Facing Winter Shows Archive






2013:




Saturday, May 18th – near University of Illinois
@ Mike N Molly's
  > 105 N. Market St., Champaign, IL
  > Details in this Illinois News-Gazette article



Saturday, April 6th – House Show / Meet Steph
@ 7 Sided Ranch
> West Chicago, IL
> House show to introduce y'all to Steph Yeager!
> Steph's a passionate songwriter from Illinois/Montana
> Preview her fierce debut "Campfire Sessions" free at:
stephanieyeager.bandcamp.com
> This is the RELEASE SHOW for her debut album
> Also featuring a Facing Winter live set
> And art & jewelry gallery by Wendy Montague
> Music will start around 7pm or so
> FB event is invite-only, so message Jeff
> Or for address, email jeff@facingwinter.com



Friday, March 29th – Downtown Chicago
@ Stage Bar
  > 4358 N. Cicero Ave., Chicago, IL
  > with The Hat Madder (from Lansing, MI)
  > and The Cortlandt Homes (from Chicago)
  > Music starts around 9pm, 21+



Friday, January 25th
@ Tonic Room
> 2447 N. Halsted St., Chicago, IL
> Facing Winter hour-long rock set around 9:30ish
> with Nathan Kalish & the Wildfire from Grand Rapids, MI
> also Red Collar Radio from Chicago
> $8, 21+, buy tickets online at Tonic Room
> More details at the facebook event



Saturday, January 12th
Songwriter Night
Hosted by Independent Chicago
@ Jerry's (Wicker Park)
> 1938 W. Division St., Chicago, IL
> Facing Winter 30-minute duo acoustic performance at 11:30pm
> Seven local acts total, headlined by Chris Darby
> Music 9:00pm-12:30am... set times & artist links on the fb event
> $5, 21+ only





2012:




Sunday, October 28th
near Northern Illinois University

@ The House Cafe
> 263 E Lincoln Hwy, DeKalb, IL (Rt 38 & 3rd St)
> Sunday night show, 7pm-10pm
> with Coed Pageant from Urbana, IL



Saturday, October 6th
@ Game Pazzo
> 2011 63rd St, Downers Grove, IL
> Extra-long FW set 9:30pm to 1:00am



Friday, October 5th
with Mr. Blotto

@ Cairo
> 2009 Franciscan Way, West Chicago, IL
(next to The Oasis Cafe)
> with Mr. Blotto and PM Studios
> 18+ to enter, $10 tickets
> Facebook event:



Saturday, September 8th
@ Mike & Denise's – Free Entry (21+)
> 1760 N. Farnsworth, Aurora, IL
> Extra-long FW set 10pm-1am



Friday, September 7th
@ Z-Fest – Free Entry (21+ to drink)
> Winfield, IL
> FB Event: facebook.com/events/268082743303473



Monday, September 3rd
@ Martyrs'
> 3855 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago, IL
> Two-song set as part of a tribute to Them Damn Kids



Saturday, August 25th
*NEW EP RELEASE SHOW*

@ 7 Sided Ranch
> West Chicago, IL
> New EP "Opt Out" release + new music video "October"
> Outdoor show, live video shoot, local art display
> We posted a blog all about it: facingwinter.blogspot.com
> Facebook event: http://on.fb.me/Mx2RMa
> [For the address, email jeff@facingwinter.com]



Friday, August 3rd
@ World of Beer – Free Entry (21+)
> 1727 Freedom Drive, Naperville, IL
> Four 45-minute rock sets, 8pm until midnight



Saturday, July 28th
@ Jesse's, West Chicago, IL



Friday, July 20th
@ Muldoon's – Free Entry (21+)
  > 133 W. Front St., Wheaton, IL
  > Three-hour set, 9pm until midnight



Saturday, July 14th
@ River Rockhouse – $5 (21+)
  > 106 S. Riverside Ave., St. Charles, IL
  > One-hour set, opening for Flavia and the Red



Friday, June 29th
Third Annual Songwriter Festival
Hosted by Independent Chicago
@ Jerry's (Wicker Park)
> 1938 W. Division St., Chicago, IL
> Facing Winter will close the third night with a midnight set
> Four days of music: facebook.com/events/300161180077437
> Hear 25 free tracks from this year's lineup:
independentchicago.bandcamp.com



Thursday, June 21st
@ World of Beer
> 1727 Freedom Drive, Naperville, IL
> Four 45-minute rock sets, 8pm until midnight



Friday, June 15th
@ World of Beer
> 1727 Freedom Drive, Naperville, IL
> Four 45-minute rock sets, 9pm until 1am



Thursday, June 14th
@ Goose Island Wrigleyville
> 3535 N. Clark St., Chicago, IL
> Showcase presented by Chicago Acoustic Underground
> Facebook event link:
> With Common Shiner, Cassie Boettcher, and Jeff Brown



Friday, April 27th
@ Muldoon's – Free Entry (21+)
  > 133 W. Front St., Wheaton, IL
  > Three-hour FW set, 9pm to midnight



Friday, April 20th
Acoustic show @ Eskimo Manor
> On Gates near Dayton, West Chicago, IL
> W/ Jet W. Lee (Chicago) + Coed Pageant (Champaign/Urbana),
featuring the two lead songwriters of The Palace Flophouse



Friday, March 30th
@ Ultra Lounge (Logan Square neighborhood)
> 2169 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago, IL
> 21+ only... starts at 9pm



Friday, March 23rd
@ The House Cafe (near Northern Illinois University)
> 263 E Lincoln Hwy., DeKalb, IL (Rt. 38 & 3rd St.)



Wednesday, March 14th
@ Cubby Bear (next to Wrigley Field)
> 1059 W. Addison St., Chicago, IL
> Local Band Showcase presented by 312
> Featuring MER (see his WGN-TV performance)
> Music starts at 10pm



Friday, February 17th
@ Cairo Bar (next to The Oasis Cafe)
  > 2009 Franciscan Way, West Chicago, IL
  > Band order & details at Facebook event:
  > 18+ show with The Peachtree (from Aurora, IL)
  > $5 cover if you're 21+... $8 cover if you're 18-20



Friday, February 10th
@ Muldoon's – Free Entry (21+)
  > 133 W. Front St., Wheaton, IL
  > Three-hour FW set, 9pm to midnight



Sunday, January 22nd – Private Show
@ Polite Elephant
  > Chicago, IL
  > RSVP-only show. With Tom Teslik from Madison, WI.





2011:




Friday, December 2nd – Downtown Chicago
@ Stage Bar
  > 4358 N. Cicero Ave., Chicago, IL (formerly Memories)
  > Lineup (times are estimates)
  > 9:00 The Hooks
  > 9:40 The Fabulous Naturals
  > 10:20 Love and Radiation
  > 11:00 Facing Winter
  > Doors open at 8pm, 21+. Presented by MP Productions / mpshows.com



Saturday, November 19th – near Eastern Illinois University
@ Jackson Avenue Coffee House
  > 708 Jackson Avenue, Charleston, IL
  > Early show, FW will be only act. Music starts around 7pm and will end before 10pm.



Friday, November 18th – near University of Illinois
@ Mike N Molly's
  > 105 N. Market St., Champaign, IL
  > Show starts at 10pm, upstairs stage. With The Palace Flophouse.



