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Event Mon May 04 2009
The Biggest Mouth: Campus Clash talent contest takes place tomorrow night at Metro and will put finalists from Columbia College, DePaul University and Roosevelt University up against each other to find out "who has the biggest mouth in Chicago."
As promised, we at Gapers Block: Transmission are giving you a preview of what to expect from tomorrow nights performers. First up: the contestants from Columbia College:
Who: Marcus Harris aka Bullet aka Mr. Robotic
How: Mr. Robotic was born on planet Jupiter beamed down to Chicago at a young age.
Why: He was named ASCAP songwriter of the week and also had a song placement on a television show on MTV.
Who: Aaron Goldschmidt, Daniel Schein, Tim Young, and Colin Carroll
What: indie/pop rock
Why: From Chicago, they have been playing around the city and the Midwest for the last year and a half. They are currently writing a new EP.
Who: Lee Howard, Jonathan McReynolds and Nico Rubio
What: A mix of tap dancing and singing
How & Why: The trio has been working on their craft separately for six plus years.
Who: Tony Denis
What: Fusion between spoken word poetry, elements of hip-hop mixed with folk music
How & Why: His area of expertise is poetry and filmmaking. Tuesday's hybrid is entitled, "Good Mourning."
Who: Thurston Magill
How & Why: "Born in New York, raised in Chicago, I bring the mix east coast grittiness with the smoothness of the Midwest. My style is my own, original and full of charisma and sex appeal for the ladies. "
Biggest Mouth: Campus Clash takes place Tuesday, May 5. The show starts at 6:30pm and tickets are free. The Metro is located at 3730 N. Clark St. 18 & up.