrys Patio (1020 W. Lawrence Ave). Time and details t.b.a.
Sunday the 23rd- A Day In The Country #12!
The Hideout (1354 W. Wabansia)
2pm to 11pm.
$15 adv. $20 at the door.
With Gethen Jenkins, Bonnie Montgomery, and Summer Dean, plus The Lawrence Peters Outfit, and a cross section of Chicagos outstanding country music scene. Beer by Lagunitas, barbecue by Honky Tonk BBQ, and pie by Bang Bang! Pie Shop.
The lineup is also listed at the end of this entry.
See you all at for this years killa event! Rain or shine.
Tuesday the 25th- Spinning Country, My Way for the Ace High Vintage Moon-Lit pop-up market at Alive One. Those folks have the all of the country and western duds youve been looking for, including belt buckles, shirts, dresses, bolo ties
, and their own line of cowboy hats. 6pm to 2am. My buddy and DJ protege J.B. Duckett will start the ball rolling at 6pm. Ill take over at 10pm, and bring it on home. No cover.
Wednesday the 26th- The Golden Horse Ranch plays Theater On The Lake (2401 N. Lakeshore Drive). 6 to 9pm. Other details t.b.a.
Thursday the 27h- Spinning "The Mutant Hit Parade. Tune in to WLPN 105.5 FM from 4 to 6pm CST, for a couple hours of krautrock, post-punk, soul, power pop, new weirds
Saturday, June 29th- Spinning "The Mutant Hit Parade at Marz Taproom (3630 S. Iron St). Legendary beers, tasty foods, and a few hours of charming tunes, spun my this guy. All vinyl. 8pm to midnight. No cover.
And a coupla good ones for July:
Wednesday, July 3rd- Get er tuned to "Country, My Way, on WLPN 105.5 FM for the good-est kinds of country music. Every Wednesday from 4 to 6pm CST.
Friday, July 12th- Catch The Lawrence Peters Outfit at Ina Mae (formerly the Beachwood- 1415 N. Wood). We play 9pm start. 2 sets. No cover.
Sunday July 14th- The Lawrence Peters Outfit plays Summer Dance/Taste Of Chicago. 6:30 to 8:30pm. No cover.
Also, you can still order the Smashed Plastic compilation, from their recent grand opening party. The Lawrence Peters Outfit has a few tracks on there from that nights performance. Order your vinyl copy from Bric-A-Brac Records. I dont know when this offer ends, so itd be ideal to get on it now, if you are interested.
Heres the lineup for A Day In The Country:
Front porch 2pm
2 to 2:30- Country Doctors
2:40 to 3:10- Girls Of The Golden West
3:20 to 3:50- Coxs Army
4 to 4:30- Marian Runk
4:30 to 5- David Quinn
5:15 to 5:45- Horseshoe Bender
6 to 7pm- Bonnie Montgomery
7:15 to 7:45- The Lawrence Peters Outfit
8 to 9- Summer Dean
9:15 to 10:15- Gethen Jenkins
10:30 to 11pm- Joe Wortell And The Natural Law
More to come. See you at everything!