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The Ars Nova

The Ars Nova

Rock / Blues / Funk Jam Chicago, IL  US
Extra Jelly
Extra Jelly
Drag Me
Drag Me
Move Your Feet
Move Your Feet
Store Man
Store Man


WEFT Sessions - "Move Your Feet"


  • Sat

    Jan 24

    Chicago, IL, US | 8:00pm

    Our first ever set at Chicago's Bottom Lounge - Our set starts at 9PM should be a good one!

  • Fri

    Jan 16

    Champaign, IL, US | 7:00pm

    The Great Cover Up 2015 is here! We will be joining many other great local acts all to raise money for this year's selected charities by covering one band of our choice...only way to find out who is to be there Friday night!

  • 2014

    Dec 26

    Chicago, IL, US | 7:00pm

    Technically our first ever 'holiday show' with our good friends The Modern Royals and The Sharrows, Merry Christmas!

  • 2014

    Nov 29

    Chicago, IL, US | 8:00pm

    Hell of a night to cap off your holiday weekend, some of the best local bands will be bringing down the House of Blues

  • 2014

    Nov 15

    Chicago, IL, US | 3:00pm

    Chicago's second annual Chillfest! All acoustic all day long and we'll be right in the heart of Wicker Park...come on out for some fine pickin' and singin'


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Bio: Grabbing influences from all over the musical spectrum, the Ars Nova has something for everyone. They pride themselves in never having two shows be the same and embrace the musical freedom that is their improvisational jams. From Umphrey's McGee to Led Zeppelin, from STS9 to Gary Clark Jr., from ...See Full Bio

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“Armed with limber, near-acrobatic instrumentation and magnetic energy to spare, the members of The Ars Nova perform music that touches upon a venerable heritage of American genres - blues, funk, classic rock - but never overstays its welcome in any particular category. Though the interaction between all their instruments is key to the Ars Nova's excellent songwriting, Lovering's fiery licks cover major real estate on memorable cuts like on the crunchy shuffle of "Move Your Feet" or the toe-tapping barnstormer "Don't Move Too Slow." Sure, Ferm's passionate vocals and Petrucci and Battaglia's air-tight grooves may tip their hat to influences like the Red Hot Chili Peppers or Stevie Ray Vaughn, but to pigeonhole this band is to ignore their brilliant dynamics. Anytime there's a raucous, almost chaotic moment of splendor, you can point to a subdued, controlled lead-up that got them there.”

— Jim Hanke, Forest Bride PR & Promo

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Q: You guys are amazing live! Where are you going to be playing near Chicago next?

A: Thanks always appreciated! We'll be doing a few shows down in Champaign over the next few months and as of now we've got a couple Chicago shows slated for this Nov, stay tuned for more updates once the details are finalized!

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