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Thank you, all you awesome people who came to Subterranean on Saturday!  We hope you had as much fun as we did.

TFL on Local Anesthetic

If you missed WXRT’s Local Anesthetic last night, take a listen here:

You can hear “Sleepwalking” at 25:40, along with a shout out for the Subterranean show on March 8th.  The rest of the show is great, too, with music from several other great Chicago artists.

TFL on WGN

Thank you WGN Midday News for having us, and thanks to all of you who tuned in!  If you missed it live, here is a clip!

Chris is on the Board!

Tracking has begun!  We are laying down the foundation for some killer new tunes to share with you.  We are very excited about this new songs, so keep an ear out for further developments.
(photos by Kaitlyn McQuaid)

 

2013: Dang, that was a good year!

This past year has been quite a ride!  What did we do, you ask? Let’s review:

We released an awesome EP in October
Our second release with CAUDog Records, “Everything at Once,” was revealed in October.  You can get your very own copy on Bandcamp.

We played a ton of fun shows for you, our excellent fans
We were fortunate to have the opportunity to play all over the Midwest and beyond in 2013.  Check it out!

If you missed our show at Chicago’s Metro in March, you can relive it on youtube:


With your help, we have our first TFL Van!!!
Through the generous support of family, friends, and fans, we fulfilled our Indiegogo fundraising goal and were able to purchase this fine vehicle:

Thank you soooo much, to all of you who donated!  You are the best.

Write-ups all over town

we had mentions and shout-outs on:

The Deli

Midwest Action

Music.Defined.

Music.Defined. again! (we love Josh)

Chicago Innerview

Dayton Daily News

plus radio play on hundreds of college radio stations nationwide, and in-studio radio interviews on Iowa City’s Java Blend, and Chicago’s Vocalo, Fearless Radio, and Radio One.

But there’s plenty more on the horizon.In February of 2014, we’re recording with renowned Nashville rock producer Chris Grainger, who has worked with artists such as Wilco, Switchfoot, and Kopecky Family Band.   Plus we’re already starting to book a spring tour for 2014 to further promote “Everything at Once.”  Stay tuned!  We can’t wait to see you out there!

Mick Montgomery and Canal Street Tavern

On November 30th, we had the honor and the pleasure to join Shrug at the historic Canal Street Tavern in Dayton, OH.  It was the last official show at the venue, before it’s name changes under new ownership.

Canal Street Tavern has been a pillar of the Dayton music scene 32 years, largely due to the tireless work and passion of its founder, Mick Montgomery.  Due to recent health issues, however, Mick is stepping down from managing the storied listening room.  The Last Official Show was a chance for the community to give back in a small way to a man who has given us so much.  Half of all show proceeds went to this campaign to help defray the formidable cost of health care that Mick is facing.

We feel incredibly lucky to have worked with Mick over the past few years.  Every show we’ve played at Canal Street Tavern has been incredible.  Check out these photos from the last show.

If you would like to donate to Mick’s hospital bills fund, you can do so here.

TFL on The Music Vox

Before the show, we had the pleasure of talking to Jesse Menendez at The Music Vox on Vocalo radio.  Listen below:

 

Music. Defined. Review

If you missed the Chicago release show, you can read this review by the fine folks at Music. Defined.  It was a total blast.  Thank you to everyone who came out and made it a success!

Everything at Once on Bandcamp

For those of you too far away to come to the show tonight, you can still hear and buy the new EP!  Just  click the “buy” link in the music player above, or go to thefuturelaureates.bandcamp.com

Enjoy!

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