Downers Groove / Bio

Downers Groove is a rock band that originated in Downers Grove, Illinois. It was founded by guitarist Danny Mazzarella and drummer John Hayes in October of 2011 after spending a year playing shows together on different instruments in a different band. They have since been rehearsing and performing originals in Chicago and the West Suburbs with working musician and bassist Josh Izzo. As of late, singer-songwriter and keyboardist Joe Skonie solidified the band's lineup as a quartet. The band blends rock, jazz, blues, funk, folk, and sometimes bluegrass while leaving space for these avenues to be explored through extensive, jazz influenced improvisation.

General Info

Band Members
Danny Mazzarella, John Hayes, Josh Izzo, Joe Skonie
Artist Name
Downers Groove
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Contact Info

Chicago, IL

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