Edited photo above courtesy Thomas Helbig (teliko82), Creative Commons license.
Tickets were made available today for the midwest’s premiere festival for shoegaze and dream pop, Kalamashoegazer. Now in its eleventh installment, this DIY festival has become the gold standard for festivals of its kind, and the venue change to Bell’s Brewery is an upgrade everyone is genuinely enthusiastic about.
Tonight, we air a special program celebrating Kalamashoegazer XI, and the announced bill.
4:30 pm Houseplants (Grand Rapids, MI)
6:30 pm Orations (Buffalo, NY)
7:30 pm Tambourina (Kalamazoo, MI)
(Feat. members of glowfriends)
8:30 pm Dead Leaf Echo (Brooklyn, NY)
9:30 pm Brief Candles (Milwaukee, WI)
10:30 pm Whimsical (Chicago, IL)
First show since 2003, with their original line-up. Sleep to Dream available on St. Marie.
11:30 pm Airiel (Chicago, IL)
New album, Molten Young Lovers, due imminently.
Tonight’s Kalamashoegazer XI special will run midnight Eastern, 9 pm Pacific, with a repeat twelve hours later. We’ll post a recorded snapshot on Mixcloud by this weekend, for the permanent record. Tickets available now, via this link. Don’t sleep!
Update: we’ve posted the aired program to Mixcloud, now available on demand. Listen in here.