SUMMER TOUR!

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5/28 Chillicothe, IL Summer Camp Music Festival
6/1 Bean Blossom, IN John Hartford Fest
6/2 Bean Blossom, IN John Hartford Fest
6/3 Hillsboro, WI Bonfire Music & Arts Festival
6/8 St Louis, MO The Bootleg W/ Billy Strings!
6/9 Princeton, IL The Kompany
6/10 Batavia, IL Blues & Roots on Water Street
6/15 Bloomington, IL W/ Robert Earl Keen
6/23 Effingham, IL Moccasin Creek Music Festival
6/24 Ottawa, IL Dockside Bar & Grill
6/30 Madison, WI The Edgewater
7/1 Peoria, IL Pour Bros Outdoor Courtyard
7/7 Lexington, IL Castle Gardens
7/8 Moline, IL Dawn and On Music Festival
7/14 Navarro, CA Redwood Ramble
7/16-19 Reno, NV Peppermill Resort & Casino
7/22 Bend, OR Crow’s Feet Commons
7/26 Sturgeon Bay, WI Harmony by the Bay at Martin Park
7/27 Manitowoc, WI The Fat Seagull
7/28 Minoqua, WI Minoqua Brewing Company
7/29 Kankakee, IL Merchant Street Music Festival
8/4 Holiday Hills, IL Summer Stomp
8/6 LaSalle, IL Social Kitchen

 

 

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THANK YOU!!!

Thank You

Slowing down a bit to clean out the car, head, and liver. Touring with “Midwest Side Stories” these past 6 months has been amazing and I’m grateful to have spent it with so many incredible people, venues, and musicians. Whether you came to a show, bought the album, or told a friend about Chicago Farmer, from the top of my lungs and bottom of my heart, THANK YOU! Kymber and I Hope to seeya out on the road this Spring and Summer!

4/1 Towanda, IL Duncan Manor (SOLD OUT)
4/8 Charleston, IL The Uptowner
4/14 Fort Atkinson, WI Cafe’ Carpe
4/15 LaCrosse, WI Midwest Music Fest
4/20 Newport, KY Southgate House Revival
4/28 Joliet, IL Chicago St. Pub
4/29 Joliet, IL Chicago St. Pub
5/2 Peoria, IL Folkin Tuesday Reunion at Kenny’s
5/5 Effingham, IL Village Wine
5/11 Maumee, OH The Village Idiot
5/12 Pittsburgh, PA Club Cafe
5/13 Indianapolis, IN Virginia Ave. Folk Fest
5/18 Marshall, WI Jam for Jam Music Festival
5/19 Chicago, IL City Winery with Donna The Buffalo
5/28 Chillicothe, IL Summer Camp Music Festival
6/1 & 6/2 Bean Blossom, IN John Hartford Fest
6/3 Hillsboro, WI Bonfire Music & Arts Festival
6/8 St Louis, MO The Bootleg W/ Billy Strings!
6/9 Princeton, IL The Kompany
6/10 Batavia, IL Blues & Roots on Water Street
6/23 Effingham, IL Moccasin Creek Music Festival
6/24 Ottawa, IL Dockside Bar & Grill
6/30 Madison, WI The Edgewater
7/1 Peoria, IL Pour Bros Outdoor Courtyard
7/7 Lexington, IL Castle Gardens
7/8 Moline, IL Dawn and On Music Festival
7/14 Navarro, CA Redwood Ramble
7/16-19 Reno, NV Peppermill Resort & Casino
7/26 Sturgeon Bay, WI Harmony by the Bay at Martin Park
7/27 Manitowoc, WI The Fat Seagull
7/29 Kankakee, IL Merchant Street Music Festival
8/4 Holiday Hills, IL Summer Stomp
8/6 LaSalle, IL Social Kitchen

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SPRING TOUR!!!

2/24 Indianapolis, IN Square Cat Vinyl
2/25 LaFayette, IN Knickerbocker Saloon
3/2 Bloomington, IL The Castle Theatre*
3/3 Stoughton, WI Stoughton Opera House*
3/4 Cedarburg, WI Cedarburg Cultural Center*
3/9 Kearney, NE Buffalo Records
3/10 Denver, CO Cervante’s Other Side with Great American Taxi
3/17 Kankakee, IL at 360 – East Ave
3/18 Chicago, IL City Winery !
3/19 LaCrosse, WI The Root Note
3/20 Minneapolis, MN Dakota Jazz Club !
3/21 Milwaukee, WI Colectivo Coffee !
3/24 Galesburg, IL Fat Fish Pub

