Friday, September 23, 2011

Schoolkids to host Wilco listening party, Katharine Whalen & Aloud in-stores

With fall officially rolling in, Schookids Records in Raleigh has a few cool events going on at the store soon.

First, the store will host a listening party for Wilco's new album The Whole Love at 7 p.m. on Monday, September 26. There will be a raffle giving away some cool Wilco gear including a signed poster. The album will be released the following day, September 27, the same day that the band will play the Raleigh Amphitheater with Nick Lowe.

Next, singer-songwriter Katherine Whalen (of the Squirrel Nut Zippers) and Her Fascinators will play at 4 p.m. on Saturday, October 1. Her new album Madly Love will be released on September 27. Download the title track from the album via the widget below. She'll also play The Pour House in Raleigh on Tuesday, October 11 opening for Jill Andrews.

Lastly, the Boston band Aloud will stop by Schoolkids for an in-store performance at 5 p.m. on Friday, October 14. They'll play Slim's later that night. Check out the "campfire version" of their song "The Last Time" below.

[UPDATE: Phonte and 9th Wonder will also be stopping by Schoolkids for an in-store appearance at about noon on Tuesday, September 27. Both have new albums out, Charity Starts at Home by Phonte and The Wonder Years by 9th Wonder.]

No comments: