Fusions of blues and rock don't come much grittier than Nick and the Ovorols (a Chicago band featuring Nick Peraino, Carlos Showers, Vic Jackson and Lance Lewis). Heed the words and music they deliver.
Mon July 28
The Driftaways are a seven-man reggae band hailing from St. Louis. Their E.P. "Don't Hide" is full of high-energy jams and groovy improvisations that give the band's music a good-time vibe.