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Joe Rian is a singer-songwriter from Rock Falls Il. He formed the Additives in 2006, they put out two records while they were a “working band” during the recession years. Working odd jobs, booking shows at Bernice’s Tavern in Chicago and being a “Manny” paid the bills. He and wife Sheila recorded Switchyard Session No1. with the original 220 Breaker lineup of Jason and Ryan Payton, Matt Lundquist and Timothy JW Baker from Bloomington Indiana back in February 2012. Joe recently recorded six song followup – Switchyard Sessions No2. Both EP’s will be packaged together and released as a Joe Rian with the 220 Breakers LP later in 2018. You can catch Joe playing with various backing bands (additives) around the south side of Chicago. Check, Bernice’s, Jesses, Blue Island Beer Co. Join us for the release of his latest album, “Switchyard Sessions”.