shows

A complete listing of Canasta’s upcoming and previous shows and events, inluding links to bands we’ve played with, venues, official announcements, flyers, and photos.

Upcoming | Local
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Upcoming | OnTour
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Past Events
Thursday, Aug.ust 14th, 2014
@ Sheridan Rd. & Argyle St. (Chicago, IL)
Friday, June 13th, 2014
@ House of Blues (Chicago, IL)
Doors - 6:30 PM / Show - 8 PM / Canasta - 8:45 PM / 17+
FREE w/ RSVP to info@canastamusic.com (vs. $25 tickets via Live Nation)!
Some parking options can be found here.
Saturday, May 3rd, 2014
@ Mayne Stage
(Chicago, IL)
Show - 8 PM / Canasta - 10 PM / $12 / 18+ / Facebook / Tickets
CHIRP
Presented by CHIRP Radio
( poster )
Friday, Feb.ruary 21st, 2014
@ Two Brothers Roundhouse
(Aurora, IL)
Free Show!w/ Jake Mack
FREE! / Show - 9 PM / Canasta (2 Sets) - 10 & 11:15 PM / 21+
(Family members and music students under 21 can
attend if accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.)
Monday, Nov.ember 11th, 2013
@ Schubas (Chicago, IL)
Show - 8 PM / Canasta - 8:45 PM / $6 / 21+ / Facebook / Tickets
Save $1 on admission by bringing a canned good to benefit Lakeview Pantry!
( poster )
Saturday, Oct.ober 5th, 2013 @ Record Breakers (Chicago, IL)
FREE! / Show - Noon / Canasta - 6:30 / All Ages / Facebook Event
Free soda and hot dogs, plus 25% off all vinyl and 50% off all CDs!
( poster )
Saturday, Sept.ember 21st, 2013 @ 5022 N. Clark Parking Lot (Chicago, IL)
Gates - 11 AM / Show - Noon / Canasta - 1:30 PM
$5 Suggested Donation / All Ages
Presented by Andersonville Development Corporation
Thursday, July 25th, 2013
@ Sheridan Rd. & Argyle St. (Chicago, IL)
FREE! / Market - 4 PM / Canasta (2 Sets) - 5:30 & 6:30 PM / All Ages
Presented by Business Partners: The Chamber for Uptown, Uptown United,
The Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events & Ald. Harry Osterman
Saturday, July 13th, 2013
@ The Bud Light Stage, Grant Park (Chicago, IL)
FREE! / Gates - 11 AM / Show - Noon / Canasta - 5:20 PM / All Ages
Presented by The Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events
Saturday, June 1st, 2013
@ The Livery
(Benton Harbor, MI)
Show - 9 PM / Canasta - 9:45 PM / $10 / 21+
Saturday, May 4th, 2013
@ Fitzgerald’s (Berwyn, IL)
Private Event
Owen Frankel’s Bar Mitzvah
Invite Only / Event - 6 PM / Canasta (3 Sets) - 6:30, 8:30 & 9:15 PM / All Ages
Saturday, April 27th, 2013
@ Saki Records (Chicago, IL)
FREE! / Show - 4 PM / Canasta - 4 PM / All Ages
Friday, March 8th, 2013
@ The Ace Bar (Chicago, IL)
Show - 9 PM / Canasta - 11 PM / $7 Adv. / $10 Door / Tickets / 21+
Presented by Run With It
Saturday, October 20th, 2012 @
The Quad, Kalamazoo College (Kalamazoo, MI)
Show - 11:15 AM / Canasta - 11:15 AM & 12:15 PM (2 Sets)
All Ages / Facebook
Friday, October 19th, 2012
@ Bell's Brewery (Kalamazoo, MI)
Show - 9:30 PM / Canasta - 9:30 PM / $5 / 21+ / Facebook
Saturday, September. 29th, 2012
@ Wilson &
Ravenswood Aves.
(Chicago, IL)
Free Show!
ArtWalk - 11 AM / AfterParty - 7 PM / Canasta - 8:30 PM / All Ages / Facebook
Sunday, September. 16th, 2012
@ Roscoe St. & Leavitt St. (Chicago, IL)
Gates - 11 AM / Show - Noon / Canasta - 2:15 PM (Main Stage)
Suggest Donation - $7 / All ages
Proceeds benefit the Roscoe Village Chamber of Commerce
Saturday, June 2nd, 2012
@ Schubas (Chicago, IL)
Canasta’s 10th Anniversary Show
feat. The Ghosts
of Canasta Past!
w/ Wooden Rings
(Record Release)
SOLD OUT!
Show - 9 PM / $12 / 18+ / Tickets
Saturday, May 12th, 2012
@ The Frequency (Madison, WI)
Show - 9:30 PM / Canasta - 10:15 PM / $10 / 18+ / Tickets
Saturday, May 5th, 2012
@ The Livery
(Benton Harbor, MI)
“Cinco de Mow”: A Celebration of Paul Mow's 40th Birthday
and Benefit for The Citadel Dance & Music Center!

w/ The Sachal Vasandani Trio
Show - 7:30 PM / Canasta - 7:30 PM / 21+
$25 thru Monday, April 30th / $35 after Monday, April 30th
Buy tickets at The Citadel, The Livery, The Phoenix Café and Brammall Supply
Friday, May 4th, 2012
@ The Fish House Café, Calvin College
(Grand Rapids, MI)
FREE / Show - 8 PM / Canasta - 9 PM / All Ages
Saturday, April 28th, 2012
@ Beat Kitchen (Chicago, IL)
w/ Hotel Lights
(feat. Darren Jessee
of Ben Folds Five), Milano
Show - 10:15 PM / Canasta - Midnight / $10 / 17+ / Tickets
Saturday, April 21st, 2012
@ Cyklopx Records (Forest Park, IL)
“Record Store Day”
FREE In-Store!
FREE “Record Store Day” In-Store Performance!
Show - 11:30 AM / All Ages
Thursday, March 22nd, 2012
@ Metro (Chicago, IL)
“Literary Rock n Roll: American Dreamers
w/ Heidi W. Durrow (Author of The Girl Who Fell from the Sky),
Patricia Ann McNair (Author of The Temple of Air),
John Sayles (Author of A Moment in the Sun)
FREE / Show - 6 PM / Canasta - 9 PM / All Ages
Presented as part of Columbia College Chicago’s “Story Week Festival of Writers”
Friday, March 9th, 2012
@ Lincoln Hall (Chicago, IL)
Show - 10 PM / Canasta - 10:45 PM / $15 / 21+
Presented by 93XRT
SOLD OUT!
