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 THE OTTERS
  Lake Forest Illinois
Alternative/Indie band from Chicago Area. https://soundcloud.com/user-28991047
last updated: 1/16/2016

MOSTLY ORIGINALS, SOME COVERS
ROCK - Alternative
 SOMEDAY FALL
  Chicago, IL
Someday Fall is an original music project that has been in the works for several years. After most recently playing the House of Blues in Chicago with strong positive feedback, we're ready to bring our show to your venue! Founding member and songwrit ...
last updated: 1/26/2016

ORIGINALS & COVERS
ROCK - Alternative
ROCK - Hard Rock/Metal
ROCK - Pop Rock/Mainstream
 TASTE OF INK
  Rockford,IL
Taste of Ink is a hard rock band from Rockford, IL. The band is currently performing venues locally. With most recent performances with several national acts such as Wednesday 13 and Elete. The band is made of three members: Jacoby (vocals/Guitar), ...
last updated: 6/7/2016

MOSTLY ORIGINALS, SOME COVERS
ROCK - Hard Rock/Metal
ROCK - Pop Rock/Mainstream
ROCK - Punk/Hardcore
 WOULF
  Cleveland, Ohio
WOULF, a young and motivated artist from Cleveland, Ohio has been stirring up a buzz in his home state, which in turn, has helped to garner his moving success. The artist has a unique sound that has inspired and influenced others within the music ind ...
last updated: 10/25/2016

ORIGINALS & COVERS
POP - Dance
URBAN - Hip Hop/Rap
 STRANGE HEIGHTS
  Chicago, IL
Strange Heights is a 6-piece, Chicago-based, alternative pop band. Other venues they have performed at include the Metro, Township, and JBTV Studios
last updated: 3/19/2016

ORIGINALS & COVERS
POP - Dance
POP - Top 40
ROCK - Alternative
 NEXUS AND AZTRO
  Chicago
Passionate, dedicated, and ambitious; Nexus and Aztro bring back the focus on the music instead of the DJ. Based in Chicago the birthplace of House music and inspired by a plethora of musical genres such as House, Alternative, Jazz, Rock, Latin, ...
last updated: 10/5/2015

ORIGINALS & COVERS
ELECTRONICA - Techno/Rave/DJ
POP - Top 40
URBAN - Hip Hop/Rap
Contemporary Christian
 DEAD WHERE I STAND
  Chicago
Tasty metal from Chicago. Take a listen: http://deadwhereistand.bandcamp.com
last updated: 9/16/2015

ORIGINALS & COVERS
ROCK - Hard Rock/Metal
ROCK - Punk/Hardcore
 THE 3 CARD MONTE
  Crystal Lake
The 3 Card Monte is a psychedelic-alternative- heavy hard rock band. With funky bass lines, screaming guitar riffs, syncopated driven drum beats behind bluesy, groovy, and sometimes screaming vocal melodies! The 3 Card Monte delivers on all ends of t ...
last updated: 2/28/2016

ORIGINALS & COVERS
ROCK - Alternative
ROCK - Classic Rock
ROCK - Hard Rock/Metal
 WHEN NIGHT FALLS
  Addison, Illinois
In less than 2 years time When Night Falls has gone from 2 chicks writing riffs in their parents living rooms to playing at legendary venues such as the House Of Blues and Reggies Rock Club. Facing identity and commitment issues early on, they stayed ...
last updated: 9/22/2015

MOSTLY ORIGINALS, SOME COVERS
ROCK - Alternative
ROCK - Hard Rock/Metal
 LIL SLIM
  Racine Wi
17 year old artist from Racine Wi. I'm bringing a new wave. check out my soundcloud @ Lil Slim
last updated: 5/8/2017

ORIGINALS & COVERS
URBAN - Hip Hop/Rap
 DENTAL FLOSS
  East Dundee
Local DJ from northwest suburbs of Chicago.
last updated: 5/10/2016

