Chicago-based band Sidewalk Chalk is heading out on tour this week to spread the word about their latest and most prolific album to date, An Orchid is Born. Grab a beer and settle in for a nice long chat with Sam Trump and David Ben-Porat, the horn section for the group. David and Sam explained the background story to this album, what they’ve experienced as a band in the past 12 months, what they are bringing with them on stage, and what they bring with them on tour that’s a little strange.

Watch a video from their latest album here:

UPCOMING DATESPAST DATES
Jun 01
Company Brewing
Milwaukee, WI
Jun 02
Zanzabar
Louisville, KY
Jun 03
The Brass Rail
Fort Wayne, IN
Jun 04
The Rivoli
Toronto, Canada
Jun 05
Club Absinthe
Hamilton, Canada
Jun 06
Iron Works
Buffalo, NY
Jun 07
Burlington Discover Jazz Festival
Burlington, VT
Jun 08
Empire
Portland, ME
Jun 09
BAMS Fest
Boston, MA
Jun 10
Nublu
New York, NY
Jun 12
Songbyrd
Washington, DC
Jun 13
Sofar Sounds
Charlotte, NC
Jun 14
Isis Music Hall
Asheville, NC
Jun 15
Charleston Pour House
Charleston, SC
Jun 16
The Camel
Richmond, VA
Jun 17
The Pinhook
Durham, NC
Jun 18
SPACE
Evanston, IL
Jun 19
Terminal West
Atlanta, GA
Jun 21
The Wilbury
Tallahassee, FL
Jun 22
Avondale Brewing Company
Birmingham, AL
Jun 23
Blue Canoe
Tupelo, MS
Jun 24
Howlin’ Wolf
New Orleans, LA
Jun 28
Dyson House Listening Room
Baton Rouge, LA
Jun 29
Nightingale Room
Houston, TX
Jun 30
Stubb’s
Austin, TX
Jul 02
Sofar Sounds
Dallas, TX
Jul 05
Mercy Lounge
Nashville, TN
Jul 06
Duck Room at Blueberry Hill
St Louis, MO
Jul 07
ZooFest
Lincoln, NE
Jul 08
Bottom Lounge
Chicago, IL
Jul 13
Cedar Cultural Center
Minneapolis, MN
Jul 14
Mills Record Company
Kansas City, MO
Jul 15
Love’s Jazz & Arts Center
Omaha, NE
Jul 16
Lost Lake Lounge
Denver, CO
Jul 18
The Flycatcher
Tucson, AZ
Jul 19
The Holding Company
San Diego, CA
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Jul 20
Topgolf Las Vegas
Las Vegas, NV
Jul 21
Hotel Cafe
Los Angeles, CA
Jul 22
Bottom Of The Hill
San Francisco, CA
Jul 25
Whirled Pies
Eugene, OR
Jul 26
The Bartlett
Spokane, WA
Jul 27
Sunset Tavern
Seattle, WA
Jul 28
Jack London Revue
Portland, OR
Jul 29
Guilt & Company
Vancouver, Canada
Aug 02
Red Herring Lounge
Duluth, MN
Aug 03
The Frequency
Madison, WI
Aug 04
Mary’s Place
Rockford, IL
Aug 05
TBD
Iowa City, IA
Aug 07
Beachland Tavern
Cleveland, OH
Aug 08
Spirit Hall
Pittsburgh, PA
Aug 09
Copious
Columbus, OH
Aug 10
The Woodward Theater
Cincinnati, OH
Aug 11
Be Here Now
Muncie, IN
Aug 12
Flint Jazz Festival
Flint, MI

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