Friday, November 4th – western suburbs of Chicago
@ Cairo Bar (next to The Oasis Cafe)
  > 2009 Franciscan Way, West Chicago, IL
  > RSVP & get details at the facebook event: http://on.fb.me/rI2UyD
  > First FW rock show since August... and featuring the dual debut of two new bassists: Dan Perdue and Brad Jewsion. You'll hear six brand-new songs (never performed live with a full band) and plenty of favorites from the two FW full-length albums. Also an acoustic set to kick things off.
  > 8:00 Facing Winter (acoustic set)
  > 9:00 Dario Giraldo
  > 10:00 Facing Winter (new full-band lineup)
  > 11:30 Local hip-hop artists
  > *DJ Von B will spin between each performance, after the show, and into the early morning hours.
  > Cover: $5 door OR $30 wristband for 2hrs of open bar (10pm-midnight).
  > Must be 18+ to enter, 21+ to imbibe.



Sunday, October 23rd – near Northern Illinois University
@ The House Cafe
  > 263 E Lincoln Hwy., DeKalb, IL (Rt. 38 & 3rd St.)
  > Sunday night show, 7pm-10pm



Saturday, October 22nd – near University of Wisconsin-Manitowoc
@ Greenpower Co-op
  > 3114 Memorial Dr., Two Rivers, WI  
  > 6pm-10pm... Details @ facebook event: fb.com/event.php?eid=289394414420198
  > Presented by Music Without Boundaries: fb.com/groups/177686025628299
  > Two Rivers is on Wisconsin's central east coast, between Green Bay and Sheboygan



Friday, October 21st – near University of Wisconsin
@ Mickey's Tavern
  > 1524 Williamson St., Madison, WI 
  > With Madison-based lo-fi indie-rock band El Tin Fun



Friday, September 23rd – Chicago
@ Ultra Lounge (Logan Square neighborhood)
  > 2169 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago, IL
  > Facing Winter will open the show from 8:00 to 9:00pm, followed by The New 35 (CD release at this show) and headliner The Faders. Set times will be tight, as the show must end before 11:00pm.
  > Save $2 when you buy a ticket online @ TicketWeb ($6 online / $8 at the door)
  > Facebook event: http://on.fb.me/qImHoj
  > Presented by MP Productions / mpshows.com



Saturday, September 10th – Two-Hour Noon Acoustic @ DuPage Fest
@ Winfield Good Old Days
  > @ Winfield Lions Club Beer Garden, Beecher Avenue & Church Street, Winfield, IL
  > Acoustic set, Noon to 2pm. Free admission. Food & beverages available.
  > Facebook event: http://on.fb.me/nEptqU
  > Support the Winfield Lions Club, which helps children and communities worldwide.
  > Lions Clubs International is the world's largest service club organization.
  > Read a newspaper article about this year's Good Old Days here: [Daily Herald]



Friday, August 12 – Two Sets, Acoustic/Electric
@ Cairo Bar (next to The Oasis Cafe)
  > 2009 Franciscan Way, West Chicago, IL
  > 8pm Fight With Monsters (from Batavia & West Chicago, IL) [Listen]
  > 9pm Facing Winter (Justin/Jeff acoustic)
  > 10pm The Plurals (from Lansing, MI) [Listen]
  > 11pm Facing Winter (rock set w/ Dina)
  > All ages, $5. First hometown show since the 10-show midwest tour.
  > Dina Simone will join us on bass, and we'll rock out 10 songs to close the show.
  > The acoustic set will include six new songs, all written within the last few months.



2011 Summer Tour
* See individual show details on our Facebook Events page:
http://www.facebook.com/facingwinter?sk=events
Fri 7/29 Champaign, IL @ Mike N Molly's (8pm)
Sat 7/30 Charleston, IL @ Jackson Avenue Coffee (7pm)
Sun 7/31 Bloomington, IN @ Bear's Place (10pm)
Mon 8/1 Indianapolis, IN @ Lazy Daze (Noon!)
Mon 8/1 Indianapolis, IN @ Birdy's (8:30pm)
Tue 8/2 DeKalb, IL @ The House Cafe (7pm)
Wed 8/3 Grand Rapids, MI @ Tip Top Deluxe (10pm)
Thu 8/4 Grand Rapids, MI @ Mulligan's (9pm)
Fri 8/5 Racine, WI @ Racine Arts Council (6-9pm)
Fri 8/5 Milwaukee, WI @ Bremen Cafe (10pm)



Saturday, July 23rd – Bash for Gas
@ Eskimo Manor
  > on Gates near Dayton, West Chicago, IL
  > Music will start around 9pm. 90-min set w/ keg(s).



Monday, July 18 – Acoustic in DeKalb
@ The House Cafe (All Ages)
  > 263 E. Lincoln Hwy., DeKalb, IL (Route 38 and 3rd Street)
  > Facing Winter will be the Featured Artist at 9pm during the Open Mic. Free, all ages.



Sunday, July 3 – Two Sets, Holiday Blowout
@ An Outdoor Private Location
  > 1N561 Center Ave, West Chicago, IL
  > Two Facing Winter sets: Acoustic at 7:30 and Rock at 9:00ish ... with a fireworks show in between!
  > Food will be served starting at 5:30. $10 at the door gets you a night of beer, food, music, and fireworks.
  > Must be 21+ to drink. Don't drink and drive. Please carpool to ease the inevitable parking cluster.



Wednesday, June 22 – Downtown Brewhouse Acoustic Show

@ Uncommon Ground Wrigleyville
  > 3800 N. Clark St., Chicago, IL
  > Facing Winter acoustic set 9:00-9:45pm, preceded by Dan Price at 8:00pm.
  > CALL AHEAD! Make a reservation: (773) 929-3680 ... If you don't call ahead, you won't have a seat. It's an intimate venue. The audience is seated at tables surrounding the musicians, so it's a very up-close experience.
  > Being a brewhouse, it's 21+ to enter. They have many great beers and food options, so it's a nice dinner/show combo. $5 suggested donation at entry.
  > Make your presence known on the Facebook event page: http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=112656275491780.




Friday, June 10 – Independent Chicago Songwriter Festival

@ Red Line Tap
  > 7006 N. Glenwood, Chicago, IL
  > Justin Birchard (vocals/guitar) will play an acoustic set around midnight, backed by Jeff Goluszka on cajon/shaker and Dina Simone on guitar/vocals.
  > Show starts at 8pm, 21+, $5. Click the image for details.
  > Jeff will also play drums for Them Damn Kids, who will headline the show. It's the last night of a three-night festival, assembled by TDK songwriter Chris Darby. Come on out and show some love for the Chicago indie music scene!
  > For updates, keep an eye on facebook.com/facingwinter.




Friday, May 27th – St. Charles Rock Show
   @ Chord On Blues (21+)
       > 106 S. First Ave., St. Charles, IL
       > Facing Winter rock set from roughly 11pm to 1am



Saturday, May 21st – Festival!
   @ Widow's Peak Music Festival
       > Stonehouse Park, 3719 Suydam Road, Earlville, IL
       > Facing Winter set begins at 3:00pm. Details to come.



