2018

2018 Ameripolitan Music Awards Show, Graceland Resort, Memphis - Feb. 13

James Hand and Whitey Morgan

Highlights from the Ameripolitan Awards 2018 from the Graceland Resort in Memphis, TN.

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Honky Tonk Showcase at the Empty Bottle, Chicago - Feb 18, 2018

Exciting Performances from Italian Honkytonkers, The Don Diego Trio and local standouts Dan Whitaker and the Shinebenders.

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Honky Tonk Showcase at the Empty Bottle, Chicago - March 18, 2018

Featuring Joe Wortell and the Natural Law and Wild Earp and the Free For Alls.

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Honky Tonk Showcase at the Empty Bottle, Chicago - Apr. 15

Pat Reedy

Headlined by Nashville's own Pat Reedy  (Ameripolitan Award Nominee) and the Long-Time Goners with special guests Gin Palace Jesters

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Dale Watson and Celine Lee, Evanston - May 4

Two of America's favorite honkytonkers live at a fabulous show in Evanston, IL. (Make mine a Lonestar).

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Honky Tonk Showcase at the Empty Bottle, Chicago - May 20

Matinee performance by 2018 Ameripolitan Award Winner (Rockabilly  Female) Bailey Dee & Her Late Nite Bait. With special guests, The Modern Sounds featuring  virtuoso Chicago guitarist  and 2019 Ameripolitan Award Nominee, Joel Paterson.

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The Hillbilly Casino, Nashville TN - May 25

Muscular performance from the men of The Hillbilly Casino live at the Nashville Boogie, Nashville, TN. May 25.

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Nashville Boogie, Nashville TN - May 25

Twinbill featuring "Twin-Peaks" Blues and Country from the one and only Tav Falco featuring Mario Monterosso and his irrepressible guitar.  Up next, UK teddyboy Levi Dexter and the Gretsch Brothers. Nashville TN, May 25. 

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Miss Tammi Savoy, Nashville TN - May 26

Ameripolitan Award Nominee (Best Honky Tonk Female), Miss Tammi Savoy, shines bright at the Nashville Boogie, Nashville, TN. May 25

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Honky Tonk Showcase at the Empty Bottle, Chicago - June 16

Matinee double header with The Country Doctors and the fresh new voices of The Horseshoe Benders

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Honky Tonk Showcase at the Empty Bottle, Chicago - July 18

Esther Rose comes to us straight from New Orleans followed by Chicago's own Family Gold

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Honky Tonk Showcase at the Empty Bottle, Chicago - August 12

The powerful W.T. Newton opens for perennial  Chicago powerhouse and Ameripolitan Award Nominee the Lawrence Peters Outfit

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Joe Wortell and The Natural Law, Chicago - Sept 15

Joe and the boys headlining a great event at the Ravenswood Artwalk.

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Honky Tonk Showcase at the Empty Bottle, Chicago - Sept 16

Casey James Prestwood (Ameripolitan Award Nominee) and the Burning Angels arrive from Colorado to light up the house.

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Garrett T. Capps with Mayeux and Broussard, Chicago - Sept 28

San Antonio's super sonic Garrett T. Capps teams up with Austin super duo Mayeux and Broussard at the world famous Montrose Saloon.

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Wild Earp and The Free For Alls, Chicago - Oct 3

Wild Earp and The Free For Alls

Wild Earp and The Free For Alls Album Release Party at the East Room

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Dan Whitaker and The Shinebenders, Chicago - Oct 12

Dan Whitaker

Road dogs Dan Whitaker and The Shinebenders return to the city to deliver top shelf honky tonk at the Beat Kitchen

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Shooter Jennings, Chicago - Oct 12

Shooter Jennings

Chicago welcomes Shooter Jennings to a packed house at the Beat Kitchen.

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Dave Arcari, October 14, 2018

Dave Arcari

Scotland's Dave Acari guides The Devils Left Hand through an electric performance at the World Famous Montrose Saloon in Chicago.

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Matt Campbell, October 21, 2018

Matt Campbell

Nashville troubadour and man with everything, Matt Campell opens the show at the Honky Tonk Showcase at the Empty Bottle.  

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Trevor McSpadden, October 21, 2018

Amarillo native, Trevor McSpadden triumphantly returns to play  the Honky Tonk Showcase at the Empty Bottle with his long-time (former) band, The Hoyle Brothers. 

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Charles Hill Jr, October 26, 2018

Charles Hill Jr does not let us down with  his well-crafted, hush-inducing solo set  at The Hideout, in Chicago.

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Dave Arcari, October 28 at Uncommon Ground in Chicago

Dave Arcari

 Dave Arcari returns to Chicago in one of his final U.S. shows of the year.

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Honky Tonk Showcase at the Empty Bottle, Chicago - Nov. 4

The Cowpokes

The Cowpokes deliver an econo-sized double-set of tight honky tonk classics to the crowd at the Empty Bottle.

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The Tenders - November 9

The Tenders

The fashionable rockabilly trio from Nashville rips through a glorius, hard-driving set at the Cobra Lounge in Chicago.

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Honky Tonk Showcase at the Empty Bottle, Chicago - Nov. 18

David Quinn

Talented newcomer, David Quinn, thoroughly entertains the packed house at the Chicago Honky Tonk Showcase. 

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Honky Tonk Showcase at the Empty Bottle, Chicago - Nov. 18

Lonesome Still

 An outlaw -country wall of sound, the seven-piece Lonesome Still gets the party started at the Chicago Honky Tonk Showcase.

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Horton's Holiday Hayride - November 30

Allstar holiday concert with the Reverend Horton Heat, the Blasters, Big Sandy, and Junior Brown.

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