Vinyl Artwork
Beginning in October Chicago Farmer will be hitting the streets with his latest “Backenforth, IL” on Vinyl! Available at shows only…. Poster art by Jon Griffin.

10/2 Davenport, IA at Redstone Room
10/3 Chicago, IL at Tonic Room
10/4 Peoria, IL at Apollo Theater
10/9 Evansville, IN at Lamasco’s W/ Henhouse Prowlers
10/10 Carbondale, IL at Hangar 9 W/ Jay Farrar
10/15 Bloomington, IN at Max’s Place (Official Todd Snider After-Party)
10/16 St. Paul, IN at St. Paul Tavern
10/17 Columbus, OH at Woodland’s Tavern (Early Show)
10/17 Granville, OH at Moe’s BBQ (Late Show)
10/18 Pleasant Plain, OH at Plain Folk Cafe’
10/23 Linneman’s Milwaukee, WI
10/24 Eronel Dubuque, IA
10/25 Des Moines, IA at Vaudeville Mews
11/7 Bloomington, IL at Castle Theatre
11/8 St. Louis, MO at The Demo
11/13 Madison, WI at Alchemy Cafe’
11/14 Bangor, WI at Leo & Leona’s Music Hall
11/15 LaCrosse, WI at Popcorn Tavern
11/21 Nashville, TN at ACME Feed & Seed
11/22 Newport, KY at Southgate House Revival



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Late Summer/Early Fall Tour

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Seeya Out There!
8/09 Delavan, IL at The Farmhouse
8/15 LaSalle, IL at 9th St. Pub
8/16 Saybrook, IL at Made In The Shade Festival
8/22 Friendship, IN at Whispering Beard Folk Festival
8/23 Joliet, IL at HOPSTRING FEST
8/29 St. Louis, MO at OLD ROCK HOUSE*
8/30 Manteno, IL at SHOE FEST
9/05 Charleston, IL at The Uptowner
9/06 Springfield, IL at Donnie’s Homespun
9/11 Normal, IL at Loungeabout The Roundabout
9/27 Carlinville, IL at SAM JAM
10/02 Davenport, IA at Redstone Room
10/03 Chicago, IL at Tonic Room
10/04 Peoria, IL at Apollo Theater
10/10 Carbondale, IL at Hangar 9**
* W/ Old Salt Union
** W/ Jay Farrar & Hugh DeNeal

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Chicago Farmer Early SUMMER Tour!

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SUMMER 2014 TOUR!!!!

Chicago Farmer will proudly play Every Tuesday at The High Note
(Pekin, IL) this June and July!

5/22 Chillicothe, IL at Summer Camp Festival
5/24 Chillicothe, IL at Summer Camp Festival W/ Old Shoe!
5/29 Bean Blossom, IN at John Hartford Memorial Fest
5/30 Union City, IN at Copy’s
5/31 Springfield, IL at Donnie’s W/ Great American Taxi!
6/06 Dwight, IL at Willy’s Pub
6/07 Lansing, MI at The Avenue Cafe W/ Lindsay Lou!
6/08 Muskegon, MI at Unruly Brewery
6/20 Sparta, IL at Copperhead Music Festival
6/21 Hannibal, MO at Fiesta Del Sol
6/22 Chicago, IL at Green Music Festival
6/24 Ann Arbor, MI at The Ark
6/25 Bloomington, IL at Six Strings W/ The Tillers!
6/26 Carbondale, IL at Hangar 9
6/28 Marseilles, IL at Snug Harbor (Early Show)
7/02 Berwyn, IL at American Music Festival
7/03 North Liberty, IA at Red, White, & Bluegrass Fest
7/04 Des Moines, IA at 80/35 Festival
7/05 Spring Grove, IL at Nippersink Festival
7/11 Hillsboro, IL at Hillsboro Summer Concert Series
7/12 Vallonia, IN at HoeFest
7/24 Normal, IL at Corn Crib Stadium
7/25 Joliet, IL at Chicago St. Pub



