04.20.2014opening for red baraat!

hitting martyr's next weekend! going to be an awesome show. check it out! red baraat, fatbook, and the jesters. 9 pm, $17, 18+.

03.20.2014fatbook in milwaukee

hey! we are heading to milwaukee next weekend to hit a free show at Bad Genie with Dirty Circus. saturday march 29th! 10 pm!! FREE SHOW!


double door on friday march 14th then milwaukee at the end of the month. see you there!

02.20.2014Martyrs This Saturday!

We are pleased to be opening a show for our dear friends Occidental Brothers Dance Band International! 9:30 pm @ Martyrs $12. Advance tickets for $10. We should go on around 10:30 pm.

01.28.2014this weekend at the township!

sat. feb 1st! Fatbook, Cole DeGenova and the People's Republic, and Genome. doors at 8 pm. $7 in advance, $10 day of.

01.15.2014happy new year! happy new show!

hey! 8pm saturday feb. 1st is a double does of nastiness! Fatbook and Cole DeGenova and the Peoples Republic in chicago at the township. doors 8 pm. $7 advance and $10 at the door!! right by the california blue line stop. the link is for tickets. check out more info under "dates" and facebook. can't wait to see you!

11.23.2013harji in L.A. this weekend

Hello Everyone!! Happy Holidays to you all!! This weekend Harijnder will be in L.A. performing at the Sikhlens Art and Film Festival for the second year in a row. Wish him luck! Be sure to ask him about it! Solo show!! Sunday @ 6 pm.

10.10.2013going out west

this weekend fatbook is heading to portland and seattle. yes. first up: free show thursday night. more breaking news to come.

09.02.2013Free Show September 19th 8 pm

Happy Summer Everyone! We are excited to be back in Chicago and ready to open for Tal National at Martyr's for the Chicago World Music Festival! It is a free show starting at 8 pm! Bloco Maximo will be there too! It will be a great show for show! See you there!

08.09.2013mile of music in appleton friday and saturday

two shows in appleton this weekend! 1 pm friday @ stansbury theater. and then an acoustic set @ deja vu saturday night. more information to come!

07.23.2013summer and fall tour dates

new shows listed. aug. 4th baraboo, aug. 9th and 10th appleton, october dates out in washington and oregon, and november dates in LA. hope to see you soon!

07.05.2013double door tonight! summerfest this weekend

we will be playing tonight at the double door @ 11 pm with bloco maximo. please check the link for more specifics. this weekend we will be hitting summerfest both saturday and sunday (4:30 and 10:30) at the tiki stage. come by say HEY!!

06.27.2013summerfest today!

hitting the tiki hut @ summerfest. the worlds LARGEST music festival
-6 pm
-10 pm
come by and say hey!

06.23.2013new summer shows!

happy summer everyone! school is almost out for CPS. WOO! new shows!! WOO! summerfest (thursday, 27th), double door (july, 5th), then back to summer fest (july 6 and 7). Come by and say hey!

04.30.2013The Beat Kitchen!

Everyone! We will be playing a tasty bill coming up in May!! Mark your calendars now! May 24th 8:30 pm. $10. Bloco Maximo, Reels Green, Cole Degenova and the People's Republic, and FATBOOK. YES!! check it out on facebook!

04.13.2013website is up!

hello everyone! website is back up. we had a killing session today. talk soon.

01.24.2013friday and saturday!

two shows this weekend.
friday at reggies rock club: 8:30 pm doors. $10. 17+. fatbook @ 11 pm
saturday at sub-t: 8 pm doors. $10. fatbook @ 11 pm

we are competing friday night for an invite to sxsw!

01.21.2013two shows this weekend

hey everybody! be sure to check us out this weekend!! friday @ reggies (11 pm) and saturday @ sub-t (11 pm). if we kill it hard enough friday night we might win a trip to play at sxsw.

01.06.2013happy new year! happy new show!

hello everyone! we have a gig on january 26th! check out the link! yes!

12.15.2012double door tonight!

live broadcast tonight! $10, $5 with a CPS ID. 8:00 pm doors. Bloco Maximo @ 8:30 pm and Fatbook @ 9 pm. then OTHER AWESOME BANDS!! YES!

12.09.2012DECEMBER 15th!

Bloco Maximo, Fatbook, Occidental Brothers Dance Band International, and Chicago Afrobeat Project at Double Door DECEMBER 15th.
Doors 8pm, Show 8:30. Tickets only $10 (Teachers - Tickets $5).

12.01.2012The Green Mill

hey! we hit the historic GREEN MILL today for the Paper Machete Radio Broadcast! check the link for more info. 3 pm!! 4 tunes.

11.14.2012new shows and harji in cali!! :)

new show dec. 15th at the double door.
8 pm doors.
$10 cover, $5 with CPS ID!!
Harji will be in california this weekend for a cool solo performance!! more to come.

