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Old Shoe's New Album Available Now

Submitted by Groove On Music on Thu, 09/14/2017 - 11:11 am

Old Shoe is excited to announce that the long awaited follow up to the band’s 2013 release, Family, is finally here. Country Home features 13 all-original tracks. In a search to find their own Country Home, the album was written over the course of the last couple years with a good portion of the tunes being written in Oneida County, WI at a country home. The album was recorded at the same studio as their earlier release Family, I.V. Labs Studio in Chicago and is engineered, mixed, and co-produced by Chris Harden.

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Old Shoe announces album 'Country Home'

Submitted by Groove On Music on Thu, 08/24/2017 - 11:59 am

Old Shoe is excited to announce that the long awaited follow up to the band’s 2013 release, Family, is finally here. Country Home features 13 all-original tracks. In a search to find their own Country Home, the album was written over the course of the last couple years with a good portion of the tunes being written in Oneida County, WI at a country home. The album was recorded at the same studio as their earlier release Family, I.V. Labs Studio in Chicago and is engineered, mixed, and co-produced by Chris Harden.

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Shoe Fest announces lineup additions for 5th Annual

Submitted by Shoe Fest on Fri, 04/17/2015 - 8:25 am

Shoe Fest is proud to announce the lineup for the 5th annual festival.  Shoe Fest will once again be held at the beautiful and scenic Camp Shaw Waw Nas See in Manteno, IL (less than 1 hour south of Chicago), Labor Day weekend (September 4, 5 & 6).  Jam packed with events for both adults and kids, Shoe Fest will be loaded with family friendly and kids activities, special music sets for the kids, family camping and more – so bring the kids along or take them to Grandma’s and set out on your own, there is something for everyone!  In addition to the great music and activ

Snow Shoe 2015 at Mayne Stage

Submitted by Old Shoe on Wed, 01/28/2015 - 1:55 pm

The third installment of regional jamband Old Shoe's winter festival will move to the Mayne Stage in Chicago's Rogers Park neighborhood on February 7th.

National touring bluegrass act The Rumpke Mountain Boys from Cincinnati will join Old Shoe. The bill is rounded out by local favorites Mr Blotto and Chicago newcomers Miles Over Mountains.

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Shoe Fest 2014 to feature The Wood Brothers

Submitted by Old Shoe on Tue, 05/27/2014 - 2:20 pm

Today Shoe Fest is releasing the second phase of the lineup for the 2014 edition of the festival. Featuring two nights of host band Old Shoe, the star studded line up will also feature The Wood Brothers, Split Lip Rayfield, Henhouse Prowlers and plenty more.Shoe Fest is a 3 day music and camping festival held at Camp Shaw-Waw-Nas-See in Manteno, IL over Labor Day weekend. Shoe Fest began in 2011 and continues to grow each year.

Shoe Fest Announces 2014 Dates

Submitted by Shoe Fest on Sat, 01/04/2014 - 9:17 am

The fourth installment of Shoe Fest will be held on Labor Day weekend. The festival offers three days of music, camping and fun at the magical Camp Shaw-waw-nas-see in Manteno, IL, just 1 hour from downtown Chicago. Shoe Fest will showcase a diverse range of organic music on two stages with non-opposing schedules on August 29-31, 2014.Camp Shaw-waw-nas-see is a 100-acre campground highlighted by a gorge cut by Rock Creek and old growth forest. Shoe Fest is a family friendly event, admission is free for kids 13 and under.

Fan-Fiddle-Tastic! Shoe Fest 2013 | Review & Photos

Submitted by June Reedy on Wed, 10/09/2013 - 11:42 am

Santa came early this year.  I must have been a good girl because Sept 6-9 2013, everything I asked for was left under the trees at Shoe Fest.  I had a taste of Nederland CO here at Camp Shaw in Manteno IL.   I saw some of the best dub stop music all weekend long.

Old Shoe to release Third Album, Family

Submitted by Old Shoe on Tue, 10/01/2013 - 3:46 pm

Old Shoe will release its 3rd studio album, Family, with a hometown performance at Martyrs’ in Chicago, IL.  The five-piece band will celebrate its all-original 13-track release, which showcases the band’s diverse influences ranging from bluegrass to prog-rock to jazz, with it all settling into a familiar comfort zone akin to one’s favorite “old shoe.”  The album reaches new heights from previous releases with a star-studded guest roster featuring musicians from the Henhouse Prowlers, The Low Down Brass Band, and Chicago’s production of “The Jungle Book”This record is not merely an

Why I Love Writing for Grateful Web

Submitted by June Reedy on Sun, 05/12/2013 - 6:30 am

There is a geek inside me that prefers Times New Roman, 12 point font.  If I could do anything professionally, I would be writing all day, every day.  I wish to write well and to write often.  This got me thinking about why I love writing for Grateful Web. By trade, I am a server, a lowly waitress.  I once waited the table of a local musician and although I was probably too busy to engage in conversation, he is a really talented bass player. I couldn’t help it.  I lollygagged about and eventually it came out.

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