Friday, May 6 – Local Rock Showcase
   @ Cairo Bar (next to The Oasis Cafe)
       > 2009 Franciscan Way, West Chicago, IL
       > Facing Winter set 9:00-9:50. Fluid Impulse 10pm, Paragon 11pm. Carpe Diem opens at 8.
       > All Ages Show until 11pm (then 17+). $6 cover if 21+ ($8 if under 21).



Saturday, April 30th – Michigan Mini-Tour
   @ Liberty Street Brewing Company
       > 149 W. Liberty St., Plymouth, MI
       > Extended set (2+ hours) with Facing Winter as the only act (9pm)



Friday, April 29th – Michigan Mini-Tour
   @ The Basement 414 [more: Wiki]
       > 414 E. Michigan Ave., Lansing, MI
       > With Nathan Kalish & the Wildfire and Drinking Mercury



Thursday, April 28th – Michigan Mini-Tour
   @ Mulligan's Pub (21+)
       > 419 Norwood Ave. SE, Grand Rapids, MI
       > with Julio Gomez
       > Show starts 10pm, bar closes at 1




Friday, April 8th – Rare 17-and-Older Chicago Show!
   @ Bottom Lounge – Main Stage
       > 1375 W. Lake St., Chicago, IL
       > FW opens at 8:30pm. Doors at 7:30pm... Must be 17 or older to enter.
       > Click here to buy tickets online in advance ($10)
       > Other bands:
            Nathan Kalish & the Wildfire
            Molehill
            Jackson Bailey
       > Hear Facing Winter's new album (turn speakers up): facingwinter.com



Friday, March 11th – Wheaton 3-Hour Acoustic & Rock Show
   @ Muldoon's – Free Entry (21+)
       > 133 W. Front St., Wheaton, IL
       > Three-hour FW set, 9pm to midnight



Saturday, March 5th – Michigan Rock Show
   @ Mulligan's Pub (21+)
       > 419 Norwood Ave. SE, Grand Rapids, MI
       > with Nathan Kalish & the Wildfire and The Hobs
       > Show starts 9ish, bar closes at 1




Saturday, February 5th – Rock Show on the North Side / Lincoln Park
   @ McDunna's
       > 1505 W. Fullerton Ave., Chicago, IL
       > Facing Winter will open at 9:00pm sharp... 21+
       > With Nathan Kalish and the Wildfire and Death Ships
       > See the Facebook Event for details, including how to get free admission...




2010:




Wednesday, December 22nd – Acoustic Show Downtown
   @ Uncommon Ground on Clark
       > 3800 N. Clark St., Chicago, IL
       > Show starts at 8pm, 21+
       > With Chris Darby and Angie DeNicholas



Saturday, November 13th – Chicago Rock Show
   @ Bottom Lounge / Volcano Room
       > 1375 W. Lake St., Chicago, IL
       > FW will headline at midnight with a 1-hour set. Doors at 9pm, $8, 21+.
       > Click here to buy tickets online from Bottom Lounge in advance.
       > Other bands:
            Nathan Kalish & the Wildfire (11:00pm)
            I Can Hear Myself Levitate (9:50pm)
            Kaiserkeller (9:00pm)
       > Hear Facing Winter's new album (turn speakers up): facingwinter.com



Saturday, September 18th – U. of I. Rock Show – All Ages


   @ UC-IMC – Urbana-Champaign Independent Media Center
       > 202 S. Broadway Ave., Urbana, IL

       > 9pm, All Ages, $5. Other bands to be announced.
       > Located less than one mile east of the U. of I. campus.



Saturday, September 4th – Outdoor Show/Bash @ Eskimo's – Labor Day Weekend


   @ Eskimo Manor
       > West Chicago, IL
       > Be there by 7pm. Music will end by 10pm, then party.
       > Epic 2hr+ set outdoors w/ keg(s). 18+ to enter, 21 to drink.


       > New Facing Winter t-shirts will be available at this show!
       > Shirts are $10 each, or $15 gets you a shirt and a copy of the new album.
       > If you don't know where Eskimo's is, ask Jeff on facebook.



Saturday, August 28th – Chicago Rock Show


   @ Tonic Room (21+)
       > 2447 N. Halsted St., Chicago, IL
       > 8pm showtime. Must be 21+ to enter. $5 cover.
       > FW set starts at 8:00, will end by 9ish. Another band and DJ Izzo will follow.





Thursday, August 26th – Radio Interview (Live Online)


   @ WRLR 98.3 LP-FM and http://www.wrlr.fm
       > Lake County / Chicago, IL
       > Hear it online between 8:30 and 9pm (Central time) at the website above.
       > Interview + tracks from our new album "Gifts from Gravity".






Sunday, August 15th – Missy's Farm Music & Camping Festival – SW Michigan
   @ Missy's Farm (All Ages)
       > Allegan, MI (3 hours from Chicago)
       > Three-day camping and music festival. Details to come.
       > Three FW shows: Fri/Sat/Sun. Camping and chillin all weekend.



Saturday, August 14th – Missy's Farm Music & Camping Festival – SW Michigan
   @ Missy's Farm (All Ages)
       > Allegan, MI (3 hours from Chicago)
       > Three-day camping and music festival. Details to come.
       > Three FW shows: Fri/Sat/Sun. Camping and chillin all weekend.



Friday, August 13th – Missy's Farm Music & Camping Festival – SW Michigan
   @ Missy's Farm (All Ages)
       > Allegan, MI (3 hours from Chicago)
       > Three-day camping and music festival. Details to come.
       > Three FW shows: Fri/Sat/Sun. Camping and chillin all weekend.



Friday, July 30th – CD Release Party in Wheaton
   @ Muldoon's – Free Show (21+)
       > 133 W. Front St., Wheaton, IL
       > Three-hour set, 9pm to midnight. Get the new CD, Gifts from Gravity!



Saturday, July 24th – Huge Chicago Show... Schubas! GET TICKETS
   @ Schubas (18+ for this show)
       > 3159 N. Southport Ave, Chicago, IL

     > Facing Winter will be on stage 10:00 to 10:40pm
     > You'll want to get advance tickets online: GET TICKETS
     > The main band is forecasting a sellout, so get tickets online before the show
     > Headliner: Danny Chaimson and the 11th Hour, named the Discovery Moment of SXSW 2010 by LA Weekly... they're a really great band. Also with DJRC.






Sunday, July 11th – DeKalb / All-Ages (6pm)
   @ The House (All Ages)
       > 263 E. Lincoln Hwy., DeKalb, IL (Route 38 and 3rd Street)

     > With Them Damn Kids, Eddy Bluma, and Jessie Brown & Nathan Deetman.
     > Four total bands from 6-10pm.
     > See the Facebook event page:
     http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=136830696336481

     ← Click image to see the flier







Saturday, July 10th – Music Festival – Chicago / Wicker Park
   @ Phyllis' Musical Inn (21+)
       > 1800 W. Division St., Chicago, IL

     > FW will be on stage from 9:00 to 9:45pm sharp.
     > Seven total bands from 8pm-1am.
     > See the 3-day festival line-up (21 bands):
     http://facebook.com/event.php?eid=123503417688290

     ← Click image to see the flier







Saturday, June 5th – Chicago / Lincoln Park
   @ Bird's Nest (21+)
       > 2500 N. Southport Ave., Chicago, IL
       > Three hours of music (10pm-1am) from two bands.
       > Them Damn Kids will open at 10. FW will finish with a 2-hour set.