Friday, Feb.ruary 10th, 2012
Ulaanbaatar, MONGOLIA
Music Workshop @ The Mongolian University of Arts and Culture - 9 AM
Program @ The International School of Ulaanbaatar - 1 PM
Public Concert @ Children's Art and Creativity Center - 7 PM
Wednesday, Feb.ruary 8th, 2012
Arvaikheer, MONGOLIA
Meeting with Governor of Övörkhangai Province and Officials - 2 PM
Music Workshop @ Venue TBA - 3 PM
Public Concert @ Venue TBA - 7 PM
Tuesday, Feb.ruary 7th, 2012
Harhorin, MONGOLIA
Music Workshop @ School TBA - 2 PM
Public Concert @ Venue TBA - 7 PM
Monday, Feb.ruary 6th, 2012
Tsetserleg, MONGOLIA
Meeting with Governor of Arkhangai Province and Officials - 9 AM
Music Workshop @ Venue TBA - 11 AM
Public Concert @ Venue TBA - 7 PM
Saturday, Feb.ruary 4th, 2012
Ulaanbaatar, MONGOLIA
Friday, February 3rd - Sunday, February 12th, 2012
TOUR OF MONGOLIA
(via The U.S. State Department's Bureau of
Educational and Cultural Affairs' Arts Envoy Program)
Monday, Jan.uary 9th, 2012
@ Record Bar
(Kansas City, MO)
Show - 10 PM / Canasta - 11 PM / $7 / 18+ / Tickets
Sunday, Jan.uary 8th, 2012
@ Firebird
(St. Louis, MO)
Show - 8 PM / Canasta - 9 PM / $7 / 18+
Saturday, Jan.uary 7th, 2012
@ D.C. Cobb’s
(Woodstock, IL)
Show - 10 PM / Canasta - 10 PM / FREE! / 21+
Friday, Jan.uary 6th, 2012
@ Bad Genie
(Milwaukee, WI)
Show - 10 PM / Canasta - 10 PM / FREE! / 21+
Thursday, Jan.uary 5th, 2012
@ Cause Spirits
& Soundbar

(Minneapolis, MN)
Show - 9 PM / Canasta - 10:30 PM / FREE! / 21+
Wednesday, Jan.uary 4th, 2012
@ Lincoln Hall (Chicago, IL)
w/ Young Jesus
(Record Release), Brontosaurus, Hemmingbirds
Show - 8 PM / Canasta - 10 PM / $6 adv. / $10 door / 18+ / Tickets
Presented by Betta Promotions
Saturday, Dec.ember 3rd, 2011
@ The Horseshoe (Chicago, IL)
Doors - 2 PM / Show - 3 PM / FREE / 21+
Friday, Oct.ober 21st, 2011
@ Elastic Arts, 2nd Floor (Chicago, IL)
Homeroom presents “Songwriter Showcase
& Open Mic”
Matt Priest
& members of Canasta
w/ Dan Morr
(of Wells-next-the-Sea)
Show - 9:30 PM / Canasta - 10:45 PM / $7 / All Ages
Thursday, Sept.ember 29th, 2011
@ Darkroom (Chicago, IL)
“Belle & Sebastian Night”
Canasta performing as Belle & Sebastian
(feat. special guests): Warm Ones’ Tony Sackett, The SYGC’s Elia Einhorn,
Cobalt & The Hired Guns’ Mike Roth, The Canasty Horns + More)

w/ DJ Heaven Malone, DJ Elia (of This Is England*),
Mod Vintage Photo Booth by GlitterGuts
Show - 8 PM / Canasta - 9:30 PM / $6 / 21+
Presented by CHIRP Radio
Friday, Aug.ust 26th, 2011
@ Monk’s Kaffee Pub (Dubuque, IA)
Free Show!
Show - 9:30 PM / Canasta - 9:30 PM / Free / 21+
Tuesday, Aug.ust 16th, 2011
@ Dawes Park (Evanston, IL)
Show - 7:30 PM / Canasta - 7:30 PM / FREE / All Ages
Sunday, Aug.ust 7th, 2011
@ The Hideout (Chicago, IL)
Show - 8 PM / Canasta - 9:45 PM / $8 / 21+ / Tickets
Saturday, July 30th, 2011
@ Train Depot Park, 199 Southeast Ave. (Kankakee, IL)
Gates - 2 PM / Canasta - 7:30 PM / FREE / All Ages
Sunday, July 24th, 2011
@ Sheffield Ave. & Webster Ave. (Chicago, IL)
Gates - Noon / Show - 12:15 PM / Canasta - 2:30 PM
$7 Donation ($10 after 3 PM) / All Ages
Benefits the Sheffield Neighbors Association
Sunday, July 10th, 2011
@ Damen Ave. & Belmont Ave. (Chicago, IL)
Gates - 11 AM / Show - Noon / Canasta - 8:30 PM / $6 Donation / All Ages
Benefits the Roscoe Village Chamber of Commerce
Sunday, June 19th, 2011
@ Milwaukee Ave. &
Irving Park Rd.
(Chicago, IL)
Gates - Noon / Canasta - 4:30 PM / $6 Donation / All Ages
Benefits the Six Corners Association
Friday, May 13th, 2011
@ Empty Bottle (Chicago, IL)
The Deli Chicago’s
“Best Emerging
Artists” Showcase
w/ Dastardly,
Soft Speaker,
Secret Colours
Show - 9:30 PM / Canasta - Midnight / $10 / 21+ / Tickets
Presented by Betta Promotions
Friday, May 6th, 2011
@ Schubas (Chicago, IL)
Show - 10 PM / $12 / 21+
Saturday, April 23rd, 2011
@ Daytrotter Studio (Rock Island, IL)
Closed to the general public
Saturday, April 9th, 2011
@ Morton Park, IITIllinois Institute
of Technology
(Chicago, IL)
“SausageFest 2011”: A Benefit for IIT Empowering Haiti
w/ Cobalt & The Hired Guns, Superband
Show - 2 PM / Canasta - 5 PM / Free / All Ages
Presented by Phi Kappa Sigma
( poster )
Saturday, April 9th, 2011
@ De Maat Theater, The Second City (Chicago, IL)
Show - Midnight / Canasta - 12:45 AM / Free / 21+
Thursday, March 31st, 2011
@ Subterranean (Chicago, IL)
Show - 7:30 PM / Canasta - 7:30 PM / $12 / 17+ / Tickets
Presented by 93XRT and Jam Productions
Friday, March 25th, 2011
@ RME Performance Hall,
River Music Experience (Davenport, IA)
Show - 7 PM / Canasta - 9 PM / $5 / All Ages
Sunday, March 20th, 2011
@ The Space (Evanston, IL)
Acoustic Performance
w/ Trashcan Sinatras (Acoustic Performance)
Show - 8 PM / Canasta - 8 PM / All Ages
$18 adv. / $20 door / $30 reserved table seating / Tickets
Thursday, March 17th, 2011
@ Locals Only
(Indianapolis, IN)
Free Show!
w/ Memory Map
“St. PatROCKSday”
w/ Memory Map, Rugged Russian Bear
Show - 10 PM / Canasta - 11 PM / FREE / 21+
Presented by Butler Scion, Broad Ripple Music Fest and Nuvo
Saturday, Feb.ruary 26th, 2011
@ Old Town School
of Folk Music
(Chicago, IL)
w/ REGO (Record Release), Sewing Pattern (Record Release)
SOLD OUT!
