A free outdoor concert at the University of Chicago featuring:
the Electric Bunnies, James Ferraro, Pants Yell!,
the Dreams, Eric and the Happy Thoughts, and Teepee
Saturday, May 15th 12PM-5PM
The event will take place on the University of Chicago quads located at the corner of S. University and E. 58th Street, Chicago, IL 60637.
Summer Breeze is the WHPK-sponsored summer concert held outdoors on the University of Chicago quads every year since the early 90s. This concert is free and open to the public.
WHPK presents a lineup of garage/pop/hypnagogic/fringe and exclusive performances never before seen in the Midwest.
The Electric Bunnies, first ever Chicago show, coming off of a huge psychedelic garage rock release on Florida's Dying, from the exploding Miami garage scene http://www.myspace.com/electricbunnies
James Ferraro, of legendary infinity droners the Skaters has been outputting outsider garbled pop, damaged Americana, and new age synth. Only Midwest show. http://www.last.fm/music/James+Ferraro
Pants Yell! Unparalleled indie pop trio from Boston has been putting out studied and sincere music for years, culminating in their last ever LP on the legendary American imprint Slumberland records. First and last Chicago show, the band ends their career May 24th. http://www.myspace.com/pantsyellmusic
The Dreams, French glue wave/ art punk super group from Strausbourg (members of A.H. Kraken, Crack und Ultra Eczema, and the Anals) in skewed dub mode, on US tour. See them later that evening at Permanent Records. http://www.myspace.com/tropicold
Eric and the Happy Thoughts, classic-feel garage and teen summer punk straight from Indiana, utterly charming. On Bubbledumb/Homesick. http://www.myspace.com/thehappythoughtsmusic
Teepee, looped bedroom pop from behind the shimmering Miami heat, tropic dreamwave. Catch him with the Dreams at Permanent, or on Hozac Records. On tour. http://www.myspace.com/teepeeasel