Robbie Fulks plans live disc
Friday, September 1, 2006
– Robbie Fulks announced plans Friday to record two upcoming shows for a forthcoming live album.
The Chicago-based singer will be recording a show Sept. 3 in Champaign, Ill. and Nov. 16 in Chicago. Fulks will commit to tape two live performances of never before released material as well as fan favorites.
In Chicago, Fulks and band will not be joined by special guests including Robbie Gjersoe. He will also play an acoustic set with each.
Yep Roc Records will release the disc, but no release date was announced.
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