Mucca Pazza is a 30-piece self-described “circus punk marching band” based in Chicago. The band, whose name comes from the Italian for “crazy cow,” has been performing in and around the Chicago area for over four years. Their repertoire ranges from Balkan-brass to covers of 60’s television show themes as well as themes from Shostakovich and Bartok. They have performed nationally at many well known venues and concerts including McCarren Park Pool, True/False Film Festival, Lollapalooza, Rothbury Music Festival, Tour de Fat, Theatre Bizarre, and were featured on Late Night with Conan O’Brien in 2006. For more information, visit http://mucca-pazza.org/
Chicago based rock/electronica group Cave have made quite an impact during their brief first few years as a group. Utilizing minimalist and incessant rock riffs with strong psychedelic undertones, Cave has released two critically acclaimed albums and continues to expand his versatility and magnitude whenever he performs. For more information, visit http://www.myspace.com/realreelpro.