Fall 2017 Art of ILL unveils new members. New guitarist, new keys and new drums. The guys have added an old friend back in the mix at drums Pony from Brainchild. He was the longest touring drummer in the band from 2005 -2010. They have also added Josh Shane Peoria icon on keys. Josh used to play in such acts as Dollface, River City Soul Revue and The Hetersons. And last but not least Harry Tonchev has been playing multiple shows on guitar from Oklahoma City via Bulgaria.
Art of ILL played with special guest Regi Wooten 11.24 in Peoria
Art of ILL played Prince for this year's Halloween set on 10.27.17 in Peoria
Cats Down Under Wrigleyville ft. Members of The Schwag, Old Shoe and Art of ILL Fusion Saturday July 1, 2017
Dee and Mike will be playing guitar and singing in an All Star group celebrating Jerry Garcia across from Wrigley Field at The GMan Tavern (3740 N. Clark) after the Dead N Co. Shows. They will be joining Jimmy T and Pat from Schwag and Greg Fundis from Old Shoe
Art of ILL Fusion Announces newest member Bryan Moore
Bryan has just joined in the groove on drums. Check his bio in the band section or our home page!
We will be releasing our select Summer and Festival schedule
Stay tuned for our newest dates. We are confirming shows every day. We are only playing a select number of shows while we finish our album and rehearse at our new studio with Bryan. We are planning on more shows in the fall !!
"Real Eyes" Album due out September 2017 followed by a release tour in September , October and November
The Much anticipated release will feature 10 tracks total. 4 of them have been featured in the live rotation and the rest will be all brand new. It is our first complete album recorded and produced with longtime friend Bob Mayo at K Street Studios in Morton, IL
Live 4 Live Music Review from Friday May 20th Joe Marcinek Band's Show. Dee Mill with Jason Hann (String Cheese, Incident) And Steve Molitz (Particle) [Click this link ]
Dee Mill to join Join Jason Hann from String Cheese and EOTO with Steve Molitz from Particle in the Joe Marcinek Band for and All star throw down in Peoria May 20th 2016
Art of ILL Fusion Announces 2 nights of "OFFICIAL" Umphrey's McGee Aftershows in Athens , GA 10/26 and 10/27/15
Art Of ILL Fusion has linked up with our homies and Illinois jamband alum, Umphrey's Mcgee and Dream Focused entertainment to bring 2 super raging aftershows to Athens, Georgia after their Georgia Theater shows . They are performing at Live Wire Athens a brand new 500 person venue less than a 1/4 mile away form Georgia Theater. We are offering single night passes and also a 2 night ticket package . The shows are 18 and up and are sure to have some special surprises in store . The shows are the last of a 4 week tour for Art of ILL Fusion that will be announced in the next few weeks. They will be joined by some local talent as well. More details will be available on the official event page soon.
Art of ILL to play ZAPPA with Ray White and Ike Wills from Zappa and The Mothers of Invention NOVEMBER 20 2015!
They will playing in Peoria Friday November 20, 2015 at the Apollo Theater . They will be joined by The Irie Horns , plus Curt Caudill on keys. The show will take place at the historic Apollo Theater . This will be the second time doing Zappa with both and Ike and Ray . They have played with Ray one other time on 4/20/13 playing a bunch of Ray's new album plus Curtis Mayfield and of course, some Zappa
Dee Mill to play some shows with Joe Marcinek band ft. Jesus Coomes ( Lettuce )on Bass and Steve Molitz (Particle) on keys
Dee will playing in Peoria June 26 after the Umphrey's Mcgee show at The Country Club BBQ on Farmington road . The full band will be Joe Marcinek , Jesus , Steve Molitz, Pete Koopmans fomr Family Groove and Nick Fairley also form Art of ILL Fusion . There is talks of a fall tour with the same group but with Joey Porter form The Motet on keys . Looking like early October for this one .
Pleased to announce we will be hitting up a local music mecca in Austin while we are there The Music Lab to rehearse for the rest of the tour which will open the songbook wide open for the rest of the tour. We are gonna also shoot some scenes for a music video for a surprise track from the next album !! RECORDING MARCH 16th AUSTIN,TX !!!!#Thesametourkeepsgettingbetterandbetter http://www.musiclabaustin.com/