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Mungion Stories

Chicago's Mungion had Van, Trailer and Equipment Stolen, and is Asking For Help

Without a doubt one of Chicagos most exciting up-and-coming jam bands, Mungion, faced some bad luck this week.The band had their van and trailer stolen in Detroit last week, at the beginning of their first headlining tour. With their instruments, amps, merch, monitors and lighting rig inside, the estimated loss was more than $40,000.The...

PHOTOS | Summer Stomp Music & Camping Festival 2017

By: Zach Stone PhotographyThere's something about what Summer Stomp Music & Camping Festival is curating that just feels right.They are bringing people together for the right reasons, and celebrating a tight knit family of music and musicians, not to mention fans, up in McHenry County.It was my first time attending the festival,...

Photos / Video / Recap | The Wailers + Mungion @ Sideouts 6/10/17

By: Zach StoneThe Wailers were a legendary headliner, but openers Mungion provided as much fireworks at an early summer night at Sideouts Bar & Eatery in Island Lake.While the City of Chicago may claim Mungion nowadays, the band also has ties near this McHenry County location and that connection was...

REVIEW / PHOTOS | Spafford & Mungion at Bottom Lounge 4/8/17

Photos: Tara Gracer2017-04-08-SPAFFORD-Chicago-104Explore tomorrowsverse's photos on Flickr. tomorrowsverse has uploaded 2734 photos to Flickr.It's time to talk about the J word again.Unlike many publications, we're happy to acknolwedge jambands -- to keep our finger on the pulse and look twice at the last few lines of festival bills.  ...

FESTIVAL WATCH | Live On Lincoln

By: Alex WoodFestival Watch is a Tomorrows Verse feature where we break down festival news into the facts you need to know. Live On Lincoln  July 1 & 2 3200 N Lincoln AveHeadliners To Watch: The Motet Seven-piece funk band The Motet specializes in a smooth, jazz-influenced style that can be as rowdy as it can be...

REVIEW / VIDEO | Spafford & Mungion @ Bluebird Theater 4/1/17

By: Ryan MannixPhoto: Wallyography via Spafford FacebookRyan got a preview of this pairing's Chicago tour stop in Colorado.  For a chance to win a pair of tickets for Saturday's show with these two bands, check out our CONTEST PAGE.Two rising bands.One of Denvers premier venues.A sold out show.That combination doesn't...

Review | Aqueous & Mungion @ Lincoln Hall 12/17/16

By: Ryan MannixIt was another snowy winter night in Chicago with two up and coming jam-rockers ready to impress a packed house.Lincoln Hall is one of the cleanest, most comfortable, and best sounding rooms in the city, so it was a real treat to see these two bands at their shreddiest. A year...

PHOTOS / VIDEO / SETLISTS | moe. @ Concord Music Hall, September 2016

Photos: Adam Miszewski | Video: Melodie Yvonnemoe. kicked off their fall tour last weekend in Chicago. First playing in the city for 20 years ago, and making an Illinois stop yearly at Summer Camp, the moe. love is running strong here, and both band and audience made sure that was abundantly clear.Adam Miszewski was...

Album Review | Scary Blankets by Mungion

By: Alex WoodChicago four-piece Mungion embrace the jamband aesthetic whole-heartedly, fusing progressive rock, jazz, funk and more into a musical tapestry that echoes the scenes biggest names without sounding redundant. Their debut album, Scary Blankets, captures this experimentalism with an ambitious but carefully formulated set of songs that jam fans should fully embrace.Look...

Location, Support Acts Annouced For Blottopia 2016 in McHenry County

Blottopia had a nice long run at a single location through 2011, but since then, the only constant (besides Mr. Blotto's covers of classic albums) has been change, as they switch things up at various locations throughout the region.The team has decided to move again for the 17th edition of Blotto's summer classic, this time...