Show - 7:30 PM / Canasta - 9:45 PM / All Ages
$13 (members) / $15 (general public) / Tickets
Friday, Feb.ruary 25th, 2011
@ Mike ’n Molly’s
(Champaign, IL)
Show - 10 PM / Canasta - 10 PM / $5
Friday, Feb.ruary 18th, 2011
@ The Livery
(Benton Harbor, MI)
Show - 8 PM / Canasta - 2 Sets (8 & 9:15 PM) / 21+
$10 (general public) / $5 (Mug Club)
Thursday, Feb.ruary 17th
, 2011 @ Hicks Center, Kalamazoo College (Kalamazoo, MI)
Show - 11 AM / Canasta - 2 Sets (11 AM & 12 PM) / FREE / All Ages
Private Show
Wednesday, Feb.ruary 16th, 2011
@ The Fish House Café, Calvin College
(Grand Rapids, MI)
Show - 8 PM / Canasta - 8 PM / FREE
Friday, Feb.ruary 11th, 2011
@ The Treehouse
(Columbus, OH)
w/ Sam Craighead (of Feature Films)
Show - 8 PM / Canasta - 9 PM / $TBA / 21+
Thursday, Feb.ruary 10th, 2011
@ Motr Pub
(Cincinnati, OH)
Show - 10 PM / Canasta 11 PM / FREE / 21+
Saturday, Feb.ruary 5th, 2011
@ The Riot Room (Kansas City, MO)
Show - 6:15 PM / Canasta - 6:15 PM / $5 / 21+
Friday, Feb.ruary 4rd, 2011
@ The Mill
(Iowa City, IA)
w/ Skypiper, The Half-Hearts, Jake Short
Show - 9 PM / Canasta - 11 PM / $6 / 19+
Thursday, January 27rd, 2011
@ Chicago Ballroom,
Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile (Chicago, IL)
United Healthcare Holiday Luncheon”
Show - Noon / Canasta - Noon / Free
Saturday, Dec.ember 18th, 2010
@ Firebird
(St. Louis, MO)
w/ Jumbling Towers (Record Release), Ryan Groff (of Elsinore),
Jon Hardy & The Public
Show - 9 PM Canasta - 9 PM / $8 adv. / $10 door / 18+ / Tickets
Friday, Dec.ember 17th, 2010
@ Double Door (Chicago, IL)
RWIM Chicago
Holiday Party”
w/ REGO,
Ryan Groff (of Elsinore),
Nathan Xander + Witchouse
Show - 9 PM / Canasta - 10:30 PM / $10 / 21+ / Tickets
Thursday, Dec.ember 16th, 2010
@ The Frequency (Madison, WI)
w/ Control,
Robby Schiller
(of Blueheels)
Show - 9 PM / Canasta - 10 PM / $6 / 18+
Saturday, December 4th, 2010 @ 1505 W. Chicago Ave. (Chicago, IL)
Buy Art Not People Launch Event: A Benefit for the Not for Sale Campaign
w/ Kavi (a short film), visual art silent auction
Show - 6 PM / Canasta - 6 PM / $15 / All Ages / Tickets
Saturday, October 30th, 2010 @ The Verve (Terre Haute, IN)
Pre-Halloween Bash!
Show - 11 PM / Canasta - 11 PM / $5 / $3 with Student ID / Ages TBA
Friday, October 29th, 2010 @ The Abbey Pub (Chicago, IL)
Show - 8:30 PM / Canasta - 9:20 PM / $10 adv. / $12 door / 21+
Saturday, Oct.ober 23rd, 2010
@ Pete’s Candy Store (Brooklyn, NY)
Show - 8 PM / Canasta - 8 PM / FREE / 21+
Friday, Oct.ober 22nd, 2010
@ Highwood City Hall (Highwood, IL)
Market - 3 PM / Canasta - 3 sets: 4:30, 5:45 & 7 PM / FREE / All Ages
Thursday, Oct.ober 21st, 2010
@ Schubas (Chicago, IL)
Show - 9 PM / Canasta - 10 PM / $12 / 21+ / Tickets
Wednesday, Oct.ober 20th, 2010
@ 400 Bar (Minneapolis, MN)
Show - 8:30 PM / Canasta - 8:30 PM / $10 / 18+ / Tickets
Thursday, Oct.ober 14th, 2010
@ Locals Only
(Indianapolis, IN)
Show - 9 PM / Canasta - 10 PM / FREE / 21+
Presented by Butler Scion, MFT and Nuvo
Sunday, Oct.ober 3rd, 2010
@ Beat Kitchen (Chicago, IL)
Show - 8 PM / Canasta - 9 PM / $12 / 17+ / Tickets
Saturday, Oct.ober 2nd, 2010
@ The Frequency (Madison, WI)
Show - 10 PM / Canasta - 11 PM / $10 / 21+ / Tickets
Presented by True Endeavors
Friday, Sep.tember 24th, 2010
@ Main Event
(Cincinnati, OH)
Show - 9:30 PM / Canasta - 9:30 PM
$10 / Free w/ $39 3-Day Wristband / 21+
Friday, Sept.ember 17th, 2010
@ The Livery
(Benton Harbor, MI)
Record Release Show: The Fakeout, the Tease and the Breather
Show - 8 PM / Canasta - 2 Sets (8 & 9:15 PM) / $10 / 21+
Friday, Aug.ust 20th, 2010
@ Lincoln Hall (Chicago, IL)
w/ Elsinore (Record Release), The Bears of Blue River
Show - 10 PM / Canasta - 10:45 PM / $10 / 18+ / Tickets
Saturday, Aug.ust 14th, 2010
@ The Canopy Club
(Champaign-Urbana, IL)
w/ Elsinore (Record Release), Common Loon
Show - 9 PM / Canasta - 9 PM / $8 / 18+ / Tickets
Wednesday, Aug.ust 4th, 2010
@ Highwood City Hall (Highwood, IL)
Market - 3 PM / Canasta - 2 sets: 5 PM & 7 PM / FREE / All Ages
Sunday, Aug.ust 1st, 2010
@ Simon’s Tavern (Chicago, IL)
Free Show!
Show - 9 PM / Canasta - 2 Sets: 9 PM & 10:30 PM / Free / 21+
Wednesday, June 23rd, 2010
@ Lincoln Hall (Chicago, IL)
Show - 9 PM / Canasta - 9 PM / $12 / 18+ / Tickets
Sunday, June 13th, 2010
@ Clark St. & Foster Ave. (Chicago, IL)
Canasta - 1:30 PM @ Center Stage (Clark St. & Berwyn Ave.)
Gates - 11 AM / $5 / All Ages / Schedule
Benefits the Andersonville Chamber of Commerce
Wednesday, May 26th, 2010 @ “Chicago Tonight” on WTTW, Channel 11 (Chicago, IL)
Show - 7 PM / Canasta - 7:45 PM (approx.)
Sunday, May 16th, 2010
@ Reckless Records (3126 N. Broadway)
(Chicago, IL)
FREE In-Store Performance!
Show - 5 PM / All Ages
Friday, May 14th, 2010
@ The Frequency (Madison, WI)
10 PM / $12 / 21+ / Tickets
Presented by True Endeavors
Saturday, May 8th, 2010
@ Schubas (Chicago, IL)
Record Release Shows: The Fakeout, the Tease
and the Breather

Early Show (18+) w/ Gregory and the Hawk
Late Show (21+) w/ Brighton MA
SOLD OUT!