Saturday, May 22nd – Three-Hour Set – Chicago / Jefferson Park
   @ Galvin's Public House – Free Show (21+)
       > 5901 W. Lawrence Ave., Chicago, IL
       > Free show 10pm to 1am... two NEW songs plus a few surprises...
       > Three 45-minute sets (one acoustic, two full band w/ drumset).




Saturday, May 8th – Three-Hour Set – Chicago / Jefferson Park
   @ Galvin's Public House – Free Show (21+)
       > 5901 W. Lawrence Ave., Chicago, IL
       > All yours from 10pm to 1am.
       > Three 45-minute sets (one acoustic, two full band w/ drumset).
       > Facebook Event: http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=111385668902497&ref=mf





Saturday, May 1st – Three-Hour Set – Wheaton
   @ Muldoon's – Free Show (21+)
       > 133 W. Front St., Wheaton, IL
       > Three-hour set, 9pm to midnight. Lots of deep cuts.




Wednesday, April 21st – Chicago / Wicker Park
   @ Double Door (21+) Buy tickets online
       > 1572 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago, IL
       > FW goes on at 10:30pm. Show starts at 9. Tickets $8: Buy at ticketfly.
       > With MacGuffin, Valentiger, and Mike Maimone & The Mutts.
       > Get more (and RSVP) at the Facebook Event Page for this show:




Saturday, March 20th – ALL-AGES West Chicago Rock Show
   @ The Oasis Cafe & Hookah Bar
       > 2009 Franciscan Way, West Chicago, IL
       > Starts @ 8pm... cover $7.
       > With Undereasy. Details to come.
       > Get more (and RSVP) at the Facebook Event Page for this show:




Saturday, February 27th – Chicago Rock Show
   @ Tonic Room (21+)
       > 2447 N. Halsted St., Chicago, IL
       > FW set from 8:00 to 8:45pm sharp. Must be 21+ to enter. $5 cover.
       > Keep your Saturday plans and come on out, because we'll be done by 9pm. Teuce starts at 9.
       > Get more (and RSVP) at the Facebook Event Page for this show:




Saturday, February 13th – Three Hours of Facing Winter in the 'burbs
   @ Flagstone Pub / The Little Owl (21+)
       > 101 W. State St., Geneva, IL
       > FW set from 10pm til 1am sharp, 35+ songs. 21+ only. Probable $5 cover
       > Starts with an acoustic fw set, followed by a lengthy full-band rock set
       > Get more (and RSVP) at the Facebook Event Page for this show:




Friday, February 5th – Michigan Rock Show
   @ The Strutt (21+)
       > 773 W. Michigan Ave., Kalamazoo, MI
       > Starts @ 8pm... cover $3
       > With The Benjamin Riley Band and Oh Brave Youth
       > Get more (and RSVP) at the Facebook Event Page for this show:




Saturday, January 23rd – Three Hours of Facing Winter
   @ Galvin's Public House (21+)
       > 5901 W. Lawrence Ave., Chicago, IL
       > FW live from 10:00pm to 1:00am.
       > Three 45-minute sets (one acoustic, two full band w/ drumset).
       > Get more (and RSVP) at the Facebook Event Page for this show:




Thursday, January 14th – Chicago Rock Show
   @ Elbo Room (21+)
       > 2871 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago, IL
       > with Daysleeper and MacGuffin
       > Details to come.
       > Get more (and RSVP) at the Facebook Event Page for this show:




Friday, January 8th – St. Charles Rock Show
   @ Chord On Blues (21+)
       > 106 S. First Ave., St. Charles, IL
       > Facing Winter rock set from about 11:30pm to 1:00am
       > Tim Cali will open from 10pm to 11ish
       > Get more (and RSVP) at the Facebook Event Page for this show:




Saturday, January 2nd – House Bash – All Ages
   @ Eskimo Manor
       > West Chicago, IL
       > Epic, lengthy Facing Winter set with lots of friends. Details to come...
       > If you don't know where Eskimo's is, ask Jeff on facebook.
       > Get more (and RSVP) at the Facebook Event Page for this show:






2009:




Tuesday, December 29th – RUSTED ROOT and Facing Winter
   @ The Rave/Eagles Club (ALL AGES)
       > 2401 W. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee, WI
       > $20 tickets available directly from Facing Winter, just email theband@facingwinter.com
       > 7pm. FW will open, Rusted Root will headline. Tom Fuller is also performing.
       > More details to come...
       > Get more (and RSVP) at the Facebook Event Page for this show:




Thursday, December 10th – First Show with NEW Bassist Drew!
   @ Mad Maggie's (21+)
       > 51 S. Grove Ave., Elgin, IL
       > Drew deWaard will make his debut as Facing Winter's new bassist.
       > Other details to come.
       > Get more (and RSVP) at the Facebook Event Page for this show:




Wednesday, December 9th – Justin Solo Performance
   @ Phyllis' Musical Inn (21+)
       > 1800 W. Division St., Chicago, IL
       > Justin's set will be from 9 to 9:30.
       > Singer/Songwriter Night, also featuring Chris Darby and Pezzettino.
       > Get more (and RSVP) at the Facebook Event Page for this show:




Friday, November 13th – Batavia Acoustic Show (All Ages)
   @ Water Street Studios
       > 160 S. Water Street, Batavia, IL
       > Justin and Jeff will perform an acoustic set from about 8pm to 9:30pm.
       > Ryan Worthy and Friends will open at 7. All ages.
       > Visit the Water Street Studios page on Facebook: http://bit.ly/32z0td
       > Get more (and RSVP) at the Facebook Event Page for this show:




Saturday, Sept. 5th – Private Acoustic Show Indoors
       > West Chicago, IL (House on the Hill)
       > A celebration shall be had!
       > For info, message Jeff: facebook.com/jeffgoluszka



Saturday, August 29th – St. Charles (21+)
   @ Chord On Blues Riverside Roadhouse
       > 106 S. 1st Ave., St. Charles, IL
       > Acoustic show featuring only Justin and Jeff (Liam will be unavailable).
       > FW opens at 8pm, followed by a long set from The Riz. 21+ only. $7.
       > Get more (and give your RSVP) at the Facebook Event Page:




Wednesday, August 26th – Club Style (21+)
   @ Medusa's Nightclub
       > 209 E. Chicago St., Elgin, IL
       > Facing Winter will headline with full rock set from 11pm to midnight in the 3rd-floor ballroom.
       > DJ's start at 9pm and will continue after our set, until 3am.
       > 21+ only. $5 cover. Club is in Downtown Elgin.
       > Get more (and give your RSVP) at the Facebook Event Page:




Saturday, August 22nd – Private Acoustic Show Outdoors
       > Carol Stream, IL
       > To celebrate someone!
       > For info, message Jeff: facebook.com/jeffgoluszka



Tuesday, August 18th – House Party Acoustic Show
   @ Ashley's
       > 820 N. Salem Ave., Arlington Heights, IL
       > BYOB and BBQ. Showtime 8pm.
       > For info, message Jeff: facebook.com/jeffgoluszka



