The Hanging Chads a group of talented teens musiciansthat formed in August of 2011 while studying at the Patel Conservatory’s Rock School. Lars Tatum, a gifted guitar player/vocalist takes the stage and owns it with his electrifying riffs, crafted solo’s all while belting out the tunes. Connor Fass, a drumming prodigy in his own right, knocks down drum beats with precision and high energy. Darienne Bartsh beautiful pint sized pistol of a performer brings her powerful yet smooth vocals that packs a bunch, along with rhythm guitar playing to round out the band. Our new bass player Caleb Caton, brings amazing creativity. and talent to move the band forward! These young musicians are one of the only teen bands rockin' all originals at venues throughout SouthWest Florida. When The Hanging Chads take the stage their music grabs your heart and then kicks you in the gutt. The audience experiences a performance and musical skills well beyond their years. Over the past year, they have built up their dedicated fan based known as “the chads”! Join us as we rock our dream into reality!