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New Oceans

New Oceans

Punk / Grunge / Rock Chicago, IL  US
Overman Culture
Overman Culture
Godshaped Hole
Godshaped Hole
The Good Friend
The Good Friend


The Good Friend (live at Reggie's 2015)


  • Fri

    Jun 26

    Chicago, IL, US | 8:00pm

    Beach themed punk show featuring Clay Otter from Ohio and New Oceans, The Citizens, and Freaks For Geeks of Chicago! Free icecream, beach drink specials, and hairy punk in swim suits!! So dress for summer fun!

  • Fri

    May 15

    Chicago, IL, US | 8:00pm
  • Sun

    Mar 8

    Chicago, IL, US | 3:00pm

    All ages Battle of the Bands! Featuring a whole slew of Chicago's 10 finest rock bands for one of the biggest shows of the winter!

  • 2015

    Jan 2

    Chicago, IL, US | 9:30pm

    Come celebrate the new year with the grunge/punk band New Oceans, the heavy hitting rock band Management Material, and the fun loving Somersault Factory. The show opens with the comedy of Flabby Hoffman.

  • 2014

    Oct 22

    Chicago, IL, US | 8:00pm


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  • Stiff Spirit (Artist)
    Stiff Spirit
    The Good Friend is definitely good.
  • Stoned Lips (Artist)
    Stoned Lips
    Awesome music dude!!! Keep on rocking!
  • The Chimps (Artist)
    The Chimps
    You guys rock! It's like teen angst incarnate. It makes me wanna pop some of my mom's pills then punch a hole in the wall...
  • Nom Bizarre (Artist)
    Nom Bizarre
    Whoa...I'm the first graffiti guy here? So then...your first comment will wish you guys a happy holiday and an excellent 2013.
  • hologramdog (Fan)
    Looking forward to experiencing you live again! David, you're one of the nicest, most sincere musicians I've met. Seriously. Cheers....



David Downs


John Kehoe


Rob Miller



Sounds Like: Nirvana, Iggy & the Stooges, Sonic Youth, All the Saints, The Velvet Underground

Label: Independent

Manager: David Downs

Bio: NEW OCEANS is a three piece punk band from Chicago. John F. Kehoe plays drums, Rob Miller plays bass and sings backup, and David Downs plays guitar and sings. Honestly, writing a bio is pointless. We play shows, we make music, we break stuff. It's really simple and childish if you think about it,...See Full Bio

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Twitter_icon_for_status: Photoset: New Oceans playing at The Burlington Bar last night with Freaks For Geeks, The Citizens, and Clay... http://t.co/lms8GMKujc

Recent Blogs

New Songs for a New Year.
Nov 20, 2014

The band is currently writing new songs over the winter to eventually record a n... [more]

What's Up?
Mar 11, 2013

So, Art and I are working on all new material in the studio for our next EP. We'... [more]


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Q: What's up with this winter? Are you doing shows?

A: If they come up, yes. We're mostly taking time this winter to write a new album, which is exciting. We are always looking to play really interesting shows, so we'll post them when we get them. Thanks!

Asked by New Oceans. Answered on Thu Nov 20 2014

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