Ghost Sector, Bottle Kiss, Alejandro + the Alcoholics, Cathy Santonies, the Commoners
Bio: The Cathy Santonies are a subversive mix of riot grrrl & cock rock…now, don’t you wanna hear what that sounds like?
Look for The Santonies live at such Chicago clubs as Quenchers, The Hideout, Abbey Pub, Schubas, or The Mutiny.
They’re probably playing sometime soon… maybe with a touring band li...See Full Bio
“Cathy Santonies make Tribune's "11 Local Bands to Watch for in 2011": Lamentably, the creatively vacant post-alt-rock period eradicated most of the advances secured by females in the male-dominated rock world. Urgent and raucous, the Cathy Santonies are bringing riot grrl feminist politics and raw punk back to the fore with blunt force. Initially formed by Mojo and Radio Santoni as a bedroom project in southern Indiana, the group took shape after other members were stolen away from bands in Chicago. A stint backing Weezer frontman Rivers Cuomo on National Public Radio last February upped the band's exposure. The Santonies are spending the winter readying its debut LP. ”