Wednesday, October 17, 2012

New Human Alert... Who's Bigger? Update from The Shams Band

Who's bigger, Mr. Biggins or Mr. Biggins baby?   Congrats to Donnie--frontman for Chi-Town's own Shams Band and his wife, Anna, on the birth of their daughter.  The Shams Band have been folk favs of ours for years.    

I still remember when our first kid was born and my husband and I looked at each other one of those early days and said, "Woa, we're somebody's PARENTS."   


Once you guys get over the sleep deprivation.....you can check out ChiIL Mama for all our happenin' family friendly entertainment, events, original interviews, show shots, live footage, reviews and loads of great give aways.   We know parents and kids rock and just 'cause you create a life, that doesn't mean you can't still have a life.   

So, all of you with rock tots, punk kin, little folk, and banger babies.....check in with ChiIL Mama like we vote in Chi, IL...early and often.   You'll be glad you did.

Best news about the new birth...The Shams Band will be playing a bunch more Chicago gigs in the near future.

Here's the latest right from the band:

Good afternoon Friends & Family, 
With the recent arrival of Donnie's daughter (Maeve LeGault Biggins was born 8/24/2012. Anna & Baby are healthy and doing great!), we don't have the luxury of touring. So instead, we're touring Chicago and playing at some of the city's best venues. We'd love to see you at a show, a few shows, or all of them!

Upcoming Shows:

Friday, October 19th at Hard Rock Cafe
63 West Ontario, Chicago, Illinois 60610
All Ages | $10 | 11PM

Saturday, October 20th at Fitzgerald's 
6615 W. Roosevelt Rd, Berwyn, Illinois
21+ | $10 | 9pm w/ RICO 
Sunday, October 21st at The Empty Bottle
1035 N. Western Ave, Chicago, IL 60622
Music, Friendly, Food Trucks! - Block Party 

$5 Donation | 2PM | All Ages Tickets: http://www.emptybottle.com/show/3141544/

Friday, November 2nd at Beat Kitchen
2100 W. Belmont, Chicago, IL 
17+ | $7 | 9PM | w/ The Ben Miller Band
Tickets: Here

Vinyl Update:
We have heard the final vinyl and the order has been placed. We have 100 screen printed vinyl jackets that are made special for all of you. If you haven't reserved your copy yet, we recommend doing so. These are already selling fast from the preorder. Thank you to everyone so far for ordering them and being patient. T-Shirts: Our first run of shirts are almost sold out, and we will have these at the shows. We will be putting in another order next week. They are extra comfy and made of the softest cotton. If you've bought one, take a picture and post it to our Facebook page. You'll win a free ticket to an upcoming show!   Buy A Shirt:  Here

That's it for now. We hope to see you over the weekend. More exciting things are coming our way this winter and 2013! Thank you for always supporting our dream. 

Love, 
Donnie, Paul, Brian, Doug & Ben

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