EPIC, AWESOME, R&B AND ROCK N' ROLL
Pictures: Windy City
Rev Ups - 2012 Chicago House of Blues, 2011 Viper Alley, Offical Band Logo, 2011 Viper Alley, 2014 Chicago House of Blues.
January Official Schedule:
JAN. WED. 14 - CHICAGO
HOUSE OF BLUES - 329 N. Dearborn, Chicago, IL 6PM-8PM (Windy City Duo) BLUES DUO
SAT. 24 - CHICAGO HOUSE OF BLUES - 329 N. Dearborn, Chicago,
IL 10:30PM-1:00AM (Windy City Band) BLUES BAND
JAN. THURS. 29 - CHICAGO
HOUSE OF BLUES - 329 N. Dearborn, Chicago, IL 8:30PM-12:30AM (Windy City Band) RIPPIN' BLUES
JAN. SAT. 31 - WORLD OF BEER EVANSTON - 1601 Sherman
Ave., Evanston, IL. Sound Check 9PM, Show Time 10:30PM-1:00AM UNPLUGGED TRIO
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STYLE OF MUSIC - Revved Up Rock n'
Roll, Rhythm & Blues, Dance and Swing music.
REV 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
10 years of live shows, 8 CD releases, numerous Chicago media song and music awards including "Best Local CD Release", "Best
Blues Band" and "Best R&B Band".
THE STORY - The Windy City Rev Ups band, fronted by "Windy City Rev" have
been a part of the Chicago music scene for many years. The lineup features all types of professional great
rock, blues and jazz musicians. The band has been showcased on radio shows and in 100's of popular music venues and festivals
all over Chicago including multiple performances at the Chicago Blues Festival, Taste of Chicago, Soldier Field Stadium,
US Cellular Field, Chicago Rock n' Roll Half Marathon Series and headlining monthly at Chicago House of Blues on the Back
Porch Stage since 2009. Other large, popular venues include Blarney Island, Viper Alley, Hollywood Casino, Frankie's Blue
Room, Blue Chip Casino and more. The band has shared the stage with many rock acts including Wishbone Ash and The
Outlaws plus numerous top blues acts like Koko Taylor, Jimmy Burns, Lurrie Bell, Carlos Johnson, Eddy "The Chief"
Clearwater, The Nighthawks and Larry McCray. The acoustic duo and trio line up is featured regularly at national restaurant
chains including Weber Grill, World of Beer and at Chicago House of Blues restaurant as an electric duo.
GREAT SONGS - The Windy City Rev Ups music is well
suited for music lovers of all generations! They perform popular songs plus radio ready originals. Depending on the type
of venue or event they take requests and will provide audiences with a song list that contains Classic & Latin Rock anthems,
Electric Blues standards, R&B, Jazz, Motown classics and Rock n' Roll dance tunes!
BEYOND ORDINARY - The Windy City Rev Ups are a tight, rocking band
that performs full throttle originals and gutsy cover tunes. The professional quality of the band is complemented by the lead
singer’s bluesy voice combined with soulful harmonica playing and ripping lead & rhythm guitars. Most large stage
performances include saxophone, flute, piano and authentic Hammond B3 organ. The band knows how to get audiences
dancing and the right time to play all types of great music.
CD COLLECTION &
MP3 DOWNLOADS - The Windy City Rev Ups have been out there headlining shows for years, proving just how necessary
it is to create unfettered, heavy blues and muscular rock n' roll. Many of the bands recordings feature original songs
that 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 fried rocker, "Rolling Thunder", a theme
song for rubber burning music lovers and "Love Reaction", a soulful R&B tune with a funky vibe. The
live recordings capture their on stage ferocious, yet well-honed cover songs mixed with originals. Their music has been
featured on the radio in the USA and overseas, during live broadcast, in interviews and on Cable TV live
performances. 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. CD's & Mp3's include (3) CD "limited edition" fan releases and (5) retail releases:
1. LIVE IN CHICAGO (2008) - Retail Release
2. SWING OUT CHICAGO (2008) - Retail Release
3. REV IT UP (2009) - Fan Club Release
4. LIVE & ACOUSTIC VOL. 1 (2010) - Retail Release
5. LIVE & ACOUSTIC VOL. 2 (2010) - Fan Club Release
6. THE R&B SESSIONS (2011) - Retail Release
7. ROCKIN' AT THE LAKE HOUSE (2012) - Retail Release
8. LIVE IN CHICAGO II (2013) - Fan Club Release
SITE, SOCIAL NETWORKING & VIDEO SITES - The Windy City Rev Ups have a 20 page website, plus web
pages on Facebook www.facebook.com/windycityrevups, You Tube and MySpace. If you like the band, like them on Facebook or join the fan club. You will get periodic updates,
candid photos, live performance videos, fan club messages and at live shows when available free CD's or "Rev
Up" T-shirts. The Windy City Rev Ups welcome "street team" supporters! Check out and download the bands bootleg
quality MP3 recording's on the "Join the Fan Club" page. New songs are added periodically!
BOOKING INFORMATION - The Windy City Rev Ups perform in a variety of musical line ups ranging from an acoustic/electric
duo or trio to a 4, 5 or 6 piece full band. Most performances feature the 4 or 5 piece band. The acoustic guitar duo/trio
and 4 piece band is perfect for small music venues and private engagements. The acoustic duo/trio has performed at weddings,
cafes and regularly as an opening act at Chicago House of Blues on the Mojo Stage. The 4, 5 or 6 piece band is perfect for
all types of music venues including restaurants, lounges, private engagements and large or small special events. The band's
cost is flexible and includes professional quality sound and lighting. The band is also available through well-known Chicago
booking agents. Contact the band today to schedule a live show! Email: email@example.com