it's been a while but there are shows to announce and new records to mention...
Saturday, March 2 - The May Day Orchestra returns to the Schlafly Tap Room after an absence from the world of live shows. Popular Mechanics and Chateau Nowhere are also on the bill. Free show, 9PM.
Saturday, March 9 - The Union Electric returns to The Blue Agave in Belleville, IL
Friday, March 15 - Off Broadway hosts the third annual Phil Ochs tribute show. Tim Rakel, solo or with minimal accompaniment, will play a couple numbers by the late songwriter.
Saturday, March 23 - Tim Rakel, solo, opening for Tim Lowly and Ribbons of Song. This show will take place at Foam on the corner of Cherokee and South Jefferson.
Saturday, March 30 - The Union Electric plays Plush for the first time, opening for Great Isaac on the occasion of their CD release.
Record Store Day weekend -
Saturday, April 20 - details tba - record store sets and afterparty -
three new 7" records from The May Day Orchestra, The Chainsaw Gentlemen, and The Union Electric to be released amongst the other festivities.
J Mascis at The Way Out Club (in progress)
8 months ago