Saturday, August 15th – Private Rock Show Outdoors
       > Winfield, IL
       > To celebrate a few things!
       > For info, message Jeff: facebook.com/jeffgoluszka



Wednesday, August 12th – Glendale Hts. Rock Show (21+)
   @ Shark City
       > 2240 Bloomingdale Rd., Glendale Heights, IL
       > FW's first Shark City show (21+)
       > with The Threes (touring from Kansas City) and Harris and the Mood.
       > Get more (and give your RSVP) at the Facebook Event Page:




Thursday, July 30th – ALL-AGES Glen Ellyn Acoustic
   @ Cab's Wine Bar Bistro
       > 430 N. Main St., Glen Ellyn, IL
       > ALL AGES! All-acoustic Facing Winter set in the upstairs loft.
       > Starts at 7:00, ends by 9:00 sharp.
       > Two-hour FW set w/ 3 new songs (never performed live).
       > Buy a meal or $5 cover (cover is waived with dinner purchase).
       > Get more (and give your RSVP) at the Facebook Event Page:




Friday, July 24th – Chicago Rock Show
   @ Reggie's Music Joint
       > 2105 S. State St., Chicago, IL
       > 21+ only. $5 cover. 70 beers, 25 on tap.
       > Starts promptly at 8:30, ends by 11:30.
       > with Fidrych and Katie & Pat
       > Get more (and give your RSVP) at the Facebook Event Page:




Wednesday, July 22nd - Eddie's Return!!!
House on the Hill, West Chicago, IL
Rock show (not promoted at all)



Saturday, July 11th - Lisa & Stacy's Birthday Celebration
Metroplex Studios, Chicago, IL
with Rick & Larry's band (?)



Sunday, July 5th - Sunday Night Rock Show
House on the Hill, West Chicago, IL
with Stonehoney



Saturday, June 27th - Melissa's Birthday Celebration
Carol Stream, IL
Outdoor rock show



Saturday, June 20th – Private Outdoor Show
   @ a BBQ Celebration
       > Show during an outdoor party and BBQ in honor of Pops, Mr. Michael Doyle. Probably an outdoor rock show, but might be acoustic instead.
       > Facing Winter will perform around 6 or 7 pm.
       > If you don't know where this is, ask via the Facebook link below or email Liam (liam@facingwinter.com).

       > Get the latest info at the Facebook Event Page:




Friday, June 19th – Chicago Rock Show
   @ U.S. Beer Company
       > 1801 N. Clybourn Ave., Chicago, IL
       > Doors open at 8:00, 21+, Cover $7.
       > Show Lineup (estimate):
       >>> 9:00 Dan & Leland, touring from CA
       >>> 10:00 Facing Winter (visit on facebook)
       >>> 11:00 Daysleeper, from Chicago
       >>> 12:00 Saraph, touring from MI

       > Get the latest info at the Facebook Event Page:




Wednesday, June 17th – Acoustic House Show
   @ House on the Hill
       > 1N063 Ridgeland Ave., West Chicago, IL
       > Free, all-ages, chill, acoustic-only show. Three bands with guitars and some hand percussion (no drumsets). It might be outdoors depending on the weather, but probably will be inside.
       > Show will start 7ish, end by 10:30. BYO.
       > Special guests: Dan & Leland, touring from California.

       > Get the latest info at the Facebook Event Page:




Sunday, June 7th – Cancer Benefit & House Show
   @ House on the Hill
       > 1N063 Ridgeland Ave., West Chicago, IL
       > Many details to come about this Benefit Show ...
       > Show will start 2ish, end about 5:30ish
       > Facing Winter will perform after local duo Asparagii
       > Get the latest info at the Facebook Event Page:
       > http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=99268641257&ref=mf
       > Show Lineup (estimate):
       >>> 2:00 Asparagii
       >>> 3:30 Facing Winter




Saturday, May 30th – Michigan Rock Show
   @ Mulligan's Pub (21+)
       > 419 Norwood Ave. SE, Grand Rapids, MI
       > Get the latest info at the Facebook Event Page:
       > http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=90027033893&ref=nf
       > with Matt Ten Clay & the Howlers and Spectre
       > Show starts 9ish, bar closes at 1




Friday, May 29th – Michigan Rock Show
   @ Whiskey Lounge (21+)
       > 1044 Godfrey Ave. SW, Grand Rapids, MI
       > with Nathan Kalish & the Wildfire and The Law
       > Show starts about 9ish



Friday, April 24th – West Chicago House Show (18+)
   @ House on the Hill
       > West Chicago, IL
       > Big Rock Show – Facing Winter opens with a rock set ...
       > ... then Nathan Kalish and the Wildfire begin the face-rocking.
       > Huge show description at the Facebook Event Page:
       > http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=68994038021&ref=nf
       > Show Lineup (estimate):
       >>> 9:00 Facing Winter
       >>> 10:00 Nathan Kalish and the Wildfire




Saturday, March 28th – ALL-AGES Chicago Acoustic House Show
   @ Humboldt Studios
       > Chicago, IL
       > Facing Winter will play a chilled-out acoustic set at this show, hosted by Them Damn Kids.
       > Show starts at 8:30 pm. All ages.
       > Facebook Event Page:
       > http://www.new.facebook.com/pages/Facing-Winter/28365370835#/event.php?eid=62939305209
       > You must RSVP for this private show. Message us on facebook for the studio address.





Friday, March 13th – ALL-AGES West Chicago House Show
   @ House on the Hill
       > West Chicago, IL
       > Expect an epic Facing Winter rock set and a lot of friends.
       > See a huge description of this show at the Facebook Event Page:
       > http://www.new.facebook.com/pages/Facing-Winter/28365370835#/event.php?eid=48033688252
       > Show Lineup (each starting time is an estimate):
       >>> 7:30 Black Hill (featuring Gary Zieche and Bob Dively)
       >>> 9:30 Facing Winter




Friday, Feb. 27th – Justin/Liam Duo
   @ Bird's Nest
       > 2500 N. Southport Ave., Chicago, IL
       > Justin and Liam will perform a rare acoustic duo set. Show starts at 9. 21+ only.
       > Facebook Event Page:
       > http://www.new.facebook.com/pages/Facing-Winter/28365370835#/event.php?eid=48618618558
       > With: Valentiger, The Works, Mitch Mead



Friday, February 6th – FREE Chicago Pub Show
   @ Silvie's Lounge
       > 1902 W. Irving Park Rd., Chicago, IL
       > Hour-long Facing Winter rock set, maybe longer
       > Show starts at 9 pm (21+)



Wednesday, January 28th – All-Ages House Show
   @ Seven Sided Studio
       > West Chicago, IL



Friday, January 9th – Chicago Rock Show
   @ Elbo Room
       > 2871 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago, IL
       > FW rock set from 9 to 9:45pm, followed by four other bands
       > Facebook Event Page:
       > http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=34326742957
       > Other bands: The Dirty Vibe, Thunderunderus, Aktar Aktar, Liquid Courage




2008:




Saturday, December 20th – ALL-AGES Acoustic House Show
   @ Eskimo Manor
       > Chicago, IL ... For info/address, email info@facingwinter.com
       > Private Facing Winter house show ... attendance by reservation only
       > Show starts around 9:30 pm (all ages)