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Farmer Prowl

2014 Tour Dates

Jan 29th Madison, WI at Hotel Red
Jan 30th Two Rivers, WI at Waverly Inn
Jan 31st Minocqua, WI at Minocqua Brewing CO.
Feb 1st Minneapolis, MN at Cedar Cultural Center
Feb 7th Nashville, IN at Cabin Fever Concert
Feb 8th Newport, KY at Southgate House Revival
Feb 13th St. Louis, MO at The Gramophone
Feb 14th Bloomington, IL at The Castle Theatre
Feb 15th McHenry, IL at Winter Roots- Mackey’s Hideout
Feb 20th Chicago, IL at Dunn Dunn Fest- Tonic Room
Feb 21st Davenport, IA at The Redstone Room
Feb 22nd Des Moines, IA at Vaudeville Mews

Feb 27th Lincoln, NE at Bourbon Theatre
Feb 28th Denver, CO at Cervante’s Other Side
March 1st Boulder, CO at SHINE
March 2nd Steamboat Springs, CO at Old Town Pub
March 3rd Carbondale, CO at Steve’s Guitars
March 4th Aspen, CO Little Nell Motel
March 5th Colorado Springs, CO Front Range BBQ
March 6th Breckenridge, CO at Three20South
March 7th Fort Collins, CO at Hodi’s Half Note


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Chicago Farmer will be performing this New Year’s Eve at The Grand Hotel in Peoria, IL! Other acts include our good pals Old Shoe, Brainchild, Cole Hollow, Steady Flow and More! Discounted Room Rates are available at The Hotel. Music starts at 5pm with Chicago Farmer at 10:30pm followed by Old Shoe. Click “Shows” for all Info and have a very Happy New Year!

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Chicago Farmer’s Big Small Town Tour!

Chicago Farmer’s Big Small Town Tour
10 IL Small Towns in Just 10 Days!
12/5 Shady Nook Saybrook, IL
12/6 Kemp’s Upper Tap Lexington, IL
12/7 Jerry’s Tap Ransom, IL
12/8 The Outpost Armington, IL
12/9 WWHP “The Whip” 98.3FM Farmer City, IL
12/10 Mrs. T’s Marseilles, IL
12/11 The Landings at Henry Harbor Henry, IL
12/12 The Pour House Wyoming, IL
12/13 The Looney Bin Bradley, IL
12/14 The Farmhouse Delavan, IL
All Shows Just $5 or Less!

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Some Kind Words From Our Pals

“Chicago Farmer has one of the most haunting voices of our generation.
And with that indelible voice he paints musical still-life’s of
modern America that alternately frighten and inspire.” — Joe Pug

“Chicago Farmer represents the best qualities of Midwestern U.S.A. His lyrics, his stories and his heart are true. He’ll give you that feeling of ‘going home’. He’ll make you want to say all those things you’ve been meaning to say but were too afraid. At the same time his songs can make you ask yourself some deep questions. His songs give you hope. If you didn’t know him I believe just his voice would make you believe every word he says. Definitely one of my favorite singers out there today.”– Pokey LaFarge

“Chicago Farmer always kills when he opens for me. I expect that I’ll be hearing and reading his name more and more.” — Todd Snider

“It’s been played once and we are already getting requests for it. That’s pretty much unheard of.” –John McGue, WNKU Public Radio OH/KY

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Folktober 2013

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2 Shows With Jeff Austin of Yonder Mountain String Band!

Pleased to announce Chicago Farmer will be supporting Jeff Austin’s new project “The Here And Now” featuring Danny Barnes and The Keels! These shows will take place Wednesday September 4th at THE OLD ROCK HOUSE in St. Louis, MO and Thursday September 5th at THE SHRINE in Tulsa, OK!

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ATTENTION: West Coast Shows Cancelled

Friends, it’s with great disappointment to announce Chicago Farmer’s West Coast run of shows next week have been cancelled due to the wind/wild fires in California. The legendary Strawberry Music Festival in Groveland, CA has been cancelled as well as the showcase show in Felton, CA. Our hearts go out to the people, wildlife, and the great land of Yosemite. My sincerest apologies to our friends and fans in Eugene, OR as well. I was really looking forward to seeing you all at Sam Bonds! I promise to reschedule the show there as soon as humanly possible. I love breaking even and don’t even mind losing a few hundred bucks from time to time….but airfare for two and a guitar to play one show would put us way too far in the hole. Thanks for the support, sorry for any inconvenience and have a great Labor Day weekend! Chicago Farmer

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