Hillbilly Idle, Kent Rose
2109 South State St
Chicago, IL, 60616
This event is 17 and over
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In 2003, three long time vets of the Chicago Rockabilly scene got together to bust out Rockabilly as it occurs to them. Hillbilly Idle takes traditional Rockabilly, Country, Surf, and a little bit of Punk Rock - throw it all in to the blender with whole lot of Rum and they turn it on high! This ain't your Grandad's Rockabilly.
Over the years, musical credits include such bands as: Rebel Rousers, Sea Sick Crocodiles, Venus Flycats, The Bottletones, HiFi, and many many more...
You can catch Hillbilly Idles explosive sounds at Kustom Car events all over Chicago. Highlight Kustom car events have included: Hunert Car Pileup, Barnyard Boogie, World of Wheels, Voodoo Larry's Open house #2 & #3, #4 Route 66 Car Show, and for 4 years running, the fine people of The Orbit Room have had Hillbilly Idle at their Anniversary bash.
Hillbilly Idle is well known to perform at Charity events accross the city helping to raise money for charities like: JDRF (Juvenile Diabetes), Katie's Kids, JDRF. Camp I Am Me (IFSA's camp for child burn victims), Toys For Tots, ect.
Kent Rose, the Voice that Remembers, is a soulful Americana singer & songwriter who channels the sounds of Hank Sr and Buddy Holly in his songs.