The LowDown Brass Band is a uniquely strong representation of Chicago Music culture. This talented all horn band leans heavily on dancehall and street beat rhythm, with the energy of conscious hip hop, jazz, reggae, and soul.
LowDown maintains a constant performing and touring schedule throughout the globe. Recent performances include a opening run with Galactic, Bon Jovi, The Montreal Jazz Festival, World Music Fest, Vancouver Jazz Fest, Lagunitas Beer Circus, Chicago Jazz Fest, Frendly Gathering, Alaska’s Salmon Fest, Chicago’s Do-Division Fest, Wicker Park Fest, Wakarusa, and Cotai Jazz Fest,
LowDown is currently touring their last two albums “The Reel Sessions” & “LowDown Nights”, created during the pandemic. These albums dive deeper into their unique sound and show how the collective continues to push the genre further into the future and beyond.
Dexter O’Neal is what happens when you add mesmerizing stage performances and a soulful sound. You get Dexter O’Neal! A Louisiana-born, Illinois-raised stick of dynamite! Dexter’s musical stylings have roots in the Gospel, blues, r&b, and early jazz traditions. He is the frontman of the #1 funk band in the Midwest “Dexter O’Neal and Funkyard”. Dexter is pure excitement and an explosive talent. Come prepared for an amazing experience.