Fri, Oct 11 - 8:45pm - $10 - 18&over
Old Shoe is a five-piece Americana Folk Rock band based out of Chicago, Illinois. Made up of talented songwriters from across the country, hailing from as far away as Alaska, the band's compositions paint a diverse landscape of American life. Constantly playing throughout the midwest, their wealth of experience in the musical world never ceases to grow. Their performances will draw you in at the start and leave you panting on the dance floor by the end.Having recently released their second album, Let Yourself In, the band already has enough material for a third album that they play during their live shows. They cover Little Feat, Stevie Wonder and Warren Haynes to name a few. In the last year alone, Old Shoe played at Blottopia XII, Tall Tree Lakes Music & Camping Festival, Chicago Peace Fest and the Whippersnap Music & Arts Festival. They even hosted their own Shoe Fest, which featured Great American Taxi, Kyle Hollingsworth and Split Lip Rayfield.
TAUK is Heavy Instrumental Rock Fusion created by Matt Jalbert (guitar), Charlie Dolan (bass), Alric "A.C."Carter (keyboard-organ), and Isaac Teel (drums). The transcendent instrumental band seamlessly bringstogether genres as diverse as melodic rock, fusion, gritty funk, progressive rock, ambient, classic rock, hip hopand jazz.The Oyster Bay, New York-based quartet has received accolades from a number of tastemaking authorities,including an “On The Verge” feature in Relix Magazine and frequent rotation for the singles “Mindshift”, “DeadSignal” and “In the Basement of the Alamo” on Sirius XM Jam On. Despite their years of experience as a musicalunit, the quartet is a young promising band that Jambase calls “a guaranteed quickly- ascend band.” TheWashington Post describes the band by saying: “TAUK's instrumental music melds genres and styles, creating ahard-charging, often melodic fusion that - thanks to a penchant for improv - offers limitless possibilities" And TheDeli Magazine singles out the band’s compelling melodic sense through explaining: “the quartet has a rare abilityto channel emotional melodic leads, and all without a lead singer."TAUK has built a dedicated and loyal fanbase through tireless touring. Festival highlights include Bonnaroo, TheHangout Music Festival, Summer Camp, LOCKN’, Hudson Project, FloydFest, Bear Creek, Art Outside and TheAllman Brothers' Peach Fest. TAUK’s broadly appealing musicality has allowed the band to be direct support tosuch diverse artists as The Funky Meters, Robert Randolph & the Family Band, Papadosio, Lettuce, KarlDenson's Tiny Universe, moe., Dopapod, Tim Reynolds & TR3, Toubab Krewe, The Revivalists and many more.
EGI (Ethereal Groove, Inc.) is an experimental funk group with a young and energetic spirit and feel. They pushe the limits of improvisation, writing and energy rich shows. The band displays great versatility and a progressive appreciation for many genres. Experimentation is the main forte, the band has always had a very level headed feel to writing which allows everyone to incorporate their ideas without hesitation. Young and driven, EGI is breaking musical ground with every turn.