The Shades are a Chicago area Rock band composed of 4 veteran musicians with decades of experience and a melting pot of musical backgrounds. Business professionals by day, these 4 members formed this group with only one thing in mind:
To Make Great Music to be shared with a Great Audience.
The Shades are John Abbate, Jim Kalabokis, Mike Maloney & Andy Mueller
Artists covered include, Aerosmith, Allman bros, Beatles, Black Crows, Bob Segar, Deep Purple, Eric Clapton, The Doors, Eagles, Foo Fighters, Golden Earring, Hollies, Pink Floyd, KC& The Sunshine Band, Motley Crue, Tom Petty, The Police, Rare Earth, Rolling Stones, ZZ Top, Pearl Jam, Stevie Ray Vaughn, Neil Young, Billy Idol and a cast of others.
Great music for great times!
“The Life I Love Is Making Music With My Friends”……….Willie Nelson.