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Here's 20 random bands below for you to check out. You can also use the search form at left to find a band.
 FRANK, AN AVERAGE RAPPER
  Waukegan
Speaking to the "average" in us all, Frank tell his stories of Seinfeld marathons, Supreme spending binges, late night drives with friends, and the continual struggle of trying to become an overnight hip-hop sensation. Frank remains lighthearted albe ...
last updated: 2/24/2016

ORIGINAL
POP - Dance
URBAN - R&B/Gospel
URBAN - Hip Hop/Rap
 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)
 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
 WILL CROCKFORD
  Northbrook, Illinois
I produce music.
last updated: 5/19/2016

ORIGINALS & COVERS
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
 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
 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 GOLD WEB
  Chicago
The Gold Web is Chicagoís art-glam monstrosity. Known for their highly theatrical stage shows, the group doses audiences with blissful grooves, dramatic songwriting, and an outrageous visual performance. Brandishing 6-foot wings, glitter, feathers, ...
last updated: 2/19/2016

MOSTLY ORIGINALS, SOME COVERS
ELECTRONICA - Techno/Rave/DJ
ROCK - Pop Rock/Mainstream
 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
 CUP CHECK
  Roselle
Female fronted pop-punk band from the suburbs of Chicago. FFO: Knuckle Puck, The Story So Far, Real Friends and State Champs.
last updated: 11/2/2015

ORIGINALS & COVERS
ROCK - Alternative
ROCK - Indie/Emo
ROCK - Pop Rock/Mainstream
 THE KINGFISH BAND
  Milwaukee/Chicago
Since 2003, The Kingfish have been entertaining the Wisconsin and Chicago-land areas through clubs, festivals, weddings and special events, performing extraordinary rock covers and utilizing various band formats to meet the needs of their clients and ...
last updated: 2/3/2016

ORIGINALS & COVERS
COUNTRY - Country/Western
POP - Top 40
ROCK - Alternative
ROCK - Classic Rock
ROCK - Folk/Americana/Acoustic
ROCK - Pop Rock/Mainstream
 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
 GUN
  Hammond IN
Gun plays high energy punk/blues/garage rock n roll tinged tunes. Gun comes from the state line between Chicago and northwest Indiana. Gun plays their shows live with such raw intensity teenagers cannot help but have sex. Gun shows are unforgettable.
last updated: 7/20/2016

ORIGINALS & COVERS
BLUES
ROCK - Alternative
ROCK - Folk/Americana/Acoustic
ROCK - Punk/Hardcore
 S÷UR BRUTHERS
  Chicago
All original rock with a country twang.
last updated: 8/29/2016

MOSTLY ORIGINALS, SOME COVERS
COUNTRY - Country/Western
ROCK - Classic Rock
ROCK - Folk/Americana/Acoustic
 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
 DOS ULTRA
  Hobart
Formed in Northwest Indiana, Dos Ultra is fronted by lead vocalist and rhythm guitarist Ryan Abrego, with Tony Rossi on drums, Sonny Hess on lead guitar, and Zach Wein on bass. Each member brings years of experience that has been shaped by different ...
last updated: 9/12/2017

ORIGINALS & COVERS
ROCK - Indie/Emo
ROCK - Pop Rock/Mainstream
 DENTAL FLOSS
  East Dundee
Local DJ from northwest suburbs of Chicago.
last updated: 5/10/2016

MOSTLY COVERS, SOME ORIGINALS
ELECTRONICA - Techno/Rave/DJ
 ADDISON FLUX
  Chicago
Northside rapper Addison Flux has been a writer and rapper for 10 years. After releasing his mixtape "Real Artist's Buy Followers" in 2014, he decided to focus on recording hip hop music and playing shows in Chicago. He follwed up with various releas ...
last updated: 9/12/2015

ORIGINALS & COVERS
ELECTRONICA - Techno/Rave/DJ
ROCK - Alternative
URBAN - Hip Hop/Rap
 AS WE ONCE WERE
  Tinley Park, IL
As We Once Were is a four piece pop-punk/easy core band from the south suburbs of Chicago, IL. They have been a group for a little over two years and are currently in the studio working on their second EP release.
last updated: 3/26/2016

MOSTLY ORIGINALS, SOME COVERS
ROCK - Alternative
ROCK - Indie/Emo
ROCK - Pop Rock/Mainstream
ROCK - Punk/Hardcore
 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
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