One of Chicago's brightest rising stars, singer/songwriter/guitarist MER, will be performing live in concert at House of Blues Chicago on Thursday, March 27th, 2014, at 7:00pm, along with The Truss, Mighty Fox, Fletcher Rockwell, MG Bailey, and presented by Shoeshine Boy Productions. MER has tirelessly supported local musicians through his music showcases at various venues around Chicago, including Schubas Tavern, while continuing to pursue his own exciting, ever-growing musical career. He recently visited the WGN Midday News with his band performing his power pop-rock single entitled "Heart Attack". "People are asking when the band is going to come out" he says. "People receive the energy and are excited about the singles. I believe in the live connection and that's why I love music. And, that's something that I really believe in; the connection to people through music."
The Truss, Michael C. Hayes - Acoustic Guitar/Lead Vox, Matt Hines - Lead Guitar/Backing Vox, Andrew Neel - Bass Guitar, and Maurice Jones - Drums, is a Chicago based band formed in late 2012. Their debut EP entitled "The Distance" was released November 12th, 2013, and was recorded at Lennon’s Den Studio’s with Colin Peterik (son of Jim Peterik, Survivor/Ides Of March). The band is currently working on their first full length album collaborating with producer Kevin Shirley (Journey, Led Zeppelin, Iron Maiden, Rush, Joe Bonamassa).
Mighty Fox, Mike Jansen - Vocals/Guitar, Markham Jenkins - Guitar, Johnny Walker - Bass, and Jon Lewchenko - Drums, is an up-and-coming Chicago based group. Their single entitled "Oceans" was released December 19th, 2013.
Fletcher Rockwell, Mike Nutt - Lead Vocals/Guitar, Charley Bredrup - Lead Guitar/Vocals, Tim Bredrup - Bass/Vocals, and Steve Pahl - Drums, is an American rock band from Chicago formed in 2009. The band has a self-titled full-length album "Fletcher Rockwell" released on May 7th, 2011 and are supporting their recent "Still Searching" EP released on March 7th, 2013.
MG Bailey, is a Chicago based one-man band who uses guitars modified with drum triggers, keyboards, and live drums while strumming his six string guitar and singing.
Thursday, March, 27th, 2014
Shoeshine Boy Productions presents
House of Blues Chicago
329 North Dearborn Street
Chicago, IL 60654
Doors: 6:00pm / Show: 7:00pm
$10.00 - GA - Advanced
$12.00 - GA - Day Of
Tickets: Live Nation