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      January 18, 2013

      Friday   8:30 PM

      1572 North Milwaukee Avenue
      Chicago, Illinois 60622

      The Sleepers

      Supporting Acts: The Regrets, Radkey, Romantic Rebel

      The Sleepers

      They have been together since 2002, where they performed their first concert at Brixie's Tap in Brookfield, Illinois. Since then they have played at venues throughout the Midwest and West Coast, performing their own music as well as occasional cover songs. In the Summer of 2005, The Sleepers recorded their debut album, Push It Nationwide, with Jim Diamond at Ghetto Recorders in Detroit, Michigan. Jim Diamond is a veteran music producer, studio engineer, and bass player based in Detroit, Michigan. As proprietor and chief engineer at Ghetto Recorders, Diamond has worked with several well-known indie rock performers, including The Dirtbombs, The Fleshtones, Electric Six, The Witches, Bantam Rooster, The Come Ons, The Volebeats, The Gore Gore Girls, The Mooney Suzuki, The Compulsive Gamblers, The Dirtys, The Ponys, The Volebeats, The Go, Outrageous Cherry, Paik, The Clone Defects, They Come In Threes, The Sights, The White Stripes, and The Hentchmen. The Sleepers signed a record deal with Pravda Records in Chicago and released their sophomore record Comeback Special on February 26, 2008. In May 2009, the band announced that their lead singer, Tommy Richied, will be leaving the band. The remaining four members of The Sleepers continued on as a 4-piece under the name The South Sixteens. It was recently announced that Tommy Richied will be rejoining the band in 2011 and they will perform select shows throughout the year.

      Cost: 8.00

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