WEEKEND ENTERTAINMENT: Matt Farmer and the Blue State Cowboys at McClellan's

If prophetic political music is your style, then Saturday night October 20, 2012, is your night. One of Chicago's best entertainment values unfolds again this Saturday when Matt Farmer and the Blue State Cowboys play at McKellin's Pub on Touhy at California on Chicago's exotic far north side. No cover for the show, which begins at 8:00 p.m. The group is famous for the Rahm Emanuel election satire "Too Big to Fail," which is still available at and on You Tube. Those who can't access the link above can copy and paste the following address into their browsers to get the song:

According to the press release:

"The Blue State Cowboys return to McKellin’s Pub in West Rogers Park this Saturday night for three hours of roadhouse rock-n-roll and honky-tonk classics. Our lawyer-heavy Chicago lineup is going to be augmented by St. Louis sax man/barrister Neal Connors (one-half of the mighty St. Louis Horns), who’ll make the drive up I-55 for this event, and we always sound better when we’re joined by honorary Blue State Cowgirl Annalee Koehn, whose vocal talents are in constant demand around Chicago. Serving, as usual, as an additional check on the lawyers in the lineup will be Chicago guitar ace Steve Doyle, who has worked stages from New York City to Austin, Texas and always brings the Telecaster fire.

"McKellin’s is a wonderful neighborhood pub, parking is a snap, and there’s no cover charge. We’ve even picked an early 8:00 p.m. start time for our aging fan base (and band members). Music by the Blue State Cowboys (w/ special guests)

McKellin’s Pub

2800 W. Touhy, Chicago, IL

Saturday, October 20 – 8-11p.m.

No Cover Charge


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