THE NEXT GENERATION OF CHICAGO ROCK N' BLUES!
L-R: 2017 DANNY BOY JAZZ BLUES FEST (N. IRELAND), 2016
GLENVIEW CONCERT SERIES, RIVER ROAST, 2016 ZOEY AT BLARNEY ISLAND, 2012 HOB, 2016 HOB, 2015 HOB, 2016 CHICAGO BLUES FEST -
RYAN SHEA & FAMOUS DAVE, 2016 VIC - RIVER ROAST
L-R: CLIF, JR, REV 2016 CHICAGO BLUES FEST, OPENING
FOR THE OUTLAWS, CLIF & REV RIVER ROAST, RICKY KEYS & RYAN, CLIF LEE HOB, RYAN SHEA, 2016 BOURBON STREET,
RYAN MUMBY, 2017 WINDY CITY DUO 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: REV & BUDDY GUY, REV & JOE BONAMASSA,
HAMBONE, DAVE & REV AT 2016 WDCB 90.9FM RADIO SHOW, REV & SHIRLEY BB KING, KATE MOSS & REV, OPENING FOR MARSHALL
TUCKER BAND, 2016 CHICAGO HOB, 2017 LELAND FEST
L-R: REV - 2017 DANNY BOY JAZZ BLUES FEST (N. IRELAND),
DANNY BOY FEST WITH KAZ HAWKINS, DANNY BOY FEST WITH KAZ, MIKE RODBARD SHOW#2, DANNY BOY FEST STAGE, REV, GEORGE AT FRANK
OWENS MARQUEE, MICKEY, REV
2018 OFFICIAL CONCERT SCHEDULE:
2018 JANUARY - ROCK N' NEW YEAR
JAN. THURS. 11 - RIVER ROAST "Happy
Hour Blues" - 315 North LaSalle Street, Chicago, IL. 5:30/6PM-8:30/9PM. Featuring Rev, MG, George & George BOOM BOOM
JAN. MON. 15 - CHICAGO
HOUSE OF BLUES "Mojo Trio & Rev B-Day Show" - 329 N. Dearborn, Chicago, IL 6:30PM-10:30PM. Featuring
Rev, George and Famous Dave
JAN. FRI. 19
- SMOKE DADDY "Wicker Park" - 1804 W. Division Street Chicago, IL 9:00PM-12:00AM. Featuring
Rev, MG, Bluesy Frank & Famous Dave
FRI. 26 - THE HARP & FIDDLE "Acoustic Duo" - 110 Main Street, Park Ridge, IL. 9:30PM-12:45AM
Featuring Rev & Famous Dave Steffen
FEB. FRI. 2 - SMOKE
DADDY "Wicker Park" - 1804 W. Division Street Chicago, IL 9:00PM-12:00AM. Featuring Rev, MG, Bluesy Frank
& Famous Dave
FEB. SAT. 10 - WHITE
EAGLE "Live Band" - 6839 N. Milwaukee Ave., Niles, IL 7:00PM-10:00PM. Featuring Rev, George, Vic & Special
FEB. SAT. 24 - PHEASANT
RUN "Jambalaya" - 4051 E. Main St., Saint Charles, IL. 9PM-12AM. Featuring Rev, Bluesy Frank, Mickey and
STYLE OF MUSIC - The Windy City Rev Ups perform revved up rock n' blues, a mixed of original songs, classic blues standards and rock n' roll
anthems. Their music captures the characteristic sound of Chicago style blues fused with traditional hard hitting guitar
driven Rock n' Roll. The Windy City Rev Ups live performances get rock
clubs rocking, blues rooms smoking and dance floors hopping.
