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McLovin is the hottest band South of Belmont, North of Fullerton, East of Lincoln Ave and West of Lake Michigan in the Lincoln Park neighborhood of Chicago. Arriving on the scene in 2006 McLovin has won over legions of fans across Chicagoland with performances in some of Chicago's most respected music venues, including Wise Fools, Double Door, House of Blues, Metro and Austin's Fuel Room. McLovin is known for its energetic and often marathon live performances. McLovin is:
I started singing in the shower when I was in high school. My mom thought I was pretty good. So, I decided to start a rock band with my fellow Breakfast Club mate, Matt (shout-out to my New Trier posse!). The rest, as they say, is history.
As Scott mentioned, he wanted to start a band and needed a guitar player. So, I got a guitar and learned to play by watching Marty McFly in the movie "Back to the Future." I also like to wear leather pants. So it was either join a band or a biker gang.
My sole inspiration to perform insane lead guitar licks/runs/riffs/jams/lines is knowing that I am standing on stage next to Ankur's magnificent beard. Seriously, it is truly magnificent. Have you seen it? If not, check out his picture in the PHOTOS section of ReverbNation. It will change your life and it may even give you the power to play insane guitar riffs like me.
I never officially "joined" the band. I just keep showing up for practice and no one has told me to leave... yet. I usually find out when the band is playing by listening to the other guys talk about where the next gig is while at rehearsal. I am pretty jazzed to be a member of a band of such a great group of guys.
I can't carry a tune to save my life. But as a child I liked to hit things with sticks. So it only made sense that I would one day play the drums. I once met the drummer of Jon Bovi. He gave me his headband. I haven't taken it off of my head since. Not even when I am sleeping. Did I mention that I like to hit things with sticks?
Can someone please yell out "Free Bird" during one of our shows????
McLovin is a Lincoln Park/Chicago, IL, rock/blues/jam band with the belief that all really great music features the congas (screw the cowbell!), extended guitar solos and sounds best performed to inebriated audiences.
Artists We Also Like include: Allman Brothers, Black Keys, Kings of Leon, My Morning Jacket, Pearl Jam, Smashing Pumpkins, White Stripes, Wilco