Early Show - 7 PM + Canasta - 8 PM / Late Show - 10:30 PM + Canasta - 11:30 PM / $14 (includes the CD!) / Tickets

Presented by CHIRP and The Onion
Friday, March 26th, 2010
@ Leo Burnett’s Chicago Office (Chicago, IL)
“Earth Hour Party”
Show - 3 PM / Canasta - 3 PM
Invitation Only
Saturday, March 13th, 2010
@ Columbia Sportswear Chicago (Chicago, IL)
Show - 3 PM / Canasta - 4 PM / FREE / All Ages
Friday, March. 12th, 2010
@ The Livery
(Benton Harbor, MI)
Set #1 - 8 PM / Set #2 - 9:15 PM / $8 / 21+
Thursday, Feb.ruary 4th, 2010 @
The Bog, IITIllinois Institute of Technology (Chicago, IL)
Show - 8:45 PM / Canasta - 10 PM / FREE / All Ages
( poster )
Sunday, Jan.uary 3rd, 2010
@ Simon’s Tavern (Chicago, IL)
Free Show!
Show - 9 PM / Canasta - 2 Sets: 9 PM & 10:30 PM / Free / 21+
( poster )
Saturday, Dec.ember 5th, 2009
@ Beat Kitchen (Chicago, IL)
Show - 9:30 PM / Canasta - 10 PM / $8 / 21+
Note: Field Music has canceled their U.S. toudates, due to illness...
Friday, Nov.ember 13th, 2009
@ The Logan
Square Auditorium
(Chicago, IL)
w/ Natalia Lafourcade (Mexico City),
Hello Seahorse! (Mexico City)
Show - 9 PM / Canasta - 9:30 PM / 18+ / Presented by Ratio Nation
Discounted Tickets (Just $15 online or at the door w/ the password "canasta")
Saturday, Oct.ober 31st, 2009
@ Subterranean (Chicago, IL)
Show - 8:30 PM / Canasta - 9:15 PM / $10 / 17+ / Tickets
On 9/24/09, The SYGC was involved in a serious auto accident, so all proceeds
from this show will benefit The Scotland Yard Gospel Choir Recovery Fund
Tuesday, Sep.tember 29th, 2009
@ Lincoln Park Market (Chicago, IL)
Show - 6 PM / Canasta - 6 PM / Free! / All Ages
Sunday, Aug.ust 23rd, 2009
@ Simon’s Tavern (Chicago, IL)
Show - 9 PM / Canasta - 2 sets: 9 PM & 10:30 PM / Free! / 21+
Saturday, Aug.ust 22nd, 2009
@ The Livery
(Benton Harbor, MI)
Show - 8 PM / $10 / 21+
Sunday, Aug.ust 16th, 2009
@ The Frequency (Madison, WI)
Show - 9 PM / Canasta - 9 PM / $5 / 21+
Sunday, Aug.ust 16th, 2009
@ Eckhart Park (Chicago, IL)
Show - Noon / Canasta - 2:30 PM / All Ages
$11.50 adv. / $15 gate / 2-day pass: $20 adv. / Tickets
Presented by the Chicago Center for Green Technology
Benefiting the West Town Chicago Chamber of Commerce
Saturday, Aug.ust 1st, 2009
@ Old Town School of Folk Music (Chicago, IL)
“The Great Perhaps”
w/ Joe Meno (author), accompanied by The Astronomer (musicians),
Jay Ryan (artist) and Todd Baxter (photographer)
w/ Joe Meno,
The Astronomer,
Jay Ryan, Todd Baxter
Show - 8 PM / Canasta - 8:15 PM / All Ages
$13 (members) / $15 (general public) / Reserved Tickets

* Now through Wed. 7/29, get tickets for just $10 by using the code "squid" over the phone (773.728.6000) or in person at the Old Town School box (offer not available online).
Wednesday, July 1st, 2009
@ Empty Bottle (Chicago, IL)
Show - 9:30 PM / Canasta - 9:30 PM / $12 / 21+ / Tickets
Tuesday, June 30th, 2009
@ High Noon Saloon (Madison, WI)
Show - 9PM / Canasta - 9PM / $12 / 18+ / Tickets
Tuesday, May 26th, 2009 @ The Space (Evanston, IL)
“Spring into Summer: A Benefit for the YWCA Evanston / North Shore
w/ Consortium
Show - 7 PM / Canasta - 8 PM / $25 (includes food and drinks) / All Ages
Thursday, May 14th, 2009
@ LaSalle Power Co. (Chicago, IL)
FREE SHOW
w/ The Rosebuds, REGO
Show - 9 PM / Canasta - 9:45 PM / 21+ / FREE Tickets
Sunday, April 26th, 2009
@ Simon’s Tavern (Chicago, IL)
Free Show!
Show - 9 PM / Canasta - 2 sets: 9 PM & 10:30 PM / FREE! / 21+
Friday, April 24th, 2009
@ Univ. of Chicago
@ The University of Chicago Main Quads (Chicago, IL)
Show - Noon / Canasta - Noon / FREE / All Ages / Presented by The Sustainability Council
Sunday, March 29th, 2009
@ Schubas (Chicago, IL)
Show - 9 PM / Canasta - 9 PM / $10 / 21+ / Tickets
Saturday, March 7th, 2009
@ Empty Bottle (Chicago, IL)
Show - 10 PM / Canasta - 11 PM / $10 / 21+
Wednesday, Feb.ruary 11th, 2009
@ Darkroom (Chicago, IL)
Show - 9 PM / Canasta - 9 PM / $7 / 21+
Thursday, Jan.uary 22nd, 2009 @
The Bog, IITIllinois Institute of Technology (Chicago, IL)
Show - 8:30 PM / Canasta - 10:30 PM / FREE / All Ages
* Students Only
( poster )
Thursday, November 6th, 2008
@ Subterranean (Chicago, IL)
“Schoolhouse Through Rock: A Benefit for Building with Books
w/ Will Phalen and the Stereo Addicts, Musikanto
Show - 8:30 PM / Canasta - 10:30 PM / $10 / 21+ / Tickets
Thursday, October 30th, 2008 @ The Abbey Pub (Chicago, IL)
Show - 8:30 PM / Canasta - 11 PM / $8 adv. / $10 door / 21+ / Tickets
Friday, Oct.ober 24th, 2008
@ MilkBoy Coffee
(Ardmore, PA)
Show - 8 PM / Canasta - TBA / $12 (incl. BYOB charge) / All Ages / Tickets
Thursday, October 23rd, 2008 @ Arlene’s Grocery
(New York, NY)
“CMJ Music Marathon” / “Chicago Showcase 2008”
Presented by RWIM Chicago
Show - 7PM / Canasta - 11PM / $10 (Free w/ CMJ Badge) / 21+
Wednesday, Oct.ober 22nd, 2008
@ The Space
(Hamden, CT)
Show - 7:30 PM / Canasta - 9 PM / $10 / All Ages
Sunday, Oct.ober 19th, 2008
@ Schubas (Chicago, IL)
Show - 8 PM / Canasta - 9 PM / $8 / 18+ / Tickets
Saturday, Oct.ober 18th, 2008
@ The Industry
(Iowa City, IA)
8 PM / $TBA / Ages TBA
Friday, Oct.ober 17th, 2008
@ Papa’s Corner
(Ames, IA)
Show - 8 PM / Canasta - 8 PM / $5 / 21+
Monday, Oct.ober 6th, 2008
@ Bottom Lounge (Chicago, IL)
Show - 8:30 PM / Canasta - 9:15 PM / $9 adv. / $12 door / 21+ / Tickets
Tuesday, Sept.ember 23rd
, 2008 @ Kalamazoo College (Kalamazoo, MI)
“K Fest”
w/ Jes Kramer
Show - 3 PM / Canasta (2 Sets) - 5 PM & 7:15 PM / FREE / All Ages
Thursday, Aug.ust 21st, 2008
@ The Abbey Pub (Chicago, IL)
