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The Smack / Bio

After being formed in late 2005, The Smack took off as a premier good times rock n' roll band. They went on to perform a series of shows touring the upper midwest and having the pleasure of performing with several national bands.

Early in their career, The Smack was featured in The Post Crescent and in the April 2007 issue of No Cover Magazine. They were also featured on the No Cover Magazine compilation CD that accompanied the months issue.

The Smack has participated in and won several battle of the bands competitions. Most notably, The Smack won an opportunity to play along side Ben Folds, Ben Lee and Jack's Mannequin in April 2007.

The Smack took a break in 2009 to focus on other obligations; however, they are back in the practice studio prepping for their comeback series. The band has been working hard to knock you off your feet. A show that should not be missed.

Stay tuned to future updates from the band as they continue to prepare for the comeback series. Tour dates will be posted.

The Smack has performed at the following venues:

Kolf Sports Arena
The Rave/Eagles Club
The Rock Night Club
Silvie's Lounge
Titan Underground
Tom's Garage
Walleye Weekend - Music Stage East
Greenville Lions Park
Riverside Park
Terminal Bar
Red Sea Bar
Boys & Girls Brigade
Terry's Bar

The Smack has had the honor of performing with:
Ben Folds
Jack's Mannequin
Ben Lee
Third Eye Blind
Sam Roberts Band

General Info

Band Members
Adam Kraus- Lead Guitar/Vocals, Nick Kraus- Drums/Vocals, Blaine Vander Wielen- Bass
Artist Name
The Smack
Home Page
Active Since
Rock / Good Times Rock n' Roll

Contact Info

Appleton, WI

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