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Fri, Dec. 14th, 2007, 12:12 am
Dear Diary 3

I am starting to feel like I am living out the closing of every episode ever of Doogie Howser MD. We have started auditioning guitarists to fill the long time hole in our band. Things are going well over all and hope to be getting back into the swing of things soon. Our CD has officially been approved to be sold in Chicagoland Best Buy stores. We hope to have a release date soon.

Mon, Dec. 3rd, 2007, 10:01 pm
Dear Diary 2

THE RED TIE AFFAIR are entertaining the thought of adding a second guitar player or replacing our drummer and having our current drummer fill the second guitar position. If you are a twenty something guitar player or drummer and you would be interested in coming and trying out, email us here or theredtieaffair@gmail.com or contact us on myspace.com/theredtieaffair


**Please read the following requirements before applying. **





- Must be at least twenty one years of age

- Must have respectable, stage worthy equipment

- Must have stage experience and presence

- Must live in the Chicagoland area and have reliable transportation

- Must be a fast learner and solid musicianship

- Must be flexible, we jam up to twice a week and play out regularly

- Must be able to tour, at least in short stints

**No alcoholics, junkies or egos, at least no more than Frank.

Thanks

Tue, Nov. 27th, 2007, 02:12 am
Dear Diary 1

We're going to start blogging here at Live Journal. If we're going to take up space on the world wide web, we may as well use it.

Its been a weird ride but we are finally back on track. We parted ways with Astral and the cd we were trying to put out through them and are rewriting our history. Today we are playing at Double Door. It is a record release show for our first formal EP, "You Are Cordially Invited..." We are very excited about this. Its been a long time coming. The record is released via Fire-Tone Records. They are a small indie label in Chicago, but our cd will be available through Best Buy, iTunes and CD Baby to name a few. Or you could just come and buy one from us.

We are working on a new website. www.theredtieaffair.net We want to have it up to start the new year. We're also working on an acoustic ep that will be available only through MySpace. So, if you're somehow not on MySpace yet, come join the darkside with us.

We will be taking a show break through December and reconvening in January. We hope to have three new songs playable by then. We are cranking them out like there is no tomorrow or like we are Tupac and want to release a dozen albums after we die. Hopefully, we will be back in the studio by spring. We'd like to be on the road come March to support the ep, so if you'd like us to come to your town, please book us.
theredtieaffair@gmail.com

- Shawn & t/r/t/a

Mon, Sep. 17th, 2007, 10:40 pm
Let's Get Ahead Of Ourselves

We are going to be returning to the Double Door stage November 27th. We will be playing with Goodbye Satellite, Greyce and Lights Over Bridgeport. We promise Greyce will perform this time.

In support of the show we will be on the Q101 Morning Fix, Friday the 23rd before the show. We will also, be playing live on JBTV the week prior along with Greyce.

We hope to have the EP ready for purchase by then, so cross your fingers.

Wed, Jan. 24th, 2007, 10:11 am


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Wed, Aug. 2nd, 2006, 03:19 pm
Record Release Party

RECORD RELEASE / LISTENING PARTY - SUNDAY, AUGUST 27th, 10pm at THE SUITE LOUNGE - CHICAGO, IL (1446 N. Wells St.)

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"We are proud to announce that after a lengthy negotiation that we have signed Chicago based (4) piece, The Red Tie Affair and their new album to the new DEAD Famous Digital distribution network on Burnlounge. The album was recently recorded at JBTV Studios in Chicago and features 12 quality cuts from this rather eclectic band with a fresh hard hitting sound featuring Brooke Blary out front. For more check out the sites: www.theredtieaffair.com & www.myspace.com/theredtieaffair" - Michael A. Puskas, CEO and Executive Director of Astral Records / Dead Famous Artists

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We will be celebrating the release of our new album "Photographs and Broken Glass" with a RECORD RELEASE / LISTENING PARTY at The Suite Lounge - Chicago.
www.suite-lounge.com
The Party is 21+ and starts at 10pm and goes till 2am!

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Come out, hang out, get drunk and listen to tons of rock music!
There will be plenty of drink specials all night!

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For More Info Please visit...
www.myspace.com/slumminsundays
www.myspace.com/suitelounge
www.astralrecordsandmusic.com

Tue, Jun. 20th, 2006, 02:04 pm
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