Show - 9 PM / Canasta - 9 PM / $8 / 21+
Saturday, July 26th, 2008
@ Schubas (Chicago, IL)
Theresa & Michael’s Wedding
w/ Brighton, MA,
Birds per Hour
Show - 10 PM / Canasta - 11:30 PM / FREE / 21+
Saturday, July 19th, 2008 @
Madison & DesPlaines
Madison St. & DesPlaines St. (Chicago, IL)
Presented by Jam Productions
Show - 5:30 PM / Canasta - 5:30 PM / $35 adv. / $40 door / 21+ / Tickets
Tuesday, June 24th, 2008
@ Empty Bottle (Chicago, IL)
Show - 9 PM / Canasta - 9 PM / $7 / 21+ / Tickets
Saturday, June 21st, 2008
@ Fullerton Ave. & Racine Ave. (Chicago, IL)
Show - Noon / Canasta - 2 PM / $5 / All Ages
Presented by Chicago Special Events
Wednesday, June 11th, 2008
@ The 7th St. Entry
(Minneapolis, MN)
Show - 8:30 PM / Canasta - 9:30 PM / $7 / 18+ / Tickets
Thursday, May 15th, 2008
@ Beat Kitchen (Chicago, IL)
Show - 9 PM / Canasta - 9:45 PM / $10 / 17+ / Tickets
Friday, May 2nd, 2008
@ The Abbey Pub (Chicago, IL)
w/ The Lemonheads: “15th Anniversary of
It’s a Shame About Ray!,”
The Ladies & Gentlemen
Show - 10 PM / Canasta - 10 PM / $20 / 21+ / Tickets
Saturday, April 12th, 2008
@ Schubas (Chicago, IL)
Show - 10:30 PM / Canasta - 10:30 PM / $15 / 21+ / Tickets
Thursday, March 6th, 2008 @
The Bog, Illinois Institute of Technology (Chicago, IL)
Show - 8:45 PM / Canasta - 10:30 PM / FREE / All Ages
( poster )
Saturday, March 1st, 2008
@ Beat Kitchen (Chicago, IL)
Record Release Show: We Were Mixed Up (Free Digital Album)
Show - 9:30 PM / Canasta - 11:30 PM / $10 / 18+ / Tickets
Friday, Feb.ruary 29th
, 2008 @
Stetson Chapel, Kalamazoo College (Kalamazoo, MI)
7 PM / FREE / All Ages
Wednesday, Feb.ruary 27th, 2008
@ The Uptown Bar & Cafe
(Minneapolis, MN)
“Pabst Blue Wednesdays”
w/ Military Special,
Birds of Virginia
Show - 9 PM / Canasta - 10 PM / FREE / 21+
Saturday, Feb.ruary 23rd
, 2008 @ Bela Dubby
(Cleveland, OH)
w/ The Woovs, Haunted Heartland
9:30 PM / FREE / All Ages
Friday, Feb.ruary 22nd
, 2008 @ The Elbow Room
(Ypsilanti, MI)
10:30 PM / $5 / 18+
Sunday, Jan.uary 13th, 2008
@ Simon’s Tavern (Chicago, IL)
Show - 9 PM / Canasta - 2 sets: 9 PM & 10:30 PM / FREE! / 21+
Wednesday, Jan.uary 9th, 2008
@ The Hi Tone Cafe (Memphis, TN)
Show - 10:30 PM / Canasta - 11:30 PM / $7 / 18+
Presented by Scenestars
Wednesday, Jan.uary 9th, 2008
@ Ardent Studios (Memphis, TN)
Show - 7 PM / Canasta - 7 PM / FREE / All Ages
Presented by Breakthru Radio
Friday, December 14th, 2007
@ Schubas (Chicago, IL)
w/ The New Amsterdams
SOLD OUT!
Show - 10 PM / Canasta - 10 PM / $12 / 21+ / Tickets
Friday, Dec.ember 7th, 2007
@ The Riviera Theatre (Chicago, IL)
Doors - 7 PM / Show - 7:30 PM / Canasta - 7:45 PM
$35, $50, $75, $150, $250, $500 / All Ages / Tickets
Wednesday, Oct.ober 17th, 2007
@ Subterranean (Chicago, IL)
Presented by WNUR 89.3 FM
Show - 8:30 PM / Canasta - 9:30 PM / $8 adv. / $10 door / 18+ / Tickets
Friday, October 12th, 2007
@ Bell’s Brewery (Kalamazoo, MI)
“Pre-Party for the K College, Class of ’97 - 10 Year Reunion-------------------
"Pre-Party for the
K'97 10 Year Reunion"
9 PM / $5 / 21+ / Open to the general public
Friday, October 5th, 2007 @
The Bog, Illinois Institute
of Technology
(Chicago, IL)
w/ Alison Kenady
Show - 9:15 PM / Canasta - 10:15 PM / FREE / All Ages
( poster )
Thursday, October 4th, 2007 @ The Abbey Pub (Chicago, IL)
Show - 9 PM / Canasta - 9 PM / $12 / 18+ / Tickets
Friday, August 10th, 2007 @ Double Door (Chicago, IL)
Show - 9 PM / Canasta - 11:45 PM / $10 / 21+
Tuesday, July 24th, 2007 @ The Lager House
(Detroit, MI)
Show - 9 PM / Canasta - 9 PM / $5 / 21+
Wednesday, July 11th, 2007 @ The Melody Inn
(Indianapolis, IN)
w/ The Dead Science, Days of Dynamo
Show - 9 PM / Canasta - 9 PM / $5 / 21+
Monday, June 18th, 2007 @ Schubas (Chicago, IL)
“The Camel Farm”FREE SHOW
w/ Maritime
Show - 10 PM / Canasta - 10 PM / FREE / 21+
Friday, June 8th, 2007 @ Subterranean (Chicago, IL)
w/ Brighton, MA
(Record Release),
Mason Proper,
DJ Dream
Show - 9:30 PM / Canasta - 10:30 PM / $10 / 18+ / Tickets
Thursday, May 31st, 2007 @ Funky Buddha Lounge (Chicago, IL)
Show - 7 PM / Canasta - 8:15 PM / $45 / 21+ / Tickets
Thursday, May 3rd, 2007 @ The Abbey Pub (Chicago, IL)
Show - 9 PM / Canasta - 9 PM / $10 adv. / $12 door / 18+ / Tickets
Sunday, April 22nd, 2007 @ Sokol Underground (Omaha, NE)
Show - 9 PM / Canasta - 9 PM / $7 / 21+ / Tickets
Saturday, April 21st, 2007 @ The Picador
(Iowa City, IA)
Show - 9:45 PM / Canasta - 9:45 PM / $7 / 19+ / Tickets
Friday, April 20th, 2007 @
The Uptown Bar & Cafe
(Minneapolis, MN)
w/ Omaur Bliss, Née Née, Midwest Standard Time
Show - 9:30 PM / Canasta - 10:30 PM / $5 / 21+
Wednesday, April 18th, 2007 @ The Kinetic Playground (Chicago, IL)
“The Decemberists Afterparty / Sustainable City Showcase”
w/ Milk at Midnight, Joe Pug, Third Wheel,
Tangleweed
Show - 10 PM / Canasta - 11:15 PM / $5 / 21+
( flyer )
Friday, April 6th, 2007 @
Beat Kitchen (Chicago, IL)
Show - 9:30 PM / Canasta - 10:30 PM / $8 adv. / $10 door / 18+ / Tickets
Sunday, March 25th, 2007 @ Ronny’s (Chicago, IL)
Presented by MP Shows
Show - 9 PM / Canasta - 9 PM / $TBA / 21+
Sunday, March 11th, 2007 @ Otto’s (DeKalb, IL)
Presented by MP Shows
Show - 8 PM / Canasta - 9 PM / $7 / 21+ / Tickets
Saturday, March 10th, 2007 @ The Ice Factory (Chicago, IL)
“A Benefit for the Chicago Underground Library
w/ Teddy Edwards
(of The Music Lovers), Eric Ziegenhagen
Show - 9:30 PM / Canasta - 11 PM / $6 / All Ages
Thursday, Feb.ruary 22nd, 2007 @ Schubas (Chicago, IL)
w/ Annuals, The Never
SOLD OUT!
