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Burning Karma Kabaret!

You Black Kettle will be playing a very small set at the Chicago Zen Buddhist Temple on May 18th, located at 1710 W. Cornelia Avenue Chicago, IL 60657

We recommend buying tickets in advance as there is a limited amount available and they may sell out fast, see details below


4:30pm – 5:30pm Buddhist Social Forum: Buddhism and Feminism. Panel presentation and discussion

6:00pm – 9:30pm Vegetarian Feast and Burning Karma Kabaret. A celebration of Earth’s beautiful vegetables and an evening of music and performance. $20 advance, $25 at the door. E-mail and they’ll call you back to arrange reservations.

Two Thirds is a Majority…

Go to this place to see two thirds of You Black Kettle play two thirds of their songs:

Saturday, July 28, 2012 From 2:00pm until 7:00pm @ 1039 West Lake Street Chicago, IL 60622

RSVP @ thesoundofsmoke@gmail.comThe Sound Of Smoke Music Series, Vol 1

presented by TESA Cigar Co.
in part with 18th Street Brewery & Powell Brew House Presents:

This is a private event, so an RSVP is required to reserve a spot (space is limited)
…and here’s what will be in store for you

– 4 Bands
– Cigar Specials/Pairings
– Food provided by Chef Andrew Dering
– Home Brew and BYOB friendly
– All the samples your gullet can handle

TESA Cigar Co. is located at:
1039 West Lake Street Chicago, IL 60622
Which is just steps from the Morgan green Line stop
(for more info on TESA Cigar Co, click here:

Don’t be late, music will start promptly at 2:15pm!

Band Schedule:

You Black Kettle @ 2:15 (
Poor Elvis @ 3:15 (
The Brothers Goforth @ 4:15 (
The Jordan Years @ 5:15 (

Questions? @

Busy Beaver Buttons. Make friends with buttons.

Come out to one of our shows and we’ll give you a button. Then, you can put it on and listen to our music. When you leave the show, others will see the button and be like, “Wow. That’s a cool button. Where did you get it?”. And then you’ll be like, “You Black Kettle gave it to me because they love me… and buttons.”

Because we love you.