Avenue N Guitars Music Showcase Benefitting Rock For Kids with The Phil Angotti Band
Guns And Ammunition (Clash Tribute), The Paige DeChausse Band, The Chris N Band
1572 N Milwaukee Ave
Chicago, IL, 60622
Doors 7:00PM / Show 8:30PM
This event is 21 and over
Watch & Listen
The Phil Angotti Band
Phil Angotti has become a household name in the power-pop musical world, especially in his hometown Chicago where he's been performing for 20 years now. He has performed as a solo act through-out his career, and with several bands, most notably the Fleas, the Scuffle, the Beatle Brothers, Not the Beatles (with Brad & Graham Elvis) and his long-time original group, the Idea.
He has released 10 different albums over the years, been on several CD compilations and tributes, and has made numerous radio appearances as a solo artist, Beatle Brother and leader of the Idea. Known for his strong lead vocals and versatile harmony singing, he is also an innovative guitarist (acoustic and electric). His style is diverse mixture of British 60's power pop, American folk rock, and modern guitar pop, played mostly with an explosive energy and sensibility. As a songwriter - he has proven again and again he can write melodies and hooks with the best of them and his penned numerous original songs (108 recorded to date).
Most recently, Phil and the Idea have released the new 15 song album "Flower Bomb",(on Jam Records -great power-pop label he has just signed on to) that is right now getting not only college radio play but has been on WXRT radio, both on Richard Milne's Local Anesthetic and the day time slot "Time Capsule".
Phil and the band will be appearing at the International Pop Overthrow Fest in New York City December 11th at the famous Knitting Factory. They've been at the LA IPO every year since 1998 and will be a featured act at the IPO coming to Chicago this spring.
You can catch Phil doing solo acoustic shows, Idea shows and of course appearing with the famous Beatle Brothers almost every weekend.
Guns And Ammunition (Clash Tribute)
Guns and Ammunition is a Chicago five man Clash cover band bringing the fire and fury of the Only Band That Matters to the 21st century.
Punk, ska, rockabilly, and high energy rock ‘n roll, the timeless music of Joe Strummer and Mick Jones gains new life, played the way it was meant to played: loud, loose, and late!
Guitarists Tim Burns and Johnny 'Larock' Simpson, drummer Dan Quinn, and bassist Dave Martin have been playing together in various Chicago-based bands for years, and new singer Shaun Ingram brings high energy to the gang.
From the primal chords of 1977’s Clash City Rockers, to all the anthems -- from classic London Calling (Rolling Stone magazine's #1 album of the 1980s) to the haunting dub of Straight to Hell, from Combat Rock in 1982 to the sounds of the late great Joe Strummer and his Mescaleros -- prepare for a long, faithful, and chronological journey through the catalog of one of the greatest rock bands ever!
The Paige DeChausse Band
The Paige DeChausse band is a blues-based, roots rock band hailing from Chicago. Recently formed by lead singer & former Season 9 American Idol Hollywood contestant Paige DeChausse, the band is known for raw, dynamic live performances and DeChausse's sultry vocals. The PD Band consists of: lead guitarist Nick Boettcher, bassist Dina Simone, drummer Rob Gould, and usually an organist or extra guitarist. The band takes the crowd on a journey from folk acoustic sets to electrifying rock n’ roll, and soulful blues. Their song selection comes from an array of influences such as The Band, Chess Records,The Wood Brothers, John Prine, Gillian Welch, Grace Potter & the Nocturnals, Otis Redding & more. Full of youthful energy and a fiery rock n’ roll spirit The Paige DeChausse band is a must see and hear!
The Chris N Band
Chris N is a band made up of a couple of old friends and a few new ones who met while taking an ensemble class at Avenue N Guitars in Bucktown. Under the guidance of their teacher, Nick Boettcher, they fused their influences to create their own unique sound, playing originals created by the band and covering some of rock and roll music's best songs. Joe's love of the drums and cymbals drives the beat. Rob and Jeff provide the rhythm and the vocals. Nick holds everyone together with an amazing bass line, and Sandy tops it off with searing, rock and roll lead guitar.
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