Show - 9 PM / Canasta - 10 PM / $10 / 18+ / Tickets
Saturday, Feb.ruary 17th, 2007 @ Nick’s Uptown (Chicago, IL)
“Pump up the Volume:
A Benefit for James Cappleman for Alderman, 46th Ward”
Show - 9 PM / Canasta - 9 PM / $20 / 21+
Sponsored by The Uptown Neighborhood Council
Saturday, Dec.ember 30th, 2006 @ Beat Kitchen (Chicago, IL)
Show - 5 PM / Canasta - 6:45 PM / $8 / 18+ / Tickets
Tuesday, Dec.ember 12th, 2006 @ Shank Hall
(Milwaukee, WI)
Show - 8 PM / Canasta - 8 PM / $15 / 21+ / Tickets
Saturday, Dec.ember 9th, 2006 @ Radio Radio
(Indianapolis, IN)
Show - 9 PM / Canasta - 9:30 PM / $6 / 21+
Friday, Dec.ember 8th, 2006 @ Metro (Chicago, IL)
Show - 9 PM / Canasta - 10 PM / $16 / 18+
Tuesday, Nov.ember 28th, 2006 @ The Note (Chicago, IL)
Show - 9:30 PM / Canasta - 9:30 PM / $8 adv. / $10 door / 21+ / Tickets
Presented by MP Shows
Sunday, Nov.ember 5th, 2006 @
Empty Bottle (Chicago, IL)
Show - 9 PM / Canasta - 10:30 PM / $12 / 21+ / Tickets
Presented by Insound
Friday, Nov.ember 3rd, 2006 @ Europa (New YorkNYC, NY)
“CMJ Music Marathon” / “3rd Annual RWIM Chicago Showcase”
Presented by RWIM
Show - 7 PM / Canasta - 9 PM / $TBA / 18+
Saturday, September 23rd, 2006 @ 5500 N. Ashland Ave. (Chicago, IL)
“Andersonville Music & BBQ Festival”:
A Benefit for St. Gregory’s Stained Glass Restoration
w/ The Scotland Yard Gospel Choir, Henhouse Prowlers,
Angel Melendez & The 911 Mambo Orchestra, Outlaw Family Band,
The Delafields, The Prohibition Orchestra of Chicago, Devil in a Woodpile
Show - Noon / Canasta - 6 PM / $5 / Under 12 - FREE / All ages
Thursday, September 21st, 2006 @ Park Grill, Millennium Park (Chicago, IL)
“Party on the Plaza”
w/ Seth Bradley
Show - 4 PM / Canasta - 5:30 PM / FREE / 21+
Sponsored by 101.9 FM - The Mix
Wednesday, Sept.ember 20th, 2006 @ Beat Kitchen (Chicago, IL)
Show - 9 PM / Canasta - 9 PM / $15 / 18+ / Tickets
Saturday, September 16th, 2006 @ Division Ave. & Wood St. (Chicago, IL)
Show - Noon / Canasta - 2:15 PM / $5 / All ages
Saturday, September. 9th
, 2006 @ Ridgeville Park (Evanston, IL)
“Fall Frenzy”
Show - 11 AM / Canasta - 12:30 PM / FREE / All ages
Wednesday, Aug.ust 30th
, 2006 @ The Abbey Pub (Chicago, IL)
Show - 9 PM / Canasta - 9 PM / $13 adv. / $15 door / 18+ / Tickets
Saturday, July 22nd
, 2006 @
The Apple Store, North Michigan Ave. (Chicago, IL)
7 PM / FREE / All Ages
Friday, July 21st
, 2006 @ Subterranean (Chicago, IL)
Show - 10 PM / Canasta - 10 PM / $10 adv. / $12 door / 21+ / Tickets
Friday, June 30th, 2006 @ The Annex (Madison, WI)
Show - 9:30 PM / Canasta - 9:30 PM / $10 / 18+ / Tickets
Thursday, June 29th, 2006 @ Betty’s Blue Star Lounge (Chicago, IL)
“Music with Meaning: A Benefit for Rape Victim Advocates & Second Harvest
w/ The Pumps, The Fake Fictions, All City Affairs
Presented by The Machine Media
Show - 8:30 PM / Canasta - 10:15 PM / $7 / 21+
Saturday, June 24th, 2006 @
Metropolis Performing Arts Centre (Arlington Heights, IL)
Matt & Jen’s Wedding
w/ Matt Kerstein & Sam Koentopp (of Brighton, MA), Eric Ziegenhagen,
Elia Einhorn (of The Scotland Yard Gospel Choir), Ben Imdieke (of Canasta)
Sunday, June 18th, 2006 @
Festival Village, The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Museum (Cleveland, OH)
Presented by CMJ
Show - Noon / Canasta - 1:30 PM / FREE / All Ages
Sunday, June 11th
, 2006 @ The Northcenter (Chicago, IL)
Sponored by The Northcenter Chamber of Commerce
Show - Noon / Canasta - 3 PM / $5 Donation / All Ages
Saturday, June 10th
, 2006 @ The iO Theater (Chicago, IL)
Show - 11:45 PM / $5 / 21+
Thursday, June 8th
, 2006 @ Subterranean (Chicago, IL)
Immediate Media’s “Random Act” Chicago Showcase Kick-Off
w/ The Living Blue,
Brad Peterson
Presented by Immediate Media and The Onion A.V. Club
Show - 9 PM / Canasta - 9 PM / $7 / 21+ / Tickets
Friday, May 26th
, 2006 @ The Hideout (Chicago, IL)
Gapers Block’s 3rd Anniversary Party”
w/ Sycamore Smith, Short films by Steve Delahoyde,
Readings by Gapers Block staff and friends
Presented by Gapers Block
Show - 9:45 PM / Canasta - 11:30 PM / $10 / 21+ / Tickets
Thursday, April 27th, 2006 @ HotHouse (Chicago, IL)
Presented by The YWCA
Show - 5 PM / Canasta - 5 PM & 7:20 PM / $15 / 21+
Monday, April 24th, 2006 @ Schubas (Chicago, IL)
“Practice Space”
w/ The Aluminum Group, Moonlight Towers
Presented by WLUW
Show - 8 PM / Canasta - 10 PM / $6 / 21+
Monday, April 17th, 2006 @ Schubas (Chicago, IL)
“Practice Space”
w/ Velvetron, Cameron McGill and What Army
Presented by WLUW
Show - 8 PM / Canasta - 10 PM / $6 / 21+
Thursday, April 13th, 2006
@ The House Cafe
(DeKalb, IL)
w/ Light Pollution (Record Release), The Honeybear Wild, No Funeral
Presented by Kickstand Productions
Show - 9 PM / Canasta - 10:30 PM / $5 / All Ages
Monday, April 10th, 2006 @ Schubas (Chicago, IL)
“Practice Space”
w/ Hopewell, Eric Ziegenhagen (w/ Band)
Presented by WLUW
Show - 8 PM / Canasta - 10 PM / $6 / 21+
Monday, April 3rd, 2006 @ Schubas (Chicago, IL)
“Practice Space”
w/ Kelley Stoltz, Page France
Presented by WLUW
Show - 8 PM / Canasta - 9 PM / $8 adv. / $10 door / Advanced Tickets / 21+
Saturday, March. 18th, 2006
@ Onopa Brewery
(Milwaukee, WI)
Show - 10 PM / Canasta - 11 PM / $TBA / 21+
Wednesday, March 1st, 2006 @ Empty Bottle (Chicago, IL)
Show - 9:30 PM / Canasta - 9:30 PM / $8 / Advanced Tickets / 21+
Saturday, February. 11th, 2006
@ The Wheaton
Grand Theatre

(Wheaton, IL)
Show - 6 PM / Canasta - 8:45 PM / $7 / All Ages
Friday, January. 27th, 2006
@ 400 Bar
(Minneapolis, MN)
Show - 9 PM / Canasta - 10 PM / $5 adv. / $7 door / Advanced Tickets / 21+
Saturday, December. 31st, 2005
NYE '06 - 2 Shows
@ Beat Kitchen
(Chicago, IL)
“New Year’s Eve Celebration 2006!”
