The Lawrencian Calendar for April and beyond
Wednesday the 10th- Spinning Country, My Way on WLPN 105.5 FM. Tune in from 4 to 6pm (CST) for a solid mix of country classics, new and old. Every danged week!
Friday the 12th- Im spinning The Mutant Hit Parade at Marz Taproom (3630 S. Iron St). Laying down the krautrock, power pop, soul, post-punk... from 8pm to midnight. Get you some beers and snacks, and have yourself a fine ol time. No cover.
Sunday, April 14th- Time for another afternoon set of Country, My Way. Get on over to The Montrose Saloon (2933 W Montrose) for all them choice country vinyl cuts. 3 to 7pm. No cover.
Wednesday the 17th- Time for Country, My Way on WLPN 105.5 FM. Get yer country fix, 4 to 6pm (CST), every Wednesday.
Thursday the 18th- Im playing an hour set of my songs at the Lagunitas Songwriter Showcase (2607 W. 17th St), including a new one inspired by a word chosen by host Matt Gandurski. Matt will accompany me for the set. 5:30 to 6:30pm. There will be another performer from 7:30 to 8:30pm. No cover.
Saturday the 20th- The Velcro Lewis Group is playing a 420 show in Kenosha, WI. Check out the VLG website for details.
Wednesday the 24th- Tune into Country, My Way, on WLPN 105.5 FM. Even people who say they dont like country music like Country, My Way. Its a fact! 4 to 6pm.
Thursday the 25th- Help yerself to The Mutant Hit Parade. Its my idea of the hits. Lotsa good times with krautrock, power pop, soul, post-punk, psych, new weirds. 4 to 6pm, the fourth Thursday of every month, on WLPN 105.5 FM.
Saturday the 27th- a bonus country two-fer:
1. The Lawrence Peters Outfit is headlining an incredible show, with Jeremy Pinnell and David Quinn (both will full bands), at The Hideout (1354 W. Wabansia). Heres the link. 9pm start. $10 cover. Its gonna be one for the history books. Dont miss it!
2. Im spinning Country, My Way at Big Star (1531 N. Damen) 2 to 6pm. No cover, but bring some taco money.
Wednesday the 27th- Set yer device to "Country, My Way WLPN 105.5 FM for hhe very goodest kinds of country music 4 to 6pm every Wednesday.
Heads-up for May:
Wednesday, May 1st- its a bonafide country two-fer:
1. "Country, My Way, on WLPN 105.5 FM, 4 to 6pm (CST). Chock fulla country good times!
2. Its my monthly "Country, My Way night at the Sportsmans Club (984 N. Western Ave). 10pm to close. No cover.
Thursday, May 2nd- Im representing The Hideout in the 4th annual BandWith Cocktail Clash, at The Peckish Pig (623 Howard St, Evanston). Ill be competing with a bunch of Chicagos mightiest bartenders, to make the winning drink. Come by and be my rooting section, and get some of those drinks in you. Should be a good time, and its for a good cause. Details forthcoming.
Sunday, May 5th- The Hideout Flea Market (1354 W. Wabansia). 11am to 4pm. No cover. Other details to follow.
Friday, May 10th- The Lawrence Peters Outfit is opening a helluva show, with Jackson Taylor & The Sinners and Thomas Gabriel Cash (Johnny Cashs first grandchild). Brauerhouse Lombard, IL. Get yer tix. $15 to $18.
Saturday, May 11th- Im spinning Country, My Way at the Renegade Craft Fair (1900 S. Halsted). Shop it up, while I lay down all them choice country tunes. I spin from 2 to 4pm. No cover.
Tuesday, May 28th- The Lawrence Peters Outfit returns the mighty Montrose Saloon (2933 W Montrose) for two sets of award winning and fiery honk tonk, with plenty of time to party before bedtime. 8 to 10pm. No cover. Dont miss out!
And an important one for June:
Sunday, June 23rd- dont forget to save the date for A Day In The Country #12! Exciting details very soon.
Also, you can still pre-order the Smashed Plastic compilation, from their recent grand opening party. The The Lawrence Peters Outfit will have a couple of 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.
More to come. See you at everything!