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I AM FEST Artist Showcase at The Elbo Room

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Elbo Room and That's A Doozy Present the I AM FEST Artist Showcase. Acts will perform at the Elbo Room for an opportunity to move on and showcase their talent at the House of Blues Chicago on Saturday, August 25th.

Fury Hip Hop
FURY is a hip hop artist from Chicago, Illinois. She creates soulful hip hop music with a positive and heartfelt message.

"OUTDrejas,” an aptly-named group with an “outrageous” stage show and an energy to match. Citing influences ranging from Buddy Guy and Disturbed to Green Day and O.A.R., this rock trio truly has something to offer every fan of music. You can find them anywhere from your third cousin’s Bat Mitzvah to the dive bars of central Illinois. Who knows, maybe they will even melt your face off at more reputable venues and festival stages.

Maron Flows
*Gloving/Orbiting/Light Arts
*Dance Dance Revolution
*Martial Arts
*Foam Fighting and Nerdery

James Kahil
James Kahil is a Pop / RnB singer from Chicago, IL. Once the front man of a local Pop/Rock band called Enough For Now between 2012 to 2015. After a hiatus in late 2015 with Enough For Now, Kahil went to purse a solo campaign under a previous name of Jimmy Pham. In early 2016, James (Jimmy), recorded his debut solo EP with engineer Elton Cheung of Classick Studios. In early May of 2016, Kahil held his first EP release show playing infront of his biggest crowd yet, a crowd of 200+. Later that month, after a success EP release show, Kahil follows up with his first ever House Of Blues show in Chicago IL. Now under a new name, Kahil is currently working on his second EP, which is set to release in the summer of 2017.

With the release of their first single, "Find a Way", AfterSound started their exploration into their own unique sound. Working with producer Sureknock Jones on the track, the song combines the organic sound of guitars and strings with heavy electronics and synths to create an energetic anthem.