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Pete Jive

Performing live since 2002, Pete Jive has been spreading the message of self affirmation and compassion throughout the greater Chicagoland area. Pete Jive, provides a feel-good show every time, diffusing positivity and spreading good vibrations nightly to their rapidly growing fan base. His first LP, No Sign of Regret, was released June 2011. This record features elements of traditional American folk music, roots reggae, and rock 'n' roll, which have shaped Pete Jive's sound and direction from the start. It was the first album to showcase Pete Jive's "old country picking style and youthful wisdom", as Josh Hisle from Neil Young's Vapor Records put it. In April 2012, Pete was signed to Josh Hisle's new record label V.R.C. records, recording the EP "Sleep When I Die" for the label's debut release. After touring there & back across the country, Pete is back in the studio again. Joining on Rhythm guitar & Co/lead vocals with the Chicago Group JDR & The Broadcast for the band's Sophomore album in addition to preparing a 3rd full length solo collection for a 2020 release.

The energy of Pete Jive live is contagious and he has had the opportunity to share the stage with national artists such as Slightly Stoopid, Union Station, Way Down Wanderers, Horseshoes and Hand Grenades, Charlie Parr, Chicago Farmer, & Josh Hisle. Pete jive is a breath of fresh air for people of all ages & musical interests.