4/1 Towanda, IL Duncan Manor (SOLD OUT)
4/8 Charleston, IL The Uptowner
4/14 Fort Atkinson, WI Cafe’ Carpe
4/15 LaCrosse, WI Midwest Music Fest
4/20 Newport, KY Southgate House Revival
4/28 Joliet, IL Chicago St. Pub
4/29 Joliet, IL Chicago St. Pub
5/2 Peoria, IL Folkin Tuesday Reunion at Kenny’s
5/5 Effingham, IL Village Wine
5/11 Maumee, OH The Village Idiot
5/12 Pittsburgh, PA Club Cafe
5/13 Indianapolis, IN Virginia Ave. Folk Fest
5/26-28 Chillicothe, IL Summer Camp Music Festival
6/1 & 6/2 Bean Blossom, IN John Hartford Fest
6/3 Hillsboro, WI Bonfire Music & Arts Festival
6/9 Princeton, IL The Kompany
6/10 Batavia, IL Blues & Roots on Water Street
6/23 Effingham, IL Moccasin Creek Music Festival
6/30 Madison, WI The Edgewater
7/1 Peoria, IL Pour Bros Outdoor Courtyard
7/7 Lexington, IL Castle Gardens
7/8 Moline, IL Dawn and On Music Festival
7/14 Navarro, CA Redwood Ramble
7/16-19 Reno, NV Peppermill Resort & Casino
7/26 Sturgeon Bay, WI Harmony by the Bay at Martin Park
7/27 Manitowoc, WI The Fat Seagull
7/29 Kankakee, IL Merchant Street Music Festival
8/4 Holiday Hills, IL Summer Stomp
* With Willie Watson ! With Elizabeth Cook

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Midwest Side Stories on Vinyl!

Happy New Year Farmhands!
Excited to announce The 2017 Winter Tour where we’ll have the new album on VINYL! Thanks for the support, hope to seeya out on the road!

1/10 Peoria, IL Every Tuesday Kenny’s Westside Pub
1/20 Dekalb, IL The House Cafe
1/21 Chicago, IL Uncommon Ground (SOLD OUT)
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1/27 Peoria, IL State & Water (SOLD OUT)
2/3 Naperville, IL Frankies Blue Room
2/4 Macomb, IL Vallillo/Holtz Studios (SOLD OUT)
2/9 Davenport, IA Daytrotter Live with Band of Heathens
2/11 St. Louis, MO OFF BROADWAY MUSIC VENUE^
2/12 Kansas City, MO Knuckleheads Saloon^
2/15 Pleasant Plain, OH Plain Folk Cafe (SOLD OUT)
2/16 Granville, OH Three Tigers Brewery
2/17 Ann Arbor, MI The Ark – Ann Arbor#
2/18 Evanston, IL Evanston SPACE#
2/24 Indianapolis, IN Square Cat Vinyl
2/25 LaFayette, IN Knickerbocker Saloon
3/2 Bloomington, IL The Castle Theatre*
3/3 Stoughton, WI Stoughton Opera House*
3/4 Cedarburg, WI Cedarburg Cultural Center*
3/10 Denver, CO Cervante’s Other Side with Great American Taxi!
3/17 Kankakee, IL at 360 – East Ave
3/18 Chicago, IL City Winery !
3/20 Minneapolis, MN Dakota Jazz Club !
3/21 Milwaukee, WI Colectivo Coffee !
4/1 Towanda, IL Duncan Manor (SOLD OUT)
^W/ Wayne Hancock #W/ Greg Brown
*W/ Willie Watson ! W/ Elizabeth Cook

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Midwest Side Stories

 

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Midwest Side Stories is now available for purchase in physical and digital format!

Grab your copy here:  http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/chicagofarmer8 or at an upcoming show!

10/11 LaFayette, IN at People’s Brewing Co.
10/13 Kansas City, MO at Knuckleheads
10/14 Hannibal, MO at Blue October
10/15 Springfield, IL at Bar None
10/20 Denver, CO at Walnut Room
10/21 Boulder, CO at Lazy Dog Music
11/3 Nashville, TN at The 5 Spot
11/4 Paducah, KY at Paducah Beer Werks
11/5 Carbondale, IL at Hangar 9
11/9 Minneapolis, MN at Cedar Cultural Center
11/10 LaCrosse, WI at The Root Note
11/11 Chicago, IL at Lincoln Hall
11/25 Madison, WI at Majestic Theatre
11/26 Joliet, IL at Chicago St Pub

 

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NEW ALBUM PRE-ORDER!

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The New Album “Midwest Side Stories” is now available for Pre-Order!
Pre-order lasts through Sept 11th and Official Release is Friday Sept. 30th.
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/995602129/midwest-side-stories

Visit our BIO PAGE to learn more about the new album and happenings!

Tour Dates-

8/12 Hillsboro, WI at People Fest
8/20 Joliet, IL at Hopstring Festival
8/26 Friendship, IN at Whispering Beard Folk Fest
8/27 Williamsport, IN at Broke Family Gathering Fest
9/3 Manteno, IL at Shoefest
9/10 Peoria, IL at Peoria Brewing Co.
9/18 LaSalle, IL at Social Kitchen
9/29 Chicago, IL at Martyrs’ (Full Band)
9/30 Davenport, IA at Redstone Room (Full Band)
10/1 Bloomington, IL at Castle Theatre (Full Band)
10/2 St. Louis. MO at The Bootleg at Atomic Cowboy (Full Band)
10/5 Columbus, OH at Woodland’s Tavern
10/6 Chillicothe, OH at Steiner’s Speakeasy
10/7 Newport, KY at The Southgate House Revival
10/8 Indianapolis, IN at Radio Radio
10/11 LaFayette, IN at People’s Brewing Co.
10/13 Kansas City, MO at Knuckleheads
10/14 Hannibal, MO at Blue October
10/15 Springfield, IL at Bar None
10/20 Denver, CO at Walnut Room
10/21 Boulder, CO at Lazy Dog Music
11/3 Nashville, TN at The 5 Spot
11/4 Paducah, KY at Paducah Beer Werks
11/5 Carbondale, IL at Hangar 9
11/9 Minneapolis, MN at Cedar Cultural Center
11/10 LaCrosse, WI at The Root Note

