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New Music: Trail Single
The Trail single is available on all platforms, including Spotify and Bandcamp. Artwork by Preeti Samraj. Check out her work at Open House Contemporary's 2020 exhibition Intimacies and Influence Friday January 10 from 7-10 pm. 740 N. Ogden Ave. Chicago, Illinois
Download the new Faraway Plants LP!
Faraway Plants is available on most formats including Spotify and Amazon Music. Cover design by Sara Kay.
Ace Hotel Waydown Bar Sunday April 21
Get together for Transmissions with Mo Manley, Hodges and Hodges and I for a rotation of sets on the rooftop at Ace Hotel from 4 - 8pm.
Interview with Voyage Chicago
Thanks so much to Voyage Chicago for the feature! Talked music, influence and growing up in the lower Midwest. Check it out here: http://voyagechicago.com/interview/art-life-gerald-bailey/
Birdhouse Kick and Owl Calls
Take a look at a a selection from new piece I'm working on called Woodland Drum. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UDqYlWsFkqM
Datura Inoxia Release Party
Charles Mantis will celebrate the release his full-length record Datura Inoxia in Chicago this coming Thursday June 29th at The California Clipper. The night will feature The Nate Lepine Trio and Leslie Beukelman on vocals. Drop in for a dark night of beats, jazz and a free copy of Datura Inoxia.
Faraway Plants – Logan Arts Festival
Faraway plants is playing the monument stage this Saturday June 24th at 2:30. This weeks lineup will feature Quin Kirchner on drums, Anthony Bruno on Saxophone, Bass and myself on electronics and trumpet.
Charles Mantis and Everypeople Workshop at Transistor May 18th
If you are in Chicago for the NATO summit or plainly would like to avoid it Charles Mantis will be playing Transistor Friday May 18th with Everypeople Workshop. Transistor is located at 3819 N Lincoln Ave in North Center. It's just a short walk or cab ride from the Irving Park brown line stop. ... Continue Reading →
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