10.01.2012October Show!

new show at the tonic room!
saturday october 13th!
8:30 pm

07.09.2012in the studio!

we are heading in for our first round of work at IV Labs this week!! we are very excited! check out more info on the blog.

07.09.2012day 1 in IV LABS!

yes!! dreams came true today!! we got in to the studio and started going for it! check out the pics in the blog!

06.21.2012summerfest dates

hey everybody! here is our exact schedule for summerfest!
everything is at the tiki stage
Thursday - 6:30 and 10:30
Friday - 4:30 and 10:30
Saturday - 4:30 and 10
see you there!
we will have new merch!

06.10.2012New Summer Dates Announced

new shows! Summer Fest!! Old Town!! Baraboo Concerts on the Square!! check it out!!

05.12.2012New Show at The Darkroom

8:30 doors, 9 pm show
$8, 21 +
Jonas Friddle and the Majority
(Samba Afterparty!) Bloco Maximo and Folia Tropicalia

04.21.2012double door tonight!!

hello everyone!! we hit lawrence last night and had a GREAT time!! thanks for all the love! evan, reed, and james rolled in to chi around 6:00 am!! long night for sure. tonight we open for the kinetix @ the double door!! we will go on around 10 pm. COOL!! can't wait to see you there!

04.17.2012this weekend!

earth day celebration friday night at LU!!! YEE-HAW!! then, hitting the double door on saturday. follow the link for the facebook event!! LET EVERYBODY KNOW!!!

04.15.2012we raised over $ 7,500 for the album!!

thanks to all of those that contributed to our kickstarter!! we reached our goal!! AND THEN SOME!!! exciting things this week: heading to lawrence to hit friday night, then back to chicago for the double door saturday night. it WILL be awesome. THANKS EVERYONE!!

03.15.2012opening for Nneka @ the double door!

we are opening for Nneka @ the double door wednesday march 21st!! doors 8 pm, show at 9 pm. YES!!!!

03.08.2012new shows!!

NEW UPCOMING GIGS!! @ sub-t, lawrence university, the darkroom!!!! YES!!!

02.14.2012Happy Valentine's Day!

new blog about upcoming biz. i hope you are doing well, i am having a great day!


BREAKING NEWS!! FATBOOK WILL BE PLAYING A FREE SHOW AT THE OLD TOWN SCHOOL OF FOLK MUSIC ON WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 29TH! the evening will start with folia tropicalia (brazilian dance troupe) and bloco maximo, then Native Sun (London Hip Hop Duo) and close with FATBOOK. FREE AND ALL AGES!! check out the link!!

02.11.2012NEW ALBUM!!!

we are launching a fundraising campaign through kickstarter for our new album!!! check out the link!! tell ALL your friends!! DO IT NOW!!! THANK YOU SO MUCH!!! more to come.

12.27.2011tickets for NYE!


12.19.2011MORE details

new blog post. YES!

12.06.2011NYE DETAILS!

Mathien is on for NYE at the elbo room!!! check out the dates for more info. we are SO excited!

Bloco Maximo

$ 70 pre-sale!
$ 85 at the door


11.24.2011Happy Thanksgiving!

we are thankful for you! and we hope you are all doing extremely well.
NYE is confirmed at the elbo room. it will be a blast. last year NYE sold out and it was out of this world!!!! tell all your friends!! more details to come.

11.02.2011Live Stream - Double Door Show Tonight!

Check out Fatbook play at the Double door tonight via live internet video stream. The show starts at 8:30pm and Fatbook hits at 10pm. Click the link to see the show --->>

10.30.2011happy halloween

hey!! new blog! very inspirational. the double door show is wednesday!! we cannot wait!! we are brewing up some new things and they will be on full display!! all the other bands are great!! tell everyone you know!

10.29.2011The Paper Machete

today we will be playing live for the radio show and broadcast "The Paper Machete." check out the link under dates!! 3 pm!!! TELL EVERYONE!!! OH YEAH, FREE SHOW AT THE DOUBLE DOOR THIS WEDNESDAY!!!

10.22.2011new blog about free show

check out our new blog. tell all your friends. we are very excited.


hello everyone!

we are putting on a free show at the double door on november 2nd!! this is going to be a truly amazing night. it would be awesome to see everyone come out. this specific show is going to kickstart the epic launch of our new album campaign. SO YOU HAVE TO BE THERE!! exact lineup to be determined. doors at 8:30. until then!!

09.10.2011Lincoln HALL!!!

here it is!! coming up before we know it!!! wednesday, september 14th, LINCOLN HALL!! also, check out our new blog post.

08.21.2011lincoln hall september 14th

new show announced. september 14th at lincoln hall with some cool people. additionally, NEW BLOG POST! some cool pics. check them out.

