The Main Squeeze

The Main Squeeze

biography

The Main Squeeze, with deep musical roots sprouted in the Midwest, have scored their lives at each twist and curve. While starting out as a party band at Indiana University, their forthcoming April 28th release “Without a Sound” illustrates their increasing musical maturity and creativity inspired by their new home in Los Angeles.

If maturity comes with experience, “Without a Sound” reflects this.  The Main Squeeze has spent several years building their foundation since being championed by producer Randy Jackson: they have played Red Rocks; shared the stage with The Roots, Aloe Blacc, Jane’s Addiction, Umphrey’s McGee, and Trombone Shorty; and performed at music festivals like Bonnaroo, Electric Forest, Summer Camp, and High Sierra.

The Main Squeeze is a blend of soul and hip-hop, funk with rock.  They know their sound is “soulful, powerful, and unique” (Newman).  Rolling Stone agrees in their recent critique of a live show: “Lead singer Corey Frye’s powerfully soulful vocals forms the foundation of an energetic set.”

These underpinnings are important yet The Main Squeeze’s true focus will always be to “strive to reach people” through their beat loving heart in their music. “We are devoted to making great music for people to get lost in and to feel real emotion and love, and also to dance and enjoy life. And it’s only just the beginning” (Newman). Billboard believes they have touched on this goal: “Funk runs deep in their DNA. Dare you not to two-step.”

The beats on “Without A Sound” are plentiful and it is balanced with emotion, a mix of vocals, and instrumentation of the band.  Their vibe is simultaneously timeless and futuristic as they are inspired by the greats, yet have found a way to infuse their own genius into the mix.

The Main Squeeze appeals to your head, heart and body.

news

The Main Squeeze Release New Video, “Shot”
New Frontier Touring and Sugarlands Distilling Co. Presents SXSW Showcase
The Main Squeeze Debuts Music Video “Angelus” On Billboard
SXSW Second Wave Announcements Features New Frontier Artists
The Main Squeeze Releases “MIND YOUR HEAD LP”
Video Premiere: The Main Squeeze “Message to the Lonely”
Help The Main Squeeze finance a new tour van!

TOUR DATES

Date City Venue
Apr 27 Fort Collins, CO Hodi’s Half Note
Apr 28 Boulder, CO FOX THEATRE
Apr 29 El Prado, NM Taos Mesa Brewing
May 05 New Orleans, LA Sanctuary Cultural Arts Center
May 06 Alexandria, LA Alex River Fete
May 08 Birmingham, AL Saturn
May 09 Nashville, TN Exit / In
May 11 Chattanooga, TN Revelry Room
May 12 Atlanta, GA Vinyl
May 13 Charlotte, NC The Rabbit Hole
May 17 Washington, DC The Hamilton
May 18 Bedford, PA Domefest
May 19 Buena Vista, NJ Camp Jam in the Pines
May 20 Brooklyn, NY Brooklyn Bowl
May 21 Hartford, CT Arch Street Tavern
May 24 Bloomington, IN Bluebird Nightclub
May 25 Grand Rapids, MI Founders Brewing Co.
May 27 Clarks Grove, MN Revival Festival
May 31 Columbus, OH Woodlands Tavern
Jun 01 Pittsburgh, PA Club Cafe
Jun 02 Minden, WV Ace Adventure Resort / Mountain Music Fest
Jun 03 Indianapolis, IN The Vogue
Jul 13 Victor, ID Music on Main Street
Jul 15 Denver, CO LoHi Music Festival
Jul 16 Huntsville, UT Blues, Brews and BBQ’s
Jul 22 Brookfield, IL Brookfield Zoo Summer Concert Series
Jul 28 Cisco Grove, CA Guitarfish Music Festival
Aug 04 Holiday Hills, IL Summer Stomp Music Festival
Aug 12 Darrington, WA Summer Meltdown
Sep 23 Thornville, OH Resonance Music & Arts Festival

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