Friday, December 12th – Chicago Rock Show
   @ Quenchers Saloon
       > 2401 N. Western Ave., Chicago, IL
       > Show starts at 9 pm (21+) ... $5
       > FW at 11 ... My Velouria at 10 ... Pezzettino opens at 9



Wednesday, December 3rd – Justin Solo Performance
   @ Phyllis' Musical Inn
       > 1800 W. Division St., Chicago, IL
       > Singer/Songwriter Showcase hosted by Chris Darby of Them Damn Kids
       > Featuring six artists ... Show starts at 9 pm (21+)



Saturday, November 29th – Chicago Rock Show
   @ Elbo Room
       > 2871 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago, IL
       > Facing Winter will perform around midnight (21+)
       > With five other bands, starting at 8:30 pm ... $10 cover (Buy Tickets Online)
       > FW's playing last. Before will be The Freewheels, Sister Switchblade, DeXter, Waiting for Eugene, and Backyard Cohart



Friday, November 21st – ALL-AGES FREE SHOW!
   @ Kautz house



Thursday, November 13th – Chicago Rock Show
   @ The Abbey Pub
       > 3420 W. Grace, Chicago, IL
       > Show starts at 9 pm, doors at 8 pm (21+)
       > With My Velouria and Sudden Dark
       > Tickets $6 in advance or $8 at the door
       > Get tickets early: go here then click "Buy Tickets"



Wednesday, November 5th – Return to Illinois
   @ Mike 'N Molly's
       > 105 N. Market St., Champaign, IL
       > Show starts at 8 p.m. (21+)



Tuesday, November 4th – Indianapolis!
   @ Lizard's
       > Indianapolis, IN
       > Show starts at 10 p.m. (21+)



Monday, November 3rd – Michigan Pub Show
   @ The Corner Bar
       > 1030 E. Vine St., Kalamazoo, MI
       > Show starts at 8 p.m. (21+)



Saturday, November 1st – Michigan Pub Show
   @ The Boathouse
       > 449 Water St., Saugatuck, MI
       > Show starts at 10 p.m. (21+)
       > With Nathan Kalish & the Wildfire and Dirt Road Logic



Friday, October 31 – Halloween Bash
   @ Sazerac Lounge
       > 1418 Plainfield Ave., Grand Rapids, MI
       > With Nathan Kalish & the Wildfire
       > Email info@facingwinter.com for details



Thursday, October 30th – Midwest Tour Kickoff!
   @ Founders Brewery
       > 235 Grandville Ave SW, Grand Rapids, MI
       > Show starts at 8 p.m. (21+)
       > Marks the start of FW's week-long tour
       > With Nathan Kalish & the Wildfire



Wednesday, October 29th – Acoustic Show
   @ Whisky Lounge
       > Grand Rapids, MI
       > Show starts at 11:30 p.m. (21+)
       > Marks the start of FW's week-long tour



Friday, October 17th – ALL AGES FREE SHOW!
   @ Java 101 Coffeehouse
       > 901 Lucinda Ave., DeKalb, IL
       > Free, long FW show at one of DeKalb's up-and-coming local music venues
       > On the campus of Northern Illinois University, just east of Annie Glidden Road
       > FW performs from roughly 8:30 to 11pm. Only FW at this rock show.



Saturday, October 11th – All-Ages Extravaganza
   @ a private location
       > West Chicago, IL
       > Massive multi-celebration bash to be held outdoors
       > Show should start about 7ish
       > Email info@facingwinter.com for details



Wednesday, October 8th – Chicago Pub Show
   @ Silvie's Lounge
       > 1902 W. Irving Park Rd., Chicago, IL
       > Featuring an extra-long Facing Winter rock set
       > With awesome Chicago band My Velouria
       > Show starts at 9 p.m. (21+)



Monday, October 6th – Performance/Interview for Podcast
   @ Chicago Acoustic Underground
       > Stream it online at http://chicagoacoustic.net
       > More details coming soon



Friday, September 26 – LIVE VIDEO WEBCAST & All-Ages Acoustic Show
   @ Humboldt Studios, Chicago, IL
       > NOTE: THE WEBCAST ARCHIVE IS AVAILABLE HERE: http://www.ustream.tv/channel/scripts-hangout
> WATCH THE LIVE WEBCAST HERE: http://www.ustream.tv/channel/script%27s-hangout
       > Facing Winter will perform a full acoustic set from roughly 11:00 pm to midnight
       > Nathaniel Seer: 10:00-11:00 pm
       > Bile Greene: 7:15-8:00 pm
       > Email info@facingwinter.com to RSVP and get directions to this private show (this will be an intimate, limited-attendance event)
       > Hosted by Them Damn Kids, who will not perform
       > This is always a playful evening of good friends, passionate acoustic music, and fine spirits



Wednesday, September 24th – Free Chicago Pub Rock Show
   @ Red Line Tap
       > 7006 N. Glenwood, Chicago, IL
       > There will be no cover charge for this show
       > Show starts at 9 p.m. (21 & Over)
       > with The Youngers



Saturday, September 20th – All-Ages Studio Show & Video Shoot
   @ Seven Sided Studio, IL
       > We'll be videotaping this entire show with multiple cameras. It's going to be a special Facing Winter-only performance, featuring an extra-long set, full of deep cuts.
       > Email info@facingwinter.com for details
       > RSVP required by phone/email
       > Show starts at 8 p.m. (All Ages)



Monday, September 15th – All-Ages Show in West Chicago
   @ The Oasis Cafe
       > 2009 Franciscan Way (near Rt. 59 + 64), West Chicago, IL
       > Facing Winter performs from 9-9:30 pm. Show starts at 8 pm (All Ages)
       > Also with Omar Hershman and A Peace of Her



Saturday, September 6th – Chicago Pub Rock Show
   @ Quenchers Saloon
       > 2401 N. Western Ave., Chicago, IL
       > Show starts at 8 p.m. (21 & Over)
       > with Nathan Kalish and The Wildfire



Saturday, September 6th – Live Radio Performance
@ WNUR-FM 89.3 at Northwestern University
       > Listen online from 4-5 pm at WNUR.org
       > Edited podcast will be available online in a few days



Saturday, August 9th – Wrigleyville Rock Show
   @ Goose Island Wrigleyville
       > 3535 N. Clark Street, Chicago, IL
       > (Clark and Addison, Cubs fans!)
       > Show starts at 8 p.m. (21 & Over)
       > with Nathan Kalish and The Wildfire
       > On this day there's a Cubs-Cardinals game at Wrigley, starting at 2:55. Join Facing Winter early for a couple of cold ones and some Cubs baseball at Goose Island.



Sunday, July 20th – All-Ages House Show
   @ The Studio
       > Email info@facingwinter.com for details
       > RSVP required by phone/email
       > Show starts at 5 or 6 p.m. (All Ages)
       > with Them Damn Kids



Saturday, July 5th – Benefit Concert
   @ Double Door, 1572 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago, IL

Get Facing Winter Tickets Now (21 & Over):


       > This Benefit Concert will raise money to help our friend Shannon as she fights against brain cancer. Read about her at shannonsperando.com.
       > The Prevent Cancer Foundation also will receive a portion of the proceeds. All funds (100 percent) will go toward these two causes.
       > Show starts at 8 p.m. (21 & Over). Five bands will play.
       > A raffle will be held with many valuable items, including music- and entertainment-related prizes. We promise a compelling evening.
       > Other performers: Munroe, Chemist vs. the Computer, David Costa Is Dead, Mer.



