Saturday, August 25
Armed with a guitar and a looping pedal, this one-man musical army touts the musicianship that brings to mind the innovativeness of Howie Day, the soul of Eddie Vedder and the work ethic of R&B great James Brown. His mind-boggling creations of percussion, layered vocals and bass lines (all summoned from his voice and acoustic guitar) impress both musician and layman.
Hailing from the suburbs of Chicago, PolySci delivers JamSoul, an eclectic mix of jam-infused grooves.
Formed in southern Illinois and led by multi-instrumentalist Chris Mathien, Mathien exploded on college and indie radio more than a decade ago with their special blend of funk, afrobeat, soul, rock, folk and hip hop creating a sound all their own.