The LowDown Brass Band...
...is a uniquely strong representation of Chicago Music culture. Providing a modern take on soul, funk, hip hop, and jazz, this multifaceted all-horn band boasts freedom through the art of their craft, whilst gaining critical acclaim from The Gazette, Fame Magazine, The Chicago Reader and more.
LowDown kickstarted 2023 with the release of the sun-drenched soul and jazz-infused single Call Me. It was followed by the summer release of Take Me Away, which is a club inspired dance floor lover's track.
LowDown maintains a constant performing and touring schedule, blessing every venue with their unique blend across multiple genres, and showcasing their ability to amplify the energy of any room with their positive and infectious spirit.
LowDown Brass Band has built a highly-impressive discography, accumulating over 1.1 million streams across Spotify alone with notable performances at The Montreal Jazz Festival, Winnipeg Folk Fest, SummerCamp, Vancouver Jazz Fest, Folk Alliance, Green River Fest, Chicago Jazz, Aspen Jazz Fest, Mile of Music, Alaska’s infamous Salmon Fest, and opening runs with Galactic, Bon Jovi, and others.
... (BAN-DOO-LOOS) are a seven piece ska, reggae, and soul sensation hailing from Portland, OR. The brainchild of Jeremy Peña, formerly of Los Skarnales and the Trenchtown Texans, Peña ventured out on his own to create the traditional ska, reggae, and soul sound that is The Bandulus.They have shared the stage with yesterdays and today’s top ska and reggae acts, including ska originators The Skatalites, Horace Andy, Keith & Tex, Inner Circle, The Wailers, The Slackers, The Interrupters, Easy Star All Stars, The English Beat, The Aggrolites, Collie Budz, The Skints, Save Ferris, Western Standard Time, Buck-O-Nine, Bedouin Soundclash, The Pietasters and Los Lonely Boys. The Bandulus were a featured artist at both the 2019 Victoria Ska and Reggae Festival and at the 2022 Freedom Sounds Ska festival in Cologne, Germany. They have also had the pleasure of being the backing band for Jamaican singer, Norma Fraser.