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Boxkar is a Rock band from Wisconsin who have spent the last decade creating their own brand of sincere midwestern rock. They have played countless venues from coast to coast and their love of music and songwriting has kept them moving forward. Boxkar has released 5 albums to date Rockstar Weekend, Boxkar (2002), Comin' Out Swinging (2006), Can You Hear Me (2012), and Five (2015).

Can You Hear Me was recorded at Studio H in Oshkosh Wisconsin as well as The Goo Goo Dolls studio in Buffalo, NY. The 5 piece lineup of Chris Szebeni, Matt Hammen, Brian Saunders, Tom Thiel and Matt Geiseke brought 4 part harmonies and big guitar hooks to the forefront. The song "Pass on By" which featured a 4 part vocal intro and chunky drop tuned guitar riffs got the band involved in the Hard Rock Café global competition in which they finished in the top 5.

The album Five (2015) features the singles "Everafter" and "I'm Over you." The album also ventures into an alternative sound with songs such as "If You Wanted Me" and "Moment." The songs for Five were mostly written and performed in the studio by core members Chris Szebeni lead vocals and drums, Matt Hammen bass and vocals, and Tom Thiel guitar and vocals.

Boxkar is known for high energy live performances and continues to play well over 100 shows per year.