As self-described on their website, the Windy City Rev Ups "…perform popular music that is guaranteed to get night clubs rockin', blues rooms smokin' and dance floors hoppin'. The band has been performing together as an ensemble of professional Chicago based musicians for over 10 years!"
WCRU has been around for ten years, and also according to their site have played over 500 live shows and 100 festivals. Most recently, WCRU played on the Best Buy sponsored stage at the Taste of Chicago 2008 on June 28th from 1:00 - 3:00 PM. There they promoted Swing Out Chicago by signing copies of the disc free of charge.
The Windy City Rev Ups tour and are available for booking in Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin, Ohio and Michigan.
Though they have several original songs, at gigs they are known to play tracks by famous artists including (but not limited to); Allman Brothers, ZZ Top, Blues Brothers, Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton, Steve Miller Band, Traffic, and Stevie Ray Vaughnn to name a few.
The Windy City Rev Ups were reviewed in the July 2008 issue of Wassup Local on p52.
The Windy City Rev Ups albums:
- Live in Chicago (10 tracks)
- Swing Out Chicago (11 tracks)(Release date: October 2008 on iTunes and CD Baby)
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