w/ Head of Femur, Catfish Haven
Early Show - 6 PM / Canasta - 6 PM / $15 / Advanced Tickets / All Ages
Late Show - 10 PM / Canasta - 10 PM / $15 / Advanced Tickets / 21+
Wednesday, December 28th, 2005 @ Schubas (Chicago, IL)
Matt Priest, Elizabeth Lindau & Ben Imdieke (of Canasta)
w/ Edith Frost, Dag Juhlin (of Poi Dog Pondering), Joe Cassidy (of Assassins), Mr. Rudy Day, Eric Ziegenhagen, Dan Phillips (of Zapruder Point),
James Dague (of ScribbleMonster), Tommi Zender, Stacey Earley,
Jacquie Krupka (of Joie De Diva), Lifelike, Thomas Dunning & Your Boyfriends
8 PM / $10 / 21+
Sunday, December. 18th, 2005
@ Onopa Brewery
(Milwaukee, WI)
Show - 9:30 PM / Canasta - 9:30 PM / $7 / 21+
Saturday, December. 17th, 2005
@ Quiet Storm
Coffeehouse

(Pittsburgh, PA)
Show - 9 PM / Canasta - 10:30 PM / $5 / All Ages
Friday, December. 16th, 2005
@ Rothko
(New York, NY)
Show - 8 PM / Canasta - 8 PM / $12 / Advanced Tickets / 21+
Thursday, December. 15th, 2005
@ Schubas
(Chicago, IL)
Run With It Management’s Annual Holiday Party”
Show - 8 PM / Canasta - 8 PM / $8 / Advanced Tickets / 21+
Tuesday, December. 13th, 2005
@ The Lager House
(Detroit, MI)
Show - 9:30 PM / Canasta - 10:30 PM (approx.) / $5 / 21+
Saturday, December 10th, 2005 @ Empty Bottle (Chicago, IL)
Show - 10 PM / Canasta - 11 PM / $10 / Advanced Tickets / 21+
Friday, November 18th, 2005 @ Subterranean (Chicago, IL)
Record Release Show: We Were Set Up
w/ Headlights, Palaxy Tracks, plus special guest musicians!
Presented by WLUW
Show - 9:30 PM / Canasta - 11:30 PM / $10 / 21+
Sunday, October 9th, 2005
@ Milemarker 25.2 (Michigan Ave. & 18th St.) (Chicago, IL)
Marathon - 8AM / Canasta - 9:20AM (6 Hour Set!) / FREE / All Ages
Wednesday, October 5th, 2005 @ The Chicago Cultural Center (Chicago, IL)
“Food Hoot: The Return of Hoot Night
w/ Kelly Hogan, Nora O’Connor, Dag Juhlin (of Poi Dog Pondering),
Eric Ziegenhagen, Zapruder Point, Joie de Diva, Steph Turner,
Michael Ross (of Boys on Trial), Thomas Dunning & Your Boyfriends
Show - 7PM / Canasta - 8:45PM / FREE! / All Ages
Sunday, October 2nd, 2005 @ Simon’s Tavern (Chicago, IL)
Show - 9PM / Canasta - 2 sets: 9PM & 10:30PM / FREE! / 21+
Saturday, October 1st, 2005 @ The Hideout (Chicago, IL)
Shawn & Larry’s Wedding
w/ The Scotland Yard Gospel Choir, Steve Frisbie & Liam Davis (of Frisbie),
Eric Ziegenhagen, Zapruder Point, Zebulun, Stacey Earley & Vernon Tonges, Ben & Amanda Berg Wilson, Colby Beserra & Jason Berger
Sunday, September 25th, 2005 @ The Annex (Madison, WI)
Presented by Last Coast / True Endeavors
Show - 8PM / Canasta - 8PM / $8 - advance / $10 - day of show / 18+
Advance tickets available online and at the Regent Street Retreat.
SOLD OUT!
Tuesday, September 20th, 2005 @ Beat Kitchen (Chicago, IL)
Show - 9:30 PM / Canasta - 9:30 / $6 / 18+
Thursday, September 15th, 2005 @ Arlene’s Grocery (New York, NY)
“CMJ Music Marathon” / “Chicago Pop Renaissance”
Presented by RWIM
Show - 7PM / Canasta - 10PM / $7 / 21+
Saturday, August 20th , 2005 @ Beat Kitchen (Chicago, IL)
“Badresa.com’s One Year Anniversary”
Presented by Badresa.com
Friday, July 15th, 2005 @ Schubas (Chicago, IL)
Show - 10:30PM / Canasta - 11:30PM / $8 / 21+
Monday, July 11th, 2005 @ High Noon Saloon (Madison, WI)
w/ Nicolai Dunger, Paul Fonfara (of Painted Saints)
Show - 9PM / Canasta - 10PM / $8 / 21+
Thursday, July 7th, 2005 @ Double Door (Chicago, IL)
Show - 10:00PM / Canasta - 10:00PM / $18 / 21+
Saturday, June 25th, 2005 @ Empty Bottle (Chicago, IL)
Show - 10PM / Canasta - 11PM / $12 / 21+
Friday, May 27th, 2005 @ Martyrs’ (Chicago, IL)
Show - 10PM / Canasta - 10PM / $10 / 21+
Buy tickets on-line or by phone at (800) 594-TIXX
Saturday, May 7th, 2005 @ Jak’s Tap (Chicago, IL)
w/ Vodka Moxie, The Surge Protectors
Show - 8PM / Cansta - 10:30PM / 21+
Thursday, April 28th, 2005 @ Schubas (Chicago, IL)
Show - 7:30PM / Canasta - 8:30PM / $8 / Ages 21+
Wednesday, April 20th, 2005 @ Kraftbrau (Kalamazoo, MI)
Show - 9PM / Canasta - 9PM / $5 / 18+
Sunday, April 10th, 2005 @ Pulaski Park Fieldhouse (Chicago, IL)
Pulaski Park Fieldhouse is located at 1419 W. Blackhawk St.
