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Remember the Sabbath to Keep it Holy

By Julene McCoy in Arts & Entertainment on Mar 15, 2007 6:51PM

2007_03_sabbath.jpgIt’s not the happy hour at the Hideout this time for the Siderunners, it’s a video premiere. Myke Adams, a local artist originally from New Orleans, directed and edited the video for “Sabbath Country Sabbath” off the Siderunners’ stripped down, live, acoustic album of the same name and, also, is the man behind the album art at the right. Monica Kendrick of the Chicago Reader had this to say way back when the album was released, “Though the Siderunners are certainly quieter on Sabbath Country Sabbath, I wouldn't call this their gentle side--they're as caustic and poignant as ever, a regular hootenanny of loss and despair and eloquent violence.” The Siderunners will reveal their gentler side with an acoustic set and their insurgent side with a more rockin’ set Friday night.

The guy behind the bar during the Hideout residency last November, gets to share the stage with the guys who would join him behind the bar for a song or two. The Lawrence Peters Outfit (punny) starts the night off with their waltzy version of country that compels us to two-step the night away. Check out friend of Chicagoist James Porter’s write up of the man behind the LPO at TOC. This is a night that is sure to have the whiskey going down smoothly.

If plans have already been made for Friday night, check out the video for "Sabbath Country Sabbath" starting Sunday on Myke's sites at both MySpace and YouTube.

Hideout, Friday, March 16, 10 p.m., $8, 21+