If you enjoy punk music, Brendan Kelly is the man to listen to in Chicago. He is from the punk band The Lawrence Arms and is the bassist/vocalist. Brendan Kelly is also the guitarist/lead vocalist in Brendan Kelly and the Wandering Birds and The Falcon. His clever and funny remarks onstage along with his unique voice make him a must-see and listen-to performer.
Robbie Fulks is a talented guitarist, songwriter and country singer; he has been praised by numerous media outlets as an outstanding talent coming out of Chicago. Robbie’s blog offers upcoming tour dates, CDs for sale, reviews of his music and Robbie’s own thoughts are expressed on the homepage.
This guitar-playing indie musician had a previous life as a carpenter, but Joe Pug has found that no matter what he puts his mind to, he is able to accomplish it with hard work. Joe dropped out of college, went to Chicago and picked up a guitar that he had not played since he was a teenager. Joe Pug’s belief is to take care of fans along with offering outstanding music; his popularity proves that he is doing something right.
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Azita is known for playing in the outrageous noisy bands such as Scissor Girls and Bride of No-No. The dark music is somewhat of the past and she describes a more poppy and peppy vibe that she wants to come out of her music. She also teaches piano lessons and voice lessons at Old Town School of Folk Music.
Jeff Tweedy is a native of Belleville, Illinois and leader of the band Wilco. Jeff is also a record producer, songwriter and musician. Although Wilco is taking a break, Tweedy is still amazing audiences with his keen sense of vocals and energy. He’ll be touring the U.S. until September and from there he’ll embark on an eight-city European tour that will run through November.
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