Derick Howard

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Derick Howard

From folk to funk! Original songs and jams to original takes on a variety of covers, is what you will hear at one of Derick Howard’s shows!

He performs solo as a “One Man Jam Band” by using an audio sampler to record (Live) loop tracks on his guitar, bass, hand percussion, and vocals to make the sound of a full band.

This “One Man Jam Band” has performed official after parties for acts like Robert Randolf, Victor Wooten, and The Wailers. He has opened up for acts like Gov’t Mule, Eoto, Ekoostik Hookah, Future Rock, and Zach Deputy. He has performed along side acts such as Michael Franti, Keller Williams, The Dark Star Orchestra, Arrested Development, and has performed at festivals including Hyperion(IN)x3, MojoStock(IN), Wuhnurth(IN), Terrapin Hill Harvest Fest(KY), Snuggleween(KY)x2, Hoodilidoo(MI)x2, Resonance(OH)(x2), Tribal Connection(OH)x2, Hoopla In The Hills(OH)x3, Hookahville(OH)x7, multiple different performance art fests(Kinetic Fire(OH)x3, Flow Motion(IN), Flow Down(IN-IL)x2, So. Ill. Flow(IL), and at Good People Good Times Music Festival of which Derick puts on and has headlined along with acts like Turbo Suit, The Main Squeeze, Ekoostik Hookah, Rumpke Mountain Boys, and UV Hippo.

Derick has performed at all types of events and venues besides festivals and official after parties. From The Hard Rock Cafe’s in Chicago and Louisville to restaurants like Apple Bee’s, Texas Roadhouse, Max & Erma’s, and over a dozen locations of the Jimmy Buffet chain Cheeseburger In Paradise. As well as many private events and public events for universities like I.U. and Ball State. Derick has also performed many benefits such as The Relay For Life, The MS Walk, Rock For Riley, and community fundraisers.

Although he performs mainly around the Indiana, Ohio, and Kentucky area, he has performed as far east as Maryland, as far south as Miami, FL., and as far west as California.

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Past Mousetrap Concerts:

Django Knight – Saturday, June 25th

Django Knight - Saturday, June 25th

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Django Knight is becoming known as one of the premier Guitarist & Vocalist’s in the music industry. At the age of 15 he was the recipient of the Robert Johnson Award. By 17 years of age, Django earned the support from companies such as Fender Musical Instruments, Dunlop Manufacturing, and Eminence Speakers. In 2012 he released his first official EP entitled “To: Mr All Talk”. Django has recently released a self titled EP, available digitally worldwide.

At the young age of 21, his goal is to lead the young generation by example through his love and passion for music.

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Jaik Willis

Jaik Willis

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Jaik Willis is a wild fire-breathing freakshow, pummeling a flying V acoustic guitar that crashes like cymbals and booms like a bass; howling & scatting impossible vocal turns while simultaneously beat-boxing. Playing 200 shows a year with appearances at Bonnaroo, Summer Camp Music Fest, Dunegrass, the Chicago Bluegrass & Blues Fests etc. Jaik Willis got a shout out in Rolling Stone magazine in Oct 2012 for his vocal contribution to the latest Bassnectar album “FreeStyle” that debuted at #1 on iTunes.

Jaik Willis is an independent performer based in Chicago, executing in the vicinity of 200 shows per year. He has shared bills with artists such as Willie Nelson, Snoop Dogg, Wilco, Bela Fleck, MMW, Del McCoury, NIN, Big Brother & the Holding Company, Leftover Salmon, Justin Townes Earle, Digital Underground, Blueground Undergrass, Garaj Mahal, EOTO,The Schwag, Ekoostik Hookah, Tea Leaf Green, Split Lip Rayfield, and performed on stage with acoustic blues dynamo, Corey Harris, and Chicago blues legend Billy Branch as well. He has performed at innumerable festivals and major venues around the US including Bonnaroo in TN(2009,2010,2011), Summer Camp Music Fest in IL (2009,2010,2011, 2012), Chicago Bluegrass & Blues Fests (2009,2010,2012), Schwagstock in MO, Dunegrass in MI, Terrapin Hill Music Fest in KY, Hyperion in IN, Jammin on the Wolf in WI, Michigan Peace Festival, Shoe Fest, Tall Tree Lake Music Fest, and dozens of others per season.

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Midwest Rhythm Exchange w/ Bigfoot Yancey – Friday, September 4th

Midwest Rhythm Exchange w/ Bigfoot Yancey - Friday, September 4th

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The band is currently composed of Kevin Lee Guthridge (Blue Hound Underground) on acoustic guitar and lead vocals, Matt Koher (Blueprint Music, Maple Trio) on violin, Doug Sauter (Blueprint Music, Maple Trio) on mandolin, and Aaron Ransdell (Tonos Triad) on the upright bass.

The band was founded in an attempt to bring traditional gypsy swing and other acoustic styles to a modern audience. Through a combination of progressive arrangements, experienced musicianship, and inspired compositions they deliver a high-energy show that finds a way to connect traditional music to a modern 'jukebox audience'.

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Debut EP "Welcome to the City" Now Available!
Guitars, Banjos, Saws!! YES WE PLAY THE SAW!!!!
Three piece Americana/Folk/ Bohemian Bluecollar.
Mike Angel/Jerin Kelly/Loran Bohall
Indianapolis, IN.

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