Evacuate the Earth
/ Alar Wave / Eddy Phenix and Jen Reilly
Saturday, May 26, 2012 8:00 PM CDT
(8:00 PM Doors)
- Sunday, May 27, 2012 12:00 AM CDT
Stage Bar, Chicago, IL
21 years and over
People of the Earth. Evacuate the Earth. Destruction is imminent!!!
Chicago-land natives Gerard Pannekoek and Alex Sisto have been friends since elementary school, but it took them until after college to decide they wanted to pursue music together. Looking around at the current state of affairs and seeing a world simultaneously expanding and contrasting, perhaps it was who Mick Jagger said it best, when he sang, “What can a poor boy do, except to sing for a rock’n’roll band?” And so in 2012, the two of them, bound by a similar taste in music and a strong desire to promote social change, started writing music. By the end of the winter, having spent most of it holed up in their Wicker Park apartment, they emerged with an album’s worth of material and no intention of stopping there.
Eddy Phenix, after a decade in the West, brings his own homegrown acoustic rock sound back to Chicago where he met Jen out on the scene. She is an amazing vocal talent with guitar skills to boot! Well, we got to singing and playing together and we really liked it! Thankfully, others have encouraged us to keep on! So, we'll continue to play some shows and let you know when those will be. It would be great to see you at one!