Betta Promotions proudly welcomes you to The Double Door, Friday August 20, 2010 at 8PM for a $7 art showcase and musical gathering featuring SUNS. In support of the Chicago based headliners are; Robbers (NY), Gaberdine and Brontosaurus.
SUNS, is a Chicago sextet who has been making waves in the Chicago scene since playing their first show at The Metro in January. The band fronted by Mike Russell (former Wax on Radio) consists of members from other former familiar acts such as Eli, They Found Me They Named Me, and Blame Twilight. In addition, it is also the official CD release for their EP entitled “Close Calls in the U.S. Space Program/The Howl and the Many.” Information on SUNS can be found at: http://www.myspace.com/sunsbandRobbers, comes to Chicago mid-nationwide tour. For those of you paying attention, they shared the bill on SUNS first show back in January at The Metro and are happy to be joining their friends for a Chicago homecoming, Betta Promotions style. Robbers unique style lends itself well to playing this gig and their current release “Flesh” is available on iTunes.http://www.myspace.com/robbers
Gaberdine, is Chicago based and self-proclaimed as a quiet indie rock band. The four-piece who draws influences from; Wilco, The Beatles and Neutral Milk Hotel is very excited to be on this Betta Promotions showcase at The Double Door. http://www.myspace.com/gaberdine
Brontosaurus, continues the friendship theme for the evening as band member Nick Papaleo helped record the recent SUNS offering. Brontosaurus (featuring members of Picture Books) is not new to the Chicago venue circuit and has lots of new material to open the show with. www.facebook.com/brontosaurusmusic
The Double Door is located at: 1572 N Milwaukee Ave/Chicago, IL. Doors/Art show: 8:00PM/Show 9:00PM/$7.
Betta Promotions was founded in 2007 by industry professional Rebecca Lopez. In the past three years Betta has curated shows at venues throughout Chicagoland including Schubas, Lincoln Hall, Metro, Double Door, Empty Bottle and many others.
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