The Lawrencian Calendar for August and September...
Lotsa real cool action coming up, but first:
Nominations for the 2020 Ameripolitan Awards end on September 1st. Please take a minute to nominate The Lawrence Peters Outfit for Best Honky Tonk Group, and get my radio show (Country, My Way) and annual country festival (A Day In The Country) on the ballot. Link and instructions on the front page of my website) Please take a coupla seconds to fill in form. Thanks!
Wednesday the 28th- It’s one of those rare mixed two-fers:
1. Set yer dial to "Country, My Way” on WLPN 105.5 FM. Get all the country music you need, from Chicago’s country-est mofo. 4 to 6pm CST. Make it a weekly good habit.
2. I’m spinning records for the Gone Valley show at The California Clipper (1002 N. California). I’ll get into a variety of tunes, including county, folk. psych, Americana, pop, soul… I’ll start it off from 9 to 10pm. Gone Valley will play a set, and I’ll round out the night with another 90 minutes of kool vibes. No cover.
Thursday the 29th- I’m playing the Songwriter Showcase at Lagunitas Taproom (2607 W. 17th St). I’m starting it off at 5:30pm. Come by for a set of my originals, including a new one written for the show. Matt Gandurski will be backing me for the set. Alright! No cover.
Wednesday, September 4th- Yer monthly country two-fer:
1. "Country, My Way” WLPN 105.5 FM. 4 to 6pm CST. Every Wednesday!
2. Get on over to The Sportsman’s Club (948 N. Western Ave) for my monthly all-vinyl country night. 10pm to close. No cover.
Saturday, September 7th- The Lawrence Peters Outfit plays three sets at Larry’s Patio At The Lawrence House (1020 W. Lawrence Ave). Gonna be a real good night of country music, with yer award winning honky tonk buddies. 6 to 9pm. No cover.
Sunday, September 8th- I’m spinning “Country, My Way” at Renegade Craft Fair (Division St, between Damen and Ashland). I’m starting it off, with an 11am to 1pm set. No cover.
Tuesday, September 10th- The Lawrence Peters Outfit plays two sets at City Winery On The Riverwalk (between Dearborn and State). 5:30 to 8pm. No cover.
Friday, September 27th- The Lawrence Peters Outfit is playing with Black Lips at Sleeping Village (3734 W. Belmont). Richard Vain plays first. 9pm start. $20 adv, $22 at the door. Will likely sell out. 9:30pm.
Sunday, October 6th- The Golden Horse Ranch Band's “Neon Moon In The Afternoon- A Honky Tonk Hoedown”. We’ll be playing a whole lotta 80s and 90s country songs for your line dancing pleasure. 2 to 6pm. More info tba.
Also, you can still pick up the Smashed Plastic compilation, from their recent grand opening party. The Lawrence Peters Outfit has a few tracks on there from that night’s performance. Get yer vinyl copy from Bric-A-Brac Records.
Alright, see you at everything!
Also, you can still pick up the Smashed Plastic compilation, from their recent grand opening party. The Lawrence Peters Outfit has a few tracks on there from that night’s performance. Order your vinyl copy from Bric-A-Brac Records. I don’t know when this offer ends, so it’d be ideal to get on it now, if you are interested.
More to come. See you at everything!