 

 

 

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Midwest Side Stories

New Chicago Farmer Album in your hands and ears this Fall!

“The new album is about Depression, Hope, Job Loss, Meth, Skateboards, A Divided Nation, Used Cars, The Late Shift, Farms, Factories, The Destruction of our Environment, and still being around to sing about it.”

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Tickets now on sale for these Album Release Shows!

9/29 Chicago, IL at Martyrs’ (Full Band)
9/30 Davenport, IA at Redstone Room (Full Band)
10/1 Bloomington, IL at Castle Theatre (Full Band)
10/2 St. Louis. MO at The Bootleg at Atomic Cowboy (Full Band)
10/7 Newport, KY at The Southgate House Revival
10/8 Indianapolis, IN at Radio Radio
10/13 Kansas City, MO at Knuckleheads
10/14 Hannibal, MO at Blue October

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Spring Tour 2016!

3/31 Denver, CO at Cervantes Masterpiece Ballroom
4/1 Fort Collins, CO at Hodi’s Half Note
4/2 Lawrence, KS at The Bottleneck
4/19 Kansas City, MO at Knuckleheads Saloon
4/20 St. Louis, MO at OFF BROADWAY MUSIC VENUE
4/21 Bloomington, IL at The Castle Theatre
4/22 Chicago, IL at Tonic Room
4/23 Davenport, IA River Music Experience (Redstone)
4/29 Charleston, IL at MACS’ UPTOWNER
4/30 Springfield, IL at Bar None Springfield
5/5 Milwaukee, WI at Linneman’s
5/6 Neenah, WI at Cranky Pat’s
5/7 LaCrosse, WI at The Charmant Hotel
5/12 Chillicothe, OH at Steiner’s Speakeasy
5/13 Newport, KY at The Southgate House Revival
5/14 Indianapolis, IN at Virginia Avenue Folk Fest
5/20 Joliet, IL at Chicago Street Pub Music, Food, & Beer
5/21 Joliet, IL at Chicago Street Pub Music, Food, & Beer
5/27-5/29 Chillicothe, IL at Summer Camp Music Festival
6/2-6/3 Bean Blossom, IN at John Hartford Memorial Festival

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HAPPY NEW YEAR!

Happy New Year Folks, Here’s where we’re heading in early 2016!
1/8 Nashville, IN at Big Woods Brewing Company
1/10 Peoria, IL at Limelight Eventplex (benefit show, 4pm)
1/12 Pekin, IL at The High Note
1/14 Indianapolis, IN at Union 50
1/15 Cincinnati, OH at The Crows Nest
1/16 Cincinnati, OH at The Crows Nest
1/17 Columbus, OH at Chocalate House Concert
1/29 Joliet, IL at Chicago Street Pub Music, Food, & Beer
1/30 Dekalb, IL at The House Cafe (All Ages)
2/5 Delavan, IL at The Farmhouse
2/12 Carbondale, IL at Hangar 9
2/13 Paducah, KY at Paducah Beer Werks

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Fall Tour, Merch Store!

FALL MIDWEST TOUR STARTS THIS WEEKEND!
Check out our new shirt and hoodie design which can be purchased on-line through our friends at Merchop.

http://merchop.com/stores/chicago-farmer/

10/2 Chicago, IL at The Cubby Bear
10/3 Indianapolis, IN at The Hideaway Music & Arts Fest
10/6 LaFayette, IN at People’s Brewing Co.
10/8 Urbana, IL at Canopy Club W/ Old Shoe
10/10 Carlinville, IL SAM JAM
10/16 Kansas City, MO at Knuckleheads W/ Chris Knight
10/17 Hannibal, MO at Folklife Festival
10/22 St. Louis, MO at The Bootleg W/ Ed Anderson
10/23 Bloomington, IL at Castle Theatre W/ Ed Anderson
10/31 Charleston, IL at The Uptowner
11/5 Bloomington, IN at The Bluebird W/ Cody Jinks
11/6 Pleasant Plain, OH at Plain Folk Cafe’
11/7 Heath, OH at Homestead Brewing Co.
11/11 Berwyn, IL at Fitzgerald’s W/ Elizabeth Cook
11/13 Joliet, IL at Chicago St. Pub
11/25 Pekin, IL at The High Note
11/27 Lexington, IL at Kemp’s Upper Tap

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