Cameron McGill 

Teacher, Poet, Songwriter

Music

Farewell Chicago Shows: May 27 & July 7

My peoples, After seventeen years, eleven part-time jobs, ten apartments, six albums, three vans, two EPs, a stolen blue Honda Civic, and one true love, I’m packing it up and moving west. I’ve accepted a graduate assistantship and scholarship from the University of Idaho’s MFA program in poetry and am moving...

Solo @ Manhattan Inn, Brooklyn Sat. 4/18

Hi folks, Hope you can join me this week for two solo shows: Thursday April 16 @ Gman Tavern (Chicago) as part of the Gapers Block Stars Align series, 7:30pm/21+/$0 & Saturday April 18 @ Manhattan Inn (Greenpoint, Brooklyn) 10pm/21+/$0. Come say hi. love. cameron....

Solo shows: CHI & NYC

ello kiddies, I hope you be good. Am excited for these upcoming solo shows. Got one in Chicago and one in Brooklyn in the next few weeks. Hope you'll join me. Here's the business...

Friday March 27 @ The Burlington Chicago

Hello good peoples, Spring is upon us! We anticipated this and booked a show months ago in hopes of celebrating with you. Join me Friday March 27 @ The Burlington (3425 W. FULLERTON AVE.) Chicago, IL.  The full band & horn section will be in tow. We are joined by the wonderful bands LoveAxe (San Fran) + Terriers....

Chicago Shows: Hideout 8/3 & Double Door 9/18

Hello friends, May this find you well. Excited for a few upcoming Chicago shows. Join me this Sunday Aug. 3 at Hideout as part of the Get Off The Couch songwriter series. 7pm show/21+/$8.  On Sept. 18 the full-band and I will be doing a show @ Double Door w/ friends Daniel and The...

Tomorrow night 3/20 @ Hideout Chicago

Good Peoples of Chicago, We're excited to be returning to the Hideout tomorrow night, Thursday 3/20. We'll be joined by Chris Coleslaw + Young Male Spinsters (Finland). Show starts at 9pm, slow jams at 10:45. Advance tix available here. We'll be joined by a horn section for this one: Jonathon Edwards...

Jan. 5 Evanston SPACE w/ Ezra Furman

Hello good peoples, Happy to announce that the boys and I will be joining Ezra Furman @ SPACE in Evanston, IL on Sunday Jan. 5. It's a 7pm show/all-ages. Get your Advance Tix here. Here are links to Ezra's video for a great tune called "My Zero" and one to...

Gallows Etiquette featured in Chicago Sun-Times

Hello peoples. Here's a link to my interview with Mark Guarino of the Chicago Sun-Times. It was posted on Monday; we're talking songs, poems, Gallows Etiquette, and the Schubas Residency. Check it out and come join us for our final residency show on Monday Nov. 25. love. cameron....

‘American Health Insurance’ on BBCRadio 6

'American Health Insurance' from Gallows Etiquette got a spin this morning on the BBC courtesy of Lauren Laverne's BBCRadio 6 Morning Show. They are offering the track as their 'mpfree' for the day c/o Fingertips Music. Get it here. Thanks for listening! love. cameron....

“Good Love” Magnet Magazine’s mp3 at 3pm

Hi peoples, The good folks at Magnet Magazine have posted "Good Love" from Gallows Etiquette as today's MP3 at 3PM. Go pay them a visit and download the track. Thank you kindly. love. cameron....

Beats Per Minute Premieres Gallows Etiquette

Thanks to the good folks at Beats Per Minute you can stream my new album in its entirety right here. Head on over there. Thanks for taking a listen, hope you enjoy it. love. cameron...

City Made Fest Chicago, IL Sunday 9/22

good morning, been thinking that tomorrow would be a good day for you to come join us @ City Made Fest in Chicago's Andersonville neighborhood (@ Clark & Winnemac). we play at 3:30 in the afternoons, so most of you will have just gotten up. get on over there....

PledgeMusic.com campaign wrapping up

Hello good Peoples! Today, Monday June 24th, marks the final official day of our PledgeMusic.com campaign for the new album Gallows Etiquette. If you haven't had a chance to check it out, there is still time. A special thank you to everyone who has joined us along the way. I...

Good Love on Chicago’s WXRT

Hi peoples, A big thank you to Richard Milne and Chicago's 93XRT for debuting a track off of my forthcoming album Gallows Etiquette. The song 'Good Love' took a spin tonight in your house and your car. Hope you got to listen. For more on the album, which will be...

Gallows Etiquette goes to mastering // Midwest Solo Shows

Hello friends, I hope this finds you all well. Had a good few shows with Margot out east this past week. Sad to see my friend Erik Kang move on, but I love him lots and wish him the best of luck. Today was a big day for me...

Measure poetry magazine

Greetings all. Hope you be well. I am honored to have a series of my haiku, as well as lyrics to "That Los Angeles Mouth" (from the forthcoming Gallows Etiquette) published in the newest issue of Measure poetry magazine. Copies of Volume VII, Issue 2 are available from the University of...

