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  • Sunday 09/21/2014 12:00 PM
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Maria McCullough & Yahvi Pichardo - Maria and Yahví teach and play traditional music from all over México. Both are on the teaching faculty at Old Town School of Folk Music. They perform for audiences of all ages.

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  • Saturday 09/27/2014 11:00 AM
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This event will take place in the Schubas parking lot.

These rules are based on a crowdsourced project completed in February, 2014 combined with comprehensive research into the history of the game. Any additional rules or house rules are supported but not enforced during tournament play.

The Beer Die League reserves the right to amend any tournament rules.

+ Beer Die is a gentleman's game.
+ The game of beer die is to be played on a standard sheet of plywood (8’x4’ of at least 1/2’’ thickness) placed on banquet tables, saw horses, or objects of similar heights (must be between 20''-30'') using a standard solo cup (4.75’’ height, 3.75’’ top diameter). The official dice used for play is the standard bicycle die (5/8’’).
+ The game is to be played seated 2 vs. 2.
+ A cup full of water is to be placed 8'' from the back, 5’’ from the side, for each player (hand from back, fist from side).
+ The number 5 must be referred to as bizz, the number 7 must be referred to as buzz.
+ The game is played first to bizz points (win by 2 - cap at buzz).
+ One player from each team will roll the die, the team rolling the highest number will be able to choose either side or first toss.
+ You must tap the die before tossing to signal the impending throw.
+ The die must be thrown in such a manner that the opposing team does not see your palm upon release of the die.
+ The die must go higher than 8’ from the ground. If the opposing team disputes the height, the shot does not count.
+ A point is awarded if the die hits the table and bounces off the defensive (4’) edge of the table without being properly caught.
+ The die must be caught with one hand (juggling is permitted) but must not be trapped between any surface or body part or a point is awarded. Once the die comes in contact with the floor or stops moving, the play is dead and a point is awarded. Leaving the chair to catch the die is permitted. You may not reach over the plane of the table to catch the die.
+ If the die strikes the cup on a toss (plink/body/ting) the die is dead and no points can be awarded.
+ If the die is thrown into the opposing team’s cup (plunk/sink/sploosh) the throwing team is awarded one point and the thrower is permitted to sign the table (each additional plunk/sink/sploosh is awarded a tally under their name).
+ If a team shoots out of turn, the toss is negated and the team loses their next shot.
+ The officially designated god has final say in disputes.

Sign up to participate on the Beer Die website.


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  • Sunday 09/28/2014 12:00 PM
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Entering their ninth year together, the 3rd Sunday String Band play an eclectic mix of Old Time Appalachian and Midwestern fiddle tunes and songs, as well as a selection of early County, Folk, and other miscellany.

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  • Wednesday 10/01/2014 7:30 PM
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The God, Sex & Death Variety Hour w/ Danny Black...

... with co-producers Lily Be and Daniel Shapiro, is a comedy based variety show that leans to the dark side. Each month, the subject are covered by storytellers, comics, musicians, and interviews with interesting folks -- maybe an ex-cult member, a hilarious funeral director, or a sex worker. Interspersed with the GSD news and facts with Lily Be, where we explore little known and oddball facts about God, Sex, & Death.

Every 1st Wednesday - 7:30 PM in the Upstairs Lounge - FREE!


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  • Sunday 10/05/2014 12:00 PM
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Pickin' Bubs are a Chicago acoustic trio whose sound is rooted in traditional music, from country blues, to gospel, to old time and folk ballads and carried on in the originals penned by them and the songwriters they enjoy. They focus on vocal and instrumental arrangements on the guitar, mandolin, fiddle and banjo.


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  • Sunday 10/12/2014 12:00 PM
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Birdy is a Chicago-based acoustic quartet featuring outstanding vocals and harmony, creative musical arrangements, impressive covers, and fine originals. With an eclectic repertoire that draws from both traditional and contemporary influences, Birdy has quickly established itself on the Chicago music scene and beyond, and is a regular performer throughout the Chicagoland area.

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  • Sunday 10/19/2014 12:00 PM
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Mr. Mayor and the Highballers performing raucous and high-energy versions of folk and blues songs of the 30s and 40s, as well as original tunes and more modern numbers with a jug band twist. They've hooted, hollered, and delivered "old time music at jug band prices" at venues all over Chicago including The Empty Bottle, Reggie's Rock Club, and The Old Town School of Folk Music.

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  • Sunday 10/26/2014 12:00 PM
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Waiting for Nelly is an acoustic trio featuring Sarah Ball, Mark Mitchell, and Mike Alberts. Guitars, mandolins, fiddles, and a rare banjo appearance accompany their vocals. Waiting for Nelly performs songs from a variety of genres. Covers range from Warren Zevon to the Carter Family. The group also writes some of their own material with themes ranging from love songs to making fun of suburban living. This trio likes playing together, drinking beer together, and just having fun.

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