Saturday, June 28th – House Show
  @ The Studio
       > with Nathan Kalish and The Wildfire
       > Show starts at 9 p.m. (All Ages, RSVP required)




2007:




Friday, August 24th – City Style
   @ Silvie's Lounge, 1902 W. Irving Park Rd., Chicago, IL
       > with bands to be mentioned later
       > Show starts at 9 p.m. (21+)



Saturday, July 28th – ALL AGES Rock Show
   @ The Oasis Cafe, 2009 Franciscan Way (Rt. 59 + 64), West Chicago, IL
       > with Kick Plate and a special guest
       > Show starts at 8 p.m. ... Measly $5 cover



Friday, June 1st – Rock Show
   @ Tonik, 7247 Roosevelt Road, Forest Park, IL
       > with Kick Plate and a special guest.
       > Show starts at 9 p.m. (21+)
       > More info: tonikbar.com



Saturday, May 12th – Geneva Rock/Acoustic Show
   @ River Lane Pub, 65 N. River Lane, Geneva, IL
       > Free show. Things at River Lane will get goin' around 8:30. Only 21+.
       > Facing Winter will be the only act. Expect a two-hour-plus live set, bursting with more than 25 acoustic, rock, and acoustic-rock tunes. Oh, yeah!



Saturday, April 14 – Rock Show
   @ Penny Road Pub, 28W705 Penny Road, S. Barrington, IL
       > Facing Winter will kick off this four-band show around 9 p.m. ... $8 cover, 21+ only.
       > Following FW will be Handsome Tom Plus 3 and others.



Friday, March 23rd – 21+
   @ The Vine Pub, 10236 S. Ridgeland Ave., Chicago Ridge, IL
       > Music makin' begins around 9 ... $5 cover.
       > with Last Minute
       > The Vine is between 102nd Place and 103rd Street.



Friday, March 16th – All Ages!
   @ The Oasis Cafe, 2009 Franciscan Way, West Chicago, IL
       > Facing Winter will headline the show, with a set starting around 8:30 or 9 ... $5 cover.
       > Those 21+ may imbibe, although the show is open to everyone.
       > Sharing the stage will be a couple of bands touring west from Indiana. Things'll start at 7 with singer/songwriter John Davey and acoustic trio Diamonds for Chloe.
       > Don't forget, friends ... this is a HOMETOWN show, so we look forward to after-partyin' with all our West Cheese brethren!



Saturday, March 3rd – All Ages!
   @ Elgin Turners, 112 Villa St., Elgin, IL
       > Facing Winter will rock out from 7:30 to 8 p.m. ... Doors open at 6 ... Five bands, $5 cover.
       > After the show ends around 11:30 or so, stick around for a private party in another part of the building. Alcohol will be served to those 21+.
       > Other acts: Truly Enemies, Dedlock, I Am Culprit, and Article 18.
       > See you there!



Saturday, January 13th – Free Acoustic Show (Must RSVP)
   @ an undisclosed location in Chicago, IL
       > This'll be a fun 'n tasty evening of good friends, passionate acoustic music, and fine spirits.
       > But attendance is limited so you MUST reserve your spot in advance. Either e-mail jeff@facingwinter.com or send a message to the band at the Facing Winter MySpace page.
       > with Them Damn Kids and In Miniature.
       > Special note: The TDK performance will be the second-to-last featuring core members Chris and Rolland ... before Chris will begin adventures out east for an indefinite spell. ... You don't want to miss this show.





2006:




Friday, December 8 – Last Rock Show of the Winter (All Ages!)
   @ 59 North Oasis Cafe, West Chicago, IL
       > Facing Winter will play from 8:00 to 8:45 p.m., followed by Truly Enemies and Death In Statik. Drop by to help break in the Oasis, which became FW's first hometown venue when it opened in September.
       > Yo – this venue is actually northwest of the corner of Route 59 and North Avenue. It's a few buildings north of the Citgo on the corner. It's next to the Cardinal Fitness.
       > And though this show is for all ages, don't worry, you lushes ... alcohol will be served.

       > Expect an acoustic show or two in January or February. But, we'll soon be consumed by the process of recording our first full-length album. Look for it next summer. Peace out!



Saturday, December 2 – Geneva Rock/Acoustic Show
   @ River Lane Pub, 65 N. River Lane, Geneva, IL
       > Free show. Things at River Lane will get goin' around 8:30. They have many fine beverages on tap to offer respite from the December chill (21+).
       > Facing Winter will be the only act. Expect a two-hour-plus live set, bursting with more than 25 acoustic, rock, and acoustic-rock tunes. Oh, yeah!



Saturday, November 11 – Indiana Rock Show
   @ Constant Spring, 219 S. Main St., Goshen, IN
       > 21+ only ... Show starts at 9:30 p.m. (Eastern time) ... Cover is $3.
       > Facing Winter will empty the vault for a dynamic, sprawling, 90-minute set featuring their entire musical collection. That's 25 tunes!



Saturday, November 4 – Acousticoffeehouse (All Ages)
   @ Fat Bean Coffee House, 2959 Artesian Road, Naperville, IL
       > with Them Damn Kids and In Miniature
       > Show starts at 7 p.m., cover is $6.
       > Venue is near Route 59 and 87th Street (even though the address is on Artesian Road).



Thursday, November 2 – FM Radio Interview & Free Show (All Ages!)

       > Radio appearance from 7 to 8 p.m. (Central)
       > Facing Winter rock set from 9 to 10 p.m.

RADIO DETAILS:
       > WONC-FM 89.1 (Naperville, IL)
       > Justin, Jeff, and Liam will be on the air for a power hour of chatter and music, including some Facing Winter tunes.
       > The station's reach is in northeastern Illinois. If you're out of range, just listen online.

SHOW INFO:
       > @ Rolland Center Boilerhouse, 29 N. Loomis St., Naperville, IL (see Yahoo map).
       > Facing Winter will start promptly at 9 p.m. ... Local band The Consolation Bracket will open at 8.
       > The venue is a nice, chill place on the campus of North Central College (see campus map).
       > Show is open to All Ages!



Thursday, October 26 – Rock Show
   @ Silvie's Lounge, 1902 W. Irving Park Rd., Chicago, IL
       > with Them Damn Kids
       > Show starts at 9 p.m. (21+)



Saturday, October 21 – Charity Benefit
   @ Green Leaf Coffee House, 2400 S. Eola Road, Aurora, IL
       > A night of acoustic music to benefit Toys for Tots. Cover is $4.
       > Facing Winter starts promptly at 7:45 p.m. (show begins at 7).
       > Also performing are The Usual Mistakes and The Space Goats.



