Chronic Town brings you a stage show that captures the look and intensity of R.E.M. itself, live in concert. Their faithful tribute to all 31 years of R.E.M.'s catalog has built them a respectable following everywhere they've taken the stage.
R.E.M. spent 10 years dominating the indie rock scene before a 15-year run of hit singles in the pop charts. From the garage rock of Radio Free Europe and It's the End of the World as We Know It to the pure driving pop of The One I Love, Losing My Religion, & Man on the Moon, they do it all. If you wished you had been able to see R.E.M. in a small club setting, or want to live it again, Chronic Town delivers an experience not unlike the real animal.
Price Range: Contact for rates
Gig Length: 45 - 90 minutes
What to Expect
A long run of hit singles performed by a band that looks and sounds just like R.E.M. (plus obscure album tracks for the bigger fans).
Chronic Town features not only a high-energy performance of R.E.M.ʼs early hits and popular favorites, but also a stage show that captures the look and intensity of R.E.M. themselves. Their faithful performances have built them a respectable following all over Northern California.
”What a gift to hear my favorite music live again! Great show...looking forward to seeing you in the future.” – Christine, show attendee
“Chronic Townʼs show was perfect!” – Michele, Talent booker, The Starry Plough
Since 2004, Chronic Town has performed as both an opening act and as headliner for venues of all sizes including Slimʼs, Bimboʼs 365, & Café Dunord in San Francisco, The Britannia Arms in San Jose, The Uptown in Oakland, and The Starry Plough in Berkeley. The band can potentially play up to 2 hours of hits, fan favorites, and obscurities (for the real heads!) that sound true to the original recordings by R.E.M.
EVERYBODY KNOWS A SONG BY R.E.M.
R.E.M. spent 10 years dominating the indie rock scene before a 15-year run of popular singles in the Top 40 charts. Fans from multiple generations will find something to enjoy in Chronic Towns' performance.
Chronic Townʼs shows accurately reproduce the entire length of R.E.M.'s 31-year career of innovative rock and pop music. From the garage rock of "Radio Free Europe" and "It's the End of the World as We Know It" to the pure driving pop of “The One I Love”, "Losing My Religion", "Man on the Moon" & "Imitation of Life", Chronic Town delivers the goods with professional style and precision, an experience not unlike the real animal.
Additional Booking Notes
Standard rock band set up.
Set list varies and is changing all the time, expect to hear the hits.
|Bill Barely||drums, vox|
|What the Buck?||Guitars, mandolin|
|Mike Check||Bass, vox|
Influences & Inspiration
PA system (not a deal breaker)