CHICAGO ROCK N' BLUES!
Top: 2014 "Live in Chicago II" CD Insert, Windy City Rev Ups - Official Band Logo #2, 2010 w/Shirley
King "Live & Acoustic" CD 1&2 Release Event, 2011 Outlaws Concert, , 2016 w/Kate Moss, 2016 Chicago
L-R Bottom: 2012 Windy City Rev Ups Chicago HOB, 2015 Chicago HOB, 2016 Clif
Lee & Rev at River Roast, 2015 Chicago HOB on Mojo Stage, 2015 Revving up Marshall Tucker Concert,
2016 Chicago Blues Fest
JUNE SAT. 11 - CHICAGO HOUSE OF BLUES
- 329 N. Dearborn, Chicago, IL 5:00PM. Rev & Ryan. WINDY CITY DUO
JUNE SUN. 12 - CHICAGO BLUES FESTIVAL
- Windy City Blues Society Stage, Grant Park, Chicago, IL Approx. 3:00 to 4:15PM. Rev, JR, MG, Bluesy, Ricky Keys, Clif Lee &
FRI. 17 - JOE'S ON WEED ST. "Roof Top" - 940 W. Weed Street, Chicago,
IL 7:00PM. Featuring Rev, Ryan & JR WINDY CITY TRIO
JUNE THURS. 23 - WDCB 90.9FM PUBLIC RADIO "Hambone's Blues Party" - Live radio performance featuring
the "Live @ Machine Shop" CD line up! 10PM-11PM
JUNE TUES. 28 - THE
GLEN TOWN CENTER, NAVY PARK - 2030 Tower Drive, Glenview, IL. 6:30PM-8:30PM. Featuring Rev, Bluesy Frank, MG
& George. OUTDOOR STAGE SHOW
2015 CD Release: Live @ The Machine Shop
Featured Song: I'm Tore Down
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STYLE OF MUSIC - The Windy City Rev Ups perform revved
up rock n' blues! Best described as high energy R&B mixed with originals, classic blues standards and rock n' roll
IT UP - The Windy City Rev Ups perform popular music
that is guaranteed to get rock clubs rockin', blues rooms smokin' and dance floors hoppin'. Their music captures the characteristic
up beat R&B sound of Chicago fused with traditional hard hitting guitar driven Rock n' Roll. The band's credentials
include 1,000's of live performances, over 15 years of live shows, 9 CD releases, numerous Chicago media song and music awards
including "Best Local CD Release", "Best R&B Band" and "Best Blues Band".
THE STORY - The band is fronted by the
sole official member "Windy City Rev" and includes long time band members and professional Chicago area musicians.
The Windy City Rev Ups have performed regularly at Chicago House of Blues and in over 150 other Chicago area venues and
festivals including the world famous Chicago Blues Festival, Tastes of Chicago, Chicago Rock n' Roll Half Marathon, Soldier
Field Stadium, US Cellular Field, Arcada Theater, Hollywood Casino, Blue Chip Casino, Hilton Chicago, Blarney Island, Viper
Alley, Frankie's Blue Room, Harlem Ave. Lounge, River Roast, Smoke Daddy, Richton Park, St. Charles, Naperville, Montgomery, Aurora and
many more. Rotational trio and duo acoustic show venues include Joe's on Weed St., Bar Louie, Weber Grill, World of Beer, Beer
House Chicago and regularly at Chicago House of Blues featured as the "Windy City Duo". The band opened for
and shared the stage with many great artists over the years that include the Charlie Daniels Band, Marshall Tucker Band, The
Outlaws, Wishbone Ash, Nighthawks, Larry McCray, Jimmy Burns, Eddy "The Chief" Clearwater, Joe Bonamassa, Shirley
King, Koko Taylor, Carlos Johnson, Lurrie Bell, Anthony Gomes and many more.
BEYOND ORDINARY - The professional quality of the band is complemented by the lead singer's bluesy voice combined
with soulful harmonica playing and powerful guitar. Larger shows include multiple musicians fronting on lead
guitar, saxophone, flute, piano and Hammond B3 organ with authentic Leslie Speaker tone. The bands line up features Chicago
area professional blues, rock and jazz musicians.
GREAT SONGS - The Windy
City Rev Ups music is well suited for music lovers of all generations! They perform popular songs plus radio ready revved
up originals. Depending on the type of venue or event they take requests and will provide audiences with a song list that
contains 100's of popular songs. The band knows how to crowd build and get young and old audiences dancing to great music.
COLLECTION & MP3 DOWNLOADS - The bands live and studio recordings feature a mix of original and popular
cover songs that are deep in the blues, seasoned and have a muscular rock n' roll vibe. The original songs sound seasoned and well versed, such as "Swing Out Chicago", a modern blues anthem
that's reminiscent of "Sweet Home Chicago", "Alley Cat Blues" a country style rocker, "Red,
White & Blue", a patriotic theme song, "Rolling Thunder", a song written for rubber burning music
lovers and "Love Reaction", a soulful R&B tune. The live recordings capture their on stage ferocious, yet well-honed
revved up performances. Their music has been featured on the radio in the USA and overseas, during live broadcast
such as Hambone's Blues Party WDCB, in interviews and on Cable TV. Worldwide music sales and CD packaging
is distributed by CD Baby, the world’s largest distributor of independent music. The Windy City Rev Ups music is available
at live shows and on-line from CD Baby, iTunes USA, Napster, Zune, Spotify, Rhapsody, Amazon and other major
on-line music retailers. A total of 9 CD's and 100's of Mp3's are available and live shows and on-line!
1. LIVE IN CHICAGO (2008) - Official Retail Release
2. SWING OUT CHICAGO (2008) - Official Retail Release
3. REV IT UP (2009) - Fan Club Release
4. LIVE &
ACOUSTIC VOL. 1 (2010) - Official Retail Release
5. LIVE &
ACOUSTIC VOL. 2 (2010) - Fan Club Release
6. THE R&B SESSIONS
(2011) - Official Retail Release
7. ROCKIN' AT THE LAKE HOUSE
(2012) - Official Retail Release
8. LIVE IN CHICAGO II (2013)
- Fan Club Release
9. LIVE AT THE MACHINE SHOP (2015) - Fan
SITE, SOCIAL NETWORKING & VIDEO SITES - The Windy City Rev Ups have a 20 page website with links, official schedule,
videos, music samples, promotional materials, booking information and more. Plus a fan page on Facebook, You Tube and MySpace.
If you like the band, like them on Facebook, join the Rev Ups street team or fan club email group.
BOOKING INFORMATION - The Windy City Rev Ups perform in a variety of musical line ups ranging from the full band to an acoustic/electric
trio or duo. The full 4, 5 or 6 piece band is perfect for all types of music festivals, special events, large and
small venues including restaurants, lounges and private engagements. The acoustic/electric trio or duo performs
at smaller venues, cafes and regularly on the "Mojo Stage" at Chicago House of Blues. The band's cost is reasonable,
flexible and includes pro audio sound, lighting and promotional materials. The band can be contacted directly for
bookings or through Chicago area booking agents.
the band today:
Email - firstname.lastname@example.org
Website - http://www.windycityrevups.com
Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/windycityrevups
CD Baby - http://www.cdbaby.com/Artist/WindyCityRevUps
You Tube - https://www.youtube.com/user/WindyCityRevUps
iTunes - https://itunes.apple.com/us/artist/windy-city-rev-ups/id287283902