Touch & Go Bash

Ticket On-Sale Date and Additional Bands Announced for the Touch and Go Records 25th Anniversary Celebration at the 10th Annual Hideout Block Party

* 14 bands added to the lineup
* Tickets go on sale Friday, June 16 @ 10AM

As previously announced, 25 Touch And Go bands will be performing on September 8, 9 and 10 as part of the Touch And Go Records 25th Anniversary Celebration at the Hideout’s 10th Annual Block Party. In addition to the nine previously announced bands, Touch and Go Records and the Hideout are happy to welcome fourteen further bands to the lineup, making the listing as follows:

Listing of all bands announced so far (23 of the 25 bands):
Three Mile Pilot
Negative Approach (featuring John Brannon and OP Moore)
The Black Heart Procession
The New Year

Didjits (all original members)
Scratch Acid (all original members)
The Ex
Girls Against Boys (all original members)
Killdozer (all original members)
The Shipping News
Ted Leo + Pharmacists
Man… or Astroman?
(all original members)Uzeda

More bands will be announced in the coming weeks.

Tickets for the 25th Anniversary Celebration go on sale Friday, June 16 at 10:00 am Central. Three Day passes will go for $35. All of the profits from ticket sales will be donated to the following Chicago organizations: Tuesday’s Child, Literacy Works, and the Thomas Drummond Elementary School.

For more details and updates on the 25th Anniversary Celebration, make sure to visit the official website. There you’ll find ticket information, lineup details, answers to frequently asked questions, and more. Visit the site regularly for updates and new band announcements.

Man. This sucks. It’s one month after I visit Chicago for Wizard World. The only cool stuff going on while I’m out there is Lollapalooza, and there’s no way I’d fork out the amount of money required for that just to deal with heat in a frickin’ park. And that’s speaking nothing of the fact that most of the smaller bands will be playing during the day while I’m holding down a table in artist’s alley with my friends Zach and Sarah. I’m more of a “dank club after 10pm with whiskey and cigarettes” kind of guy rather than an “all-day sunshine in the park” fellow.

Something I Learned Today… has a great Didjits post.

from Shake the Sheets:
Ted Leo – “Me and Mia

from Hearts of Oak
Ted Leo – “High Party
Ted Leo – “Dead Voices
Ted Leo – “Bridges, Squares
Ted Leo – “Where Have All the Rudeboys Gone?


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