Dan Whitaker & The Shinebenders w/ Cox's Army
It's a HONKYTONK 'N' BLUEGRASS DOUBLE BILL!!! Featuring; Dan Whitaker & The Shinebenders and Cox's Army! Dan Whitaker and the Shinebenders play an Ameripolitan mix of honky-tonk, western swing and hillbilly jazz, featuring Dan’s original songs. Since 2002 they’ve entertained audiences with countless dance-friendly shows in Chicago and the Midwest while supporting their independent releases. On lead vocals and electric guitar, Dan Whitaker trades solos with Tom Mioduki on acoustic, while Earl Power and Chase Jackson hold steady on bass and drums. DWSB’s latest album, Anything You Wanted To, was recorded by Mike Hagler at Kingsize Soundlabs in Chicago and released Fall 2017. Along with guest appearances from Chicago honky-tonk favorites, it brings together western swing, rockers, instrumentals, and hillbilly songs to create DWSB’s one-of-a-kind sound. Catch ‘em live supporting the album at a venue near you.
Cox's Army is a Chicago based Bluegrass band founded in 2016. The band features Laird Patten (Banjo), Zach Schroeder (Mandolin, Vocal), Jack Campbell (Bass, Vocal), and bandleader Chuck Cox (Guitar, Vocal). The band plays a mix of traditional Bluegrass favorites, and original songs written within the traditional form. The original material comes straight out of lives led in Chicago, as well as family history from lands where Bluegrass originated.