Lavender Countrythe band led by lifelong gay-rights and social-justice activist Patrick Haggertyis coming to Chicago to perform at The Hideout, 1354 W. Wabansia Ave., on Tuesday, Sept. 26, at 9 p.m.
The Golden Horse Ranch Band and Slop Sink will also be on the bill.
Lavender Country ( 1972—1976, 2000 ) was a country-music band that formed in 1972. The band consisted of lead singer/guitarist Haggerty, keyboardist Michael Carr, singer/fiddler Eve Morris and guitarist Robert Hammerstrom. Their self-titled album, Lavender Country, is widely recognized as the first openly gay country-music album.
Tickets are $15 each; visit HideoutChicago.com/event/1540927-lavender-country-chicago/.