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At Home With Busman’s Holiday

The newest album from Bloomington band Busman's Holiday was two years in the making

Addison Rogers (l) and Lewis Rogers (r) of Busman's Holiday outside of their home studio

WFIU’s Mark Chilla sat down with local Bloomington band Busman’s Holiday (brothers Lewis and Addison Rogers) at their home studio in Bloomington, in advance of their holiday-themed album release party for their latest record Popular Cycles, this Saturday December 3rd at the Bishop in Bloomington. They discussed recording the new album, life on tour, parades, and performing in Bloomington. They also performed a special holiday song in their studio: “Christmas Wish,” originally by the band NRBQ.

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Busman's Holiday (Holiday Themed) Album Release Show

A holiday-themed album release party for Busman's Holiday's newest record "Popular Cycles." Featuring music by the band with a string quartet, comedy by David Britton, and poetry from Ross Gay.


The Bishop Bar, 123 S Walnut St, Bloomington

Saturday, December 3rd, 8:00 pm

$12 advance, $15 door

Busman's Holiday's Website

Mark Chilla

Mark Chilla, originally from Atlanta, GA, is the Production Director at WFIU, where he also hosts Ether Game and Afterglow. He studied music theory at Indiana University and taught various music theory courses at IU and Butler University. He enjoys film, woodworking, learning new instruments and the Beatles.

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