The First-Ever Bloodshot Pop-Up Shop Is Happening Dec. 1st in Chicago!

November 18th, 2016 by bsradmin

The doors will be open at BSHQ for the first time! After 17 years of trash and treasures accumulating a la an episode of Hoarders in our front room (an old Czech bakery), it was time for a deep clean. Along the way, we discovered, "hey! this is a cool room!" Since so many folks swing by pick up a...Read more

Few Spirits to Release Bloodshot Records 'Insurgint' Gin

October 17th, 2016 by bsradmin

(Evanston, Ill.) OCTOBER 17, 2016—Award-winning craft distillery FEW Spirits and iconic Chicago independent record label Bloodshot Records have joined forces once again, this year for a limited-edition gin. The new Bloodshot Records Insurgint Gin features dazzling wafts of blood orange, flavorful heat-but-not-hot notes of guajillo peppers, and the familiar nip of juniper. The botanical recipe was developed by FEW Spirits master distiller Paul...Read more

Freakwater's "What the People Want" Music Video Is an Official Selection for Two Film Festivals

September 28th, 2016 by bsradmin

Freakwater's beautiful music video for "What the People Want," directed and animated by Kathleen Judge, is an official selection at two upcoming film festivals! Yes, it's that good — music-video-shown-at-film-festivals good.

Mon Oct 3, 2016 - I Imagine Film Festival
New York, NY

November 17-20, 2016 CutOut Fest
Mexico City, Mexico

The song is from Freakwater's 2016 Bloodshot album ...Read more

Al Scorch to Perform at the Inaugural Rachael Ray's Feedback Chicago

June 3rd, 2016 by bsradmin

We're psyched to announce that Al Scorch will perform at the first Rachael Ray's Feedback Chicago with Grace Potter, Lee Fields & The Expressions, Los Colognes and more! The event is on Saturday, June 25th at Lincoln Park Zoo.

Rachael is bringing her celebrated Austin music and food extravaganza to Chicago for the first time, and Al Scorch will be there...Read more

Watch a Video About Our Lagunitas Bloodshot Few Brew Feat. Jon Langford, Bloodshot Rob, and Lagunitas Brewmaster Mary Bauer

March 11th, 2016 by bsradmin

Jon Langford applied his iconic artwork to an actual Few Spirits Bloodshot bourbon whiskey barrel in which the Lagunitas Bloodshot Few Brew was aged. It's positively amazing. You can watch a time-lapse video of the process, as well as interviews with Bloodshot Rob and Lagunitas Chicago Brewmaster Mary Bauer in which they describe this delicious, extremely limited release, below.

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Lagunitas to Release Bloodshot Few Brew! Release Party at Schubas on 1/23 with Loveless and Langford

December 11th, 2015 by bsradmin

UPDATE: Here is a list of Chicago watering holes carrying the Lagunitas Bloodshot Few Brew on draft, while supplies last. (Locations in other cities TBD.)

Schubas Tavern
Gingerman Tavern
The Hideout
Delilah's
Fountainhead
Lincoln Hall
Lizard's Liquid Lounge
Paddy Mac's

We're closing out our 21st birthday celebration by collaborating with our longtime friends Lagunitas Brewing Company for a special...Read more

FEW SPIRITS TO RELEASE LIMITED-EDITION BOURBON IN HONOR OF BLOODSHOT RECORDS' 21ST BIRTHDAY

July 2nd, 2015 by bsradmin

We got in cahoots with local, independent distillery and revel-rousers Few Spirits (out of Evanston, IL) to create an exclusive small-batch bourbon in honor of our 21st - and legal drinking year - birthday. Bloodshot's Small Batch Bourbon is a blend curated by Few Spirits founder/master distiller Paul Hletko and the Bloodshot Records staff, with similar sweetness and spice as...Read more

The Mekons Announce Rare, Full-Band U.S. Tour

May 7th, 2015 by bsradmin

Celebrated British musical miscreants The Mekons announced they will tour select U.S. cities in July as a full band. The group will make stops in Chicago, Cleveland, Philadelphia, New York, Boston, and more during the two-plus-weeks stretch.

The genre-defying collective Mekons emerged from the 1977 British punk scene, and progressed from socialist art students with no musical skills to prolific,...Read more

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