08.09.2011summerset festival + wednesday night in neenah

summerset festival for the arts in baraboo on the 31st was a great success. a very hot day, i think everyone got a little toasted. the night was a blast, it cooled down a bit and the beautiful people of baraboo came out in huge numbers. special thanks to claude cailliet, lauren love, and bridget morrey-seals - as well as the flygt family.

specifics for wednesday night in neenah:
6-8 pm at Shattuck Park
123 E. Wisconsin Ave., Neenah WI, 54956
(Address is for the Holiday Inn, directly accross the street from the park)

can't wait to see you there!
.:horn section for 8.10 is:.
Evan Jacobson, trombone
Ross Catterton, tenor
Adam Meckler, trumpet

07.15.2011The Double Door

$ 5 in advance or with limited edition flyer
$ 8 at the door
8:30 doors open
9 pm A Love Electric
10 pm Cole DeGenova and The People's Republic
11 pm Fatbook

check the link for a live broadcast.


07.04.2011festival specifics

Fatbook will be playing 3 days at Summerfest this week as well as a set at the Chicago Folk 'n Roots Festival. here are the exact details:

Wednesday July 6th:
1:05-2:05 pm, Summerfest @ the Tiki Stage (Milwaukee, WI)
8:30-9:45 pm, Summerfest @ the Tiki Stage (Milwaukee, WI)

Saturday July 9th:
1:30-2:00 pm, Chicago Folk 'n Roots Festival @ the Staff Stage (Chicago IL)
8:15-9:30 pm, Summerfest @ the Tiki Stage (Milwaukee, WI)

Sunday July 10th:
3:45-5 pm, Summerfest @ the Tiki Stage (Milwaukee, WI)
10-12am, Summerfest @ the Tiki Stage (Milwaukee, WI)

WE HAVE NEW MERCHANDISE (prints and tee shirts)

07.01.2011Michigan Show Cancelled

our trip to traverse city, michigan, to play with funktion is cancelled. we are sorry. they still will be killing it so be sure to check them out.


check out a recent addition to the gallery: "Scoop" live from The Double Door.


6 dates for SUMMERFEST in Milwaukee, WI, are now posted. can't wait to see you there.

06.04.2011back from texas!

we made it back around midnight monday night from our memorial day weekend excursion. it truly was a unique experience. we saw a ton of roadkill armadillo's. we also saw a grilled humadilla. stay posted for some blogging. last night, the tonic room was out of this world. scientific map's cd release party really was straight nasty. we started the night, bumpus shook everyone, and then scientific map melted some faces and minds. more to come. we are playing at fitzgerald's next friday night!! see you there!

05.27.2011Memorial Day Weekend!!


We're heading for Texas! Yeeeeehaw!

In Austin and Dallas this weekend- check out our blog for pictures and stories. Back to Chicago soon - we'll see you at The Tonic Room and Fitzgeralds!


we just returned from another adventure granted by the continual grace of lawrence university. saturday night, we headlined LU AROO!!! YES!! THANKS TO EVERYONE THAT CAME OUT AND BROUGHT THE ENERGY!! IT WAS SO MUCH FUN!! additionally this marked the return of harjinder to the united states and the next leg of our journey to make the world a better place. on friday we head to texas! and then next friday we hit the tonic room for SCIENTIFIC MAP's CD RELEASE PARTY!!

04.30.2011Harjinder's Almost Back

Hello!! BREAKING NEWS!! Harjinder's return is almost here!! He has been studying in India since february and is almost done! Additionally, we have been selected to perform at the the Chicago Folk n Roots Festival in July. It truly is an honor to be selected and to be part of this wonderful festival sponsored by the Old Town School of Folk Music. We are so excited!!


new blog about our happenings!! summer dates are coming in. stay posted. ted is almost done with editing a clip from our show at the double door. we can't wait till that is done and we have it live for you to enjoy!!

02.14.2011new blog!

new blog! we are getting ready for the next 2 weeks of gigs and fun. take care and we hope to see you soon!!

01.31.2011this just in

new february shows announced. as january comes to an end we are very excited to see that things are continuing to grow! come check out our free show this weekend at Cole's Bar, it is a benefit event to support Haitian Musicians!!

additionally, we have a mailing list signup attached to our facebook page. soon we will have it on our website, but go to facebook so we can get your information right now!! we want to keep in touch with you.

01.08.2011happy new year!!

hello all dear friends,

reed here. it has now been a week into the new year and everything is everything. fatbook and the jordan years played a sold out NYE show at the elbo room exactly one week ago and it was a blast. just to be clear: it was an honest, good and truthful musical experience. a deep thanks to everyone that came out and a real deep thanks to brian and the elbo room!! it was so nice to see the lawrence crowd there!! THANKS!!

stay tuned for upcoming shows and changes to the website!! GO CHECK OUT SOME PIX IN THE GALLERY!!

12.31.2010New Website

We finally have our new website up and running. Be sure to check out the new media and Fatblog we have put up and stay tuned for show dates and other Fatbook news.