CHICAGO ROCK N' BLUES!
L-R: RIVER ROAST, 2016 ZOEY AT BLARNEY ISLAND, 2015
HOB, 2012 HOB, 2016 HOB, 2015 HOB, 2016 GLENVIEW CONCERT SERIES-NAVY PARK, RYAN & FAMOUS DAVE AT 2016 CHICAGO BLUES
FEST, 2016 VIC AT RIVER ROAST
L-R: CLIF, JR & REV 2016 CHICAGO BLUES FEST, OPENING
FOR OUTLAWS, CLIF & REV AT RIVER ROAST, RICKY KEYS & RYAN S. HOB, CLIF, RYAN S., BOURBON STREET, RYAN M.,
2017 WINDY CITY DUO AT HOB, 2017 REV & FAMOUS DAVE HOB
L-R: REV AT HOUSE OF BLUES CHICAGO, HOB AUDITORIUM,
OPENING FOR CHARLIE DANIELS, 2016 CHICAGO BLUES FEST, HOB, HOB, 2016 REV & JR BEER HOUSE CHICAGO, CLIF AT 2016 CHICAGO
BLUES FEST, 2017 UNDERGROUND WONDERBAR
L-R: HAMBONE, DAVE & REV AT 2016 WDCB 90.9FM RADIO
SHOW, REV & SHIRLEY KING, KATE MOSS & REV, REV & BUDDY GUY, OPENING FOR MARSHALL TUCKER BAND, RIVER ROAST,
2016 HOB, 2017 UNDERGROUND WONDERBAR
MAR. SUN. 5 - CHICAGO HOUSE OF BLUES - 329 N. Dearborn, Chicago, IL 6:30PM. Special night
featuring Rev & Famous Dave. WINDY CITY DUO
MAR. SAT. 11 - PORT OF BLARNEY - 27843 West Grass Lake Road, Antioch, IL 8:30PM
St Patrick's Day Party featuring Rev, George, Hank & Mike
MAR. WED. 15 - Cancelled
- HOB Chicago
MAR. SUN. 19 - RIVER ROAST "Blues Brunch" - 315 North LaSalle Street, Chicago, IL. 12-3:00PM. Featuring
Rev, MG, Famous Dave & Bluesy Frank.
MAR. FRI. 24
- CHICAGO HOUSE OF BLUES - 329 N. Dearborn, Chicago,
IL 5:00PM to 8:30PM. Featuring Rev & Famous Dave. WINDY CITY DUO
MAR. SAT. 25
- SMOKE DADDY "Wicker Park" - 1804
W. Division Street Chicago, IL 9:00PM-12:00AM. Featuring Rev, MG, Bluesy Frank & Famous Dave.
MAR. FRI. 31
- BAR EVOLUTION - 27 N. River St., Batavia, IL. 9PM. Featuring Rev & Aaron. UNPLUGGED
2015 CD Release: Live @ The Machine Shop
Featured Song: I'm Tore Down w/Rev, MG, Bluesy Frank, Clif Lee
on sax & Famous Dave on lead guitar!
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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
anthems. 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.
CREDENTIALS & REFERENCES - 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 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 for 10 years (over 250 shows) and in over 150 other
Chicago area venues and festivals including the world famous Chicago Blues Festival 3x, Tastes of Chicago 6x, Chicago
Rock n' Roll Half Marathon 8x, 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, Underground Wonder Bar, Bourbon St.,
River Roast, Smoke Daddy, Glenview Navy Park Concert Series, Richton Park Blues Fest, St. Charles Fest, Naperville Fest, Montgomery
Fest, N. Aurora Fest, Ravenswood Manor Concert Series and many more. In 2017, the band will be traveling to Ireland
to perform in the "Danny Boy Jazz & Blues Festival". 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, Kate Moss Band, 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 when needed. The band can be contacted
directly for bookings or through Chicago area booking agents.
Contact 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
Instagram - windycityrev
Twitter - #windycityrevups