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Chicago Loud 9
cLOUD9 is a diverse group with an eclectic sound that merges an intense post-alternative rock experience with sounds from many past decades. The group’s unique blend of musical backgrounds leads to sounds of hip-hop, funk, and reggae with other influences ranging from punk to blues to jazz. cLOUD9 released their second EP, “Just Once”, during the Summer of 2015 to a sold-out show at Chicago’s Cubby Bear and followed the release with a supporting tour around the Midwest. Armed with an infectious sound that engages ears of all musical palettes and eras, the group is quickly earning fans from all sorts of backgrounds.
"When you reach the clouds.....never come down."
Safety Squad (Columbus, OH)
Safety Squad is an 8 piece fusion band based out of Columbus, Ohio. Formed by keyboardist Danny Bauer in 2015, Safety Squad started as a Snarky Puppy Cover band, and then moved into original material. Safety Squad released their debut album of all original music in the Spring of 2016, and since then has Headlined Comfest, played at Jazz and Ribs festival, Opened for Snarky Puppy, and traveled to Chicago, Cleveland, and Cincinnati for various different shows. Safety Squad is releasing their second original album in the spring of 2018, and plans to have larger tours covering more of the US in the summer of 2018.