CHICAGO – Standing up at the Lyric Opera house in Chicago is unusual before a show. But in this case, it was the night after a tragedy, and the operetta “The Merry Widow” – set in Paris, France, in 1905 – was about to unfold. The orchestra struck up La Marseillaise, a reminder that we’ll always have Paris.
Slideshow: Rising Rocker Lauren Wolf Seduces Crowd With Powerhouse Vocals, Infectious Band
CHICAGO – The Original Mother’s in Chicago lit up on July 28, 2011 when soulful rocker Lauren Wolf and her electrifying band held the CD release party for “All My Secrets”. Wolf’s rock/blues sound can be compared to the likes of Janis Joplin, Joss Stone and Heart wrapped into one.
The album was recorded at Capitol Studios with a Grammy-winning producer after Wolf won Chicago’s Road to Fame competition in 2009. Wolf’s band includes Graham Czach (bass), Jesse Nolan (drums/vocals), Patrick Dugan (guitar) and Phil Maniaci (keys/vocals).
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