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EPIC, AWESOME, R&B AND ROCK N' ROLL

 

 

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Pictures: Windy City Rev Ups - 2012 Chicago House of Blues, 2011 Viper Alley, Offical Band Logo, 2011 Viper Alley, 2014 Chicago House of Blues.

 

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2014 August Official Schedule - Performing all over Chicago!

 

AUG. SAT. 9 - MONTGOMERY SUMMER FESTIVAL - VFW Special Event, 121 N. River St., Montgomery, IL 4PM-8PM. Rev, Hank, Frank, Dave & Clif on Sax!

AUG. FRI. 22 - WEBER GRILL "Smokey Joe's Bar" - 2331 Fountain Square Drive, Lombard, IL 6-9PM. Featuring Rev, Dave & Matt. UNPLUGGED

AUG. SAT. 23 - CHICAGO HOUSE OF BLUES - 329 N. Dearborn, Chicago, IL 9PM. (Windy City Band) Rev, Mickey, Dave, Clif & Bluesy Frank.

AUG. SUN. 24 - INDEPENDENT ORDER OF ODDFELLOWS (Special Event) - 5700 Hill Road, Richmond, IL. Time TBD. Featuring Rev, Bluesy Frank, Mickey & Dave.

AUG. THURS. 28 - JOE'S BAR ON WEED ST. - 940 W. Weed St., Chicago, IL. (Sound Check 6PM) 7-10PM. "Roof Top" show with Rev, Aaron & Matt. UNPLUGGED


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STYLE OF MUSIC - Revved Up Rock, Blues, Dance & 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 R&B Band", "Best Blues Band" and "Best Local CD Release". 

The band has been showcased on radio shows and in 100's of popular music venues and festivals all over Chicago including Taste of Chicago (5x), Chicago Blues Festival (2x), Chicago Rock n' Roll Half Marathon Series (6x), Soldier Field Stadium (5x), US Cellular Field (2x) and monthly at Chicago House of Blues on the Crossroads Back Porch Stage since 2009. Other popular venues include Frankie's Blue Room, Blarney Island, Viper Alley, Hollywood & Blue Chip Casino and more. The band has shared the stage with many rock acts including Wishbone Ash and The Outlaws as well as Koko Taylor, Jimmy Burns, Lurrie Bell, Carlos Johnson, Eddy "The Chief" Clearwater and other top Chicago blues acts. The acoustic trio line up is featured regularly at national restaurant chains including Weber Grill, World of Beer and at Chicago House of Blues on the Crossroads Mojo Stage 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, Jazzy R&B classics, Funk and Motown dance tunes!

FAR BEYOND ORDINARY - The Windy City Rev Ups are a tight, rocking’ band that perform 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 - Media includes radio airplay, live broadcast and interviews in the USA and overseas plus 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 (7) full length CD releases and (2) EP's: 

1.     LIVE IN CHICAGO (2008) - CD Retail Release

2.     SWING OUT CHICAGO (2008) - CD Retail Release

3.     REV IT UP (2009) - CD Fan Club Release

4.     LIVE & ACOUSTIC VOL. 1 (2010) - CD Retail Release

5.     LIVE & ACOUSTIC VOL. 2 (2010) - CD Fan Club Release

6.     THE R&B SESSIONS (2011) - EP Retail Release

7.     ROCKIN' AT THE LAKE HOUSE (2012) - CD Retail Release

8.     LIVE IN CHICAGO II (2013) - CD Fan Club Release


 

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WEB 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 and join the fan club. You will get periodic updates, candid photos, live performance videos and fan club messages. Fan club members also receive free new releases, T-shirts and live recording downloads. Check out the bands bootleg quality recording's on the "Join The Fan Club" page. New songs are added monthly!

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BOOKING INFORMATION - The Windy City Rev Ups perform in a variety of 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 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 and 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: info@windycityrevups.com

 
 

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