Friday, October 20 – Rock Show
   @ Tonik, 7247 W. Roosevelt Rd., Forest Park, IL
       > with Kick Plate and Enter
       > Show starts at 9 p.m. (21+)



Friday, September 22 – Chicago Rock Show
   @ Phyllis' Musical Inn, 1800 W. Division St., Chicago, IL
       > with Them Damn Kids, Elusive Parallelogrammes, and Fool Moon
       > Come, relax, and stir your drink with some live music (21+).
       > Jams begin at 9 p.m. and continue on into the night ...



Saturday, September 16 – Rock Show
   @ Jukes, 506 Leonard St. NW, Grand Rapids, MI
       > with Nathan Kalish and the Wildfire and The Sleeptights
       > Come for the music. Stay for the sweet atmosphere that is Jukes (21+)



Friday, September 8 – CD Release Party!
   @ River Lane Pub, 65 N. River Lane, Geneva, IL
       > The Sanctuary EP will be out September 12th, and we can barely contain ourselves. So what better to do than celebrate, right?
       > The show'll be free, the set long, the smiles superfluous, and the beverages alcoholic. Advance copies of the new disc will be at the ready. And as another bonus, this will be the fattest, longest Facing Winter rock set yet, pumped up with three shiny-new songs.
       > Things'll start at 8:30. Remember the venue is along the west edge of the Fox River, just off Roosevelt Road.



Friday, August 25 – All Ages
   @ Arbor Vitae: Java and Juice, 111 W. Jackson Ave., Naperville, IL
       > Free acoustic show, starts at 7 p.m.
       > Venue is near Washington Street and Chicago Avenue.



Saturday, August 19 – Free Acoustic Show
   @ MoJoe's Hot House, 2849 W. Belmont Ave., Chicago, IL
       > Expect an extended, acoustic Facing Winter set on this fine evening.
       > Show starts at 7 p.m.!



Friday, August 18 – Free Rock Show
   @ The Barn at Tower Road Stables, 12N254 Tower Road, Hampshire, IL
       > Join us for a friendly night of live music, and maybe even a ride on a horse.
       > Doors open at 7 p.m., music starts at 8. You're encouraged to bring munchies.
       > And, BYOB. If you have trouble finding the venue, call (630) 673-8477.



Friday, July 28 – Free Acoustic Show (RSVP Required)
   @ Humboldt Studios, Chicago, IL
       > Ah, a playful evening of good friends, passionate acoustic music, and fine spirits.
       > Send a message to Them Damn Kids at their MySpace page to get on the guest list for this intimate, limited-attendance show.
       > with Boy Name Thor (a New York artist with whom we're thrilled to share this evening), In Miniature, and John Bellows



Monday, July 24 – All Ages Acoustic Show!
   @ Green Leaf Coffee House, 2400 S. Eola Road, Suite G, Aurora, IL
       > Starts at 7:30 p.m. ... Venue is in the Sun Plaza, a bit south of Ogden Avenue.
       > Cover is a $4 beverage purchase at the door.
       > For more, call Green Leaf at (630) 851-8410.



Saturday, July 22 – Acoustic Show and Art Experience
   Know this as "a night of movement, absurdity, and music."
       > A bunch of details coming soon ... obviously.



Friday, July 21 – for those 21 and Older
   @ River Lane Pub, 65 N. River Lane, Geneva, IL
       > Free rock show! Venue is located along the Fox River, near Roosevelt Road.
       > Come enjoy fine spirits and live music from 9 p.m. to midnight.



Saturday, July 8 – Campout Shindig in the Sun
   Outdoors @ a fat swath of green space, Belvidere, IL
       > You're invited to this free campout/bonfire/rock show. Just e-mail jeff@facingwinter.com to get the address of this private venue.
       > The live music will kick off about 6ish, but the party shall start about 4 p.m. You're encouraged to BYOB! And bring a tent to camp, weather permitting!
       > Gas is cheap out in Belvidere, so wait to fill up your tank!



Friday, June 23 – Jam by the River for All Ages!
   Outdoors along the Fox River @ 14 W. Downer Place, Aurora, IL
       > From 10 to 11 p.m. – precisely. Free show!
       > Facing Winter will be the only band performing, as part of the Friday Nightcaps series presented by Backthird Audio. The music will kick off as a crowd of thousands exits the Aurora "Downtown Alive!" festival, which runs from 6 to 10.
       > The actual location is a spacious, comfy deck (behind a coffeehouse) at the address above. Beers and other fine beverages will be served.



Thursday, June 22 – Benefit Show for All Ages!
   @ MoJoe's Hot House, 2849 W. Belmont Ave., Chicago, IL
       > This will be a special, acoustic evening, with $5 donations at the door going to help a non-profit group, Chicago Books to Women in Prison (chicagobwp.org).
       > Show starts at 7 p.m. sharp!
       > with Dawn Xiana Moon and Bill Tucker



Friday, June 16 – for those 21 and Older
   @ River Lane Pub, 65 N. River Lane, Geneva, IL
       > Free rock show! Venue is located along the Fox River, near Roosevelt Road.
       > Come enjoy fine spirits and live music from 9 p.m. to midnight.
       > with Them Damn Kids



Saturday, June 10 – for those 21 and Older
   @ Clearwater Theater, 96 W. Main St., West Dundee, IL
       > Come enjoy the intimate atmosphere of this restored, vintage theater. Cover will be $5.
       > Show starts at 8 p.m., doors open at 7.
       > with Punchy Keaton and Wunderlich



Friday, March 10
  @ River Lane Pub, 65 N. River Lane, Geneva, Ill.
    located along the Fox River, near Roosevelt Road
      Free show! Starts at 9:00 p.m. (21+)




2005:



Saturday, December 31
  @ Jodi's, Winfield, Ill.
     with Chris Darby

Thursday, December 22
  @ Pint, 1547 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago, Ill.
     Free show! With the Joan Anderson Project. Starts at 8 p.m. (21+)
         Presented by Gojangle

Sunday, October 2
  @ Beat Kitchen, 2100 W. Belmont Ave., Chicago, Ill.
    with Daniel Knox, Lacona and Wizie
         $7, starts at 8:30 p.m. (21+)

Friday, September 16
  @ Phyllis' Musical Inn, 1800 W. Division St., Chicago, Ill.
    with Them Damn Kids and Benjamin Summers
         Free show! Starts at 10 p.m. (21+)

Thursday, August 25
  @ Mutiny, 2428 N. Western Ave., Chicago, Ill.
    with THAC0 and The Clipperton Brigade
         Facing Winter goes on at 9 p.m. (21+)

Friday, August 12
  @ Tonik, 7247 W. Roosevelt Rd., Forest Park, Ill.
    with Them Damn Kids and Abe Quigley
         10 p.m. showtime, live music 'til 2 a.m., $3 cover (21+)

Friday, June 3 ... 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. (ALL AGES)
  BIG BOWLING BASH!
   @ Lincoln Square Lanes, 4874 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago, Ill.
     with host Abe Quigley and Simon Flory
     – Free admission, Free shoes and Free parking at McDonald's
     – Bowling is $2.50 a game
     – Drinks will be available

Thursday, June 2 at 9 p.m. (21 and Older)
  @ Phyllis' Musical Inn, 1800 W. Division St., Chicago, Ill.
    with Them Damn Kids and a mystery band



2004:



Friday, December 31
  @ Jodi's, Winfield, Ill.



* Shows from January 2003 through December 2004 are not listed






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