MOSTLY COVERS, SOME ORIGINALS
ELECTRONICA - Techno/Rave/DJ
 FUZZBUCKET
  Chicago, IL
We are FuzzBucket. We're a 4-piece rock band from the north side of Chicago, and we'd like to bring our original loud sound to your stage. The music we play could be considered in the same vein as bands like Queens of the Stone Age, Pearl Jam, or Sou ...
last updated: 2/8/2017

ORIGINALS & COVERS
ROCK - Alternative
 DISTANT BROTHERS
  Chicago, IL
Distant Brothers, a Chicago based folk-rock band, blends four very different voices into a rich eclectic harmony. Bringing people together with music is a passion of the brothers, not only during their shows, but also in the composition of their worl ...
last updated: 1/28/2016

MOSTLY ORIGINALS, SOME COVERS
COUNTRY - Bluegrass
ROCK - Folk/Americana/Acoustic
WORLD - Ethnic (Celtic/Latin/etc)
 BRIAN ALLISON
  Wheaton, Il
Brian Allison is a singer/songwriter from Chicago and is a culmination of vast musical influences to create an experience that is equal parts unique, fresh, and accessible to all listeners. Drawing from acts like James Bay, John Mayer, Eric Clapton, ...
last updated: 4/22/2016

ORIGINALS & COVERS
BLUES
POP - Top 40
ROCK - Alternative
ROCK - Classic Rock
ROCK - Folk/Americana/Acoustic
ROCK - Pop Rock/Mainstream
 THE INVENTORS
  Chicago, IL
While man looks outward to the stars, wondering what lies within the vacuum of space, The Inventors look inward and try to ignore their insignificance. Ignoring the concepts of time, space and, mostly genre, they have been working hard at playing and ...
last updated: 6/11/2015

ORIGINALS & COVERS
ROCK - Alternative
ROCK - Classic Rock
ROCK - Pop Rock/Mainstream
 REVOLT CODA
  Chicago
Chicago's best new Alt-Rock gauntlet. Four guys who take their straightforward approach to life as we know it and express it to their fullest physical ability
last updated: 7/12/2016

ORIGINALS & COVERS
ROCK - Alternative
ROCK - Classic Rock
ROCK - Hard Rock/Metal
ROCK - Pop Rock/Mainstream
ROCK - Punk/Hardcore
ROCK - Industrial/Goth
 BEYOND THE RED
  McHenry
Ear catching choruses and thick heavy riffs, Beyond the Red is the perfect mix of hard rock and heavy metal! Fans of Deftones, mudvayne, Breaking Benjamin, Chevelle and Five Finger Death Punch would have a great time with Beyond the Red. Beyond the ...
last updated: 4/10/2016

MOSTLY ORIGINALS, SOME COVERS
ROCK - Alternative
ROCK - Hard Rock/Metal
ROCK - Pop Rock/Mainstream
 CRYSTAL GRAVY
  Deakalb
2-piece rock band from Dekalb IL. Fleetwood Mac, Meat Loaf, and Quarterflash in a blender. Sincerity meets hilarity in a cocoon of sexual synergy.
last updated: 4/19/2016

ORIGINALS & COVERS
COUNTRY - Country/Western
POP - Oldies
ROCK - Folk/Americana/Acoustic
 SPILLAGE
  chicago
Hard-Driving Rock/Metal With A Touch Of Doom Blues!
last updated: 1/1/2017

ORIGINALS & COVERS
ROCK - Classic Rock
ROCK - Hard Rock/Metal
 TURBULENCE
  Gurnee
Hard rock/Radio rock band from the far north suburbs of Chicago. Turbulence released their first full length album, Pilot, independently in 2015. They have a new EP coming late in 2016 as well! With catchy rock hooks, they are a great band for anyo ...
last updated: 7/19/2016

MOSTLY ORIGINALS, SOME COVERS
ROCK - Alternative
ROCK - Hard Rock/Metal
ROCK - Indie/Emo
ROCK - Pop Rock/Mainstream
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