With an ever growing fan base, Thinner Teed continues to tear up the stage with grooves and melodies fueled with the excitement of improvisation. They play a high energy style of jam that is a collage of many musical genres, finding influence from funk, rock, electro, bluegrass, & jazz to create genre bending original music.
Based in Chicago, the band has been on the road across the Midwest including Ohio, Michigan, Wisconsin, Indiana, and Illinois playing numerous shows and festivals. The band has an energy with it everywhere it goes. From the most intimate venue to the festival stage, these guys know how to bring it.
Thinner Teed understands the necessity for promotion. Working with several promotion crews to reach as many fans and potential fans as possible, through social networking sites, street teams, and a range of promotional merchandise.
Thinner Teed has shared the bill with acts like Willie Nelson, Les Claypool, moe, Umphrey's McGee, Keller Williams, Gov't Mule, Darkstar Orchestra, Emmett-Nershi Band, Medeski Scofield Martin & Wood, Yonder Mountain String Band, EOTO, Toubab Krewe, Great American Taxi, Avett Brothers, Railroad Earth, Lotus, Particle, Victor Wooten, Dwezil Zappa Plays Zappa, & Cornmeal. They have also played numerous festivals and venues in the past including Summer Camp, Tall Tree Lake, Michigan Peace Fest, Blottopia, Palatine Street Fest, The Kinetic Playground, The Abbey, Goose Island Brewery, Illinois Brweing Co, Reggies Music Joint, The University of Wisonsin Stevens Point, The Annex, and Dirty Nellies.
Brad Richter- Vocals and Guitar
Evan Schuit- Lead Guitar, Vocals
Jeff Urban- Bass, Back- up Vocals
Dave Leonteos- Drums (kit)
Chris Hillary - Percussion & Keyboard
Rhymes With Orange (2009)
Summer Camp Music Festival 2009
Dust Collector (2010)
Thinner Teed most voted for Summer Camp
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When Thinner Teed played in hope to get most voted for Summer Camp on March 11th at The Abbey Pub, t...When Thinner Teed played in hope to get most voted for Summer Camp on March 11th at The Abbey Pub, they succeeded! It's been posted on the Summer Camp:On The Road Tour site that Thinner Teed got the most votes. The Line up was Big Sky Stringband, Raoul Duke, Herbert Wiser Band, Chester Brown, and Thinner Teed. It's no surprise the crowd voted for Thinner Teed after their fast-paced, upbeat performance.
We change our set lists often due to the range of different venues and music we play. Most of the music we play is Original, with some exceptions made.
There are no upcoming dates at this time.