Old Shoe is a five-piece Roots Rock n' Roll 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.

In the past two years, Old Shoe has been quite busy: they solidified their current strong lineup with keyboardist /mandolinist / vocalist Joe Day and drummer Greg Fundis, rounded the Midwest festival circuit at high-profile events like Summer Camp, Wakarusa, Harvest Festival and Phases of the Moon, opened for Leftover Salmon, Keller Williams and Grammy-award winning Bruce Hornsby, and produced their own festival—Shoe Fest—which will celebrate its fifth consecutive year in September, 2015.

The band's new independently released album Family is not merely another notch in the belt for Old Shoe: it is a poignant culmination of their growth and progress since their last release in 2011. The 13 original songsshowcases the band’s diverse influences, ranging from bluegrass to prog-rock to jazz, with it all settling into a familiar comfort zone akin to one’s favorite “old shoe.” The album reaches new heights from previous releases with a star-studded guest roster featuring musicians from the Henhouse Prowlers, The Low Down Brass Band and Chicago’s production of The Jungle Book. WXRT 93.1FM Chicago radio host, Richard Milne, calls it "...a big time album."

Flatland Harmony Experiment

For fans of: Yonder Mountain Stringband, Greensky Bluegrass, Infamous Stringdusters

Flatland Harmony Experiment is a non-traditional vocally driven bluegrass string band based out of Indianapolis, Indiana. FHE started in the summer 2011. Since then the Flatland Harmony Experiment has worked relentlessly across the midwest and has been received with open arms. Flatland Harmony Experiment is Scott Nelson on upright bass, Kris Potts on Mandolin, and Johnny Plott on Banjo.
Some of the bands accomplishments are listed below:
-Played in over 30 local/regional/national music festivals
-Shared billing with industry leaders and musical heroes
-Actively play and have played in IN, IL, WI, MI, OH, KY, TN, MO
-Playing 150+ shows per year
-Largest audience to date numbering 1500+ for a single bill
-Recorded, mixed and released an all original full length album entitled "On Our Way"- September 2012
-The APD Global Radio Indicator Charts for the month of October charted Flatland Harmony Experiment's CD "On Our Way" #9 in the Top 50 Albums- October 2012
-The APD Global Radio Indicator Charts for the month of October charted
Flatland Harmony Experiment's CD "On Our Way" #6 in the Top 50 APD Bluegrass/Folk Albums- October 2012
-Over 1000 downloads of the album from radio programers around the globe
-Showcased their music at an official after hours IBMA showcase in September, 2012 (Acoustic Trail New Frontier Showcase)
-Flatland Harmony Experiment competed in the 40th Annual Telluride Bluegrass Festival Band Competition and was a Finalist and 3rd place award winner, June, 2013
-Release of Flatland Harmony Experiment's second CD "A Night with Woody" September, 2013

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