Jim Boukas Stories

Surround Yourself With Music: Getting To Know Jim Boukas

Dedication. Hard work. Vision. Networking. All words often associated with success in business, but they equally apply to the way that Jim Boukas has built up a Chicagoland jamband empire of sorts over the last seven years. By constantly tweaking the formula, breaking new ground, trying his hand at new things and fostering relationships with...

Boukas & Lambert Martyr's Residency: Audio & Video from 1/5/11

Here's a taste of what to expect at the "First Thursday" residency from Jim Boukas and Eric Lambert.These shows run from 6-8 on the first thursday of every month and the cover is only $5 (you can also grab a coupon to catch a set of Phish tunes for free at Lilly's later that night)....

Stream, Download: Vasconstrictor's Phish Thursday @ Lilly's, Chicago, IL 1/19/12

Listen to the debut The Vasoconstrictors' new line up at Lilly's. This linueup featuresJoe Re of The Coop,Janis Wallin and Mattias Blanck of Family Groove Company, Robin Eatman, and Jim Boukas.Download entire set (mp3 .zip) 

Stream & Download: Unnamed Bluegrass Band @ The Alley, Highwood, IL 1/14/12

The debut of an as-yet-unnamed Bluegrass Jamband, which should probaby gig a half a dozen times per year.The lineup features Eric Lambert (formerly of Sexfist, Wavy Dave (Cornmeal), Thad Landis (Dog Patch Ramblers) and Jim Boukas (Paradise Waits, Vasoconstrictors).Download entire show (mp3 .zip)

Stream, Download: Paradise Waits @ Abbey Pub 1/26/12

Here's a set from PW's last show at the Abbey before shifting the residency south to the Double Door.The StreamDownload Entire Set (mp3 .zip)