Show - 10:00AM / Canasta - 12:30PM / All Ages
$7 / $5 with this ad
Thursday, March 24th, 2005 @ Double Door (Chicago, IL)
Show - 9PM / $10 / 21+
SOLD OUT!
Sunday, March 13th, 2005 @ The End (Nashville, TN)
Show - 7:30PM / Canasta - 9PM / $8 / 21+
Saturday, March 12th, 2005 @ The Highlands Tap Room (Louisville, KY)
Show - 9PM / Free / 21+
Friday, March 11th, 2005 @ Radio Radio (Indianapolis, IN)
w/ Jackson Pain, Whippoorwill, Midstates
Show - 9PM / $5 / 21+
Friday, March 4th, 2005 @ Empty Bottle (Chicago, IL)
Show - 10PM / Canasta 10PM / $8 in advance and $10 at the door / 21+
Friday, February 18th, 2005 @ Metro (Chicago, IL)
Illinois Entertainer’s ‘Best Of Around Hear’ 2005 Showcase”
Saturday, January 29th, 2005 @
The Phoenix Room, Illinois Wesleyan University (Bloomington, IL)
Show: 8 PM / FREE / All Ages
Sunday, January 16th, 2005 @ Schubas (Chicago, IL)
Show: 8 PM / Canasta: 10 PM / $10 / 18 & over
Thursday, December 30th, 2004 @ The Beat Kitchen (Chicago, IL)
“A Holiday Benefit for The Tangerine Arts Group”
Show 8:30 PM / Canasta (3 sets) - 8:30, 10:15 & Midnight / $8 / 21+
Thursday, December 16th, 2004 @ Subterranean (Chicago, IL)
“The Fourth Annual WLUW Holiday Sing-Along” (A Benefit for WLUW)
Show - 9:00 / Canasta 9:30 / $10 / 21+
Wednesday, December 8th, 2004 @ The Beat Kitchen (Chicago, IL)
Show: 8:30 / Canasta: 11:30
Friday, December 3rd, 2004 @ Red Eye Studio (Hoffman Estates, IL)
Private Party
( photos )
Friday, November 19th, 2004 @ Subterranean (Chicago, IL)
Show 10pm / Canasta: 10pm / $10 / 21+
Saturday, November 13th, 2004 @ The Ice Factory (Chicago, IL)
Show 10:00 pm / Canasta 12am / $4 / 21+
( photos )
Tuesday, October 26th, 2004 @ Double Door (Chicago, IL)
Show 9:00 pm / Canasta 9:45 (sharp!) / $13 / 21+
Advanced tickets available at the box office & thru Ticketmaster.
Thursday, October 14th, 2004 @ Arlene’s Grocery (New York, NY)
Presented by RWIM & Subterranean
Show 7:00 pm / Canasta 9:30 / $7 / 21+
Thursday, September 16th, 2004 @ Schubas (Chicago, IL)
w/ Dag Juhlin and Susan Voelz (of Poi Dog Pondering), Joe Cassidy (of Assassins), Nora O’Connor, Zapruder Point, Matt Spiegel (of Tributosaurus), Tommi Zender
Show 8:00 pm / $10 / 21+
Monday, September 13th, 2004 @ The House (Dekalb, IL)
w/ The Scotland Yard Gospel Choir, The Detholz!, The Veterans of Flight
Show 7:00 pm / Canasta 7:45pm / $4 / All Ages
Saturday, September 11th, 2004 @ Subterranean (Chicago, IL)
“CMJ Chicago Showcase Preview”
Show 9:30 pm / Canasta 10:15 pm / $8 / 21+
Saturday, August 28th, 2004 @ Soldier Field (Chicago, IL)
The Rainbow House “Step Out to Stop Abuse Walk 2004”
Time 10:30 am / All ages / Free show
Monday, August 23rd, 2004 @ Subterranean (Chicago, IL)
“Badresa.com Launch Party”
( poster )
Saturday, August 14th, 2004 @ Piece (Chicago, IL)
Private Party
Saturday, July 31st, 2004 @ North Ave. & Damen Ave. (Chicago, IL)
Thursday, June 24th, 2004 @ Empty Bottle (Chicago, IL)
Monday, May 31st, 2004 @ Subterranean (Chicago, IL)
Monday, May 3rd, 2004 @ Schubas (Chicago, IL)
The Magnetic Fields Open Mic Tribute and Midnight Sale
Elizabeth Lindau, Colin Sheaff & Jeff Leverenz (of Canasta)
w/ The Scotland Yard Gospel Choir
Monday, April 26th, 2004 @ Empty Bottle (Chicago, IL)
Saturday, April 3rd, 2004 @ Bottom Lounge (Chicago, IL)
“HIV Positive: A Benefit for the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation
Saturday, January 10th, 2004 @ Schubas (Chicago, IL)
w/ Stolie (Record Release)
SOLD OUT!
Saturday, December 6th, 2003 @ Subterranean (Chicago, IL)
Record Release Show: Find The Time (EP)
Thursday, October 9th, 2003 @ Metro (Chicago, IL)
“Tear Down the Opera House”
Saturday, September 6th, 2003 @ The Ice Factory (Chicago, IL)
“AV EXPLO”
w/ Midstates, Nad Navillus, The Poison Arrows (Justin of atombombpocketknife), Mixel Pixel, Alan Astor, DJ set by Allá,
15 Chicago-based artists displaying & selling work in a veriety of media
Saturday, August 23rd, 2003 @ Avery Field, Grant Park (Chicago, IL)
The Rainbow House “Step Out to Stop Abuse 2003” Walk
Wednesday, July 30th, 2003 @ Subterranean (Chicago, IL)
w/ Central Falls, The Decanters
Saturday, June 7th, 2003 @ Subterranean (Chicago, IL)
Monday, March 17th, 2003 @ Beat Kitchen (Chicago, IL)
w/ Earlimart, Filament
Thursday, February 13th, 2003 @ Harry’s Velvet Room (Chicago, IL)
“Soultry Thursday” Pre-Valentine’s Day Benefit for Rainbow House
w/ Soul People, Ta’Marah Esi, Kisha and Miko, Tech Squad DJ Malik Shabazz
Sunday, December 22nd, 2002 @ Beat Kitchen (Chicago, IL)
Record Release Show: FREEZE-TAG: A Compilation Benefiting
Chicago’s Tangerine Arts Group & Rainbow House
w/ La Makita Soma, Midstates, Someone’s Doubting Thomas, Keen,
Office / Majeur / Justin Petertill (of Crap Engine), Mark DeNardo,
Dan Zapruder / Eric Ziegenhagen, Live P.A. by Trenchdigger
Monday, June 3rd, 2002 @ Schubas (Chicago, IL)
Belle & Sebastian Open Mic Tribute and Storytelling Midnight Sale
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