Big news from the boys of JC Brooks and the Uptown Sound—they've been plucked to play this year's Lollapalooza at Grant Park! They'll represent Chicago on the Saturday of the festival. Three day passes are sold-out, but you can buy single-day passes (for Saturday, natch).
Meanwhile, over at GooglePlay, the Magnifier blog premiered the new video for "Sister Ray Charles,'' off the still pretty-new JCBUS album, Want More. Check it out now! (Spoiler Alert: there are hookers and muppets in the vid. Hookers AND muppets, folks).
Get yourself a Black Friday treat without even leaving the couch! For the next week, Amazon is offering deep discounts on the following MP3 albums:
Alejandro Escovedo, A Man Under The Influence ($5.99)
Old 97s, Wreck Your Life ($5.99)
Scott H Biram, Bad Ingredients ($6.99)
JC Brooks & the Uptown Sound, Want More ($6.99)
Justin Townes Earle, Harlem River Blues ($6.99)
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Check out Everything Will Be Fine from their new album Want More
(p.s. if yer wantin' to read about their release show last weekend in Chicago, read the Gaper's Block article HERE)
On the heels of the release of their Bloodshot debut, Want More, post-soul evangelists JC Brooks And The Uptown Sound virtually took over the Chicago airwaves today with morning appearances on Chicago Public Radio's "848" and ABC 7's "Windy City Live." If you didn't get to catch the broadcasts, never fear! Listen to the 848 appearance here, and watch the WCL performance here!