Friday March 22 solo @ Evanston SPACE

Hello Peoples, Hoping you'll make plans to join me next Friday 3/22 @SPACE in Evanston, IL. This is an All-Ages show and starts at 7:30pm. Ticket price ($15) includes a download of the show. Get those advance tickets Here. I look forward to seeing you. love. cameron. ...

NPR local music love

From Leah Pickett's post yesterday about local music on WBEZ's blog. Check it here. Thanks for the mention. We hope to see you all on March 22 at Evanston SPACE. love. cameron. ...

Solo show announced @ Evanston SPACE studios

Hi everyone. Welcome to you new folks who I met this past weekend at the Elastic Arts show and the Green Mill reading. Hope to see you again soon. I announced a special show today. On March 22 I will be playing solo in-studio @ SPACE in Evanston, IL. It's...

Real Talk Live @ Elastic Arts, Chicago 1/18

Happy New Year friends,
I hope this finds you well. Am excited to be doing a feature of songs at this month's installment of Real Talk Live hosted by Chicago poet, J.W. Basilo on January 18 @ Elastic Arts. Here are the details:

1.18.13 @ <a...

Final Chicago show of the year @ Schubas 12/19

Hello Friends, I hope this finds you well. I'm glad to be back in Chicago after a some enjoyable time spent in Portland, OR. The boys and I have a few upcoming shows in the Midwest and we'd like you to join us. Here's what you need to know...

This Weekend: Rockford, IL & Madison, WI

Greetings people! Hoping this finds you well folks. We had a good run out to NYC this past weekend and had great shows along the way in Akron and Columbus Ohio. Thanks for all the support. We're happy to be back in the midwest with a few big shows this weekend. Hope...

Today, Nov. 6 is election day. Please go vote!

Hello citizens, Just a friendly reminder/urging to make sure you take the time to go vote today. In Chicago, the polls are open till 7pm. As long as you get there before 7pm you will still be allowed to vote! Here is a helpful site to make sure you are all...

PledgeMusic.com campaign launches today!!!

Greetings my peoples! I wanted you to be the first to know that today I launched a campaign with PledgeMusic.com to support the recording & release of a new solo album titled Gallows Etiquette. The album will be my first LP released on both vinyl and CD. ...

August 8 @ The Whistler, Chicago

Hell this summer has been busy, but that is good. Lots of traveling, lots of songs, lots of shows. We couldn't be more excited to be playing our next Chicago show with Judson Claiborne at The Whistler (2421 N. Milwaukee) on Wed. August 8th. This is a 21+ FREE show and it...

August 2 & 3 Indiana solo shows

Hello Friends, Had a great weekend of Margot shows these past few days in OH and IN. Happy to let you know that I will be back in Indiana for some solo shows in early August. Hope you can join me.

8.02.12 @ The Bishop, Bloomington, IN w/ The...

Chicago Mixtape

Hello all. We are excited to be featured in this week's Chicago Mixtape. They selected a song called "Counterfeit" which we will be performing this Thursday @ The Hideout in Chicago.

The Chicago Mixtape folks put together a mix each week, focusing on bands who are playing...

Poster from Kill Hatsumomo Prints

Hello all. Here's the beautiful new poster designed and printed by Erin Page of Kill Hatsumomo Prints in Chicago. Hope you can join me at The Hideout on Thursday June 28 with guests Rachele Eve + The Calumet Reel. love. cameron. ...

Thursday June 28 @ The Hideout, Chicago, IL

hello people. i hope you are enjoying your spring. am currently in Des Moines, IA for a Margot show tonight at Wooly's. they have some kind of a drink here called Rumchata, which yes, is Horchata with Rum!! so there's that problem. making our way to the west coast for a...

Robbie Fulks Photo By Jim Herrington

Midwest Shows

Hello everyone. I'm just finishing up the first leg of the Margot tour. We have one more show tonight in Hotlanta at the Masquerade. Then begins the trek home. I have two shows in IL while I am home for the next few weeks. Here are the details, hoping you can...

Cowboy Monkey, Champaign, IL

Cameron @ Cowboy Monkey Champaign, IL 4/26

Peoples! Hoping you are well. Greetings from Ann Arbor, MI. On tour with Margot & the nukes for the month. Having a good time with the openers Sveta Bout & Writer, nice kids. We're looking forward to playing the Blind Pig tonight. In other news, I'm very much looking forward to...

Robbie Fulks Photo By Jim Herrington

May 3 announced with Robbie Fulks @ Evanston SPACE

Hello all. Thank you so much for all the support in selling out the Old Town School show this past Sunday. For those of you who could not get tickets, here is another upcoming local solo show. I will be opening for Robbie Fulks @ SPACE in Evanston, IL on...

Google Music & Android Market

Good morning all. An update for you on the digital side of things. Excited to let you know that my entire catalog is now available via Google Music/Android Market. Hoping this helps you find us even more easily. I've been in the studio demoing some new songs the last few days. Working...