Van Loon

Harmonica Dunn Presents:

Van Loon

GrooveSession

Thu, June 15, 2017

Doors: 8:00 pm / Show: 9:00 pm

$8.00

This event is 21 and over

Van Loon
Van Loon
Van Loon is a funk-fusion instrumental trio from Chicago! With varying influences from bands such as The Meters, Weather Report, P-Funk, Vulfpeck, Soulive and more, Van Loon sounds like a dense collection of funk grooves with the intensity of a classic fusion band wrapped into one. Founded in the summer of 2016, Van Loon is dedicated to delivering a live music experience unrivaled in energy and groove! Van Loon just finished recording their first set of demos from November 2016, which are being made available for listen on their official Soundcloud page.

Adorned with three Bachelor's degrees in Music and with many combined years of experience playing around Chicago and touring in different bands, the members of Van Loon are well-seasoned professionals in the Chicago music scene.
Mich Shirey (Shaggwell, Gramps the Vamp) delivers a clean guitar attack that grooves just as hard in a solo as he does playing rhythm!
Nick Fane (Nick Moss Band) delivers a punchy low-end that incorporates years of playing blues and hard rock into his fusion stylings!
Dave Brandwein (MELK, Meagan Hickman, Owen Stevenson, Western Automatic) hits the drums with the finesse of a jazz musician combined with the raw power of a rock drummer to create a dynamic style that propels each song to new heights!

I mean, doesn't that just sound awesome? Damn right it does, and those are just words. Just wait until you're actually experiencing them with your ears and stuff.
GrooveSession
GrooveSession
GrooveSession is a power trio out of Ontario, Ca. By every definition this band is sharing positive energy through music and dance. Great song writing and playing live is what these guys live for and it shows each time they take a stage. Building a reputation as the band that enjoys long sets with their fans fully engulfed and it doesn't seem to matter the stage, room, club, sidewalk, parking lot, backyard or living room. GrooveSession brings a multi-genre blend of rock n' roll that they call "movin groovin music" Hard working and easy going. A band with a brand and a sound on their quest to end the jammin famine.With hundreds of performances and opening for many of today's greatest bands such as The Funky Meters, George Clinton's P-Funk, Little Feat, Karl Denson's Tiny Universe, Ivan Neville's Dumpstaphunk, New Riders of the Purple Sage, The Dirty Dozen Brass Band, 7 Walkers, Greg Adams, Tea Leaf Green, The Radiators, Stanton Moore, Robert Walter, New Mastersounds, Railroad Earth, Big Sam's Funky Nation, Brian Jordan Band, Kim Manning, Ozomatli and many more...This trio made up of Sarven Manguiat on guitar & keyboards and Brothers Sanchez, Ronnie on bass & Manny holding down drums and vocals. Magical, professional and musical with the ability to make fire with music! Available NOW are 3 CD's on i-tunes & CD Baby. The "Memoirs of NIWA"Album and "Warriors for Peace & the Positive Movement"LP along with the 2008 release, "The Flying Burrito."
Venue Information:
Tonic Room
2447 N. Halsted
Chicago, IL, 60614
http://tonicroom.com/