- The Windy City Rev Ups have been performing for over 15 years and their experience includes 1,000's of live shows,
plus 9 CD releases which have earned the band numerous Chicago area music and media awards including Best Local CD Release,
Best Blues Band and Best R&B Band. The band has been performing for 10 years at House of Blues Chicago and has appeared
multiple times at Chicago Blues Festival, the worlds largest free blues festival and Taste of Chicago, one of the largest
events in the Midwest and in 2017 at the 21st Annual Danny Boy Jazz and Blues Festival in Northern Ireland. The band has also
appeared in over 200 Chicago area special events, festivals, casino's and night clubs including Soldier Field Stadium, US
Cellular Field, Rock n' Roll Half Marathon, Arcada Theatre, Hilton Chicago Grand Ballroom, Hollywood Casino, Blue Chip Casino,
Frankie's Blue Room, Underground Wonder Bar, Viper Alley, Bourbon Street, Harlem Ave Lounge, Blarney Island, River Roast,
Smoke Daddy and at festivals and concert series in Glenview Town Center, Ravenswood Manor, Richton Park, St. Charles, Naperville,
Montgomery, Aurora, N. Aurora, Mt. Prospect and many more. The semi acoustic duo and trio version of the band, often
times referred to as the "Windy City Duo" has performed for many years on monthly rotation at House of Blues Chicago,
Joe's on Weed Street, World of Beer, Weber Grill, Beer House Chicago, Bar Louie and many more popular venues. The band has
opened for and shared the stage with many well known musicians that include the Charlie Daniels Band, Marshall Tucker Band,
The Outlaws, Joe Bonamassa, Wishbone Ash, Nighthawks, Koko Taylor, Lonnie Brooks, Eddy "The Chief" Clearwater, Larry
McCray, Jimmy Burns, Lurrie Bell, Carlos Johnson,
Anthony Gomes, Kaz Hawkins Band (UK) and many more.
FAR BEYOND ORDINARY - The band is fronted by the sole official member "Rev", a triple threat on vocals, harmonica and guitar.
The band's line up includes long time members and Chicago area professional musicians. The band's tight rhythm section is
deep in the blues and fueled by rock n' roll energy that is complemented by the front-man's bluesy voice and soulful harmonica
playing combined with full throttle guitars, saxophone, piano and classic Hammond organ tone.
GREAT SONGS - The Windy City Rev Ups music is well suited for music lovers of all generations! Depending
on the type of venue or event they take requests and perform 100's of popular blues, rock and R&B songs. The band knows
how to crowd build and get all types of audiences dancing and having fun.
& MP3 DOWNLOADS - A total of 9 CD releases and 100's of Mp3's are available at live shows and on-line. The bands
studio and live recordings feature a mix of original songs and popular cover tunes that sound seasoned and well versed. The
most popular songs include the originals Swing Out Chicago, Alley Cat Blues, Red White & Blue and Love Reaction. The live
recordings capture the bands full on, yet well-honed stage show. The Windy City Rev Ups music has been featured in the USA
and streamed all around the world on Cable TV shows, college radio and live broadcasts on the popular Chicago area radio show
Hambone's Blues Party WDCB Radio 90.9 FM. The Windy City
Rev Ups music and CD packaging is distributed by CD Baby, the world's largest distributor of independent music and is available
on line from CD Baby, iTunes USA, Napster, Zune, Spotify, Rhapsody, Amazon and other major on-line music retailers.
L to R: Live in Chicago (2008)
- Retail Release, Swing Out Chicago (2008) - "All Original" Retail Release, Rev It Up (2009) - Fan Club Release,
Live & Acoustic Vol. 1 (2010) - Retail Release, Live & Acoustic Vol. 2 (2010) - Fan Club Release, The R&B Sessions
(2011) - "Instrumental" Retail Release, Rockin' at the Lake House (2012) - Retail Release, Live in Chicago II (2013)
- Fan Club Release, Live at the Machine Shop (2015) - Fan Club Release.
WEB 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 site on Facebook, You Tube and MySpace. If you want the most up to date scheduling information, photos and videos
follow the band on Facebook or Instagram.
- The Windy City Rev Ups perform in a variety of musical line ups
ranging from a 6 piece band or smaller to a semi acoustic trio or duo. The piece band is perfect for all types of festivals, special
events, night clubs, private engagements and mixed use venues such as restaurants, taverns and Irish pubs. The semi acoustic
trio or duo also performs at private engagements and is perfect for smaller venues. 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.
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
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